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Beekeeper Clubs and Associations in Victoria
(sorted by region and location)

Moonee Valley Beekeepers Club Inc.
Maribyrnong Park bowling Club
195 Holmes Rd, Moonee Ponds, Vic 3039

The Moonee Valley Beekeepers Club Inc. was formed by several beekeepers and bee enthusiasts based in the Moonee Valley area who are keen to promote and enhance beekeeping practices within the community. The club meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7pm in Moonee Ponds. New and prospective beekeepers welcome.

CERES Bee Group
Brunswick East, Vic 3057

Please see website for details.
Mailing list for CERES Bee Group Newsletter on facebook - Benedict Hughes

Victorian Apiarists' Association (VAA)
Melbourne Section
Surrey Hills, Vic 3127
Rob Kerr, Secretary, VAA Melbourne Section
Mobile 0421 078 387

Meeting on the last Thursday of every month at 7:15pm at "The Avenue Church of Christ Surrey Hills", 1 The Avenue, Surrey Hills, 3127. Near the T-intersection of Warrigal Rd and Canterbury Rd, a few minutes walk from Surrey Hills Station.

For entrance fees and details see:

Collingwood Children's Farm Apiary
run by the VAA - Melbourne Section
Abbotsford, Vic 3067

When you want to experience the buzz of live bees, come and visit the Collingwood Children's Farm Apiary. The apiary aims to educate the public about bees and beekeeping, as well as providing beekeeping advice and practice to current and prospective beekeepers. Please see websites for details.

The Beekeepers Club Inc.
Doncaster East, Vic 3109

Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7:00pm
Please see website for details.

North West Bee Club Inc.
Hillside, Vic 3037

Meeting on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7:00pm - 10pm at the Parkwood Green Community Centre, 88 Catherine Drive, Hillside, Vic 3037

Geelong Beekeepers Club Inc.
Geelong, Vic 3216

Meeting on the 3rd Friday of every month at 8.00pm, Belmont Masonic Centre, 25 Regent Street, Belmont, Vic 3216, Melway 451 H10
Please see website for details.

Coonara Beekeeping Club
Upper Ferntree Gully, Vic 3156

We meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 7.30pm – 9.00pm in the Coonara Community House, 22 Willow Rd, Upper Ferntree Gully, Vic 3156. Please phone Coonara on (03) 9758 7081 to see if the club has vacancies for new members.

Emerald Regional Beekeeping Club
Macclesfield, Vic 3782
Contact Mark Lane
Mobile 0438 565 599

“We are a community group that feed on each other’s variant experience and have a passion for Bees. We meet on 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm at Emerald Community House. Please check out our Facebook page for further information.”

Southside Beekeepers Club Inc.
Frankston, Vic 3199

Meeting on the 4th Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm at the Elderly Citizens Club House, 200 Beach Street, Frankston, Vic 3199, Melway 102 H3. Please see website for details.

Yarra Valley Bee Group
Yarra Valley, Vic

We are a community group with an emphasis on sustainable and natural beekeeping. We support local beekeepers by facilitating monthly educational talks, workshops, mentor programs, book and equipment libraries and the Yarra Valley honey co op. We also run educational programs for schools and other community groups. Please see our facebook page for details.

The ''J'' school of beekeeping
35 Duncans Lane
Diggers Rest, Vic 3427

Meeting on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7pm until 10pm at Social club "'Jadran"', 35 Duncans Lane, Diggers Rest, Victoria. Please see our facebook page for details.

Woodend Bee-Friendly Society
Woodend, Vic 3442

The main aim of this Society is to promote best practices for sustainable beekeeping in the local area. Please see website for details.

Ballarat Regional Beekeepers
Ballarat, Vic 3350

Ballarat Regional Beekeepers Inc. was formed in 2015.  We meet monthly, to share our interest in, and knowledge about beekeeping.  Some of our members are ‘professional’ beekeepers, whereas most of us are amateur ‘backyard’ beekeepers. Please see website for details.

Central Victorian Apiarists' Association Inc. (CVAA)
Ararat, Vic 3377

Contact: Millie Enbom-goad
mob 0400 083 582
Dunnstown Vic

Victorian Apiarists' Association Inc (VAA)
California Gully, Vic 3556

Secretary: Kerrin Williams
PO Box 40, California Gully, Vic 3556
Ph: 03 5446 1455
Fax: 03 5446 1543   

Bendigo Branch VAA (Victorian Apiarists' Association) Inc,
Bendigo, Vic 3550
contact: Carol Mounder, Secretary BBVAA
Tel (03) 5446 7911

Information Meetings - 1st Wednesday of each month.
Business Meetings - 3rd Wednesday each odd month.
All meetings: dinner at 6.00 p.m. (optional), meeting at 7:00 pm
Venue: Lakeside Hotel, Napier Street, Bendigo
Please register to attend meetings

Annual Field Day: 2nd Sunday in October

Victorian Apiarists' Association Inc (VAA), Sunraysia Branch
Mildura region,
North Western Victoria

Contact: Jonathan Williams (03) 5025 6323

North East Apiarists' Association (NEAA)
Wangaratta, Vic 3677
North Eastern Victoria

For Advancement of Apiculture. Supporting the interests of all beekeepers in the north east. Conference on first Friday of May each year. Workshops and events throughout the year. Secretary: David Briggs, C/- Post Office, Glenrowan, 3675 - email

MAD Bee Group
Mansfield, Vic 3722

Our aim is to make bee keeping more accessible to more people in the Mansfield and District Area. Please see  our facebook page for details.

Yackandandah Beekeeping Club
Yackandandah, Vic 3749
Debbie Rodda
mobile 0417 244 495

Club Meeting is held at the Yackandandah Mens Shed on first Thursday of each month. Check facebook page (YackaBees) for details.

West Gippsland Beekeepers
Warragul, Vic 3820

We meet Last Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm
Spring/Summer: Warragul Community Gardens, 138 Normanby Street, Warragul
Autumn/Winter: Warragul Fire Station, 8 Gladstone Street.
Please see facebook page for details.

Latrobe Valley Beekeepers Association
PO Box 323, Newborough, Vic 3825
Sean Paul Smith
Mob 0466 041  199

Meeting on the 1st Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm 99 Saviages Road MOE 3825 Please see website for membership rates, meeting details & training schedule.

Gippsland Apiarist Association (GAA)
Moe, Vic 3875

The GAA is based in Gippsland and services all of the Gippsland Region.
Contact: Bill Ringin, PO Box 201, Moe, Vic 3875
(03) 5633 1326 or mobile 0498 594 897

South Gippsland Beekeepers Inc. (SGB)

Meetings at Leongatha on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7.30pm, St Peter's Anglican Church hall, McCartin St, Leongatha. Please see our website for details.
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