31 January, 2024
Groundbreaking Ceremony for Warwick Saleyards $7.5m Project
On Monday January 29 the Hon David Littleproud MP, Federal Member for Maranoa, Leader of the Federal Nationals and Shadow Minister for Agriculture, joined Southern Downs Mayor Vic Pennisi, Councillors and the project team onsite at the Warwick Saleyards to officially turn the sod on the $7.5m redevelopment project.
The upgrades will deliver strategic enhancements to secure a sustainable future for the saleyards and support the Southern Downs’ biggest industry.
The improvements will feature 120 selling pens, 35 holding pens, two processing areas, overhead agent catwalks, 5 new loading ramps, cattle troughs and more.
Stage 1 is expected to be completed by March 2024 and Stage 2 by the end of May 2024.