Western Australian Apiarists' Society

EVENTS

Some WAAS events - training courses, bee buddy gatherings - are for members only.  Are you a paid up Member?

You can join as a member online and then register for any of the courses that are not yet full by logging into your membership account.  

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Upcoming events

    • 21 Oct 2021
    • 19 Jan 2023
    • 15 sessions
    • virtual meeting

     Monthly Committee Meeting 

    of WA Apiarists' Society

    Third Thursday of each month

    6:30- 9:00pm


    our Committee Meetings are generally held via zoom

    If you would like to bring items to the attention of the committee for discussion please send an email to secretary@waas.org.au 

      • 02 Dec 2021
      • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
      • South Perth Community Hall, Cnr South Tce and Sandgate Street, South Perth

       Monthly Meeting 

      of WA Apiarists' Society

      in Perth

      Thursday December 2nd, 2021

      South Perth Community Centre

      Cnr South Terrance and Sandgate Street, South Perth

      6:30 - 8:30

      Gadget Night and Christmas Market

      There is no formal meeting - please attend at a time that suits you.

      We will have a range of gadgets on display and some tables with gift ideas for Christmas, including honey, beekeeping tools, beeswax products, Stan's book, WAAS gift vouchers and more.

      WAAS also has many items surplus to requirements for sale on the night - bulk honey jars, 1 x 10 frame hive, hive stands, several nuc boxes...

      Entry will remain at $3 for WAAS members, $5 for non-members but all proceeds will go to Christmas charities. 

      Refreshments provided
      please BYO cup


       Please do NOT attend if you are, or have recently been even slightly unwell
      Use the hand sanitiser that will be provided by WAAS
      Please maintain social distancing.

      There is a $3 entry fee for members 

      and

      $5 Entry fee for non-members 

      Members and non-members 

      are welcome to attend all of our meetings

      South Perth Civic Centre
        • 04 Dec 2021
        • 12:00 PM
        • Cafe 1978, Narrogin
        Register

        Narrogin and Surrounds Bee Buddy Event

        If you live in the Narrogin or surrounding areas, join us for our first bee buddy event at:

        12pm at Cafe 1978

        Saturday, 4 December 2021

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in the Narrogin and surrounding areas.  

        Come along for some lunch or tea/coffee and enjoy getting to know others
        who share your passion for beekeeping!

        To give an indication of how many we can expect,
        please register for this event.

        Any Queries? Contact the Facilitator

        Please RSVP to this event via the email invitation

        Your coordinator is Deborah Old 

        Email: olddeborah61@gmail.com  Mobile: 0449 846 411

        Looking forward to seeing you there!   

        **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


        • 05 Dec 2021
        • 12:00 PM
        • Summer Creek Restaurant and Microbrewery, 9 Yate St, Bakers Hill
        Register

        Hills and Surrounds Bee Buddy Group

        Christmas Luncheon

        Summer Creek Restaurant and Microbrewery

        9 Yate St, Bakers Hill

        12.00 midday

        Sunday, December 5th, 2021

        Please note that the date for the Christmas Luncheon is different to previously notified dates for the Luncheon

        Christmas Luncheon Menu

        Chilled Cucumber Soup

        Wood oven cooked Roast Turkey or Roast Pork

        Roast Potatoes, Pumpkin

        Glazed Carrots, Broccoli

        Homemade Christmas Pudding with Brandy Butter Sauce and Honey Ice-cream

        Tea & Coffee

        Cost $35.00 per person

        Drinks extra. No BYO

        RSVP by November 28, 2021

        Message  0427988855

        Email cjbrounpl@westnet.com.au


        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


        • 08 Dec 2021
        • 6:30 PM
        • Pelicans on the Murray, South Yunderup
        Register


        Peel Area and Surrounds

        Bee Buddy Social Event

        Wednesday, 8 December 2021

        We meet the 2nd Wednesday every month at
        6:30 p.m.  at Pelicans on the Murray Cafe, South Yunderup

        The venue has cafe style food and is licensed

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS who live near you.

