Apiary Authority - Western Australia

Description

You will need this authority if you intend to undertake commercial beekeeping on Western Australian Crown land. An apiary authority will authorise you to enter or occupy and use specified land to operate an apiary and remove honey, bees-wax and pollen from that land.

An apiary is a place where beehives are kept for the purpose of harvesting honey. You may be required to pay annual rent to the Agency for each apiary site you operate.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this authority you must:

  • be registered as a beekeeper
  • hold public liability insurance to the value of at least $10 million covering the areas and operations authorised by your authority
  • obtain a clearing permit if your site will require track or site clearing
  • supply any other needed information.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Application for grant of apiary authority:

  • South-west zone (fee per five sites) - $155.00
  • remote zone (fee per five sites) - $75.00

Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All -

Application for grant of apiary permit where permit is sought to replace a permit held by the applicant for a different site which will be surrendered if the application is granted:

  • South-west zone (fee per five sites) - $116.00
  • remote zone (fee per five sites) - $58.00

Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All -

Annual apiary site fee:

  • South-west zone - $110.00
  • remote zone - $55.00

Fees for 2021-22

Transfer Transfer All $14.00

Fees for 2021-22

Vary Variation All -

Application to vary apiary licence to change site (relocation):

  • South-west zone (fee per five sites) - $116.00
  • remote zone (fee per five sites) - $58.00

Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Conservation and Land Management Act 1984 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Conservation and Land Management Regulations 2002 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Parks and Wildlife Service

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Apiary Coordinator

Parks and Wildlife Service

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Western Australia
Operating address: Technology Park, Western Precinct
17 Dick Perry Avenue
Kensington, Western Australia 6151
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 104
Bentley DC, Western Australia 6983
Phone: 08 9219 8765
Fax: 08 9334 0253
Email: apiary@dbca.wa.gov.au
Website: Parks and Wildlife Service (Opens in new window)