COMING UP: The Casino Truck Show will be here before you know it!
COMING UP: The Casino Truck Show will be here before you know it! Susanna Freymark

7 top truckin' things to do

THERE are plenty of good events coming up, especially now the weather is starting to warm up (a bit). So to help blow away those winter blues, get out there into the very early spring weather and enjoy some of the best truckin' events in Australia.

July 24-26: CeMAT Australia

WHERE: Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre

IN ITS third year, CeMAT Australia is the country's largest intralogistics and materials handling show and is aimed at increasing efficiency in the supply chain by reducing overheads through IT solutions, automation and innovation.

Go to for more.

August 4: Casino Truck Show

WHERE: Casino, NSW

THERE'LL be plenty of "blinged up” trucks parked right in the centre of Casino. There's a truck parade, live music, trade stalls, markets, food and drink stalls and loads of fun for the kids too.

Go to www.casinotruck for more.

August 11: Golden Oldies Truck, Tractor and Quilt Show

WHERE: Dubbo Showgrounds

GATES are open from 8.30am at the Dubbo Showgrounds in central western NSW. Go to for more details.

August 17-18: Livestock and Rural Transporters Association of Victoria's annual conference

WHERE: Bendigo

BENDIGO comes alive with the LRTAV annual conference at the All Seasons Resort and Hotel complex in Bendigo.

The LRTAV is also hosting their Young Driver Award in 2018 with the winner announced at their conference.

For more details about their conference and the young driver award (entries close soon), go to their Facebook page or go to

August 18-19: 23rd Historic Leyburn Sprints

WHERE: Leyburn

THE historic sprints are held around the streets of Leyburn which is on the Darling Downs between Warwick and Toowoomba.

Go to www.historicley for all the details.

August 25: Lowood Truck Show

WHERE: Lowood, Queensland

ENJOY the show, which includes a convoy run through the town starting from 11am. A great fundraising day for local charities too. Go to their Facebook page for all the details.

August 31-September 1: Nat Road's conference

WHERE: Hamilton Island

"Power Up!” the 2018 Nat Road's conference on Hamilton Island in far north Queensland. Go to

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