— Truck events coming up in the next few months
SPIRIT OF THE HUME TRUCK DISPLAY
FEBRUARY 18 & 19, 2017 Broadford, Victoria Held at The Common in Piper St, Broadford. Admission 1 day pass $ 10, 2 day pass $ 15. Children under 14 free. Dinner dance on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Broadford Shire Hall – $ 40 pp. Guest speaker Liz Martin, CEO of the National Road Transport Hall of Fame. For further info call HCVCA president Alan Taylor on 0425 718 191 or see the HCVCA website or the event’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ spiritofthehume2017
THE EXPO ( NZ)
MARCH 2-4, 2017 Hamilton, New Zealand Held at Mystery Creek Events Centre, The Expo, held every four years, is New Zealand’s only all- encompassing transport and heavy equipment showcase, offering visitors and exhibitors the opportunity to view the latest technologies in the sector. Includes seminars, classic truck display and show ’ n shine comp. For free entry see the website at www.theexpo.co.nz
NATIONAL HISTORIC TRUCK & COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SHOW
MARCH 4, 2017 Lockhart, NSW Held at Lockhart Showground. Trucks and commercial vehicles, pre 1910 motor vehicle display, working blacksmith, vintage cars, food and drinks, evening entertainment. Prizes for truck furthest driven to show, best local farm truck ( any make or condition), plus people’s choice. Entry $ 5 adults. For further info phone Peter Smith on 02 6920 6246 or see the Lockhart Shire website or the event’s Facebook page.
HARDEN TRUCK & TRACTOR SHOW
MARCH 19, 2017 Harden Murrumburah Showgrounds, NSW Presented by the Harden Historic Truck & Tractor Club. Trucks ( vintage, classic and working), buses, fire engines, military vehicles, tractors, stationary engines and classic cars. Food and market stalls, model trucks, quilts and teddy bears. Free Saturday night BBQ for exhibitors. Featured truck brand is International. For further info phone Kevin Sharp on 02 6386 5136 or 0413 027 932; email sharpfergy@ hotmail.com or check out the club’s Facebook site at www.facebook.com/ Trucktractorclub
PENRITH WORKING TRUCK SHOW
MARCH 19, 2017 Museum of Fire, Penrith, NSW Back for its 30th year, the annual Penrith Working Truck Show is celebrating with another huge day of non- stop country music entertainment including Adam Harvey, Beccy Cole, Amber Lawrence, Catherine Britt and Kaylens Rain, plus rides and unique exhibits. Major prizes and trophies for truck entries. Adults $ 35, up to 3 children free with paying adult. For info see the website at www.pwts.com.au or ph 02 4731 3000.
LIVESTOCK, BULK AND RURAL CARRIERS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
MARCH 31-APRIL 1, 2017 Dubbo, NSW Celebrating 30 years, the LBRCA Conference will include the Young Driver of the Year Award presentation. Casual bistro dinner on Thursday, March 30. For further info see the website www.lbrca.org.au
CANBERRA CONVOY FOR CANCER FAMILIES
APRIL 2, 2017 Exhibition Park in Canberra ( EPIC), ACT Organised by The Cancer Support Group ACT Eden Monaro’s Own. Convoy starts at Beard at 10am, bound for the new venue of Exhibition Park In Canberra ( EPIC). Live music, kids’ entertainment and more. For further info see the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ ConvoyForCancerFamilies or the website thecancersupportgroup.org.au.
HAULIN’ THE HUME
APRIL 8 & 9, 2017 Clarendon Showgrounds to Yass, NSW Departing Clarendon Showgrounds in Richmond, along Northern Rd to Narellan, over Razorback, through the Hole In the Wall at Picton, Mittagong, Berrima, Marulan. Lunch and a display at Goulburn. Through the Cullerin Range into Gunning and to Yass for dinner, photo sharing and a few laughs. Entry fee $ 30 per vehicle. Organsed by the Western Sydney Historical Truck Club. For an entry form and further information phone Ron Ross on 0437 384 736 or Richard Cant on 0416 755 570, or www.hcvc.com.au/forum/ events/15950-haulin-the-hume-2017