Australia’s newest saleyards complex opens for business at Yass
By Beef Central, 22 August 2016
The official opening and first sale at the brand new South Eastern Livestock Exchange (SELX) near Yass in southern NSW took place on Thursday.
After 313 days of construction, a packed public laneway witnessed the bell ring out and the ribbon cut to open the nation’s latest world-class, regional livestock selling centre.
Yass Valley Mayor, Rowena Abbey, officially opened the yards saying it took courage and vision to achieve what the directors of SELX had done.
“They had a dream, stood by their belief and today we stand in the reality of that dream,” Mayor Abbey said.
The inaugural sale saw 2369 cattle sold by the 12 participating stock agencies, with a solid gallery of meatworks and other buyers present…