        To give an indication of how many we can expect,
        please register for this event.


        Look forward to seeing you there!!!

        **This is a Free Event **

        **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

        Your coordinator: Rob Garratt  0450 288 221

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


        • 09 Dec 2021
        • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
        • Red Roof Bar & Grill/Chequers Hotel 2543 Great Northern Highway, Bullsbrook
        Register

        Bullsbrook & Surrounds Bee Buddy Social Event

        PLEASE NOTE A CORRECTION TO THE DATE


        Thursday, 16 December 2021

        6:00 p.m. to 8:30pm due to new dinner sitting times


        If you live in the Bullsbrook or surrounding areas, join us for a casual social evening at the:

        Red Roof Bar & Grill/Chequers Hotel
        2543 Great Northern
         Highway, Bullsbrook

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in the Bullsbrook and surrounding areas.  

        We meet the 3rd Thursday of the month.

        We will have the big function room with space for us to move around the table more.

        Come along for a drink or have some dinner
         and enjoy getting to know others
        who share your passion for beekeeping!

        To give an indication of how many we can expect,
        please register for this event.

        Any Queries? Contact the Facilitator

        Please RSVP to Ronnie Rowe - ronnie.rowe07@gmail.com 0414 475 823

        Looking forward to seeing you there!   

        **This is a Free Event **

        **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


        • 10 Dec 2021
        • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
        • 56 Flora Terrace, Watermans Bay
        Register

        Joondalup & Surrounds Bee Buddy Social Evening 

        PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE

        4pm to 6pm on Friday 10 December 2021

        If you live in the Joondalup area or surrounds

        Join us for a casual social evening at the:

        56 Flora Terrace, Watermans Bay 

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in your area

        Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

        **Please bring your own drinks and plate to share**

        Facilitator: Paul Davey on 0410 542 989

        We (usually) meet regularly on the 2nd Monday of the month

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953



        • 12 Dec 2021
        • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
        • Origin Markets, Busselton (next to KMart, meet at the Food Hall end)
        Register


        Busselton Bee Buddy Event


        Sunday 12 December 2021

        3pm-5pm at the new Origin Markets, Busselton.

        The Origin Markets are next to Kmart and we will meet at the Food Hall end. There are three honey stalls to explore and a display hive, so we can do some queen spotting! We look forward to meeting past and new members and anyone holidaying in Busselton. 

        Please note our next meeting will be in January 2022.  An email about the February meeting date and venue will be sent closer to the time

        If you live in the  Busselton area, join us for a meeting of the Busselton Bee Buddy Group.  

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in the Busselton area. 

        Come along  and enjoy getting to know others
        who share your passion for beekeeping!

        To give an indication of how many we can expect,
        please register for this event.

        Any Queries? Contact the Facilitator

        Dianne Abbott on 0429 694 282

        Looking forward to seeing you there!   

        **Members must pay for their drinks and food**

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


        • 13 Dec 2021
        • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
        • Matti Furphy Cottage, Allen Park Heritage Centre, Kirkwood St, Swanbourne
        Register

        Claremont and Surrounds Bee Buddy Social Event

        Monday 13 December 2021

        6:30pm - 8pm

        If you live in the  Claremont area  and surrounds, join us for a casual social evening at the:

        Matti Furphy Cottage in the Allen Park Heritage Centre in Swanbourne.   Situated on Kirkwood St.  at the northern end of the Allen Park oval. - https://www.fawwa.org/

        Look for the WAAS table banner

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in the Claremont and surrounds area. 

        $5 entry fee (to pay for the venue hire)

        Please bring along drinks and nibbles to share

        To give an indication of how many we can expect,
        please register for this event.

        Any Queries? Contact the Facilitator

        Jessica Brunner on 0419 116 432

        Looking forward to seeing you there!   


