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What’s on: save the date for these events

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

JANUARY

Tooradin Truck Show & Tractor Pull

January 15

Rutter Reserve, Tooradin, Vic

An annual event since 1998 and has grown into a fabulous family day. It is a non-profit event run by a committee of local community people putting all proceeds back into local clubs, schools and various charities. Truck show runs from 10am to 6pm. No BYO. Adults $35, kids $10, family $85. Strictly no dogs.

For Truck Show inquiries phone Ashley Gorton on 0408 191 626 or for general enquiries email Allyn Reeve at allyn@reevetransport.com.au.

Canberra Rise Above Convoy

January 30

Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC), ACT

The Rise Above Convoy for Cancer Families is an annual event to raise money and awareness for Rise Above – Capital Region Cancer Relief. Convoy starts at 10am, bound for Exhibition Park In Canberra (EPIC). Live music, kids’ entertainment and more. For further info see the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/riseabovecancerconvoy the website convoy.riseabovecbr.org.au, or phone 02 6297 1261, email convoy@riseabovecbr.org.au.

2022

FEBRUARY 

Boyup Brook Ute and Truck Muster

February 19-20

Boyup Brook, WA

Held together with the Boyup Brook Country Music Festival, this muster aims to celebrate Aussie vehicles with an impressive display. New artist line-up includes the Phil Wally Stack Band, Lee Forster, Kathy Carver with Desert Road Band, Codee Lee and Band and the little Lord Street Band

MARCH

Convoy for Kids Sydney

March 20

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 family day with rides, entertainment, food and stalls.

MAY

WA Mack Muster

May 22

Whitby, WA

All proceeds and fundraising will be donated to the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research for Cancer. The aim is to encourage all Mack, and other truck make owners, suppliers, sponsors of the WA transport industry to come out and get involved in the day and raise money for a cure to Cancer. Entry is $10 for adults, and kids under 16 are free.

JUNE 

Alexandra Truck Ute and Rod Show

June 12, 2022

Alexandra, Victoria

With the September 2021 event now cancelled, the Alexandra Truck, Ute & Rod Show will return to its usual date on the Queens Birthday long weekend in June, 2022. Sunday Show ‘n Shine on Alexandra’s main street, includes live music, Victorian wood-chop tournament, exhibitions and trade displays, kids amusements and Truck Show Day raffle draw. Be early on Saturday for the local markets, convoy and truck driver’s memorial service at 2pm and sponsors’ dinner at 6pm.

AUGUST

Megatrans

August 24-26, 2022 (date change from February 16-18)

Melbourne Exhibition Centre

MEGATRANS is an integrated trade exhibition and conference showcasing the full freight and logistics supply chain, spanning warehousing and logistics, through to multimodal freight and final mile delivery.

NOVEMBER

Convoy for Kids Goulburn

November 19

Goulburn, NSW

Convoy for Kids Goulburn provides support for local children with cancer, terminal illness and permanent disabilities, by providing financial assistance to the families of such children with special needs. 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.

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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