Video Gallery

In May 2016  we opened our doors to the wider community and hosted an open day at our apiary in Waratah Park Sutherland.  At the end of the day, we shot and produced a short film featuring a beekeeper with a long history in Sutherland, Dennis Coates. Dennis was involved in the early days of the Illawarra Beekeepers Association and talks a little about the history and the council’s support from the association’s inception.

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Upcoming Events

Pollinator Week Night Meet

12 November @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Bi-Monthly Mead Appreciation Meeting

19 November @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Christmas Party 2020

29 November @ 10:00 am-3:00 pm


New Beginners Beekeeping Courses

The course is run on one day from 8:30am – 4pm 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..


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