Keeping stingless bee hives for pets, pollination and sugarbag honey


Keeping native stingless bees is a hot topic in Australia for commercial, environmental and recreational reasons. You can do something about the decline of pollinators by conserving native bees. 

In this multi award winning and best-selling book you’ll find the complete guide to native stingless bees, written by an expert who has spent his lifetime intimately engaged with these unique creatures. Whether you keep a hive or two in your suburban garden, or want to use multiple hives on a commercial farm, this friendly guide has you covered.

Stockists

QLD - Avid Reader
193 Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane, QLD
(07) 3846 3422
QLD - State Library of Queensland Shop
Library Shop, State Library of QLD, Cultural Precinct, Stanley Place, South Bank, QLD
(07) 3840 7576
QLD - Queensland Museum
Grey St & Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD
(07) 3840 7555
QLD - Folio Books
133 Mary St, Brisbane City QLD
(07) 3210 0500
QLD - Biome
Brisbane City, Indooroopilly, Paddington and Balmoral
QLD - Mary Ryan's Books, Music & Coffee - New Farm / Milton
85 Merthyr Road, New Farm, QLD
OR
40 Park Road, Milton, QLD
New Farm (07) 3254 0444; Milton: (07) 3510 5000
QLD - Books@Stones and Allmedic Book Supplies
360 Logan Rd Stones Corner QLD
(07) 3394 4949
QLD - Northey Street City Farm
54 Northey Street, Windsor, Brisbane, QLD
(07) 3857 8775
QLD - Logical Unsanity Books
3 Morgan Terrace, Bardon, QLD
0413 469 509
QLD - Riverbend Books
193 Oxford St, Bulimba, QLD
(07) 3899 8555
QLD - Paten Park Native Nursery
57 Paten Road, The Gap, QLD
(07) 3300 6304
QLD - Quality Beekeeping Supplies Pty Ltd
4B/10 Jijaws St, Sumner Park, QLD
(07) 3376 5404
QLD - My City Garden
47 Chalcot Road, Anstead, QLD
(07) 3202 6382
QLD - Indigiscapes, Redland Council
17 Runnymede Road, Capalaba, QLD
(07) 3824 8611
QLD - The Really Good Book Shop
Shop 4, 1-3 Central Court, Hillcrest, QLD
(07) 3802 8746
QLD - Campus Bookshop Griffith University
Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Building G40, Room 3.75, Parklands Drive, Southport QLD
(07) 5678 0801
QLD - Friends Centre - Friends of the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens
232 Ashmore Rd, Benowa QLD
1300 465 326
QLD - The Bookshop at Caloundra
Shop 1, 18 Bulcock Street, Caloundra, QLD
(07) 5491 4836
QLD - Rosetta Books
30 Maple Street, Maleny, QLD
(07) 5435 2134
QLD - Forest Heart Retail Native Nursery
20 Coral Street, Maleny, QLD
(07) 5435 2193
QLD - The Ginger Factory
50 Pioneer Road, Yandina, QLD
(07) 5447 8431
QLD - Fairhill Native Plants
114-132 Fairhill Road, Ninderry, QLD
(07) 5446 8644
QLD - Berkelouw Books Eumundi
87 Memorial Drive, Eumundi QLD
(07) 5442 8366
QLD - Annie's Books on Peregian
8 Kingfisher Drive, Peregian Beach, Sunshine Coast, QLD
(07) 5448 2053
QLD - Autumn Leaves Garden Centre
4/37 Gibson Road, Noosaville
(07) 5449 7333
QLD - Gympie Landcare Nursery
Corner of Groves and Old Maryborough Road, Gympie, QLD
(07) 5483 8866
QLD - Pet 'n' Produce Supplies
5 Lucas Court, Maryborough  QLD
(07) 4122 2000
QLD - Mary Ryan's Books, Music & Coffee - Hervey Bay
Shop 1, 414B Esplanade, Torquay QLD
(07) 4194 2111
QLD - CQUniversity Australia
Bruce Highway, North Rockhampton, QLD
(07) 4930 9421
QLD - Mary Who? Bookshop
414 Flinders Street, Townsville City, QLD
(07) 4721 2761  
QLD - Cairns Books
Shop 85 Lvl 1, Cairns Central Shopping Centre, Cnr McLeod & Spence Sts, Cairns QLD
(07) 4051 3648
QLD - Enviromart
3/164-170 Aumuller Street, Cairns City, QLD
(07) 4041 2233
QLD - Collins Booksellers Smithfield
Shop 141, Smithfield Shopping Centre, Smithfield, QLD
(07) 40381786
QLD - Tableland Books
11-13 Vernon Street, Atherton, QLD
(07) 4091 5137
NSW - Australian Museum Store
1 William Street, Sydney, NSW
(02) 9320 6150
NSW - Abbey's Bookshop
131 York Street, Sydney, NSW
(02) 9264 3111
NSW - Dymocks Sydney
424 George St, Sydney NSW
(02) 9230 9043
NSW - Florilegium Book Shop
65 Derwent Street, Glebe, Sydney, NSW
(02) 9571 8222
NSW - Harry Hartog Kotara / Bondi / Warringah
Shop FH3, Westfield Kotara, 75 Park Avenue, Kotara, NSW
or
Westfield Bondi Junction, 5036/500 Oxford Street, Bondi Junction, NSW
or
Shop 1246 Warringah Mall, Condamine St, Brookvale NSW

