The Inaugural National Feast, Government House

The Inaugural National Feast

          It was an honour to attend the Inaugural National Feast on 21 June 2015 and to see Australian honey as the centrepiece of a new celebration of Australian produce.  Their Excellencies the Honourable Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Lady Cosgrove hosted the[...]

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Surviving the worst honey season

          Most of you probably know, it’s been an incredibly difficult season for most beekeepers and Australia has experienced one the worst “honey seasons” in living memory.  The resulting honey shortage and decline of the Australian bee population has been featured in numerous print, radio, television[...]

David, in the midst of his love affair with his outback country

Beekeepers Go West – Beekeeping In The Australian Outback

          Our family has been “heading west” for decades. We started “going out west” in the 1970’s when severe drought gripped most of Australia. The outback was the place to be during the long drought because in the winter, the Napunya Tree will often produce nectar[...]