Hosted by the Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA) with support from the Society of Auctioneers and Appraisers, AUSTROS 2024 South Australian Competition promises to be a significant event with the final to be held in mid May.

Auctioneers will perform an Auction in front of a panel of judges and bidders and will be scored using the Australasian judging format.

The top two point scorers will be the South Australian Representatives in the AUSTROS finals to be held in Hobart from May 14-16 2024.

TimeAuctioneer entrants 8.00am to 1.00pm

Spectator entry from 8:45am to 1.00pm

LocationNorwood Football ClubCnr the Parade and 4 Woods Street, Norwood

Lunch and refreshments included


Entry Fees

Auctioneer – $275.00

Registrations addressed Andrew Shields with your name, email and contact details to

Spectator – $30.00

To register as a spectator, click on the book now button below.

Meet our Auctioneers.

Trenty Godfrey

First National

Trent is a passionate auctioneer who truly believes in the auction process, he views the AUSTROS as the pinnacle for auctioneers.

Since winning the SA Golden Gavel Rising Star in 2014, it has always been his goal to compete at AUSTROS level, step one is REISA competition 2024.

Rod Smitheram

Ray White

Rod is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience and a knack for auctioneering that sets him apart in the real estate industry. Hailing from the south-western suburbs, Rod’s deep-rooted understanding of the local market is matched only by his impressive track record as a licensed auctioneer and sales consultant. 

Rod’s expertise shines through in his three-time win as the Auctioneer of the Year, a testament to his ability to close sales with exceptional results. His unique approach combines the roles of auctioneer and sales consultant, ensuring a seamless strategy tailored to each client’s needs. 

Beyond his auctioneering talents, Rod is known for his openness, honesty, and exceptional listening skills, making him a trusted advisor for clients entrusting him with their most valuable assets—their homes. His dedication to excellence has earned him accolades such as the Rate My Agent – Agent of the Year Suburb Winner for Glengowrie and Novar Gardens in 2022, as well as recognition as a Ray White Premier Performer and recipient of the Tony Fountain Auction Excellence award.

Bronte Manuel

Toop + Toop

Staying true to his mantra that the only way to do great work is to love what you do, Bronte Manuel has forged a reputation as one of South Australia’s premier property auctioneers. 

As well as capturing a string of industry titles, he consistently achieves outstanding results on auction day, the most significant measure of his skillset. Bronte is also Owner and Director of Residential Sales of TOOP+TOOP Real Estate, where he leads a high-performing group of sales partners who deliver industry-leading outcomes for their clients.

Vincent Doran

Toop + Toop

Armed with old school tools and new school sentiment, Vincent Doran has ridden a wave of success since entering the real estate industry as a 16 year old.

His advanced auctioneering skills have shone through from his early days, achieving local, national and international accolades.

Anthony Demarco

Harcourts Smith

Over the last 5 years, Anthony has successfully facilitated the sales of properties in over 40 suburbs and conducted auctions in many more right across the Adelaide metropolitan area. Setting a number of property price precedents with suburb and street records achieved with strategic dialogue, profound knowledge of the wider market and well-planned marketing campaigns.

 A highly regarded and skilled Auctioneer also, he has a 100% strike rate on all properties he has personally taken to Public Auction.