Kotara (02) 4952 2522; Bondi (02) 9389 0690; Warringah (02) 9939 3044;
NSW - Gleebooks
49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, Sydney, NSW
(02) 9660 2333
NSW - The Children's Bookshop
6 Hannah Street, Beecroft, NSW
(02) 9481 8811
NSW - Berkelouw Books Paddington / Mona Vale
19 Oxford St, Paddington NSW
or
12-14 Park St, Mona Vale NSW
Paddington (02) 9360 3200; Mona Vale (02) 9979 2112
NSW - Hill of Content Bookshop
245 Darling Street, Balmain NSW
(02) 9555 6055
NSW - The Burns Bay Bookery
4/50-54 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove NSW
(02) 9427 4218
NSW - Lindfield Bookshop
328 Pacific Hwy, Lindfield, NSW
(02) 9416 4201
NSW - Novella Fine Books, Cards & Gifts
5 Railway Avenue, Wahroonga, NSW
(02) 9489 3128
NSW - Hornsby Beekeeping Supplies
63-A Hunter Lane, Hornsby, NSW
(02) 9477 5569
NSW - The Urban Beehive
101 Baxter Road, Mascot, Sydney, NSW
(02) 9232 5600
NSW - The Wildflower Place
453 Central Coast Highway, Erina Heights NSW
(02) 4365 5510
NSW - Pender Beekeeping Supplies
72 Munibung Road, Cardiff, NSW
(02) 4956 6166
NSW - MacLean's Booksellers
69 Beaumont Street, Hamilton, NSW

(02) 4969 2525
NSW - McDonald's Bookshop
408 High Street, Maitland, NSW
(02) 49335118
NSW - Garden of the Soul
155 Swan Street, Morpeth NSW
(02) 4933 9003
NSW - Honeycomb Valley
3736 Wallanbah Road, Nabiac, NSW
(02) 6554 1460
NSW - Valley Industries
70 Whitbread Street, Taree, NSW

(02) 6552 8888
NSW - Native Bee Gardening Centre
1059 Wingham Road, Wingham
0457 652 731 / (02) 65 505 246
NSW - Sea Acres Rainforest Center
159 Pacific Drive, Port Macquarie, NSW

