1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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3399-23 Stock and Station Agent

Provides advice to, and acts on behalf of, clients on the sale and purchase of rural land, livestock and crops.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • purchases and sells livestock for wool production, meat production and breeding purposes for clients
  • purchases and sells of land for agricultural purposes on behalf of clients
  • advises clients on matters of rural land, livestock, crop and produce markets and usage
  • acts as an insurance agent for rural clients
  • sells agricultural produce such as seed, grains and livestock feeds
  • sells crop sprays, dips, drenches and livestock veterinary requirements in accordance with statutory requirements
  • liaises between farmers and government instrumentalities in the case of outbreaks of crop and livestock diseases

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