Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Methodology -- 1. Public nuisance costs -- 2. Public health costs -- 3. Results -- Implications -- Recommendations -- Appendix 1. colony numbers and sizes -- References
"There is currently an incursion by the Asian honey bee (Apis cerana javana) in Cairns and a response plan to prevent its establishment in Australia is being developed. This report provides benchmarks for determining and allocating the priced public costs for health and nuisance, for apportioning the appropriate sources of funding a response plan"