Southside Beekeepers Club Membership

Southside Beekeepers Club has now moved to a rolling 12 months membership starting 2021.  Your membership starts from the day your membership request is approved.

Membership Perks

Members of the Southside Beekeepers Club are able to:

– Participate in monthly meetings and events

– Borrow resources from the club library

– Hire club equipment such as extractors

– Access member only content on the website

– Keep updated with The Sting newsletter

– Attend club courses

Types of Membership

SINGLE Adult Membership

COST: $40 per year
DETAILS: For individuals over 16 years of age

JUNIOR Membership

COST: $20 per year
DETAILS: Available for children/students up to 16 years of age. Juniors can become associate members of the club and are invited to attend any events hosted by the Southside Beekeepers Club.  This membership is perfect for the young, enthusiastic beekeeper that wants to get more involved in beekeeping.  Each junior will receive a Junior Membership card and our monthly newsletter via email.

For more detailed information, please visit our Terms & Conditions page.

FAMILY Discount

Total Family cost: $60 per year
This membership is perfect for families wishing to join the Southside Beekeepers Club. It includes full membership for two adults and up to two children.

Redeeming your family discount
Before you submit your membership applications, please email to obtain your discount code.

To create the membership records for each member in the family, a separate transaction for each family member is required.

  • The first adult member, will select the Adult membership product on the Join Us page and pay the full amount ($40).
  • The second adult member, will select the Adult membership and apply the discount code entitling them to $20 off.
  • All junior members must select the Junior membership product and apply the discount code, entitling them to free memberships.

How To Join

To join, you need to purchase one of our membership products (Adult or Junior). At the checkout, you will be asked to fill in your personal details and create a username and password for access to member only content on the website.

Secure Payments can be made online via Credit Card or PayPal.

All memberships are subject to admin approval.

Upon approval of your membership, you will receive a confirmation email as well as a club cap and pen.

Membership Renewals

All existing Southside Beekeeper Club members (2020) will need to register as first time users in order to renew their membership for 2021.

Note: Fees for existing members and new members will be the same from 2021.

For membership renewals for 2022 (and beyond), each member will receive a reminder email one month prior to the expiry of their membership.  Follow the link in the email to renew your membership and retain your access to the member only content on the website.

Members who don’t renew before their membership expires, will be sent one further reminder email from the club.  Those who don’t renew at that time will be removed from the mailing list and will lose access to the member only content on the web.  These members are welcome to join again at any time by purchasing another membership product.


From January 1st, 2021, only members will be able to view articles, access past editions of The Sting, see the events calendar and receive correspndence from the Club.

All existing members (2020) will have full access to website content until this time.  Existing members will need to purchase a membership product as outlined above in order to continue receiving membership benefits after this time.

Accessing Member Only Content - Instructions

Members Login

Once your membership has been approved, you can login to the site to access member only content via the Login menu item in the Account menu (person icon).

User Profile

You can update the information we have on file for you or change your password via the Account menu.  You need to be logged in to access this area.


Forgotten Password

If you have forgotten your password you can reset it by visiting the Login page and clicking on the Reset Password link.



Please visit our Terms and Conditions page or contact our Treasurer using the form below.



President –
Paul Lomas

Vice President –
Sally Cooper

Secretary –
Mark Collier

Treasurer –
Ian Benskin