WESTERN AUSTRALIAN 
APIARISTS' SOCIETY


EVENTS

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

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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 

      • 01 Oct 2022
      • 7:50 AM - 3:00 PM
      • DPIRD Theatre, 3 Baron-Hay Court, Kensington
      • 0
      Learn all the 
      Basics of Responsible Beekeeping



      Saturday 1st October 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 and may 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
        • 01 Oct 2022
        • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
        • ECU South West Campus, Building 3, Room 3.119
        • 7
        Register

        Ambrosia Making Workshop with Lou Chalmer

        WAAS is offering the opportunity to enrol in a 1-day workshop to learn about the art and science of making ambrosia.

        When: Saturday 1st October 2022

        Time: 9:30am to 2:30pm

        Light lunch provided, vegetarian and gluten free options will be available.  If you have more specific  dietary requirements, its recommended you bring your own morning tea and lunch.

        Where: ECU South West Campus, Building 3, Room 3.119

        See the link map link: 

        https://www.ecu.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0016/210436/South-West-Campus-map.pdf

        Cost: $80 per person

        What can I expect?:

        • Hands-on, practical workshop 
        • Learn the basic principles of fermentation and how they can be applied to honey
        • Plus ideas for ambrosia or mead recipes
        • We'll learn to mix a batch of ambrosia,  we'll bottle already fermented batch after lunch
        • Take home a bottle of ambrosia
        • Includes lunch

        Lou Chalmer is a winemaker and agroecologist based in Western Australia. Her vision is a future in which people live in harmony with one another and nature, through collaboration, cooperation and appreciation of the natural environment. Yume Wines, Lou’s company, makes wines and ambrosias that tell a story of time and place in WA’s south-west.


        • 02 Oct 2022
        • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
        • DPIRD Lecture Theatrette, Baron-Hay Court, Bentley
        • 9
        Register

        Ambrosia Making Workshop with Lou Chalmer

        WAAS is offering the opportunity to enrol in a 1-day workshop to learn about the art and science of making ambrosia.

        When: Sunday 2nd October 2022

        Time: 9:30am to 2:30pm

        Light lunch provided

        Where: DPIRD Lecture Theatrette, Baron-Hay Court, Bentley

        Cost: $80 per person

        What can I expect?:

        • Hands-on, practical workshop 
        • Learn the basic principles of fermentation and how they can be applied to honey
        • Plus ideas for ambrosia or mead recipes
        • We'll learn to mix a batch of ambrosia,  we'll bottle already fermented batch after lunch
        • Take home a bottle of ambrosia
        • Includes lunch

        Lou Chalmer is a winemaker and agroecologist based in Western Australia. Her vision is a future in which people live in harmony with one another and nature, through collaboration, cooperation and appreciation of the natural environment. Yume Wines, Lou’s company, makes wines and ambrosias that tell a story of time and place in WA’s south-west.


        • 06 Oct 2022
        • 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 6th October 2022

        6:30pm - 9:00pm

        South Perth Community Centre
        Cnr South Terrance and Sandgate Street
        South Perth

        NEW FORMAT

        6:30 - 7:15
        First time attendees and new beekeepers (under 12 months of beekeeping) meet in the Mopoke Room

        All other beekeepers meet in the Main Hall

        7:15 - 7:45
        Refreshments and networking
        Please byo cup

        7:45 - 9:00
        Main Meeting

        $3 entry for members 

        $5 entry for non-members 

        Members and non-members are welcome to attend all of our meetings


        Please be COVID safe at our meetings

        wear a mask sign
        use the hand sanitiser provided 
        maintain social distancing


        South Perth Civic Centre
          • 10 Oct 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 October 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 Oct 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 October 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 Oct 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 October 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


          • 12 Oct 2022
          • 6:30 PM
          • CWA Hall, 45 Culeenup Road, North Yunderup
          Register


          Peel Area and Surrounds

          Bee Buddy Social Event

          Wednesday, 12 October 2022

          We meet the 2nd Wednesday every month at
          6:30 p.m.  at CWA Hall, 45 Culeenup Road, North Yunderup 

