About Us

“A taste of honey… tasting much sweeter than wine…. “




“Researchers take advantage of photography technology developed by the U.S. Army to capture beautiful portraits of bees native to North America”

Old mates manning our stall at Tocal 2013

Old mates manning our stall at Tocal 2013




The Amateur Beekeepers Association of NSW was established in the 1950’s to support amateur beekeepers, its motto being “better apiculture through knowledge.”



Many beekeeping related articles are published on the “Forum Entries” and other pages of this site.

There are now 18 branches, the Hunter Valley branch being based in the Hunter Region Botanic Gardens NSW where we have an apiary of some 20 hives.  We meet monthly at 10am on the FOURTH Sunday of the month (except July and December).

(Most) of the HVABA beekeeping course of '13

(Most) of the HVABA beekeeping course of ’13

We have over 50 members who come from Belmont to Barrington. We especially welcome inquiring visitors, potential new members and beginners.

People interested in bees and becoming beekeepers are invited to join the club.  Periodically the club will run a “Beekeeping for beginners” course for members.

Contact persons:
Danielle Lloyd-Prichard (President) Phone: 49 216 214

Linda Winn (Secretary) Phone 0409 721 614

or use the “Contact Us” page and your message will be passed to the appropriate club members.