Save the date for these major industry events

Here’s a look at some of the trucking events to add to your calendar in the coming months. 


Clarendon Classic Rally

September 17-18, 2022

Hawkesbury Showground, Clarendon, NSW

Held in conjunction with the Clarendon Classic Rally, this event will feature a display of Kenworths new and old, working and retired, restored or original. It’s touted as the largest gathering of Kenworths to be seen in Australia. There will be rides, tractor pulls, food and collector stalls, as well as historic trucks, cars, steam powered vehicles and trade stands. Join the Clarendon Kenworth Klassic Facebook group for updates. 


The Lights on the Hill memorial service and convoy remembers those who’ve lost their lives.

Lights on the Hill Convoy

October 1-2, 2022

Gatton, Queensland

The annual memorial convoy offers drivers and their families an opportunity to get together with other truckies while celebrating the contribution that truckies make to the country. The convoy will take place on the Saturday of the event and the memorial service will be held on the Sunday at the Lake Apex Memorial wall.

The Ivanhoe Dry Times Truck, Tractor, Car and Bike Show makes a comeback, raising money for local community groups and projects.

Ivanhoe Dry Times Truck, Tractor, Car and Bike Show

October 1-2, 2022

Sahara Oval, Ivanhoe, NSW

Aside from the truck event, there will also be live music, a tractor, and plenty of food and drink. All proceeds go towards local community groups and projects. Gates open from 10am. For more information, contact Allan Carmichael on 0447 953 982, or Lonni Grimwood on

Matty Hillcoat’s Truckies’ Day Out

October 8, 2022

Gympie Showgrounds

This fun day out for truckies and their families helps to raise money for River’s Gift and SIDS research.

QTA Road Freight Industry Awards

October 8, 2022

Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane

The Queensland Trucking Association’s annual awards aim to celebrate those in the state’s road freight industry who have displayed excellence, dedication and commitment to their roles. This year’s event will feature guest speaker Dr Craig Challen OAM, the Australian cave diver who was instrumental in saving a soccer team of 12 boys and their coach in the 2018 Thai cave rescue.

Urana Vintage Rally

October 15-16, 2022

Victoria Park, Urana NSW

After a two-year hiatus due to Covid, the Urana Vintage Rally will see vintage enthusiasts come together to celebrate the trucks, cars and machinery of times gone by. While White and International were the feature truck brands at the 2018 and 2019 events, this year the focus will be on Mercedes-Benz. 

Heritage Truck Association Annual Show

October 15-16, 2022

Beaudesert Showgrounds, Queensland

Held over two days, the event will be a celebration of heritage trucks, tractors and cars. The weekend will feature trade stalls, and food and refreshment vans. Entry is only $5 and children under 14 are free. 

Gold Coast Truck Show

October 23, 2022

Mudgeeraba Showgrounds, Queensland

The Gold Coast Truck Show will see trucks of all sorts rolling in for an impressive display. Entry is $25, which includes passengers, trophy nominations and judging for awards across various categories.


Brisbane Convoy For Kids

November 5, 2022

Brisbane, Queensland

This truck convoy runs Larapinta to Redcliffe, followed by a fun-filled family day, which will include truck awards, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks display, all to raise money for a very worthy cause.

Convoy For Kids Goulburn

November 19, 2022

Goulburn, NSW

Convoy for Kids Goulburn provides support for local children with cancer, terminal illness and permanent disabilities, by providing financial assistance to their families. For the first time in two years, the Convoy Carnival Day will be run in its entirety, with a Guinness World Record attempt for the largest parade of trucks, entertainment and plenty of kids activities.

Dane Ballinger Memorial Truck Show

November 19, 2022

Bathurst Showground, NSW

This event promises plenty to do for the whole family, with over 200 market stalls, food stalls, entertainment and kids rides. The annual Bathurst Swap Meet Car and Bike Show will also be held as part of the same event.

Illawarra Convoy

November 20, 2022

Illawarra, NSW

Touted as the largest truck and motorbike convoy in the Southern Hemisphere, the Illawarra Convoy raises funds for individuals and families affected by potentially life threatening medical conditions, together with charities that work with these people, and local hospitals.

Castlemaine Rotary Truck Show

November 26-27, 2022

Castlemaine, Victoria

This is the 34th year for the annual Castlemaine Rotary Truck Show, which celebrates the important contribution of the trucking industry, with entertainment on offer for the whole family. Event proceeds will go towards local youth and community projects.

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