Victorian Apiarists' Association

Contact us

President

Mr Kevin MacGibbon

Vice President

Mr Robert McDonald

Vice President

Mr Ron Robinson

Secretary/Treasurer

Ms Kerrin Williams
Email: vaa@vicbeekeepers.com.au

Mrs Elwyne Papworth
Mr Ashley Smith
Mr Rod Whitehead
Mr Bernie Heinze
Mr Aris Petratos
Ms Fiona Marantelli

VAA Inc Regional Groups

Bendigo Branch
Mrs. Carol Maunder
Ph. 03 5446 7911                                            Email maunderjmcv@bigpond.com                                                                                      South Bendigo Croquet Clubrooms, Corner Carpenter & Olinda Streets, 7.30pm on 1st Wednesday even months except December

Melbourne Section
Secretary, Dr Max Hunter,
Ph: 03 9317 7142
from 7:30 pm on the last Thursday of each month except December
Church of Christ Hall, corner Cherry Rd and Whitehorse Rd, Balwyn

Sunraysia Branch
Trevor Monson, Ph: 03 5024 8674.
monsonshoney@bigpond.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                            VAA Inc. Library Trust
Russell Goodman                                                                                            
Ph 03 9735 3836

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

Daniel Martin, Apiary Inspector, Agriculture Services and Biosecurity Operations. PO Box 2500, Bendigo Mail Centre, Vic 3554.
Ph: 5430 4621. Mob: 0428 752 449
E: daniel.martin@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Joe Riordan, Senior Apiary Officer, Agriculture Services and Biosecurity
Operations. RMB 1145 Chiltern Valley Rd., Rutherglen VIC. 3685.
Ph: 02 6030 4516 Mob: 0417 348 457.
E: joe.riordan @ecodev.vic.gov.au

Jessica Hartland, Bee Biosecurity Officer Agriculture Services & Biosecurity
Operations. 324 Campbell St, PO Box 501, Swan Hill, VIC. 3585
Ph: 035036 4810 Mob: 0447 245 558
E: jessica.hartland@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Affiliated Organisations

Central Victorian Apiarists’ Association Inc (CVAA Inc.):
Judy Leggett, Ph/fax: 5352 3990
Mobile: 0423 464 800
aandjleggett@bigpond.com

Gippsland Apiarists’ Association Inc. (GAA Inc.):
Bill Ringin, Ph: 03 5633 1326.

North Eastern Apiarists’ Association Inc. (NEAAV Inc.):
David Briggs, Mob: 0478 225 081
info@neaa.com.au

“J” Beekeeping School
Vesna Iskra, Ph: 03 5344 8560
vesnai@bigpond.com
35 Duncan's Lane, Diggers Rest
2nd Thursday each month 7.30 pm

Southside Beekeepers Club:
Secretary: Marg Knee
admin@southsidebeekeepers.com
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: Don Muir, Ph: 0404 381 942
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: Debra Horman
ballaratregionalbeekeepers@gmail.com
Ballarat South Community Hub, Tuppen Dve, Sebastopool from 6.30pm First Thursday of the month except December & January

Other contacts

Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC):
Exec. Dir: Trevor Weatherhead
PO. Box 4253, Raceview Queensland 4305
Phone 07 5467 2265
Email: ahbic@honeybee.org.au
Website: www.honeybee.org.au

Crop Pollination Association
Stephen Targett, Ph 0428 649 321

Honey Bee Research & Development committee (HBRDC)
Krisha Tysoe Senior Program Coordinator

Animal Industries, RIRDC
(02) 6271 4147
Web: www.rirdc.gov.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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