NSWAA Membership

Members of the NSWAA receive many benefits, and these include being part of an Association that:

  • Provides a means for the commercial apiarists of NSW to be represented through a common organisation
  • Lobbies to maintain access to essential floral resources
  • Helps to secure your industry’s future
  • Provides strong representation to Government
  • Organises an Annual State Conference & Trade Show for NSW commercial beekeepers
  • Provides opportunities to meet other beekeepers and NSW DPI representatives at meetings, workshops and conferences
  • Supports beekeepers in all regions through the NSWAA Branches

Members also receive:

  • Membership badge
  • A copy of the Code and Practice of Keeping Bees on Forested Lands
  • Annual subscription to Australia's Honeybee News—the NSWAA bi-monthly journal
  • Free classified advertisement in Honeybee News
  • OAMPS Insurance Brokers Ltd - Special Beekeeper Policy
  • WFI - Special Beekeeper Policy
  • Schutz–DSL (Australia) Pty Ltd - IBC’s special rate for NSWAA members
How do I become a new member of the Association?

There are 2 ways to join as a new member of the Association.

1. Download the application form and return this along with your payment or

2. Click on the appropriate hive category below and provide payment via PayPal

Existing members will receive their renewal instructions via post in the middle of February each year, if you have misplaced your form please download a new one here.


Membership rates:

Membership subscriptions run from 1 March to the end of February the following year. Existing members will receive their renewals in the mail in February every year. For new members, details are:

New membership type

(follow the link to make a secure payment via PayPal)





1 vote

0 to 10 hives


1 vote

11 to 200 hives


2 votes

201 to 400 hives


4 votes

401+ hives

$1 per hive

6-14 votes dependent on hive numbers

Retired (ie no hives)


1 vote


Existing members will receive their renewals in the mail at the end of February every year.