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The Victorian Apiarists’ Association welcomes all beekeepers to become members.

Why not join the VAA to fast track your knowledge and experience?

By joining the VAA you have the support from other beekeepers, access to a library of books and other media regarding beekeeping.

It often requires the practical component of experienced beekeepers to complement the knowledge obtained from books..

And being a member has many more benefits...

Benefits of VAA membership
    • Receive 12 editions of the Australian Bee Journal each year.
    • Receive one free classified advertisement in the Australian Bee Journal each year.
    • Receive a free membership badge.
    • Receive a free membership car sticker.
    • Obtain access to borrow books and video’s from the VAA Library run by the Library Trust.
    • Have the opportunity to meet and share ideas with other beekeepers on a regular basis at local group meetings.
    • Receive notification of upcoming field days, shows and conferences, information sessions etc.
    • The opportunity to express views to those Government Departments which regulate and control the practice of beekeeping.
    • Legal Aid representation in all Native Title claims over bee site licence areas.


VAA Membership Rates
The VAA membership year is from 1st July to 30th June - in sync with the financial year.

VAA Membership rates are based on number of hives as shown in the table below:
(Prices include GST)
Number of HivesRateNumber of votes
1 - 100$821
101 - 500$2202
501 - 1000$3503
1001 +$4804
Partner member $20 less in each category, includes all rights except receipt of the journal.


Payment Options
Option 1 - Send us a letter with your details and payment

Please make payment of Advertising in the ABJ with Option 1 

Send your name, address, phone number, number of hives owned, cheque or bank transfer details to:

The Treasurer
Victorian Apiarists’ Association Inc.
PO Box 40
California Gully, Vic 3556
Details for direct deposit into the VAA bank account.
 Bank Bendigo Bank
 Account name Victorian Apiarists' Association Inc.
 BSB 633 000
 Account number 120 404 595
 Reference Your invoice number or full name

Option 2 - Submit your details on-line and arrange payment separately.

Please note that only your details are submitted on-line. You need to arrange payment separately, either by cheque or bank transfer from your bank account. 


Select the appropriate membership option and click on shopping basket icon to proceed.

Membership 1-100

Full Membership for Beekeepers with 1-100 Hives.
(1 vote + ABJ)

$ 82.00 Add

Partner Member 1-100

Partner Membership for Beekeepers with 1-100 Hives.
(1 vote; no ABJ)

$ 62.00 Add

Membership 101-500

Full Membership for Beekeepers with 101-500 Hives.
(2 votes + ABJ)

$ 220.00 Add

Partner Member 101-500

Partner Membership for Beekeepers with 101-500 Hives.
(2 votes; no ABJ)

$ 200.00 Add

Membership 501-1000

Full Membership for Beekeepers with 501-1000 Hives.
(3 votes + ABJ)

$ 350.00 Add

Partner Member 501-1000

Partner Membership for Beekeepers with 501-1000 Hives.
(3 votes; no ABJ)

$ 330.00 Add

Membership 1001+

Full Membership for Beekeepers with 1001+ Hives.
(4 votes + ABJ)

$ 480.00 Add

Partner Member 1001+

Partner Membership for Beekeepers with 1001+ Hives.
(4 votes; no ABJ)

$ 460.00 Add
Last update 3-Mar-2017
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