(02) 6582 3355
NSW - Alternatives Bookshop
105 Hyde Street, Bellingen, NSW
(02) 6655 2249
NSW - The Book Warehouse Coffs Harbour
26 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour NSW
(02) 6651 9077
NSW - Book Warehouse
107-109 Keen Street, Lismore, NSW
(02) 66214204
NSW - The Bookshop, Mullumbimby
39 Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby NSW
(02) 66841413
ACT - The Botanical Bookshop
Australian National Botanic Gardens Canberra, Clunies Ross Street, Acton, ACT
M 0409 447 873 P 02 6227 6229
VIC - Andrew Isles Natural History Books
Rear of 115 Greville Street, Prahran, Melbourne, VIC
(03) 9510 5750
VIC - Readings St Kilda
112 Acland St, St. Kilda, VIC
(03) 9525 3852 
VIC - Newport Lakes Native Nursery
2 Lakes Drive, Newport, VIC
(03) 9391 0044
VIC - Kuranga Native Nursery
118 York Road, Mt Evelyn, VIC 
(03) 9760 8100
VIC - Stoneman's Bookroom
101 Mostyn St, Castlemaine VIC
(03) 5470 5134
VIC - Leading Edge Books Benalla
95-97 Bridge St E, Benalla
(03) 5762 1116
VIC - Beechworth Honey
31 Ford Street, Beechworth VIC
(03) 5728 1433
SA - Booked at North Adelaide
Shop T20, North Adelaide Shopping Village, 81 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide, SA
(08) 8361 9866 
SA - Matilda Bookshop
8 Mt. Barker Road, Stirling, SA
(08) 8339 3931
NT - Red Kangaroo Books
79 Todd Mall, Alice Springs, NT
NT - The Bookshop, Darwin
1/30 Smith Street Mall, Darwin, NT
(08) 8941 3489
WA - Honey I’m Home Produce
213 Railway Pde, Maylands, WA
(08) 9473 1120
WA - Barefoot Books
Shop 21-23 Figtree Lane, Busselton, WA
(08) 9751 3905
WA - Tea House Books
6 Hollings Road, Denmark, WA
(08) 9848 1801
WA - Dymocks Albany
171 York St, Albany, WA
(08) 9842 5911
TAS - Fullers Bookshop
131 Collins St, Hobart TAS
(03) 6234 3800
TAS - The Book Cellar
At 'Foxhunters Return': Cnr The Esplanade and 132 High Street, Campbell Town, TAS
(03) 6381 1545
Keeping stingless bee hives for pets, pollination and sugarbag honey


Keeping native stingless bees is a hot topic in Australia for commercial, environmental and recreational reasons. You can do something about the decline of pollinators by conserving native bees. 

In this multi award winning and best-selling book you’ll find the complete guide to native stingless bees, written by an expert who has spent his lifetime intimately engaged with these unique creatures. Whether you keep a hive or two in your suburban garden, or want to use multiple hives on a commercial farm, this friendly guide has you covered.

