Irate agent calls out government bodies for not using locals for auctions

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated April 19 2022 - 8:54am, first published 1:00am
Horses and machinery from the former Emerald and Longreach colleges were sold online by Rockhampton auction house Tomkins recently.

The decisions by state and local governments to use out-of-town agents to conduct auctions in rural communities has been called into question.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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