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Fight to save century-old Queensland saleyard continues despite being added to heritage register

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The fight to save a century-old saleyard south of Brisbane from redevelopment isn’t over, despite locals winning a battle for it to be heritage listed.

The Beaudesert Pig and Calf saleyard has been a meeting place for locals in the Scenic Rim since 1905 — the fortnightly event acting as more than a sale but a focal point for the community.

The saleyard was due to be demolished last year, as the space is included in the Scenic Rim Regional Council’s $8 million town redevelopment plans.

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