Beaudesert is a town of 6000 in Queensland's Scenic Rim Region, just an hour from Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Every second Monday people gather in the centre of town for the pig and calf sales.
Stock sales have been drawing people to the town for over one-hundred years.
And in February the Beaudesert pig and calf saleyard was granted state heritage status.
The timber saleyard was built in 1961. It's one of only a few remaining purpose-built local pig and calf saleyards left in Queensland.
But in an unusual case, Scenic Rim Regional Council is appealing against the heritage listing.
We speak to community members outrages by council's plans to tear down the saleyard and ask council for its side of the story.
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