The Great Australian Bee Challenge

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Best Documentary – Science, Technology & the Environment – WINNER


David Symonds


Jodie Boehme and Peta Yoshinaga

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation


Host Paul West introduces four teams of novice beekeepers to these hardworking insects, and with the help of entomologist Dr Tanya Latty and expert beekeeper Doug Purdie, they learn to build thriving hives – and that means delving into the latest science behind bee communication, brains and behaviour.

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