Government grants beekeepers a 20-year national park extension

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated October 14 2021 - 12:31am, first published 12:00am
Queensland Beekeepers Association president Jacob Stevens is keen to hold ongoing talks with the state government about a long-term solution for the needs of their animals. Picture supplied.

The announcement by the Queensland government this week that it was preparing to grant a 20-year extension to allow beekeeping to continue in national parks until 2044 has been welcomed by the industry.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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