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The Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC) is the national representative body for the honey bee industry.

AHBIC works to protect the long-term economic viability, security and prosperity of the sector and to promote the important links between the honey bee, beekeeping and healthy Australians.

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Did you know?

46,000 recreational beekeepers

1,800 commercial beekeepers

855K bee hives in Australia

20k tonnes average honey production per year (levied hives only)

65% of horticultural and agricultural crops require honey bees for pollination