Permit to Undertake Activities at Saleyards - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to undertake activities at a saleyard. Activities requiring a permit include, but are not limited to:

  • Holding a sale or special sale;
  • Keeping livestock in the saleyard 24 hours before or the night following a sale;
  • Selling raffle tickets or conducting collections;
  • Distributing handbills or displaying advertisements and promotional materials;
  • Unloading or selling diseased or dead livestock;
  • Using more than two dogs to muster, drive or draft livestock; or
  • Other saleyard-related activities.

Please contact your local council for more information specific to your activity.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Saleyard agents wishing to use the Bendigo Livestock Exchange must obtain consent from the Council.

Use of the Exchange includes the use of allocated pens, ramps and drafts on regular sale days, the use of office space and the provision for special sales.


As specified on the permit.



Fees for 2016-17.



Permit to Undertake Activities at Saleyards - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Greater Bendigo City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Bendigo Livestock Exchange Local Law 9 2010

Contact details

Environmental Health and Local Laws Officer
Greater Bendigo City Council

Operating address:
195 - 229 Lyttleton Terrace
Bendigo, Victoria 3550
Mailing address:
PO BOX 733
Bendigo, Victoria 3552


03 5434 6000


03 5434 6200


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