Apiary Authority - Western Australia


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


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 Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


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

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