About

Welcome to the website of Ballarat Regional Beekeepers Inc. (BRB)

Ballarat Regional Beekeepers Inc. is a public Incorporated Association, formed in March 2015.   Our members are passionate about beekeeping, honey, environmental sustainability and education, and networking with other people who share an enthusiasm for everything “bees”.

Our membership comprises both professional and amateur beekeepers, with a common goal of sharing their knowledge and experience in this fascinating subject.  Whether you are a curious potential beekeeper, a beginning backyard beekeeper, or an established commercial apiarist, we welcome you to consider a membership of Ballarat Regional Beekeepers Inc.

A summary of our aims and purpose is shown below:

  • To promote and advance the craft of beekeeping;
  • To provide public education in the importance of bees in the environment;
  • To provide educational opportunities for members to further their understanding of all aspects of beekeeping;
  • To promote cooperation, information sharing and mentoring of new members;
  • To promote the interests of beekeepers for community benefit of all;
  • To support the development of ecological policies and programs which improve conditions for bees and honey production; and
  • To provide a communication mechanism for government or council officers in regards to local bee issues, including swarm management and biosecurity