Awards, Shows, Truck events

Save the date for these great truck shows and events

There are loads of great truck shows and events coming up soon – put these dates in your diaries!

AUGUST

Casino Truck Show
August 3, 2024
Casino, NSW 

One of the biggest truck shows in the southern hemisphere, the Casino Truck Show is back  with over 600 trucks expected from all over Australia. Truck registrations ($30 each) will take place from 6am to 9.45amThe popular street parade is at 10am, and award presentations will take place at 3pm, with over 70 trophies up for grabs. Entertainment will include Mossy Rocks and the Tony Q Band, who will be rocking out tunes from two separate stages. There will also be plenty of kid-friendly activities such as amusement rides and face painting, and a range of exhibitors showcasing industry-related products and services. Plus J&J Rodeo will put on a spectacular Bull Ride under the roof of the new arena at the Casino Showground and Racecourse. For more info email info@casinotruckshow.com.au or Darren Goodwin at dtgoodwin1@yahoo.com.au or phone (02) 6660 0300.  

TechDrive 2024
August 7, 2024
Melbourne, VIC 

Following its successful launch event in Melbourne in 2023, WHG is taking TechDrive on the road again this year. The event will showcase the latest in technology and innovation, with announcements on new product releases, developments in Telematics, IoT, location data and more. Venue to be announced soon. 

Lowood Truck Show
August 17, 2024
Lowood, Qld

Held at the Lowood Showgrounds in Queensland, this local show features a display of trucks, bikes and cars. A vehicle parade will proceed through Main St. Lowood at 11am. Other attractions on the day include kids’ entertainment, trade stands, live music and food and drink. Entry is free, with donations for charity welcome. For more information see the Facebook page, email lowoodtruckshow@yahoo.com.au, or phone Robert on 0467 530 349.

Australian Festival of Transport
August 22-25 
Alice Springs, NT 

The Australian Festival of Transport is back! Held at the Road Transport Hall of Fame in Alice Springs, the induction ceremony for the Shell Rimula Wall of Fame will be held on August 24, honouring transport heroes who have been in the industry for at least 25 years. Attendees at the festival can also look forward to welcome drinks, a breakfast hosted by Transport Women Australia Limited, and a museum open day on August 25 with mini train rides.

For more information and nomination forms for the Wall of Fame see the www.roadtransporthall.com, the National Road Transport Hall of Fame Facebook page.

Thallon Truck Pull
August 31, 2024.
Thallon, QLD

The main attraction at this event is the Team Truck Pull competition, where a team of six people pull a prime mover over 25 metres. The winner is the fastest team! Attendees at the event can also enjoy a kids’ zone, market stalls, food and drink and more. For more information email thallonpandctreasurer@gmail.com 

SEPTEMBER

American Iron Echuca Truck Display
September 7-8, 2024
Echuca Rotary Park, VIC

All makes and models of trucks are welcome at the American Iron Echuca Truck Display.  

Attendees can look forward to modified tractor/mini tractor pull demonstrations, on-site camping and catering, club merchandise and trade stalls, as well as live music by Van-yt. 

NatRoad Connect 24
September 12-13, 2024
Pacific Bay Resort, Coffs Harbour, NSW

NatRoad Connect 24 is an event where truck operators, industry suppliers, and sector stakeholders can network and attend sessions on practical and operational information and advice.

The event also includes the Cummins and PACCAR and its Dealer Industry Fund Gala Dinner, where the NatRoad Annual Awards will be presented.

Early Bird registrations are open until 9 August 2024. Find out more here.

MegaTrans
September 18 -19, 2024
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, VIC

Leaders from across the supply chain will gather in Melbourne to discuss the future of the logistics industry at MegaTrans, an integrated trade expo and conference reserved for companies offering advanced technologies and services. Experts from across Australia will gather to discuss the issues that are shaping the future of the sustainable supply chain, including workplace diversity and real estate planning.  