Stockists

QLD - Avid Reader
193 Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane, QLD
(07) 3846 3422
QLD - State Library of Queensland Shop
Library Shop, State Library of QLD, Cultural Precinct, Stanley Place, South Bank, QLD
(07) 3840 7576
QLD - Queensland Museum
Grey St & Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD
(07) 3840 7555
QLD - Folio Books
133 Mary St, Brisbane City QLD
(07) 3210 0500
QLD - Biome
Brisbane City, Indooroopilly, Paddington and Balmoral
QLD - Mary Ryan's Books, Music & Coffee - New Farm / Milton
85 Merthyr Road, New Farm, QLD
OR
40 Park Road, Milton, QLD
New Farm (07) 3254 0444; Milton: (07) 3510 5000
QLD - Books@Stones and Allmedic Book Supplies
360 Logan Rd Stones Corner QLD
(07) 3394 4949
QLD - Northey Street City Farm
54 Northey Street, Windsor, Brisbane, QLD
(07) 3857 8775
QLD - Logical Unsanity Books
3 Morgan Terrace, Bardon, QLD
0413 469 509
QLD - Riverbend Books
193 Oxford St, Bulimba, QLD
(07) 3899 8555
QLD - Paten Park Native Nursery
57 Paten Road, The Gap, QLD
(07) 3300 6304
QLD - Quality Beekeeping Supplies Pty Ltd
4B/10 Jijaws St, Sumner Park, QLD
(07) 3376 5404
QLD - My City Garden
47 Chalcot Road, Anstead, QLD
(07) 3202 6382
QLD - Indigiscapes, Redland Council
17 Runnymede Road, Capalaba, QLD
(07) 3824 8611
QLD - The Really Good Book Shop
Shop 4, 1-3 Central Court, Hillcrest, QLD
(07) 3802 8746
QLD - Campus Bookshop Griffith University
Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Building G40, Room 3.75, Parklands Drive, Southport QLD
(07) 5678 0801
QLD - Friends Centre - Friends of the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens
232 Ashmore Rd, Benowa QLD
1300 465 326
QLD - The Bookshop at Caloundra
Shop 1, 18 Bulcock Street, Caloundra, QLD
(07) 5491 4836
QLD - Rosetta Books
30 Maple Street, Maleny, QLD
(07) 5435 2134
QLD - Forest Heart Retail Native Nursery
20 Coral Street, Maleny, QLD
(07) 5435 2193
QLD - The Ginger Factory
50 Pioneer Road, Yandina, QLD
(07) 5447 8431
QLD - Fairhill Native Plants
114-132 Fairhill Road, Ninderry, QLD
(07) 5446 8644
QLD - Berkelouw Books Eumundi
87 Memorial Drive, Eumundi QLD
(07) 5442 8366
QLD - Annie's Books on Peregian
8 Kingfisher Drive, Peregian Beach, Sunshine Coast, QLD
(07) 5448 2053
QLD - Autumn Leaves Garden Centre
4/37 Gibson Road, Noosaville
(07) 5449 7333
QLD - Gympie Landcare Nursery
Corner of Groves and Old Maryborough Road, Gympie, QLD
(07) 5483 8866
QLD - Pet 'n' Produce Supplies
5 Lucas Court, Maryborough  QLD
(07) 4122 2000
QLD - Mary Ryan's Books, Music & Coffee - Hervey Bay
Shop 1, 414B Esplanade, Torquay QLD
(07) 4194 2111
QLD - CQUniversity Australia
Bruce Highway, North Rockhampton, QLD
(07) 4930 9421
QLD - Mary Who? Bookshop
414 Flinders Street, Townsville City, QLD
(07) 4721 2761  
QLD - Cairns Books
Shop 85 Lvl 1, Cairns Central Shopping Centre, Cnr McLeod & Spence Sts, Cairns QLD
(07) 4051 3648
QLD - Enviromart
3/164-170 Aumuller Street, Cairns City, QLD
(07) 4041 2233
QLD - Collins Booksellers Smithfield
Shop 141, Smithfield Shopping Centre, Smithfield, QLD
(07) 40381786
QLD - Tableland Books
11-13 Vernon Street, Atherton, QLD
(07) 4091 5137
NSW - Australian Museum Store
1 William Street, Sydney, NSW
(02) 9320 6150
NSW - Abbey's Bookshop
131 York Street, Sydney, NSW
(02) 9264 3111
NSW - Dymocks Sydney
424 George St, Sydney NSW
(02) 9230 9043
NSW - Florilegium Book Shop
65 Derwent Street, Glebe, Sydney, NSW
(02) 9571 8222
NSW - Harry Hartog Kotara / Bondi / Warringah
Shop FH3, Westfield Kotara, 75 Park Avenue, Kotara, NSW
or
Westfield Bondi Junction, 5036/500 Oxford Street, Bondi Junction, NSW
or
Shop 1246 Warringah Mall, Condamine St, Brookvale NSW

