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Urban and suburban beekeeping is acceptable under State legislation.

But it's important hives are managed responsibly according to guidelines.

Before engaging in beekeeping it is recommended that you consult with your neighbours and take into consideration any immediate neighbours that may have an anaphylactic risk.

 Download more information on beekeeping here.(PDF, 825KB)

Find out more about keeping bees from the Department of Primary Industries or the Tasmanian Beekeepers Association.