Stock and Station Agent's at a cattle sale in a cattle yard with a auctioneer

Stock and Station Agent

Stock and Station Agents provide advice to clients and act on their behalf in relation to the sale and purchase of rural property, livestock, crops and agricultural products and services.

Overview

Stock and Station Agents provide advice to clients and act on their behalf in relation to the sale and purchase of rural property, livestock, crops and agricultural products and services.

Day-to-day

  • purchases and sells livestock and rural property on behalf of clients
  • sells agricultural supplies, such as seed, grains, feed, sprays, dips, drenches and veterinary products, in accordance with statutory requirements
  • acts as an insurance agent for rural clients.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • stressful.

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To become a Stock and Station Agent

  • You can work as a Stock and Station Agent without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate IV in property services (stock and station agency) or another related field such as rural operations or agribusiness might be helpful.

    Find a Certificate in Property Services (Stock and Station Agency)

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