Glenburnie saleyards financial woes

BIG BUSINESS: Regional auctioneers in action at the Glenburnie Saleyards. Picture: SANDRA MORELLO.

THE Mount Gambier Saleyards is on track to again record a significant operating loss this financial year amid falling stock numbers and revenue.

Grant District Council has not ruled out selling or leasing the facility as it grapples with a $200,000 black hole.

The financial loss has sparked an urgent workshop with elected members and internal meetings with livestock agents given it underpins hundreds of regional producers.

The livestock selling centre – one of the largest cattle exchanges in


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