8 TOP TRUCKIN’ THINGS TO DO

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WE ARE well and truly rockin’ on to­wards the end of 2018. But there are still loads of truckin’ events be­ing held all around our great coun­try.

Here’s just a few of them. We’re sure there are oth­ers out there we don’t know about or sadly didn’t have the space this time around to men­tion them.

Re­gard­less, they are all great truckin’ events so check them out and if you can get along and sup­port our great in­dus­try and the var­i­ous wor­thy causes it, in turn, sup­ports you.

Oc­to­ber 6: Matty Hill­coat’s Truck­ies’ Day Out

WHERE: Gympie Show­grounds, Queens­land.

A HUGE fun day out is planned with a truck and ute show, en­ter­tain­ment for the kids, full food and drink cater­ing, pig rac­ing, trac­tor pull, chain­saw rac­ing and live mu­sic. It’s all aimed at rais­ing funds to help stamp out SIDS.

For more check out the Matty Hill­coat’s Truck­ies’ Day Out Face­book page.

Oc­to­ber 20 and 21: Urana Vin­tage Rally

WHERE: Vic­to­ria Park, Urana, south­ern NSW.

IT IS hosted by the Urana Vin­tage Ma­chin­ery Club Inc and is a big week­end for vin­tage ma­chin­ery and trac­tor en­thu­si­asts.

Check out their Face­book page for more.

Oc­to­ber 28: New­cas­tle Hunter Trans­port Aware­ness Day

WHERE: Mait­land Show­ground, in Mait­land, NSW.

IN ITS 24th year, the event is at a larger venue so the or­gan­is­ers can ac­com­mo­date na­tion­ally recog­nised en­ter­tain­ment and per­form­ers, plenty of ac­tiv­i­ties for the kids, lots of food and re­fresh­ment op­tions, mar­ket and trade stalls and, hope­fully, more trucks than ever.

Check out their web­site at www.new­castletruck­show.com.au or go to their Face­book page for more de­tails.

Novem­ber 3: Bris­bane Con­voy for Kids

WHERE: From For­est Lake in Bris­bane’s southwest to the Red­cliffe Show­grounds on the Red­cliffe Penin­sula.

THERE is a whole day of fam­ily fun and en­ter­tain­ment planned to raise funds for a very wor­thy cause.

Go to www.bris­banecon­voy­forkids.com.au for all the de­tails.

Novem­ber 3: Rive­rina Truck Show and Kids Con­voy

WHERE: Wagga Wagga’s Civic Theatre Precinct and Play­house carpark.

THE con­voy kicks off at 11.30am but for all the de­tails go to www.riveri­na­truck­showand­kid­scon­voy.com.

Novem­ber 3 and 4: His­toric Truck and Trac­tor Show 2018

WHERE: Gat­ton Show­grounds, South­east Queens­land.

HOSTED by the His­toric Com­mer­cial Ve­hi­cle As­so­ci­a­tion of Queens­land, the two-day event will fea­ture vin­tage and clas­sic trucks, show trucks, buses, trac­tors, sta­tion­ary en­gines, trade stands, grand pa­rades and great cater­ing.

Go to www.hc­vaq.com.au or check out their Face­book page.

Novem­ber 10: Mul­lumbimby Truck Show

WHERE: Mul­lumbimby Show­grounds, North­ern NSW.

HELD in con­junc­tion with the an­nual Mul­lumbimby Agri­cul­tural Show, the truck show day starts with a truck pa­rade through the town from 11am and trav­els to the show­grounds to be­come a part of a typ­i­cal coun­try show day, with loads of en­ter­tain­ment and lots of things to see and do.

Email Mark at wardys­ma­chin­erycen­tre@gmail.com.

Novem­ber 24 and 25: Maf­fra Truck Show

WHERE: Maf­fra Recre­ation Re­serve.

IT’S open from 10am on both days and will fea­ture her­itage and work­ing trucks, steam and sta­tion­ary en­gines and loads more.

Check out their Face­book page for more de­tails.

Don’t for­get to let us know about your truckin’ event if it isn’t men­tion here.

That way we, in turn, can tell our read­ers.

PHOTO: FILE

GREAT EVENT: The Bris­bane Con­voy for Kids is a great event for a great cause.

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