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Funding for Wycheproof Saleyards Announced

Funding for Wycheproof Saleyards Announced.

Publish Date: 11 October 2021

The Wycheproof Saleyards will receive a number of key upgrades thanks to the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund.

The ‘Protecting and Sustaining Wycheproof Saleyards’ Project will enhance the saleyards through the upgrade of key infrastructure and construction of roofing, as well as safety upgrades to new ramps in the facility. The upgrades will ensure safety at the saleyards for staff and sale attendees as well as underpinning the welfare of the animals, in line with industry standards.

The Wycheproof Saleyards is regarded as the largest store sheep selling centre in regional Victoria, with a throughput of around 100,000 sheep per year. The funding of $142,699 from the Building Better Regions Fund will ensure that the saleyards will be future-proofed and continue to grow in a safe and sustainable way.

Mayor Cr Daryl Warren commented that “it’s fantastic to be welcoming this funding into Buloke, and this investment the Wycheproof Saleyards, a key piece of our infrastructure that supports the economic backbone of our area.”

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