Join a hobby beekeeping club in your area:
Attend a field day or training day with the club.
Register as a beekeeper in your state.
Research and familiarise yourself with pest and diseases of honeybees. American Foul brood, European Foul Brood, Chalk Brood, Sac Brood and Small Hive Beetle.
Beekeeping Manual for Australia
Pest and Disease information
Information on Flow Hives
Facebook: Australian Flow Hive Beekeepers group
Plants for Bees Reference:
Register as a Beekeeper in QLD
Beekeeping Clubs & Associations: