Victorian Apiarists' Association

Contact us

President

Mr Phillip McPherson

Ph:  0428 621 455

Email:   mchoney1@optusnet.com.au


Vice President

Mr Ashley Smith

 Ph:  0419 155 857

Email:  lakesidehoney2020@gmail.com

 

Vice President

Mr Steven Gell

Ph:  0488 314 192

Email:  stevengell@outlook.com


Secretary/Treasurer

Ms Kerrin Williams

Email: vaa@vicbeekeepers.com.au

Executive Councillors 

Mr Rob Arnts
Ph: 0417 161 757

Email:  robarnts7@gmail.com 

 

Mr Rob Gardner

Ph: 0477 489 889 

Email:  rwjgardner@outlook.com 

 

Mr Ken Gell

Ph: 0428 506 752

Email:  gellshoneymaryborough@gmail.com

 

Mr Robert McDonald

Ph: 0427 722 162

Email: McDonald.Robert@y7mail.com

 

Mr Kevin MacGibbon

Ph:  0418 511 122

Email:  kevinmacgibbon@gmail.com


Mr Barry Cooper

Ph:  0414 061 937

Email:  barrycooper7@bigpond.com

VAA Inc Regional Groups

Bendigo Branch
Carol Maunder
Ph. 03 5446 7911                                            Email: maunderjmcv@bigpond.com                                                                                     

Melbourne Section
Secretary, Rob Kerr

Ph: 0421 078 387

Email: vaamelbournesection@hotmail.com


Sunraysia Branch
Trevor Monson,

Ph: 03 5024 8674.
Email: monsonshoney@bigpond.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                            VAA Inc. Library Trust
Russell Goodman                                                                                            
Ph 03 9735 3836

Agriculture Victoria:
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR):


Paige McDonald, Lead Apiary Inspector, Agriculture Services and Biosecurity Operations.

Ph: 136 186 

Email honeybee.biosecurity@ecodev.vic.gov.au.


Joe Riordan, Senior Apiary Officer, Agriculture Services and BiosecurityOperations.

RMB 1145 Chiltern Valley Rd., Rutherglen VIC. 3685.

Ph: 02 6030 4516 Mob: 0417 348 457.
E: joe.riordan@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Ally Driessen, Bee Bio-security Officer Agriculture Services & Bio-security Operations. 

1 Taylor Street, Epsom, Victoria, Australia 3551, 
Mob: 0447 245 558

Email: ally.driessen@agriculture.vic.gov.au


Nikki Jones, Apiary Biosecurity Officer
1 Taylor Street, Epsom, Victoria, Australia 3551
Mob: 0428 617 071

Email: nikki.jones@agriculture.vic.gov.au


Affiliated Organisations

Central Victorian Apiarists’ Association Inc. (CVAA Inc.):
Millie Enbom-Goad             

Ph: 0400 261 746                                       

Email:  millie_enbomgoad@yahoo.com


Gippsland Apiarists’ Association Inc. (GAA Inc.):

Sue Harding

Mobile: 0408 343 779

Email: hardstein@bigpond.com


North Eastern Apiarists’ Association Inc. (NEAAV Inc.):
David Briggs,

Mob: 0478 225 081
info@neaa.com.au

“J” Beekeeping School
35 Duncan's Lane, Diggers Rest
2nd Thursday each month 7.30 pm

Southside Beekeepers Club:
Secretary:  Susie Kirkham 

Ph: 0413 104 191

 Email:  secretary@southsidebeekeepers.com.au

7.30pm on the 4th Wednesday of each month in Elderly Citizens Clubrooms, (Leawarra  House) 200 Beach St., Frankston Vic.

The Beekeepers Club (Doncaster)
President: Mat Lumalasi, Ph: 0414 406 136
president@beekeepers.org.au

meets third Thursday each month at 7.30pm Doncaster Elderly Citizens. 985 Doncaster Road, Doncaster

Geelong Beekeepers Club
Pres: Gary Montgomery Ph: 5264 5210
info@geelongbeekeepersclub.org
Meetings third Friday of the month at Belmont Masonic Centre, 25 Regent Street, Belmont

Ballarat Regional Beekeepers Inc.
Secretary: Adrian Claridge.
ballaratregionalbeekeepers@gmail.com
Ballarat South Community Hub, Tuppen Dve, Sebastopool from 6.30pm First Thursday of the month except December & January

Latrobe Valley Beekeepers Association


LVBA Co-Chair:  Sean-Paul Smith

PO Box 323, Newborough VIC 3825

Ph: 0409 015 237

 Email: president@valleybees.com.au


South Gippsland Beekeepers

Secretary:  Colin Goodwin

Ph: 0438 545 145

Email:  secretary@sgbeekeepers.org.au


Werribeeks

President: Darren Wright

Email: werribeeks@gmail.com

Meetings are 7PM on 3rd Wednesday of the month at Glen Orden Sports Pavilion, 57 Kookaburra Avenue Werribee 3030 




Other contacts

Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC):
CEO:  Helen Goodall
PO Box 42, Jamieson Centre, Macquarie ACT 2614
Phone: 0402 467 780 
Email: ahbic@honeybee.org.au
Website: www.honeybee.org.au

Crop Pollination Association
Stephen Targett,

Ph 0428 649 321

AgriFutures Australia

 Annie Stoddart

Program Coordinator

Ph: 02 69236918

Email: Annie.stoddart@agrifutures.com.au

 
Collingwood Childrens' Farm Apiary
Open 10.30-3.30 on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of month.
E: collingwoodbees@gmail.com

VFF State Beekeeping Branch:
Secretary: Gail Rochelmeyer
Mob: 0408 592 091

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