What are varroa mites and should we bee afraid?

Rachel Clark
Updated September 7 2023 - 10:12am, first published September 5 2023 - 11:15am

The pesky, little varroa mites invaded Australian shores more than a year ago, and ever since has thrown the NSW beekeeping industry into havoc.

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Rachel Clark

Rachel Clark


Rachel, a former Sydney-sider turned country journalist at the Northern Daily Leader, covers education, Gunnedah and Liverpool Plains councils, and renewable energy. Be sure to say g'day: rachel.clark@austcommunitymedia.com.au