Open Day 2019: Thanks To All

Another fabulous Open Day, the sun was out, the crowds arrived and everyone had a great day. Thank you to all our visitors that attended our annual Open Day, this event just keeps on growing every year.

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Illawarra Beekeepers Association Inc.

Your Beekeeping Club in Sutherland

Welcome to the Illawarra Beekeepers association incorporated. Under the patronage of the Sutherland Shire Council and a proud member of the Amateur Beekeepers Association of NSW Australia, our aim is to support and provide education and fun meetings for people interested in beekeeping and bee related activities.

Generally, we meet monthly (except public holidays) on the second Thursday evening at 7.00pm and on the last Sunday morning at 10.00am at our bee garden and museum facility in Sutherland. You would be most welcome to attend a club meeting or do some work with some beehives on a field day.

Upcoming Events

Beginners Beekeeping Courses

We regularly run beekeeping courses for beginners. The course is run on one day from 8:30am – 4:00pm at the Bee Garden, Sutherland. We supply Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea for $299. All our courses are based on the current Units of Competency as outlined by and reference material is based on the Agskills publication.


Available Now

We often have beekeeping courses, workshops, and special events. Visit our online store to reserve your spot. 


Latest Posts

Our latest news posts published on our website. 

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2019 Mead Meetings

Our bi-monthly MEAD meetings are back on again in 2019. And the website events calendar just been updated.

2019 Annual President Report From Penny Downy

I would like to thank the committee and club volunteers for their support and encouragement, as I took on this roll of president with little experience and much trepidation. It has been challenging and rewarding

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