The Management Agency of the American Foulbrood National Pest Management Strategy (the National Beekeepers' Association (Inc)), hereby notifies, as prescribed in the Biosecurity (American Foulbrood -
Apiary and Beekeeper Levy) Order 2003, the rate of the levy for the 2003-2004 year - being from 1 June 2003 to
31 May 2004.
The rate will be (excluding G.S.T.):
(a) Base levy of $20.00; and
(b) Apiary levy of $8.00 per apiary.
However, as stated in clause 7 (4), if a beekeeper owns fewer than 11 beehives on fewer than four apiaries, the sum of the number of registered apiaries must be treated as one.
JANE LORIMER, President, National Beekeepers' Association (Inc).