Saleyard upgrade tender now open

June 11, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets


The tender for the upgrades to the cattle yards at the Southern Regional Livestock Exchange (SRLX) is now open. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance and Risk, Barry Paull said the request for tender follows consultation undertaken with key stakeholders at the Council-managed facility. “Last year our project team and specialist consultants approached...

Public exclusion from SRLX

March 20, 2020Posted in: Community


As a precaution to slow the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, Wingecarribee Shire Council will exclude members of the public from attending auctions conducted at the Southern Regional Livestock Exchange (SRLX). Effective immediately only persons directly involved with the purchase and sale of cattle will be permitted at the weekly Wednesday auctions. Directly involved...

Council secures State funding for SRLX

December 12, 2017Posted in: Other


Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead has commended the NSW State Government for the announcement of grant funding to be used at the Southern Regional Livestock Exchange (SRLX). A total of $263,918 will be made available for the installation of an effluent reuse program to be used at the Council-owned cattle saleyard facility. The announcement...

Saleyards host major emergency exercise

August 3, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

A major interagency emergency training exercise held at the Southern Regional Livestock Exchange (SRLX) has been heralded a success by participants. The mock-emergency was staged at the Council-owned and managed facility on Monday 31 July to test local emergency service response and procedures. The scenario chosen for the simulated emergency was an outbreak of the...

Highlanders bale together for drought-stricken farmers

March 9, 2016Posted in: Community, Events

Silage donated by Wingecarribee Shire Council and local farmers has this week left the Council operated Southern Regional Livestock Exchange (SRLX) on route to Victoria in support of drought-stricken farmers. Below average rainfall and a hot and dry summer have led to particularly challenging conditions for Victorian farmers. The gesture led by Sutton Forest resident...