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About Pickles Auctions - Australia's Largest Auction Group

About us

  • Pickles Auctions was established in 1964
  • We are Australia’s largest Auction Group
  • Our Head Office is located in Sydney
  • 22 branches including every capital city

Our performance

In the last financial year we sold over 220,000 Motor Vehicles, Trucks, Machinery and Earthmoving Equipment. The vast majority of these items were offered online through Pickles Live and more than 35% were sold to online buyers. The group’s gross turnover exceeded A$1.8 billion. Our major clients include the Australian Government, state governments, local councils, fleet and lease companies, insurance companies, financial institutions, banks and not-for-profit organisations.

The Pickles Auctions team

Pickles Auctions employs more than 700 people. Please see Careers@Pickles or visit our LinkedIn Icon_LinkedIn_16x16 page to find out how you can join the team.

Our National Auction services include:

Motor Vehicles         

Weekly Car Auctions including Ex-Government, Fleet, Repossessed, Light Commercials, 4WD, Prestige, Luxury, Classic and Exotic Motor Vehicles.

Information for Buying at Auction


Regular Auto Salvage Car and Heavy Motor Auctions conducted onsite and online via E-Salvage. Motorcycles, Trucks, and Earthmoving Equipment are also available via our dedicated Salvage Auctions.

Trucks, Machinery and Earthmoving Equipment

Over 10 Industrial Auctions are available every month nationally, both onsite and online. Items for sale include Trucks, Trailers, Machinery and Earthmoving Equipment on behalf of Government departments, fleet and lease companies and other vendors.

Recreational, Marine, General Goods & IT

A huge range of General Goods and recreational items are available in our monthly Auctions including:

  • Computers and IT Equipment
  • Commercial Boats
  • Recreational Boats
  • Marine Equipment
  • Motorcycles
  • Caravans and Trailers
  • Whitegoods
  • And much more

For more information please contact your local branch.

Onsite Auctions

Regular Onsite Auctions are conducted Australia-wide on behalf of a number of financial institutions, liquidators and private entities. Items for sale generally include.

  • Trucks and Trailers
  • Machinery
  • Earthmoving Equipment
  • Engineering Equipment
  • Boats and Marine
  • Office Furniture
  • General Goods
  • Ex-Government Equipment
  • Other miscellaneous items

Fixed Price Selling

Motor Vehicles, Trucks, Machinery and Earthmoving Equipment are also available for sale before Auction at a fixed price. No haggling, no pressure and no bidding required.

Valuation Services

Pickles Auctions has a dedicated Valuation services team (PVS) which specialises across a range of industries. Please contact your local branch for more information.

Pickles Live Auctions

Pickles Live allows you to participate in our physical auctions in real-time online, from the comfort of your home or office anywhere in Australia.

Pickles Finance and Warranties

Finance and Warranty services are now available and apply to Motor Vehicles, Trucks, Machinery and Earthmoving Equipment. Contact your local branch today for all Finance and Warranty enquiries.

Onsite Vehicle Registration and Plates Services

Vehicle registration services are now available at Pickles Auctions Belmore (Sydney), Geebung (Brisbane) and Salisbury Plain (Adelaide) and Townsville. Order Plates or renew and transfer your vehicle registration on the spot. 

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