Bees are being exterminated across NSW with varroa mite detected, could Canberra be next?

Olivia Ireland
By Olivia Ireland
July 1 2022 - 7:30pm
Alan Wade thinks it's likely the mite will spread, meaning it will be a lot more difficult to look after his own bees. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

The deadly varroa mite found in Newcastle has become a major threat to the bee industry as Canberrans grow concerned about their own hives.

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Olivia Ireland

Olivia is a reporter for the Canberra Times. She has covered local news, arts, education and business and is beginning her rotation with Federal Politics. Olivia started as an intern in August 2021 and began her career with the Times after completing her studies in November 2021.

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