Clarendon Classic Machinery Rally
September 21-22 
Clarendon, NSW 

Held at the Hawkesbury Showgrounds on Racecourse Road in Clarendon over two days, this event offers something for everyone. Check out some classic rigs at the Kenworth Klassic Truck Show, hop on an old double decker bus to Richmond Station, or explore the displays of vintage machinery, including stationery engines, tractors, steam engines, models and more. Entry for the general public is from 9am to 4pm Saturday, and 8am to 3pm Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Exhibitors enjoy free admission, complimentary camping, a welcome BBQ on Friday night for a gold coin donation, and a two-course rally dinner on the Saturday evening.

Young Big Rigs Truck Show
September 22, 2024
Young, NSW

The Young Truck & Bike Show is back for its third year, with prime movers and rigids, cars and motorbikes all welcome. Prizes are up for grabs for the best-looking rigs. For more information and entry forms email youngshowsociety1 @gmail.com or phone 0435953580.  

Gold Coast Truck Show
September 29, 2024
Mudgeeraba Showgrounds, Worongary, QLD 

The Gold Coast Truck Show combines with the GC Car & Bike Show to form three exhibitions in one at Mudgeeraba Showgrounds (exit 77 off the M1). All trucks enter Gate 3 at the back gate of the Showgrounds on Worongary Rd, Worongary from 6:30am Sunday September 29, 2024. Trophy presentations from 12.45pm centre stage.

OCTOBER

Wauchope Yesteryear Truck & Machinery Show 2024
October 4-7, 2024
Wauchope Showground, NSW 

Traditionally held in July, this year’s Wauchope Yesteryear Truck & Machinery Show has been moved to October – with plans for a bigger and better event. Vintage and modern trucks and tractors will be on display, with a tractor run on October 4 and a drive through Wauchope with a limited number of trucks and tractors on October 4 and 5. Unlike previous years, there will not be a Saturday night dinner, but the organising committee plan to have additional food outlets and a bar in operation to cater for the Saturday night meal. 

Boort Truck Show
October 12, 2024
Boort, VIC

Held in conjunction with the Boort A&P Society Show, the 2024 Boort Truck Show will feature a wide selection of trucks and fun for the whole family, with prizes across a range of categories. For more information phone Heath on 0428 382 725 or email heathsaunders@outlook.com.

Camp Quality Convoy Perth
October 13, 2024
Perth, WA.

Save the date for this event from the Camp Quality Convoy Team. For more information phone 1300 662 2670 or email convoy@campquality.org.au.

Deniliquin Truck Show & Industry Expo 
October 26, 2024
Denilquin, NSW

Held at the Deniliquin Race Club each year, the Denliquin Truck Show features a large display of trucks, trade displays and fun for all the family. Names are also added to the Memorial Wall and Wall of Fame each year.  

Details are still being finalised. Contact John Creenaune on 0439 790 116 or email admin@denitruckshow.com.au for more informaiton.  

NOVEMBER

Goulburn Convoy for Kids
November 9, 2024
Goulburn, NSW

The annual Goulburn Convoy for Kids and carnival day will take place on November 9 this year, with vehicles departing at 10am sharp from Goulburn Gateway service station (North Goulburn) and ending up at Goulburn Racetrack (Braidwood Road). Truck entry is $60, which includes a showbag for each truck. This year, cars and utes are also welcome to join the convoy. Entry for cars/utes is $60 with a showbag or $20 without.

Dane Ballinger Memorial Truck Show
November 16, 2024
Bathurst Showgrounds, NSW

The Dane Ballinger Memorial Truck Show is back this year, with plenty to see and do for the whole family – including over 200 market stalls, food stalls, entertainment and kids’ rides. 

For more information email info@bathursttruckshow.com.au 

Have you got an event you’d like included in the next Save the Date? Email all the details to kayla.walsh@primecreative.com.au

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