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Big Rigs - - WHAT’S ON -

WE’RE sneaking in the first event be­cause we know some of our read­ers will get this edi­tion be­fore the Wau­chope truck show dates.

To all of the rest of our read­ers, our apolo­gies if the dates have passed be­fore you were able to get your hands on this is­sue.

There are plenty of good events com­ing up that are more than worth your while to get along to see and take part in. JULY 14 AND 15: YES­TER­YEAR TRUCK AND MA­CHIN­ERY SHOW WHERE: Wau­chope Show­grounds in Wau­chope, NSW. The event is be­ing staged by the Wau­chope Yes­ter­year Truck and Ma­chin­ery Club.

Go to their Face­book page for all the de­tails. JULY 24 TO 26: CEMAT AUS­TRALIA WHERE: Mel­bourne Con­fer­ence and Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre. In its third year, Ce MAT AUS­TRALIA is the coun­try’s largest in­tra lo­gis­tics and ma­te­ri­als-han­dling show and is aimed at in­creas­ing ef­fi­ciency in the sup­ply chain by re­duc­ing over­heads through IT so­lu­tions, au­to­ma­tion and in­no­va­tion.

Visit cemat.com.au. AU­GUST 4: CASINO TRUCK SHOW WHERE: Casino, NSW. There’ll be plenty of tarted-up trucks parked right in the cen­tre of Casino at this event.

Check out the truck pa­rade, live mu­sic, trade stalls, mar­kets, food and drink stalls. There will be loads of fun on of­fer for the kids too.

Visit casinotruck­show.com.au for more de­tails. AU­GUST 11: GOLDEN OLDIES TRUCK, TRAC­TOR AND QUILT SHOW WHERE: Dubbo Show­grounds. This event of­fers some­thing for ev­ery­one. It will run from 8.30am.

Go to golden oldies truck club.com for more de­tails. AU­GUST 18 AND 19: 23RD HIS­TORIC LEY­BURN SPRINTS WHERE: Ley­burn. The Sprints are held around the streets of Ley­burn on the Dar­ling Downs be­tween War­wick and Toowoomba.

Visit his­tori­cley­burn­sprints.com.au. FOR THE DI­ARY: Here’s a bit of a list of events com­ing up later in the year. Au­gust 31 to Septem­ber 1: Power Up! the 2018 Nat Road’s con­fer­ence on Hamil­ton Is­land in far north Queens­land. Visit www.na­troad.com.au. Septem­ber 8: De­niliquin Truck Show and In­dus­try Expo, Me­mo­rial Park, De­niliquin. Visit www.den­i­truck­show.com.au. Septem­ber 29 and 30: 2018 Lights on the Hill Me­mo­rial Con­voy Week­end. Visit www.light­son­the­hill.com.au. Septem­ber 29 and 30: Pacin’ the Pa­cific or­gan­ised by the Wau­chope Yes­ter­year Truck and Ma­chin­ery Club. Check it out on Face­book. Oc­to­ber 21: Con­voy for Kids, Syd­ney. Visit con­voy­forkids .com.au. Novem­ber 3: Rive­rina Truck Show and Kids Con­voy. Visit www.riveri­na­truck­showand­kid­scon­voy.com. Novem­ber 3 and 4: His­toric Com­mer­cial Ve­hi­cle As­so­ci­a­tion’s His­toric Truck and Trac­tor Show at the Gat­ton Show­grounds, Qld. Visit hc­vaq.com.au or Face­book. Novem­ber 10 and 11: Mullumbimby Truck Show, Mullumbimby, north­ern NSW. Visit www.mul­lum bim­byshow.org.au or check out the Face­book page. Novem­ber 18: i98FM Illawarra Con­voy, West Cliff Col­liery to Croome Road Sport­ing Com­plex. Visit www.illawar­ra­con­voy.com.au.

PHOTO: BOB RI­LEY

LOTS TO DO: Old, clas­sic and new trucks will be on show at a truckin' event near you.

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