        • 14 Dec 2021
        • 5:00 PM
        • Elizabethan Village Pub, 25 Canns Rd, Bedfordale
        Register

        Armadale and Surrounds

        Bee Buddy Social Evening 

        Tuesday, 14 December 2021
        5 p.m. on-wards

        If you live in the Armadale area and surrounds, 

        Join us for our Christmas event at Tony and Taos' home: 

        231 Albany Highway Bedfordale

        Please bring your own meat and drinks and either a salad or a dessert to share. Each person should also bring a gift to the value of $10 that would suit either a male or female.

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in your area

        Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

        Facilitators: Sue and Graham Whitworth

        Please RSVP by email to gandswhitworth@bigpond.com

        or text Sue on 0409 903 032 or Graham on 0419 903 095

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


        • 15 Dec 2021
        • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
        • Ken Jackman Hall 1 South, Darius Wells Library & Resource Centre, Cnr Chisham Ave & Robbos Way, Kwinana
        Register

        Rockingham, Kwinana & Surrounds

        Bee Buddy Social Evening 

        Wednesday, 15 December 2021
        6:00 pm to 8:30pm

        We meet the 3rd Wednesday every month

        If you live in Rockingham, Kwinana or Surrounds, join us for a casual social evening at the: 

        Ken Jackman Hall 1 South
        Darius Wells Library & Resource Centre
        Cnr. Chisham Ave & Robbos Way
        Kwinana Town Centre


        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in your area

        Look for our WAAS Banner on the night.

        Enjoy getting to know others
        who share your passion for beekeeping!

        Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

        **$5 entry fee to cover venue hire**

        Facilitator: Soren Houlberg 0432 265 922

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

        • 17 Dec 2021
        • 10:00 AM
        • Northcliffe Family & Community Centre, Zamia St, Northcliffe
        Register


        Southern Forests and Surrounds Bee Buddy Group 

        If you live in the southern forest area and surrounds, 

        please join us for our next event at the: 

        Northcliffe Family and Community Centre, Zamia St, Northcliffe (behind the Town Hall)

        Friday 17 December 2021 at 10 am

        We plan to meet monthly (except in January), with any site visits leaving from the Community Centre

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in your area

        Enjoy getting to know others
        who share your passion for beekeeping!

        Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

        Facilitator: Alana Moorman

        Email: info@northcliffefamily.org

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953



        • 05 Jan 2022
        • 6:30 PM
        • Pelicans on the Murray, South Yunderup
        Register


        Peel Area and Surrounds

        Bee Buddy Social Event

        Wednesday, 5 January 2022

        We meet the 2nd Wednesday every month at
        6:30 p.m.  at Pelicans on the Murray Cafe, South Yunderup

        The venue has cafe style food and is licensed

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS who live near you.

        To give an indication of how many we can expect,
        please register for this event.


        Look forward to seeing you there!!!

        **This is a Free Event **

        **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

        Your coordinator: Rob Garratt  0450 288 221

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


        • 10 Jan 2022
        • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
        • Matti Furphy Cottage, Allen Park Heritage Centre, Kirkwood St, Swanbourne
        Register

        Claremont and Surrounds Bee Buddy Social Event

        Monday 10 January 2022

        6:30pm - 8pm

        If you live in the  Claremont area  and surrounds, join us for a casual social evening at the:

        Matti Furphy Cottage in the Allen Park Heritage Centre in Swanbourne.   Situated on Kirkwood St.  at the northern end of the Allen Park oval. - https://www.fawwa.org/

        Look for the WAAS table banner

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in the Claremont and surrounds area. 

        $5 entry fee (to pay for the venue hire)

        We meet the 2nd Monday every month

        Please bring along drinks and nibbles to share

        To give an indication of how many we can expect,
        please register for this event.

        Any Queries? Contact the Facilitator

        Jessica Brunner on 0419 116 432

        Looking forward to seeing you there!   


        • 10 Jan 2022
        • 7:00 PM
        • Hillarys Yacht Club, 65 Northside Drive Hillarys WA 6923
        Register

        Joondalup & Surrounds Bee Buddy Social Evening 

        7:00 p.m. on Monday 10 January 2022

        If you live in the Joondalup area or surrounds

        Join us for a casual social evening at the:

        Board Room at Hillarys Yacht Club, 65 Northside Drive Hillarys WA 6923

        There is ample parking inside the gates (if they are open) or opposite the gates if they are closed. There is a pedestrian gate just west of the car-access gates. This should be open, but any problems with access call Paul on 0410542989.

