Clumping of bees

Is it a concern if the bees are clumping around the entrance of the hive

Being that you are in Qld., it could be. They could be getting ready to swarm.

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Do you have a photo or more information?

Could it be bearding?
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Looks like the bearding picture.
Only there during the day.
The hive has only recently been separated so shouldn’t be over crowded.