Useful Resources

The following is a list of useful resources from the web. Please let us know if the link is out of date. Government websites in particular are notorious for broken and outdated links:

Beekeeping Training is the official Australian Government website which outlines the specifics for qualified beekeeping training standards in Australia.

Agriculture Victoria Fact Sheets about Beekeeping

Local Beekeeping Suppliers

Stan Glowacki
Jeeralang Apiary Supplies
60 Koala Drive
Jeeralang Junction, Vic 3840
phone (03) 5122 2641
mobile 0413 136 878

William Rogers
The Bunyip Beekeeper  (shop is in Pakenham)
Bunyip, Vic 3815
mobile 0487 100 001


Leptospermum (Manuka) Project in Australia (project is closed but the website makes excellent reading)

Australian Nectar Sources

Excellent page on some of the nectar sources in Australia


Flowers across Melbourne

Excellent blog on what flowers to grow in Melbourne for bees and by extension, Latrobe Valley.

Flowers for Bees