Parliament House Abuzz!

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By placing three bee hives in the gardens of Parliament House – in the middle of Perth CBD – The President of the Legislative Council, The Hon. Barry House, MLC and The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, The Hon Michael Sutherland, MLA raised awareness about the plight of honey bees in Australia. At the launch of the event, a delicious honey-themed morning tea in the Parliament House library, they celebrated the successful partnership between parliament, hobbyist beekeepers and CIBER.

Channel 10 News coverage here: Bees at Parliament House

UWA coverage here: Film by UWA about Parliament Honey Bee program

and here: Vice Chancellor UWA at bee program launch, Parliament House

 

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