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Field Day

Upcoming Events 2017


GAA Events

For more information please contact:
Bill Ringin  5633 1326   Or  0498 594 897  

Gippsland Beekeepers Facebook

Saturday 8th April 2017
Beekeeping AGM and Conference Day

 51st Annual General Meeting and Conference Day
To be held at the Maffra Memorial Hall (Cnr of Foster and Johnson Streets)
Saturday 8th April 2017 – AGENDA

8.30 amRegistration -  Subscription updates – Raffle Tickets

9am Welcome – Apologies – Remembrance Pause – Minutes of last AGM – Business Arising – Correspondence – Treasurers Report – Presidents Report – Resources Report – Newsletter and Website Report – Adjoining Gippsland Club Reports – Elections for 2017/2018

Morning Tea

Agriculture Victoria Report – Victorian Apiarists Association Report


Rob will talk on the properties of medicinally active honeys (ie Manuka). Its availability and processing.

Renee is currently working with Flow Hives and she is very pleased with the results. Renee will share her experience and be pleased to answer any questions

 12 noon

Lunch Tables have been booked at the Community Sporting Club (next door to the hall) for those wishing to enjoy a sit down meal

Ron will explain the nutritional benefits of our native flora and the roles of pollen and nectar for bee health. Ron will also cover the supplementary feeding of bees.

The queen excluder has become a valuable tool in effectively managing bees.  Ian will explain the use of the excluder, the benefits to both the bees and the beekeeper.


Following afternoon tea experienced beekeepers will answer any questions and give advice to any queries people may have.


Central Gippsland Sale

Phone Neil on 0429 888 706 to see whats coming up.

Assembling frames and bee boxes in August


West Gippsland Community Group

Last Wednesday of each month at the CFA building in Gladstone St   Warragul. Go to the West Gippsland Beekeepers Facebook Page. West Gippsland Facebook Page


South Gippsland Beekeepers

Bronwyn Barton
56 551 936

South Gippsland Beekeepers Facebook

2nd Thursday of each month  starting at 7.30pm at  St Peters Anglican Church Hall, Cnr McCartin & Bruce St's, Leongatha. The meeting is followed by supper with tea, coffee and nibblies.

Next meeting Thursday April 13th 2017. Looking at Beekeeping tools and gadgets. Questions and Answers.

South Gippsland Beekeepers: gippybees@hotmail.com


East Gippsland Group

Contact Penny Gray



5154 2843 OR 0429 142 225
Our group meets on the 3rd Sunday of the month  from 1:30-3:30. These meetings generally occur at the Snowy Growers Community Garden Lawson’s Lane. (Unless otherwise notified.)