Conference 2022

Integrating beekeeping, crop pollination, hive products and research

Sat 11th – Sun 12th June 2022
Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, Rosehill, Sydney

The Australian Native Bee Association Inc invites beekeepers, farmers, educators, industry leaders and researchers to share knowledge at the 3rd Australian Native Bee Conference. We will discuss issues required to increase understanding and unlock the potential of our native bees, a valuable but underutilized natural resource.

In addition to a lively speaker program, there is lots else being planned for the conference, including a social mixer, dinner, photographic competition and hive exhibition. And of course, the trade show will run continuously for the entire weekend with exhibitors showing their products and services.

Registration are open. Early-bee registration (on or before 10 April) and members of the Australian Native Bee Association (ANBA) receive discounts.

Join the ANBA to receive members discount – Join the ANBA first, then wait a few days for your membership to be approved before registering for the conference.

Registration includes entrance to all sessions, printed copy of program, hot beverage on arrival, lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments. Social mixer and Conference dinner need to be booked as extras on the Registration form.

Early-bee Registration $350
Early-bee Registration for members of ANBA $320
Full Registration $380
Full Registration for members of ANBA $350
Concession Registration (student, pensioner) $220
Single day registration$200

Social Mixer

We invite all delegates and their partners to a social mixer on the evening of Friday 10th June.

Join us at Rydges hotel, just over the road from the conference venue. Go to the Post bar at Rydges Parramatta, 116-118 James Ruse Drive, Rosehill from 6 pm. We will have a registration desk open so you can get that formality done, then buy yourself dinner and drinks.


All delegates and their partners are invited to a dinner on the evening of Saturday 11th June. Price is $100 and includes a two-course meal. A cash bar will be open. Book this event when registering online.

Shoulder event: 4th Australian Honey Bee Congress

Come to Sydney a few days earlier to attend the Australian Honey Bee Congress, held 9-11 June also at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse,

Organising Committee

  • Tim Heard (chair and contact:
  • James Cook
  • Romina Rader
  • Ben Oldroyd
  • Ros Gloag
  • Helen Wallace
  • Dean Haley
  • Katja Hogendoorn
  • Saul Cunningham
  • Simon Tierney
  • Tobias Smith