To prevent the spread of small hive beetle (SHB) within WA, conditions must be met to prevent the introduction of small hive beetle to areas where this pest is absent.
Small hive beetle
Kimberley region of WA (Local Government Areas of Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Wyndham-East Kimberley and Halls Creek)
All other Local Government Areas in WA
Potential carriers: commercial honey, bees, apiary products and beekeeping equipment
Importers must apply for a permit to move the above.
A permit application must:
- be submitted to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) using the approved form
- include all required information
- be accompanied by the appropriate application lodgement fee.
The completed application form to be submitted via firstname.lastname@example.org
DPIRD will aim to assess applications within 10 working days pending information availability and complexity of the application.