Riverina Budgerigar Auction 2023

Riverina Budgerigar Auction 2023

The Riverina Budgerigar Society are holding their annual budgerigar auction on Sunday June 25th 2023. The event is at the BAROOGA COMMUNITY CENTRE, Banker Street Barooga, NSW. Auction birds are to be benched by 8:45 AM, with viewing from 9 AM to 10 AM. Vendors in this Auction collectively achieved 5 Logies (Class Wins) at this year’s ANBC National Show in Ballarat. Numerous other high placings also across various classes which was a fantastic achievement.

A full copy of the catalogue is available via the link Auction Catalogue 2023

Riverina Auction 2023

Auction Terms & Conditions

1. The auction will be run in accordance with The Budgerigar Council of Victoria Inc. Code of Practice for Budgerigar Sales and Auctions.
2. A 2% Buyers Premium applies to all bird lots purchased at this auction. This will be payable at the conclusion of the auction when final accounts are settled.
3. The sale is an unreserved auction of birds listed in the catalogue, some substitutes may also be included.
4. All lots will be submitted in the order in which they appear in the catalogue.
5. The Auctioneer reserves the right to accept or refuse any bid on birds without having to state any reason or reasons thereof.
6. Note NO SMOKING applies inside the auction hall.
7. Carry cages will not be allowed into the main body of the auction hall until the conclusion of the auction.
8. The Riverina Budgerigar Society Inc. act as an agent only in respect of the goods to be auctioned and are not responsible for any faults or defects in any lot.
9. All statements in the catalogue or attached to the show cages as to the sex, colour, variety, origin, age, genuineness, provenance or condition of any lot should not be relied upon as statement or fact. Intending purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the sex, colour, variety, origin, age, genuineness, provenance and condition of any lot in which they may be interested.
10. Each person wishing to bid will be required to register prior to the auction. The registration will require your name, address, contact phone number and signature.
11. Each registered person will receive a bidder’s number. This number will be required to purchase any lots and must be shown to the Auctioneer after the fall of the hammer for completion of your purchasers receipt. All bidder number paddles need to be returned at the completion of the auction.
12. Each lot will be sold to the highest bidder.
13. After the fall of the hammer no party will be allowed to retract his or her bid, and subject to the vendor having the right to bid, the highest bidder shall be the purchaser. In the event of any dispute arising, the lot in dispute shall be put up again and the auctioneer’s decision shall be final.
14. On the fall of the hammer, each lot shall be at the purchaser’s risk of expense. All conditions and warranties expressed or implied by law are hereby excluded as all lots are open for inspection prior to the commencement of the sale. The same are sold with all faults, if any, therefore no compensation shall be made in respect of any fault or imperfection or error of description of any lots sold.
15. Any bird passed in will be held over until all other lots are completed, it will then be re-auctioned. If the lot is passed in again it will be returned to the owner.
16. To prevent inaccuracy in delivery, no lot can be removed during time of sale. All lots must be removed at completion of the sale or as specified at the time of the sale.
17. The sale shall be paid for on conclusion of the auction. Until payment in full of the purchase price is made, the property in the lot shall not pass to the purchaser.
18. Preferred payment method for goods purchased on the day is by CASH or EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer, PROOF OF PAYMENT WILL BE REQUIRED). Cheques accepted only by prior arrangement. If any successful bidder shall fail to pay for their purchases on the day, the vendor or his agent have the right to resell the lot in any manner they think proper.
19. At the end of the auction each successful purchaser of lots will be required to take their purchases with them. They shall proceed to the payment table where they shall pay the purchase price plus the 2% buyers premium and be given a receipt. This receipt will be proof of payment received and required for collection of the goods purchased.
20. Purchasers are required to take a carry box/cage and their receipt to the collection point, where, upon production of receipt, the collection steward will gather the show cages containing any purchased lots.
21. Neither the vendor, the auctioneer nor any of the stewards will be touching the birds once they are sold. It will be the responsibility of each purchaser to handle their own on collection and transfer them to their own caging facility.
22. Show cages are not included in the purchase price and are not for sale.
23. The Riverina Budgerigar Society Inc. will attempt to pay vendors who are in attendance on the day at the conclusion of the sale by cash or club cheque. Purchases made by any vendors will be used as offsets at this time. Any additional outstanding payments shall be made by Electronic Funds Transfer or club cheque after the event at a time deemed acceptable and appropriate. Payment to the vendors will be less a commission of 10%, as agreed with the Riverina Budgerigar Society Inc.
24. Interstate vendors will bear all incoming transportation and any other miscellaneous costs. The Riverina Budgerigar Society Inc. will provide transportation to pick up birds from Melbourne Airport and will provide food, housing and show cages for birds prior to and at the auction. Show cages must be returned at the completion of the auction.

For any further clarity or details surrounding these Terms & Conditions or the auction in general please contact the Auction Manager Malcolm Randall (details on front cover). Thank you from the Riverina Budgerigar Auction 2023 organising committee.