Apiary industry fund

Registered beekeepers who keep 5 or more hives must pay $1 per hive to the Apiary Industry Fund when registering or renewing their registrations. See the beekeeper registration page for instructions on how to register.

Funds are collected in accordance with the Primary Industry Funding Schemes (Apiary Industry Fund) Regulations 2016.

Refund of contributions

Applications can be made to refund contributions to apiarists.

To request a refund:

  1. complete an Apiary Industry Fund Refund Request Form (PDF 293.7 KB or DOCX 154.7 KB)
  2. provide evidence that the contribution was paid, this can be a tax invoice from the registration or renewal process.

Contributors are not entitled to any direct service or benefit from the Fund for 2 years after a refund.

Fund administrator

The Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development is the administrator of the fund.

More information about the fund is available in the Apiary Industry Fund 5 Year Management Plan 19-20 to 23-24 (PDF 167.0 KB)

This management plan was presented at a public meeting held 3 April 2020. View the public meeting presentation (PDF 370.3 KB).

More information

Casey Work
Senior Policy Officer, Biosecurity SA
Phone: 08 8429 0471
Email: casey.work@sa.gov.au

Apiary Industry Fund Annual Reports

Page Last Reviewed: 15 Apr 2020
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