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Save the date for these upcoming events in 2021

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

JULY

LRTAQ 2021 Annual Conference

July 16-17

Roma, Queensland

The Livestock and Rural Transporters Association of Queensland will celebrate its 40th anniversary by returning to the location of the very first meeting in 1981: Roma. The event will discuss the latest industry developments and the future of the industry.

AUGUST

QTA NQ Women in Transport & Logistics Breakfast

August 4

Townsville, Queensland

At this event at The Ville Resort & Casino, guests will hear from inspiring women thriving in their careers. It is open to both men and women and will be based on the theme ‘Choose to challenge for change’.

Casino Truck Show

August 7

Casino, NSW

From 10am the truck parade will roll through Johnston and Centre Streets. Registrations are open from 6am at the Casino Industrial Area. Other highlights include live music, amusements and markets, and over $12,000 in cash and prizes.

Gold Coast Truck Show

August 15

Gold Coast, Queensland

The Gold Coast Truck Show will return to Mudgeeraba Showgrounds, featuring everything on wheels, including a huge huge display of trucks, cars, bikes and more. There will also be a trophy presentation for several truck categories, live entertainment and food stalls.

NatRoad Conference

August 19-21

Gold Coast, Queensland

The NatRoad National Conference aims to provide an opportunity for freight operators to get together and reconnect after a difficult year. Event highlights include the ‘NatRoad Parliament’ where attendees can debate pressing issues; and the NatRoad Awards which will be presented at the Gala Dinner.

National Road Transport Hall of Fame Reunion

August 23-29

Alice Springs, NT

The National Transport Historical Society and The Old Ghan Historical Society has announced the inaugural Festival of Transport, with new events to be held alongside the usual reunion activities, including introducing the newest members to the Rimula Wall of Fame.

National Skills Week

August 23-29

National event

National Skills Week is dedicated to raising the status of practical and vocational learning. Over 500 events are set to take place across Australia.

Heatherton Truck Show

August 28

Heatherton, Victoria

The inaugural Heatherton Truck Show will help raise money for Variety, the children’s charity. The day will include a vast display of trucks old and new, awards presentations, food stands, kids activities and more.

SEPTEMBER

MEGATRANS

September 8-10

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

MEGATRANS is Australia’s leading industry freight and logistics trade exhibition and conference, showcasing multimodal transport solutions. For the first time, MEGATRANS will be held in conjunction with the Australian Bulk Handling Expo 2021, with both events taking place side by side.

Australasian Road Safety Conference

September 28-30

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

This event will combine a mixture of in-person and online delivery to ensure people can be involved regardless of any travel restrictions. The event aims to align with road safety efforts across Australia, New Zealand and globally, and assist in building road safety capacity.

Trucking Australia 2021

September 29 – October 1

Gold Coast, Queensland

The Trucking Australia conference is presented by the Australian Trucking Association. Further details and packages will be released soon.

OCTOBER

Lights on the Hill Memorial Convoy

October 2-3

Gatton, Qld

The memorial convoy gives drivers and their families an opportunity to get together with other truckies in a social environment whilst helping to make the public aware that truckies are the backbone of the country.

Convoy for Kids Sydney

October 31

Sydney, NSW

Since the first Convoy for Kids Sydney in 1992, truckies have raised nearly $3 million for kids’ charities and hospitals in NSW. The upcoming convoy will start from Huntingwood and arrive at Hawkesbury Showground in Clarendon for a fun-filled day with rides, entertainment, food and stalls.

NOVEMBER

Boyup Brook Ute and Truck Muster

November 20

Boyup Brook, WA

Held together with the Boyup Brook Country Music Festival, this muster aims to celebrate Aussie vehicles with an impressive display.

Illawarra Convoy

November 21

Illawarra, NSW

The Illawarra Convoy and Family Fun Day is the largest truck and motorbike convoy in the Southern Hemisphere, raising much-needed funds for various charities.

Brisbane Convoy for Kids and Truck Show

November 6

Redcliffe Showgrounds, Queensland

Raising money for Hummingbird House, the convoy will run from Forest Lake to Redcliffe Showgrounds, where there will be a truck show and awards. The evening will culminate in a spectacular fireworks display.

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

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