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in your area

        Look for our WAAS Table Banner on the night.

        Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

        **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

        Food and drinks can be ordered at the bar

        https://hillarysyachtclub.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Marina-Menu-October-2020.pdf

        Facilitator: Paul Davey on 0410 542 989

        We meet regularly on the 2nd Monday of the month

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953



        • 11 Jan 2022
        • 6:30 PM
        • The Verandah Room at the Parkerville Tavern 6 Owen Rd, Parkerville
        Register

        Hills and Surrounds Bee Buddy Social Evening 

        For members to share their knowledge, experience and issues of beekeeping.

        Tuesday, 11 January 2022

        (2nd Tuesday of the month)

        6:30 p.m. onwards

        Venue: The Verandah Room at the Parkerville Tavern

        6 Owen Rd, Parkerville

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in your area

        Look for our WAAS Table Banner on the night.

        Enjoy getting to know others
        who share your passion for beekeeping!

        Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

        **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

        **Last orders for meals taken at 8:30pm**

        Facilitator: Colin Broun

        Please RSVP by email to cjbrounpl@wesnet.com.au

        or leave a message on 0427 988 855

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


        • 19 Jan 2022
        • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
        • Ken Jackman Hall 1 South, Darius Wells Library & Resource Centre, Cnr Chisham Ave & Robbos Way, Kwinana
        Register

        Rockingham, Kwinana & Surrounds

        Bee Buddy Social Evening 

        Wednesday, 19 January 2022
        6:00 pm to 8:30pm

        We meet the 3rd Wednesday every month

        If you live in Rockingham, Kwinana or Surrounds, join us for a casual social evening at the: 

        Ken Jackman Hall 1 South
        Darius Wells Library & Resource Centre
        Cnr. Chisham Ave & Robbos Way
        Kwinana Town Centre


        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in your area

        Look for our WAAS Banner on the night.

        Enjoy getting to know others
        who share your passion for beekeeping!

        Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

        **$5 entry fee to cover venue hire**

        Facilitator: Soren Houlberg 0432 265 922

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

        • 19 Jan 2022
        • 7:00 PM
        • The Dome Cafe, Deep Water Point, 100 The Esplanade, Mount Pleasant 6153
        Register

        Melville and Surrounds 

        Bee Buddy Group Social Event

        Join us for a Casual Social Get-together at:

        7pm on Wednesday 19 January 2022

        Venue: The Dome Cafe, Deep Water Point, 100 The Esplanade, Mount Pleasant 6153

        The Melville Bee Buddy Group meets on the 3rd Wednesday, every second month

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS who live near you.

        Come along for a drink or have something to eat
         and enjoy getting to know others
        who share your passion for beekeeping!


        Look forward to seeing you there!!!

        **This is a Free Event **

        **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

        For more information, contact your coordinator: 

        Garry Sullivan - 0417 970 232

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


        • 20 Jan 2022
        • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
        • Red Roof Bar & Grill/Chequers Hotel 2543 Great Northern Highway, Bullsbrook
        Register

        Bullsbrook & Surrounds Bee Buddy Social Event


        Thursday, 20 January 2022

        6:00 p.m. to 8:30pm due to new dinner sitting times


        If you live in the Bullsbrook or surrounding areas, join us for a casual social evening at the:

        Red Roof Bar & Grill/Chequers Hotel
        2543 Great Northern
         Highway, Bullsbrook

        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in the Bullsbrook and surrounding areas.  

        We meet the 3rd Thursday of the month.

        We will have the big function room with space for us to move around the table more.

        Come along for a drink or have some dinner
         and enjoy getting to know others
        who share your passion for beekeeping!

        To give an indication of how many we can expect,
        please register for this event.

