The book is aimed at both the novice and experienced beekeeper in Australia!
It explains in detail the steps required to manage colonies of bees, and is supported by over 350 photographs and drawings. Each action to be performed is explained in detail with photographs and step by step instructions. In addition to chapters on keeping bees, there are detailed chapters on the life cycle of the honey bee, extracting honey, the bee-friendly garden, native bees and more.
The result is a comprehensive manual that includes material not available in other Australian, North American or European books which makes this book the ultimate Australian reference source.