          $5 entry fee to cover hall hire

          Tea, coffee, milk and biscuits will be provided 

          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 coordinator: Rob Garratt  0450 288 221

          Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953



          • 13 Oct 2022
          • 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 13th October 2022

          6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

          Agriculture Classroom
          Margaret River Senior High School
          off Boodjidup Road


          There is a $5 entry fee

          Refreshments provided - please bring your own cup

          For more information contact margaretriver@waas.org.au



            • 15 Oct 2022
            • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
            • DPIRD Theatre, 3 Baron-Hay Court, Kensington
            • 4
            Register
            Responsible Beekeeping 201
            Saturday 15th October 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.

            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

              • 16 Oct 2022
              • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
              • Origin Markets, 86 West Street, Busselton
              Register

              Busselton Bee Buddy Event


              Sunday 16 October 2022

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

              We're meeting at the Origin Markets, next to KMart.  Meet at the western end near the licensed bar.  

              We look forward to meeting past and new members and anyone holidaying in Busselton. 

              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.

              Looking forward to seeing you there!   

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

              Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


              • 19 Oct 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 October 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 Oct 2022
              • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
              • Edith Cowan University, South West Building 6, Robertson Drive Entrance

              Monthly Meeting
               
              WAAS Great Bunbury Region Chapter

              Wednesday 19th October 2022

              6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

              Edith Cowan University
              South West Building 6
              Robertson Drive Entrance

              $5 per person - please bring your own cup


              For more information contact the Chapter Facilitator Debbie Teale

              0419959181 or bunbury@waas.org.au

              Beekeepers of all ages and levels welcome!


              • 19 Oct 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 October 2022

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

              Guest Speaker: Darryl Crane is talking about setting swarm traps and Darryl's experience in setting traps north of Perth

              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 Oct 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 October 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


              • 21 Oct 2022
              • 10:00 AM
              • Northcliffe Family and Community Centre, Zamia St, Northcliffe (behind the Town Hall)
              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 21 October 2022 at 10 am

              We plan to meet the 3rd Friday every month (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



              • 22 Oct 2022
              • 10:00 AM
              • Lotus Cafe, Waldecks Stirling Nursery, Karrinyup Road, Stirling
              Register

              Stirling and Surrounds Bee Buddy Event

              Saturday, 22 October 2022

              Time: 10am

              Location: Blue Lotus Cafe at the Waldecks Stirling Nursery, Karrinyup Road, Stirling (access to the carpark is from North Beach Drive and Hamilton Street)

              Look for the WAAS table banner

              The Stirling Bee Buddy Group meets the 4th Saturday each month

              Members pay for their own tea/coffee/morning tea

              Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

              Facilitators: Stephen Lenghaus

              Please RSVP via the WAAS website

              Stephen: 0497 218 758 or stephenlenghaus@hotmail.com

              Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


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

              Armadale and Surrounds

              Bee Buddy Social Evening 

              Tuesday, 25 October 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


              • 29 Oct 2022
              • 7:50 AM - 3:00 PM
              • ECU Campus Bunbury
              • 15
              Register
              Learn all the 
              Basics of Responsible Beekeeping



              Saturday 29th October 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 and may 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
                • 30 Oct 2022
                • 7:50 AM - 3:00 PM
                • Agriculture Classroom, Margaret River Senior High School, entrance off Boodjidup Road
                • 0
                Join waitlist
                Learn all the 
                Basics of Responsible Beekeeping



                Sunday 30th October 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:

                • Occupational health and safety
                • Biosecurity and bee diseases
                • Beekeeping equipment
                • Assembling and maintaining hives
                • Buying bees and equipment
                • Selecting a hive site
                • Opening and inspection of hives

                You will also do some hands on inspecting of a hive and learn how best to light a smoker.