        Any Queries? Contact the Facilitator

        Please RSVP to Ronnie Rowe - ronnie.rowe07@gmail.com 0414 475 823

        Looking forward to seeing you there!   

        **This is a Free Event **

        **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


        • 25 Jan 2022
        • 6:30 PM
        • Elizabethan Village Pub, 25 Canns Rd, Bedfordale
        Register

        Armadale and Surrounds

        Bee Buddy Social Evening 

        Tuesday, 25 January 2022
        6:30 p.m. onwards


        If you live in the Armadale area and surrounds, 

        Join us for a casual social evening at the: 

        Elizabethan Village Pub

        25 Canns Road

        Bedfordale


        Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
        who live in your area

        We meet on the 4th Tuesday every month

        Look for our WAAS Table Banner on the night.

        Enjoy getting to know others
        who share your passion for beekeeping!

        Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

        **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

        **Last orders for meals taken at 8:30pm**

        Facilitators: Sue and Graham Whitworth

        Please RSVP by email to gandswhitworth@bigpond.com

        or text Sue on 0409 903 032 or Graham on 0419 903 095

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


        • 26 Jan 2022
        • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
        • Dome Cafe, 26 Riverside Road, East Fremantle
        Register

        Fremantle & Surrounds Bee Buddy Social Evening 

        Enjoy the company of others
        who share your passion for beekeeping!

        If you live in the Fremantle area join us for a casual social evening 

        Wednesday, 26 January 2022

        6:00 p.m. onwards

        (4th Wednesday every second month)

        Dome Cafe, 26 Riverside Road, East Fremantle

        Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

        **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

        Facilitator: John McLoughlin on 0417 943 980

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

        • 30 Jan 2022
        • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
        • Ray and Toni's, 157 The Strand Bedford
        Register

        Inner South Eastern Suburbs

        Bee Buddy Social Event 

        Ngoongar Six Seasons
        Birak (December-January) Sunday 30th January 2022, 2-4pm

        Venue: Ray and Toni Mahony's place

        157 The Strand, Bedford

        Yes, we're heading across the river!!

        Please come along for an informal meet-up and bring-a-plate for afternoon tea. Tea, coffee and soft drinks provided.

        Bring along your questions and tell us about things that you have noticed in your hives


        Please RSVP to Jenny Boylen 0414 517 074 or email sjboylen@live.com.au 

        Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 

          • 05 Feb 2022
          • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
          • DPIRD Theatre, 3 Baron-Hay Court, Kensington
          • 15
          Register
          Responsible Beekeeping 201
          (Advanced Beekeeping)
          Saturday 5th February 2022
          8.00 AM – 3:00 PM

          Cost is $98 per head

          The target audience of this course is beekeepers
          who have been beekeeping for 2 or more years.

          The aim is to assist to prepare you for the challenges you will face in the early years of beekeeping.  It is assumed that you will have attended a beginner
          beekeeper course with WAAS or another organisation.

          The subjects covered in the course include:
          Poor Performing
          Queens Dealing with Angry Bees
          Splitting Hives & Creating Nucs

          And will include a Practical Session in the Apiary Morning tea & Light Lunch will be provided

          Bring:

          Boots and clean or new bee suits for the practical part of the course

          Please bring your own Coffee Mug and water bottle

          REGISTER HERE

          using your Visa / MasterCard or by EFT before the Course.

          Spaces are limited

          Please be aware that due to the "hands on" nature of this course, that
          it is dependant on suitable weather on the the day and the date may be subject to change.


          If you have any questions, contact us at training@waas.org.au

            • 06 Feb 2022
            • 7:50 AM - 12:00 PM
            • DPIRD 3 Baron Hay Court Kensington
            • 19
            Register
             Flow Hive Management

            Sunday 6th February 2022
            7:50 a.m. - 12:00 Noon

            Cost is $85 per head

            Note: you need to be a current member to access this course -

            you can join online now and then register for the course.

