Heavy equipment auctions in the top four states have been moved up to the weekend, with Victoria, New England, South America and Western Australia moving up to Sunday.
The Victorian Government announced on Thursday that an auction of four new F35 aircraft would take place at the Melbourne Airshow, and a similar auction in Western Australia would be held on Saturday.
New South Wales has been announced as a venue for the weekend.
In Queensland, the Government announced an auction for three F35A planes would be moved to the Queensland Airshow from Saturday, while a similar sale in the Northern Territory will take place on Saturday night.
Meanwhile, South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill announced on Friday that an aircraft auction would take part in Queensland, while another will take part from Saturday night in New South Walsall.
Mr Weatherill said the state was committed to the future of the F35, and that it would be “a great honour to represent the state”.
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