This page includes information for saleyards that are looking to improve their loading and unloading facilities.
The attached plans and notes on this page are a great guide as to what ramps should have as minimum requirements eg. catwalks and slam shut gates.
Review, construction, commissioning and operation of the ramps should not be undertaken without first reading the notes.
Ramp designs for download
Multi deck sheep ramp
Multi deck cattle ramp
Single deck cattle ramp
Essential notes to accompany designs
Guidelines and materials from the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity
Contacts – click here for the contact details of the relevant officers.
Guidelines – click here for the guidelines issued by the Commonwealth Government, explaining how to apply for livestock safety and productivity project funding.
Project Proposal Report (PPR) – click here for a MS Word copy of the PPR required under the Commonwealth Guidelines.
Notes on Administration – click here for a copy of the detailed background information on the HVSPP program.