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  • 12 May 2022 9:42 AM | James FIELD (Administrator)

    BBSA produces a bi-monthly magazine, Buzzword. Download edition 113 here.

  • 20 Apr 2022 2:40 PM | James FIELD (Administrator)

    Over the weekend the BSSA held their usual stall at Sophie Thompson's open garden. It was a great success! 

    Pictured above L-R Kay, Trisha, Costa and Bruce.

    Pictured above L-R Costa, Mark, Bruce and Barbara. 

  • 15 Apr 2022 6:44 PM | James FIELD (Administrator)

    Conservationists are worried European honey bees compete with native fauna and stingless bees for habitat in national parks. Read the ABC News article here. 

  • 12 Apr 2022 10:36 AM | James FIELD (Administrator)

    The Royal Australian Mint has released a new coin, and there's a special buzz about it.

    Marking 200 years since the insect's introduction to Australia, the $2 collector's coin features two honey bees, commemorating "both the remarkable creatures and conscientious beekeepers".

    Read more from the ABC News article here. 

  • 9 Mar 2022 10:07 AM | James FIELD (Administrator)

    Sophie’s Patch Easter Open Garden will be taking place on the 16th, 17th and 18th of April this year. The BSSA has a stall at each of Sophie's events where we sell our honey and talk to the public about beekeeping. It is a lot of fun. Sophie is a valued patron of the BSSA. 

    We are looking for volunteers who are available to help over the 3 days. Time slots we need to fill are 10.00 am to 1.00 pm, and 1.00 pm to 4.30 pm. The address is 394 Springs Rd, Mt Barker. You are able to enter Sophie’s free of charge as a volunteer. We endeavour to have 3 volunteers per shift, so that there are opportunities for all volunteers to have a break, go to the toilet or just look around. It is a wonderful couple of hours.

    See the event on Sophie's website for more information about the open garden. 

    If you can help please contact Trisha at Many thanks!

  • 9 Mar 2022 9:46 AM | James FIELD (Administrator)

    Hi, my name is Serina Biddle.

    I am currently doing an Apitherapy certificate, via an internet course offered by Dr Stefan Stangaciu through

    I am currently working on my thesis Honey Detox Massage and its benefits. I would like to run a study with approximately 10 people to start with, who would be willing to undertake a Honey Detox Massage and give feedback via a questionnaire. All records and documentation will be kept confidential. Participants will be required to fill out a consent form.

    My thesis will be presented to the Apitherapy community at conferences.

    Honey Detox Massage isn’t like a normal massage. Honey is used as a medium on the back and draws out the toxins with help of six movements of the hands similar to cupping from the sebaceous glands in our skin. It can also be used to aid in removing cellulite. I am currently learning this procedure, and I would like to gain experience through practice and
    possibly learn what I can to improve my technique.

    My contact details are Serina Biddle 0405490223, or email if you would like to learn more or participate in the study.

    Many Blessings

  • 1 Mar 2022 10:05 AM | James FIELD (Administrator)

    BBSA produces a bi-monthly magazine, Buzzword. Download edition 112 here.

  • 3 Feb 2022 9:42 AM | James FIELD (Administrator)

    The Australian Manuka Honey Association has cheered the latest victory for Australian beekeepers in the "farcical" trans-Tasman battle over the term "manuka honey".

    Read more about it from the ABC news article here.

  • 3 Feb 2022 9:31 AM | James FIELD (Administrator)

    BBSA produces a bi-monthly magazine, Buzzword. Download edition 111 here.

  • 3 Feb 2022 9:31 AM | James FIELD (Administrator)

    BBSA produces a bi-monthly magazine, Buzzword. Download edition 110 here.

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