Western Australian Apiarists' Society

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

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Upcoming events

    • 11 Feb 2020
    • 08 Dec 2020
    • 11 sessions
    • Mundaring Hotel, Jacoby Street, Mundaring

    Hills and Surrounds

    Bee Buddy Social Evening 

    Tuesday, 9 March 2020

    (2nd Tuesday of the month)

    6:30 p.m. onwards


    If you live in the Hills and Surrounds, 

    Join us for a casual social evening at the: 

    Mundaring Hotel

    Jacoby Street

    Mundaring


    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 text to 0427 988 855

    Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


    • 25 Feb 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    • Elizabethan Village Pub, 25 Canns Rd, Bedfordale

    Outer South East and Surrounds

    Bee Buddy Social Evening 

    Tuesday, 25 February 2020
    6:30 p.m. onwards

    If you live in the Outer South East 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

    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 Feb 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 10:00 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, 26 February 2020
    6:30 p.m. onwards

    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 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**

    Facilitator: Soren Houlberg  or 0432 265 922

    Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

    • 05 Mar 2020
    • 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, 5 March 2020


    6:30 p.m. - around 9:00 p.m.

    Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

    _______________________________________________

    6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 

    Beginners' Corner

    &

    Stan Taylor's 

    Advanced Beekeepers' 

    Round Table Discussion

    Please note that numbers for Stan's discussion are strictly limited to 50 people

    __________________________________

    7:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

    Refreshments and Networking

    __________________________________

    7:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

    Main Meeting
    &
    Guest Speaker

    _____________________________

    There is a $3 entry fee

    Members and non-members 

    are welcome to attend all of our meetings

    South Perth Civic Centre
      • 11 Mar 2020
      • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
      • Ravenswood Hotel, 65 Lloyd Avenue, Ravenswood 6208
      Register


      Mandurah and Surrounds

      Bee Buddy Social


      Wednesday, 11th March, 2020

      6:30 p.m. 

      Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

      For WAAS Members who live in areas with the postcode 6207 through to 6210

      A Casual Social Get-Together 

      to discuss all things bees and beekeeping 

      Ravenswood Hotel (in the cocktail room near the lounge)

      65 Lloyd Avenue, Ravenswood 6208

      Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 

      who live near you.

      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.



      Look forward to seeing you there!!!

      **This is a Free Event **

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


      Your coordinators: 

      Rob & Vicky Garratt

      Rob: 0450 288 221


        • 12 Mar 2020
        • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
        • Agriculture Classroom, Margaret River Senior High School, entrance off Boodjidup Road

         Monthly Meeting

        of WA Apiarists' Society

        Margaret River Region Chapter


        Thursday, 12 March 2020

        6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

        Main  Meeting

        _____________________________

        There is a $5 entry fee

        Refreshments provided

        Please bring your own cup




          • 14 Mar 2020
          • 2:00 PM
          • Rickman Delawney Reserve, Balcatta
          Register

          North Perth, Stirling, Wanneroo and Surrounds

          Bee Buddy Social Event

          Saturday, 14 March 2020

          2.00 p.m. onwards


          If you live in the North Perth, Stirling, Wanneroo and Surrounds, 

          Join us for a casual social event at the: 

          Rickman Delawney Reserve

          entry opposite 46 Rickman Street

          Balcatta


          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!!!

          **Everyone bring a chair, a plate to share and shade if you have it**


          Facilitator: Warren Erasmus

          Please RSVP by email to womeclr@live.com


          Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953



          • 18 Mar 2020
          • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
          • DOWER, 35 McCombe Road, Davenport WA 6230

          Monthly Meeting  

          of WAAS Great Bunbury Region Chapter


          Wednesday, 18 March 2020

          6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

          Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

           35 McCombe Rd, Davenport


          Speaker tbc

          ***

          Q & A discussion


          R.S.V.P.  Chapter Facilitator Debbie Teale

          0419959181 or bunbury@waas.org.au

          Beekeepers of all ages and levels welcome!

          Cost : Gold Coin donation (tea/coffee/cookies)

          Please bring your own cup



          • 18 Mar 2020
          • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
          • The Red Roof Bar & Grill/Chequers Hotel
          Register

          Bullsbrook & Surrounds

          Bee Buddy Social Evening 



          Wednesday, 18th March, 2020

          6:30 p.m. onwards


          I
          f 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. 

          Topic:  To be decided. A PowerPoint for discussion or a video

          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 Facilitators

                                    Ronnie Rowe - ronnie.rowe07@gmail.com                                or  William Wallace - williamwww@aol.com  0458337592 Looking forward to seeing you there!   

