User Agreement

Information on the operating conditions of using the AuctionsPlus platform.

AuctionsPlus User Agreement

By using and accessing the AuctionsPlus platform and website, you are agreeing to be bound by the AuctionsPlus User Agreement.

You also agree to be bound by the AuctionsPlus Code of Conduct, which has been developed to provide all users with some simple rules that assist in delivering a positive and trusted environment to all business conducted on the platform. 

AuctionsPlus User Agreement

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Information on the Updated User Agreement

AuctionsPlus has embarked on an uplift of our User Agreement and Sale Terms to further define and enhance the rules, protections, and platform governance.

Starting 1 June 2024, there have been changes to three existing terms; Animal Health Scenario 3, Weight – live weight, Slaughter Stock and the introduction of a new definition Re-Weigh Process.

This change will apply to any assessments entered from 1 June 2024

Proceeding to Mediation

If buyers and sellers are unable to reach a resolution through negotiation they will then have the opportunity to proceed to mediation.  

Mediation involves a 3rd party who will help parties involved: discuss the disputed options, consider alternatives and endeavour to reach an mutual agreement. 

Mediation is conducted under the AuctionsPlus User Agreement, and Mediation Rules. 

Mediation Rules

Proceeding to Expert Determination

If a resolution is still unable to be reached through mediation, the buyer may have the ability to reject the animals as set out in the dispute schedule or the claim can be referred to Expert Determination. 

Expert Determination involves an independent panel determination of the resolution of the dispute. 

Expert Determination is conducted under the AuctionsPlus User Agreement, and Expert Determination Rules. 

Expert Determination Rules

More information

Forward Contract Sales
By offering livestock on a Forward Contract basis, you are agreeing to be bound by the Forward Contract Terms and Conditions - Cattle or the Forward Contract Terms and Conditions - Sheep and Lambs. Assessors who wish to offer stock on a Forward Contract Basis must be Endorsed by AuctionsPlus. Click here to apply for Forward Contract Sale Endorsement.
Privacy Policy
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Past versions of the User Agreement
Please see below to access previous versions of the AuctionsPlus User Agreement:
1 March 2023 - 31 July 2023.
8 March 2021 - 28 February 2023.
1 September 2023 - 31 May 2024.