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Swarm of Bees


Meet Rick!

I grew up in the NSW country Town of Orange NSW, known for the area in which Gold was first discovered and its fresh produce and stunning gardens and streets and great farmlands. We later moved and settled near Newcastle in Lake Macquarie for the next 20 years or so, whereby my wife and I raised our 3 amazing kids.


In 2021 our entire family along with our kids and their families made the call to move up into Brisbane and this presented us with the opportunity to Bring The Backyard Beekeeper to the Brisbane area in 2022.


My beekeeping journey essentially began as a child with my Grandfather having a property at Ophir were they farmed all types of livestock which included an apiary of bees.

In my later years I was fortunate to have a work college passionate about bees who insisted I take on a hive of my own, this started a passion within, this seen me spend years of study, hands on trial and error and learning from some of the best and most knowledgeable beekeepers in Australia. Now I get to put all that information into helping others, educating kids and just doing what I love - Beekeeping!


Contact Us

For any questions about our company, products, services or anything you cant find on our website but need assistance in Beekeeping,


Feel free to get in touch with us today. Someone from our team will be more than happy to help.

Please be advised due to unprecedented demand we endeavor to get back to you within 3 business days.


Thank you for your patience.   

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