General Biosecurity Direction - Apiaries

​​​​​​​The Animal Health (Apiaries) Regulations 2011 expired on 26 December 2021.

Transitional arrangements under the Biosecurity Act 2019, known as a General Biosecurity Direction (BD), have been put in place to extend the current Regulation requirements, while Tasmanian beekeepers have an opportunity to register under new compulsory registration arrangements​.​

A copy of the Biosecurity Direction (Apiaries) 15/12/2022 is available for download below:


NOTE: It is an offence under section 200 of the Biosecurity Act 2019 to not comply with a Biosecurity Direction that is in force.