          **This is a Free Event **

          Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


          • 25 Mar 2020
          • 6:30 PM - 10:00 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, 25 March 2020
          6:30 p.m. onwards

          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 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**

          Facilitator: Soren Houlberg  or 0432 265 922

          Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

          • 25 Mar 2020
          • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
          • Dome Cafe, 26 Riverside Road, East Fremantle
          Register

          Fremantle & Surrounds

          Bee Buddy Social Evening 

          Wednesday, 25th March 2020
          6:30 p.m. onwards

          If you live in the Fremantle area j
          oin us for a casual social evening at the: 

          Dome Cafe
          26 Riverside Road
          East Fremantle


          Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
          who live in your area and
          who share your passion for beekeeping!


          Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

          **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food** (Last food orders are taken at 8:00 p.m.)

          Facilitator: John McLoughlin on 0417 943 980

          Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

          • 31 Mar 2020
          • 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
          • Elizabethan Village Pub, 25 Canns Rd, Bedfordale

          Outer South East and Surrounds

          Bee Buddy Social Evening 

          Tuesday, 31 March 2020
          6:30 p.m. onwards

          If you live in the Outer South East 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

          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


          • 02 Apr 2020
          • 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, 2 April 2020


          6:30 p.m. - around 9:00 p.m.

          Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

          _______________________________________________

          6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 

          Beginners' Corner

          &

          Stan Taylor's 

          Advanced Beekeepers' 

          Round Table Discussion

          Please note that numbers for Stan's discussion are strictly limited to 50 people

          __________________________________

          Refreshments and Networking

          __________________________________

          Main Meeting
          &
          Guest Speaker

          7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

          _____________________________

          There is a $3 entry fee

          Members and non-members 

          are welcome to attend all of our meetings

          South Perth Civic Centre
            • 04 Apr 2020
            • 7:50 AM - 3:00 PM
            • DPIRD, 3 Baron-Hay Court, Kensington
            • 27
            Register
            Learn all the

            Basics of Responsible Beekeeping


            Saturday 4 April 2020
            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 bee site
            • Opening and inspection of hives
            • Seasonal management of hives
            • Honey extraction
            You’ll also do some hands-on inspecting of a hive and learn how best to light your smoker. 

            Bring: 

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

            Light lunch and refreshments will be provided 

            A Beekeeping handbook and additional useful information, as well as a WAAS Certificate of Completion


            Spaces are limited! 

            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 a suit for your use on the day at a fee of $10.00 payable on the day. 

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

              • 09 Apr 2020
              • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
              • Agriculture Classroom, Margaret River Senior High School, entrance off Boodjidup Road

               Monthly Meeting

              of WA Apiarists' Society

              Margaret River Region Chapter


              Thursday, 9 April 2020

              6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

              Main  Meeting

              _____________________________

              There is a $5 entry fee

              Refreshments provided

              Please bring your own cup




                • 07 May 2020
                • 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, 7 May 2020


                6:30 p.m. - around 9:00 p.m.

                Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

                _______________________________________________

                6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 

                Beginners' Corner

                &

                Stan Taylor's 

                Advanced Beekeepers' 

                Round Table Discussion

                Please note that numbers for Stan's discussion are strictly limited to 50 people

                __________________________________

                Refreshments and Networking

                __________________________________

                Main Meeting
                &
                Guest Speaker

                7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

                _____________________________

                There is a $3 entry fee

                Members and non-members 

                are welcome to attend all of our meetings

                South Perth Civic Centre
                  • 14 May 2020
                  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                  • Agriculture Classroom, Margaret River Senior High School, entrance off Boodjidup Road

                   Monthly Meeting

                  of WA Apiarists' Society

                  Margaret River Region Chapter


                  Thursday, 14 May 2020

                  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

                  Main  Meeting

                  _____________________________

                  There is a $5 entry fee

                  Refreshments provided

                  Please bring your own cup




                    • 04 Jun 2020
                    • 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, 4 June 2020


                    6:30 p.m. - around 9:00 p.m.

                    Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

                    _______________________________________________

                    6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 

                    Beginners' Corner

                    &

                    Stan Taylor's 

                    Advanced Beekeepers' 

                    Round Table Discussion

                    Please note that numbers for Stan's discussion are strictly limited to 50 people

                    __________________________________

                    Refreshments and Networking

                    __________________________________

                    Main Meeting
                    &
                    Guest Speaker

                    7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

                    _____________________________

                    There is a $3 entry fee

                    Members and non-members 

                    are welcome to attend all of our meetings

                    South Perth Civic Centre
                      • 02 Jul 2020
                      • 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, 2 July 2020


                      6:30 p.m. - around 9:00 p.m.

                      Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

                      _______________________________________________

                      6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 

                      Beginners' Corner

                      &

                      Stan Taylor's 

                      Advanced Beekeepers' 

                      Round Table Discussion

                      Please note that numbers for Stan's discussion are strictly limited to 50 people

                      __________________________________

                      Refreshments and Networking

                      __________________________________

                      Main Meeting
                      &
                      Guest Speaker

                      7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

                      _____________________________

                      There is a $3 entry fee

                      Members and non-members 

                      are welcome to attend all of our meetings

                      South Perth Civic Centre
                        • 09 Jul 2020
                        • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                        • Agriculture Classroom, Margaret River Senior High School, entrance off Boodjidup Road

                         Monthly Meeting

                        of WA Apiarists' Society

                        Margaret River Region Chapter


                        Thursday, 9 July 2020

                        6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

                        Main  Meeting

                        _____________________________

                        There is a $5 entry fee

                        Refreshments provided

                        Please bring your own cup




                          • 06 Aug 2020
                          • 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

                          Including 2020 Annual General Meeting
                          and
                          Election of WAAS Committee


                          Thursday, 2 July 2020


                          6:30 p.m. - around 9:00 p.m.

