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Development of a Code of Practice and National Bee Biosecurity Program
Summary PHA to provide program leadership, secretariat and facilitation for the development of a draft Australian Beekeeping Code of Practice and draft National Bee Biosecurity Program.
In September 2014, the project was expanded to include Phase 2, Implementation of the National Bee Biosecurity Program.
Program Honey Bee
Research organisation Plant Health Australia Limited
Objective summary 1) Develop a draft Australian Beekeeping Code of Practice withthe support of the established Plant Health Committee (PHC) Working Group and industry nominated officials by May 2013
2) Develop a draft National Bee Biosecurity Program with the support of the established Plant Health Committee (PHC) Working Group and industry nominated officials by May 2013
3) To present the draft Australian Beekeeping Code of Practice and draft National Bee Biosecurity Program to all of the six state beekeeping conferences in 2014 for discussion and endorsement
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Project completion date Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Safeguarding Australia
Rural priority Biosecurity
RIRDC goal HBE-Reduce the incidence and impact of pests and diseases on the beekeeping and pollination services industries
Principal researcher Sam Malfroy
Research manager Dave Alden
Admin contact Rodney Turner