Kotara (02) 4952 2522; Bondi (02) 9389 0690; Warringah (02) 9939 3044;
NSW - Gleebooks
49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, Sydney, NSW
(02) 9660 2333
NSW - The Children's Bookshop
6 Hannah Street, Beecroft, NSW
(02) 9481 8811
NSW - Berkelouw Books Paddington / Mona Vale
19 Oxford St, Paddington NSW
or
12-14 Park St, Mona Vale NSW
Paddington (02) 9360 3200; Mona Vale (02) 9979 2112
NSW - Hill of Content Bookshop
245 Darling Street, Balmain NSW
(02) 9555 6055
NSW - The Burns Bay Bookery
4/50-54 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove NSW
(02) 9427 4218
NSW - Lindfield Bookshop
328 Pacific Hwy, Lindfield, NSW
(02) 9416 4201
NSW - Novella Fine Books, Cards & Gifts
5 Railway Avenue, Wahroonga, NSW
(02) 9489 3128
NSW - Hornsby Beekeeping Supplies
63-A Hunter Lane, Hornsby, NSW
(02) 9477 5569
NSW - The Urban Beehive
101 Baxter Road, Mascot, Sydney, NSW
(02) 9232 5600
NSW - The Wildflower Place
453 Central Coast Highway, Erina Heights NSW
(02) 4365 5510
NSW - Pender Beekeeping Supplies
72 Munibung Road, Cardiff, NSW
(02) 4956 6166
NSW - MacLean's Booksellers
69 Beaumont Street, Hamilton, NSW

(02) 4969 2525
NSW - McDonald's Bookshop
408 High Street, Maitland, NSW
(02) 49335118
NSW - Garden of the Soul
155 Swan Street, Morpeth NSW
(02) 4933 9003
NSW - Honeycomb Valley
3736 Wallanbah Road, Nabiac, NSW
(02) 6554 1460
NSW - Valley Industries
70 Whitbread Street, Taree, NSW

(02) 6552 8888
NSW - Native Bee Gardening Centre
1059 Wingham Road, Wingham
0457 652 731 / (02) 65 505 246
NSW - Sea Acres Rainforest Center
159 Pacific Drive, Port Macquarie, NSW

(02) 6582 3355
NSW - Alternatives Bookshop
105 Hyde Street, Bellingen, NSW
(02) 6655 2249
NSW - The Book Warehouse Coffs Harbour
26 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour NSW
(02) 6651 9077
NSW - Book Warehouse
107-109 Keen Street, Lismore, NSW
(02) 66214204
NSW - The Bookshop, Mullumbimby
39 Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby NSW
(02) 66841413
ACT - The Botanical Bookshop
Australian National Botanic Gardens Canberra, Clunies Ross Street, Acton, ACT
M 0409 447 873 P 02 6227 6229
VIC - Andrew Isles Natural History Books
Rear of 115 Greville Street, Prahran, Melbourne, VIC
(03) 9510 5750
VIC - Readings St Kilda
112 Acland St, St. Kilda, VIC
(03) 9525 3852 
VIC - Newport Lakes Native Nursery
2 Lakes Drive, Newport, VIC
(03) 9391 0044
VIC - Kuranga Native Nursery
118 York Road, Mt Evelyn, VIC 
(03) 9760 8100
VIC - Stoneman's Bookroom
101 Mostyn St, Castlemaine VIC
(03) 5470 5134
VIC - Leading Edge Books Benalla
95-97 Bridge St E, Benalla
(03) 5762 1116
VIC - Beechworth Honey
31 Ford Street, Beechworth VIC
(03) 5728 1433
SA - Booked at North Adelaide
Shop T20, North Adelaide Shopping Village, 81 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide, SA
(08) 8361 9866 
SA - Matilda Bookshop
8 Mt. Barker Road, Stirling, SA
(08) 8339 3931
NT - Red Kangaroo Books
79 Todd Mall, Alice Springs, NT
NT - The Bookshop, Darwin
1/30 Smith Street Mall, Darwin, NT
(08) 8941 3489
WA - Honey I’m Home Produce
213 Railway Pde, Maylands, WA
(08) 9473 1120
WA - Barefoot Books
Shop 21-23 Figtree Lane, Busselton, WA
(08) 9751 3905
WA - Tea House Books
6 Hollings Road, Denmark, WA
(08) 9848 1801
WA - Dymocks Albany
171 York St, Albany, WA
(08) 9842 5911
TAS - Fullers Bookshop
131 Collins St, Hobart TAS
(03) 6234 3800
TAS - The Book Cellar
At 'Foxhunters Return': Cnr The Esplanade and 132 High Street, Campbell Town, TAS
(03) 6381 1545
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