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Perth metro and Peel to enter a 3-day lockdown


Perth and Peel will enter a 3-day lockdown from 12.01am Saturday 24 April 2021, based on health advice. Masks are mandatory from 6pm tonight, Friday 23 April 2021 for Perth and Peel residents.

BICWA receives regular updates from our Biosecurity team at DPIRD
We endeavour to keep you updated on the most recent changes and notices. 

Unless advice changes, beekeepers are asked to note the following when travelling past regional borders for beekeeping purposes:

  • Have your travel letter with you (download the template, fill your details in and print it out) 

  • Keep your current DPIRD issued Beekeeper Registration card with you

  • G2G passes can be required at border checkpoints (plan ahead, an application outcome can take up to 4days)

  • Ensure all your hives are branded in accordance with current legislative requirements

  • That you have appropriate signage to install at the new location in accordance with current legislative requirements

  • Maintain records in accordance with current legislative requirements

  • Please advise current hive numbers directly to Brands Office (if different to what is recorded on the system)

Should you have brand-related queries, please contact DPIRD Brands Office on 1300 926 547 or email

If you have a bee biosecurity concern please email

For any further questions contact BICWA on and check our FACEBOOK page regularly. More info on the latest COVID development provides the Government announcement website (this is an external website).

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