                What you need to bring:

                Boots and a clean  or new bee suit 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 it will be dependent on suitable weather on the day and may 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

                  • 30 Oct 2022
                  • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
                  • DPIRD Lecture Theatrette, Baron-Hay Court, Bentley
                  • 13
                  Register

                  Refining Beeswax and A Snapshot on Candle Making

                  Presenters: Rupert and Kim Phillips

                  Beekeepers and Owners of House of Honey


                  Learn the basics about the origins, production & properties of beeswax

                  Venue: DPIRD Lecture Theatrette, Baron-Hay Court, Bentley

                  Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

                  Date: Sunday, 30 October 2022

                  Morning tea will be provided

                  The workshop will cover the following topics:

                  • The journey of wax from the hive to the block form
                  • What can you use beeswax for?
                  • What makes a good wax and why is WA beeswax so good?
                  • Pesticides and implications
                  • How to refine and store beeswax
                  • Beeswax for candle making
                  • Equipment and starting out
                  • Wick, molds and how to source 
                  • Examples of molds, wicks, candles and wax meters
                  • Take home a beeswax rolled candle and a booklet on beeswax candle making


                  **WA APIARISTS' SOCIETY 1953**


                  • 03 Nov 2022
                  • 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 3rd November 2022

                  6:30pm - 9:00pm

                  South Perth Community Centre
                  Cnr South Terrance and Sandgate Street
                  South Perth

                  NEW FORMAT

                  6:30 - 7:15
                  First time attendees and new beekeepers (under 12 months of beekeeping) meet in the Mopoke Room

                  All other beekeepers meet in the Main Hall

                  7:15 - 7:45
                  Refreshments and networking
                  Please byo cup

                  7:45 - 9:00
                  Main Meeting

                  $3 entry for members 

                  $5 entry for non-members 

                  Members and non-members are welcome to attend all of our meetings


                  Please be COVID safe at our meetings

                  wear a mask sign
                  use the hand sanitiser provided 
                  maintain social distancing


                  South Perth Civic Centre
                    • 05 Nov 2022
                    • 7:50 AM - 3:00 PM
                    • DPIRD Theatre, 3 Baron-Hay Court, Kensington
                    • 12
                    Register
                    Learn all the 
                    Basics of Responsible Beekeeping



                    Saturday 5th November 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 and may 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
                      • 08 Nov 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 November 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 Nov 2022
                      • 6:30 PM
                      • CWA Hall, 45 Culeenup Road, North Yunderup
                      Register


                      Peel Area and Surrounds

                      Bee Buddy Social Event

                      Wednesday 9 November 2022

                      We meet the 2nd Wednesday every month at
                      6:30 p.m.  at CWA Hall, 45 Culeenup Road, North Yunderup 

                      $5 entry fee to cover hall hire

                      Tea, coffee, milk and biscuits will be provided 

                      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 coordinator: Rob Garratt  0450 288 221

                      Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953



                      • 10 Nov 2022
                      • 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 10th November 2022

                      6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

                      Agriculture Classroom
                      Margaret River Senior High School
                      off Boodjidup Road


                      There is a $5 entry fee

                      Refreshments provided - please bring your own cup

                      For more information contact margaretriver@waas.org.au



                        • 12 Nov 2022
                        • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
                        • DPIRD Theatre, 3 Baron-Hay Court, Kensington
                        • 13
                        Register
                        Responsible Beekeeping 201
                        Saturday 12th November 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.

                        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

                          • 14 Nov 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 November 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 Nov 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 November 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



                          • 15 Nov 2022
                          • 7:00 PM
                          • 46 Alma Road, Mt Lawley
                          Register


                          City of Vincent and Surrounds Bee Buddy Social Event

                          7pm Tuesday 15 November 2022

                          WAAS Members in the Cities of Vincent and Perth Bee Buddy Group  are welcome to attend at Angela's home:

                           46 Alma Road, Mt Lawley

                          Light freshments are provided

                          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!!!

                          The City of Vincent and Surrounds meets the 3rd Tuesday every second month

                          Facilitator: Angela Jones, 0419 813 229

                          Please RSVP via the WAAS website

                          Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


                          • 16 Nov 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, 16 November 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

                          • 16 Nov 2022
                          • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
                          • Edith Cowan University, South West Building 6, Robertson Drive Entrance