                          Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

                          _______________________________________________

                          6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 

                          Beginners' Corner

                          &

                          Stan Taylor's 

                          Advanced Beekeepers' 

                          Round Table Discussion

                          Please note that numbers for Stan's discussion are strictly limited to 50 people

                          __________________________________

                          Refreshments and Networking

                          __________________________________

                          Annual General Meeting
                          &
                          Reports

                          8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

                          _____________________________

                          There is a $3 entry fee

                          Members and non-members 

                          are welcome to attend all of our meetings

                          South Perth Civic Centre
                            • 13 Aug 2020
                            • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                            • Agriculture Classroom, Margaret River Senior High School, entrance off Boodjidup Road

                             Monthly Meeting

                            of WA Apiarists' Society

                            Margaret River Region Chapter


                            Thursday, 13 August 2020

                            6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

                            Main  Meeting

                            _____________________________

                            There is a $5 entry fee

                            Refreshments provided

                            Please bring your own cup




                              • 03 Sep 2020
                              • 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, 3 September 2020


                              6:30 p.m. - around 9:00 p.m.

                              Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

                              _______________________________________________

                              6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 

                              Beginners' Corner

                              &

                              Stan Taylor's 

                              Advanced Beekeepers' 

                              Round Table Discussion

                              Please note that numbers for Stan's discussion are strictly limited to 50 people

                              __________________________________

                              Refreshments and Networking

                              __________________________________

                              Main Meeting
                              &
                              Guest Speaker

                              7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

                              _____________________________

                              There is a $3 entry fee

                              Members and non-members 

                              are welcome to attend all of our meetings

                              South Perth Civic Centre
                                • 10 Sep 2020
                                • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                                • Agriculture Classroom, Margaret River Senior High School, entrance off Boodjidup Road

                                 Monthly Meeting

                                of WA Apiarists' Society

                                Margaret River Region Chapter


                                Thursday, 10 September 2020

                                6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

                                Main  Meeting

                                _____________________________

                                There is a $5 entry fee

                                Refreshments provided

                                Please bring your own cup




                                  • 01 Oct 2020
                                  • 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, 1 October 2020


                                  6:30 p.m. - around 9:00 p.m.

                                  Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

                                  _______________________________________________

                                  6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 

                                  Beginners' Corner

                                  &

                                  Stan Taylor's 

                                  Advanced Beekeepers' 

                                  Round Table Discussion

                                  Please note that numbers for Stan's discussion are strictly limited to 50 people

                                  __________________________________

                                  Refreshments and Networking

                                  __________________________________

                                  Main Meeting
                                  &
                                  Guest Speaker

                                  7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

                                  _____________________________

                                  There is a $3 entry fee

                                  Members and non-members 

                                  are welcome to attend all of our meetings

                                  South Perth Civic Centre
                                    • 08 Oct 2020
                                    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                                    • Agriculture Classroom, Margaret River Senior High School, entrance off Boodjidup Road

                                     Monthly Meeting

                                    of WA Apiarists' Society

                                    Margaret River Region Chapter


                                    Thursday, 8 October 2020

                                    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

                                    Main  Meeting

                                    _____________________________

                                    There is a $5 entry fee

                                    Refreshments provided

                                    Please bring your own cup




                                      • 05 Nov 2020
                                      • 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, 5 November 2020


                                      6:30 p.m. - around 9:00 p.m.

                                      Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

                                      _______________________________________________

                                      6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 

                                      Beginners' Corner

                                      &

                                      Stan Taylor's 

                                      Advanced Beekeepers' 

                                      Round Table Discussion

                                      Please note that numbers for Stan's discussion are strictly limited to 50 people

                                      __________________________________

                                      Refreshments and Networking

                                      __________________________________

                                      Main Meeting
                                      &
                                      Guest Speaker

                                      7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

                                      _____________________________

                                      There is a $3 entry fee

                                      Members and non-members 

                                      are welcome to attend all of our meetings

                                      South Perth Civic Centre
                                        • 12 Nov 2020
                                        • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                                        • Agriculture Classroom, Margaret River Senior High School, entrance off Boodjidup Road

                                         Monthly Meeting

                                        of WA Apiarists' Society

                                        Margaret River Region Chapter


                                        Thursday, 12 November 2020

                                        6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

                                        Main  Meeting

                                        _____________________________

                                        There is a $5 entry fee

                                        Refreshments provided

                                        Please bring your own cup




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