Upcoming transport industry events...
NATIONAL ROAD TRANSPORT HALL OF FAME REUNION
AUGUST 25 TO 28, 2017 Alice Springs, NT Held at the Road Transport Historical Society Museum. Includes the 2017 Shell Rimula Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Saturday, August 26, Cummins Cup Truckies Race Day, Shell Rimula Gala Dinner, Meet The Milemaker Lunch and more. For more information see the website at www.roadtransporthall.com, email [email protected] roadtransporthall.com or phone 08 8952 7161.
LOWOOD TRUCK SHOW
AUGUST 26, 2017 Lowood, Qld Held at the Lowood Showgrounds and sponsored by GoGetta Equipment Funding. Show commences with vehicle parade through Main St, Lowood at 11am. Trucks, bikes, cars on display. Kids’ rides, trade and food stands, bar and entertainment. Free entry. Supporting Autism Queensland. For further info email thelowoodtruck[email protected] hotmail.com, phone Rob on 0404 614 012, Craig on 0408 154 395 or see the Facebook page.
CQ CONVOY 2017
SEPTEMBER 2, 2017 Rockhampton, Qld. This year’s CQ ( Central Queensland) Convoy will be held at the Rockhampton Showgrounds on the Father’s Day weekend. Truck show, classic car show, trade displays, food, licensed bar, kids’ amusement rides and charity auction. Plus live entertainment. Funds raised will go to the Rockhampton Royal Flying Doctors. For further info see the Facebook page www.facebook.com/cqconvoyinc
NATROAD CONFERENCE 2017
SEPTEMBER 4-6, 2017 Hamilton Island, Queensland Welcome evening on September 4, then two interactive days featuring industry stakeholders and experts offering the latest information on technology and predictions to help NatRoad members be business- ready. For further info see the website at www.events.natroad.com.au/2017natroad-conference
WESTERN STAR SHOW N SHINE
SEPTEMBER 9, 2017 Mt Cotton Training Centre, Qld Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Western Star Trucks, Penske Commercial Vehicles is hosting a Show n Shine Event for all Western Star truck owners. $ 50,000 worth of prizes to be awarded across several truck categories, including under 5 years, 5 to 10 years, over 10 years, plus best fleet and best tipper. For further into and to register go to westernstar.com.au/show-n-shine
CLARENDON CLASSIC RALLY
SEPTEMBER 16 & 17, 2017 Clarendon, NSW At Hawkesbury Showground. Includes Kenworth Klassic. Two day event including vintage trucks, restored tractors, stationary engines, vintage cars, bikes, antique tools. Plus twilight showing and kids amusement rides. Food and drinks available all weekend. Sunday morning tractor and vehicle trek. For further info see the website at www.sydneyantiquemachineryclub. com or phone Steve Muscat on 0418 453 203.
RIVERINA TRUCK SHOW AND KIDS CONVOY
SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 Wagga Wagga, NSW Held at Ron Wheeler Park and Lake Albert foreshore and presented by the Rotary Club of Wagga Wagga Sunrise, the 2017 Riverina Truck Show and Kids Convoy kicks off with a street parade departing Bomen Saleyards 11.30am arriving at Lake Albert at 12.15pm. Truck show runs from 1pm to 7.45pm. Also featuring a car and bike display, amusement rides, live music, market and trade stralls, plus the grand finale fireworks show. Supporting NETS and Ronald McDonald House Charities. For further info phone 0411 138 551, email transportforchar[email protected] gmail. com or see the website at www.riverinatruckshowandkidsconvoy.com
CONVOY FOR KIDS SYDNEY
SEPTEMBER 24, 2017 Homebush, Sydney Trucks will assemble at Huntingwood Drive, Huntingwood at 5am and will leave at 8am, proceeding along Jack Brabham Drive, Great Western Highway, Wallgrove Rd, M4 Freeway, Hill Road exit to Homebush Bay Drive, Australia Avenue into Olympic Boulevard, Sydney Olympic Park. Bobtail please. Funds raised go to Neonatal and Paediatric Transport Service ( NETS). For further infosee the website at www.convoyforkids.com.au or the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CfksI/