Changes to our Buyer’s Premiums


What’s changing?

Buyer’s premium applied to cars, trucks and machinery will be changing. The fees for general items remain the same.


Cars resized

The new buyer’s premium for cars:

$0 – $2,999 = $385

$3,000 – $19,999 = $550

Above $20,000 = 2.25% (unchanged from existing BP)


eathmoving resized

The new buyer’s premium for trucks and machinery:

$0 – $14,999 = 11%

Above $15,000 = 8.25%


Keeping things simple

To ensure our fee structure is simple and straightforward for our buyers, all buyer’s premiums listed include GST. Unlike many other auction houses, you can rest assured that there are no other add-on costs. Slattery Auctions has:


Why are we changing?

We have not changed our Buyer’s Premium since we first opened in 2000. Our fees have been below the market for many years, and our updated fees will continue to represent better value than our competitors.


When does the change take place?

The new buyer’s premium becomes effective April 1, 2016.


What are the first auctions these changes will apply to?

Car Auction – Brisbane, Qld: 5th April 2016

Truck, Machinery, Car & General Auction – Perth, WA: 6th April 2016

Car Auction – Newcastle, NSW: 6th April 2016

Car Auction – Melbourne, VIC: 7th April 2016

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