            This course covers tips and tricks to better manage your Flow Hive:

            • Assembly
            • Set Up
            • Operation
            • Maintenance
            • Equipment Checklist
            • Information Sources
                
              Practical hands-on session of Flow super frame inspection and honey extraction at the training apiary.

              What you need to bring:

              Boots and clean or new bee suits for the practical part of the course.*
              Light refreshments will be provided

              You will receive course notes, additional useful information and a WAAS Certificate of Completion

              Spaces are limited!

              Please be aware that due to the "hands on" nature of this course, that
              it is dependant on suitable weather on the the day and 
              may be subject to change.

              REGISTER HERE

              using your Visa / MasterCard or by EFT before the Course.

              Registrations will be processed strictly in order of payment

              * If you don't yet have  protective gear, please let us know and we can provide some for you on the day at a hire fee of $10.00 cash payable on the day. 

              If you have any questions, contact us at  training@waas.org.au
                • 08 Feb 2022
                • 6:30 PM
                • The Verandah Room at the Parkerville Tavern 6 Owen Rd, Parkerville
                Register

                Hills and Surrounds Bee Buddy Social Evening 

                For members to share their knowledge, experience and issues of beekeeping.

                Tuesday, 8 February 2022

                (2nd Tuesday of the month)

                6:30 p.m. onwards

                Venue: The Verandah Room at the Parkerville Tavern

                6 Owen Rd, Parkerville

                Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
                who live in your area

                Look for our WAAS Table Banner on the night.

                Enjoy getting to know others
                who share your passion for beekeeping!

                Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

                **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

                **Last orders for meals taken at 8:30pm**

                Facilitator: Colin Broun

                Please RSVP by email to cjbrounpl@wesnet.com.au

                or leave a message on 0427 988 855

                Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


                • 09 Feb 2022
                • 6:30 PM
                • Pelicans on the Murray, South Yunderup
                Register


                Peel Area and Surrounds

                Bee Buddy Social Event

                Wednesday, 9 February 2022

                We meet the 2nd Wednesday every month at
                6:30 p.m.  at Pelicans on the Murray Cafe, South Yunderup

                The venue has cafe style food and is licensed

                Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS who live near you.

                To give an indication of how many we can expect,
                please register for this event.


                Look forward to seeing you there!!!

                **This is a Free Event **

                **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

                Your coordinator: Rob Garratt  0450 288 221

                Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


                • 12 Feb 2022
                • 7:50 AM - 3:00 PM
                • DPIRD Theatre, 3 Baron-Hay Court, Kensington
                • 12
                Register
                Learn all the 
                Basics of Responsible Beekeeping



                Saturday 12th February 2022
                7:50 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

                Cost is $169 per head

                Note: you need to be a current member to access this course -

                you can join online now and then register for the course.

                Topics covered during the course include... 

                OHS
                Biosecurity and bee diseases
                Beekeeping equipment
                Assembling and maintaining hives
                Buying bees and bee equipment
                Selecting hive site
                Opening and inspection of hives
                Seasonal management of hives
                You’ll also do some hands-on inspecting of a hive
                and learn how best to light your smoker.


                What you need to bring:

                Boots and clean or new bee suits for the practical part of the course.*
                If you have a smoker, bring that along too and learn how to light it properly (mark with your name please)

                Light lunch and refreshments will be provided

                You will receive a Beekeeping handbook, course notes, additional useful information and a WAAS Certificate of Completion

                Spaces are limited!

                Please be aware that due to the "hands on" nature of this course, that
                it is dependant on suitable weather on the the day andmay be subject to change.

                Register Here

                using your Visa or MasterCard, by EFT/cheque/cash before the Course.

                Registrations will be processed strictly in order of payment

                * If you don't yet have  protective gear, please let us know and we can provide some for you on the day at a  hire fee of $10.00 cash payable on the day. 

