Good news for beekeepers

January 23, 2023 10:35 am in by

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Sunraysia beekeepers with Victorian registered hives still in New South Wales can apply for a permit to move them back into the state.

There’s been a national acceptance that NSW is free from Varroa Mite following an eradication response after the pest was found in hives last year.

Authorities say in coming weeks non-Victorian registered hives will also be able to apply for a permit to enter the state.

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They say Victoria’s maintaining a cautious and staged approach, with an increased testing regime for hives moving into the state.


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