Beekeepers, Australia's "forgotten farmers", ask for national park access to tackle worst ever season

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated January 14 2020 - 6:49am, first published January 10 2020 - 5:30am
RUINS: Forests around Glen Innes and across the New England have been burned out in an unprecedented horror fire season. Picture: Tony Grant.

Local beekeepers have been hit so hard by bushfires the industry could take two decades to fully recover, according to the head of the industry association.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au