                If you have any questions, contact us at  training@waas.org.au
                  • 14 Feb 2022
                  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
                  • Matti Furphy Cottage, Allen Park Heritage Centre, Kirkwood St, Swanbourne
                  Register

                  Claremont and Surrounds Bee Buddy Social Event

                  Monday 14 February 2022

                  6:30pm - 8pm

                  If you live in the  Claremont area  and surrounds, join us for a casual social evening at the:

                  Matti Furphy Cottage in the Allen Park Heritage Centre in Swanbourne.   Situated on Kirkwood St.  at the northern end of the Allen Park oval. - https://www.fawwa.org/

                  Look for the WAAS table banner

                  Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
                  who live in the Claremont and surrounds area. 

                  $5 entry fee (to pay for the venue hire)

                  We meet the 2nd Monday every month

                  Please bring along drinks and nibbles to share

                  To give an indication of how many we can expect,
                  please register for this event.

                  Any Queries? Contact the Facilitator

                  Jessica Brunner on 0419 116 432

                  Looking forward to seeing you there!   


                  • 14 Feb 2022
                  • 7:00 PM
                  • Hillarys Yacht Club, 65 Northside Drive Hillarys WA 6923
                  Register

                  Joondalup & Surrounds Bee Buddy Social Evening 

                  7:00 p.m. on Monday 14 February 2022

                  If you live in the Joondalup area or surrounds

                  Join us for a casual social evening at the:

                  Board Room at Hillarys Yacht Club, 65 Northside Drive Hillarys WA 6923

                  There is ample parking inside the gates (if they are open) or opposite the gates if they are closed. There is a pedestrian gate just west of the car-access gates. This should be open, but any problems with access call Paul on 0410542989.

                  Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
                  who live in your area

                  Look for our WAAS Table Banner on the night.

                  Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

                  **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

                  Food and drinks can be ordered at the bar

                  https://hillarysyachtclub.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Marina-Menu-October-2020.pdf

                  Facilitator: Paul Davey on 0410 542 989

                  We meet regularly on the 2nd Monday of the month

                  Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953



                  • 16 Feb 2022
                  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
                  • Training/Workshop space at Palms Community Business Centre, Corner of Nicholson and Rokeby Rds, Subiaco, 6008
                  Register

                  Inner West Perth and Surrounds Bee Buddy Group

                  Wednesday, 16 February 2022

                  (Meet 3rd Wednesday each month except July and December)

                  Time: 7pm - 8:30pm 

                  Venue: Training/Workshop space at Palms Community Business Cenre, Corner of Nicholson and Rokeby Rds, Subiaco, 6008

                  **There is a $2 charge to cover venue hire and tea/coffee**

                  **BYO cup (or buy a WAAS Keepcup!)

                  Please join our Facebook page for detail of speakers and to share local knowledge 

                  https://www.facebook.com/groups/innerwestwaas

                  Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS who live near you.

                  To give an indication of how many we can expect,
                  please register for this event.



                  Look forward to seeing you there!!!



                  Your coordinators: 

                  Andrea McKenna  ph. 0437 036 068  email: andrealmckenna@gmail.com

                  Elizabeth Karol  ph. 0448 797 539   email:  elizabethkarol48@gmail.com


                  Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


                  • 16 Feb 2022
                  • 7:00 PM
                  • The Dome Cafe, Deep Water Point, 100 The Esplanade, Mount Pleasant 6153
                  Register

                  Melville and Surrounds 

                  Bee Buddy Group Social Event

                  Join us for a Casual Social Get-together at:

                  7pm on Wednesday 16 February 2022

                  Venue: The Dome Cafe, Deep Water Point, 100 The Esplanade, Mount Pleasant 6153

                  The Melville Bee Buddy Group meets on the 3rd Wednesday, every second month

                  Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS who live near you.

                  Come along for a drink or have something to eat
                   and enjoy getting to know others
                  who share your passion for beekeeping!


                  Look forward to seeing you there!!!

                  **This is a Free Event **

                  **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

                  For more information, contact your coordinator: 

                  Garry Sullivan - 0417 970 232

                  Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


                  • 17 Feb 2022
                  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
                  • Ken Jackman Hall 1 South, Darius Wells Library & Resource Centre, Cnr Chisham Ave & Robbos Way, Kwinana
                  Register