8 top truckin' things to do
OUR trucking industry has a pretty busy November - remembering our mates and supporting family, especially our kids and our friends.
If you can, get along and get involved in supporting as many of the events listed here as you can.
It'll be well worth it.
November 3: Brisbane Convoy for Kids
WHERE: From Forest Lake in Brisbane's southwest to the Redcliffe Showgrounds on the Redcliffe Peninsula.
THERE a whole day of family fun and entertainment planned to raise funds for a very worthy cause.
Go to the website www.brisbaneconvoyforkids.com.au for all the details.
November 3: Riverina Truck Show and Kids Convoy
WHERE: Wagga Wagga's Civic Theatre Precinct and Playhouse carpark.
THE convoy kicks off at 11.30am but for all the details, go to www.riverinatruckshowandkidsconvoy.com
November 3: White Hill Truck Drivers Memorial Convoy and Tribute Day
WHERE: White Hill Truck Drivers Memorial, Murray Bridge, South Australia.
DUAL convoys will depart BP Wingfield and BP Keith for the Memorial Service and then on to the Truckies Tribute Day at the Murray Bridge Racecourse.
Go to the White Hill Truck Drivers Memorial Facebook page for more.
November 3 and 4: Historic Truck and Tractor Show
WHERE: Gatton Showgrounds, southeast Queensland
HOSTED by the Historic Commercial Vehicle Association of Queensland, the two-day event will feature vintage and classic trucks, show trucks, buses, tractors, stationary engines, trade stands, grand parades and great catering.
Go to www.hcvaq.com or check out their Facebook page.
November 10: Penske Power Systems Brisbane Huge Pallet Sale
WHERE: Penske Power Systems Brisbane
THE Pallet Sale is on from 8am-noon and will be broadcast live by Rebel 90.5 FM.
There will be giveaway packs up for grabs, kids games with a remote control giveaway and a jumping castle and face painting for the kids.
Buy two 20L drums of Shell Detroit oil at the Pallet Sale and get a drive in the Shell V8 Simulator.
Best lap time on the day wins a hot lap with DJR Team Penske at Ipswich racetrack in February (date to be confirmed).
More details by phoning 1300688338 or visit penskeps.com.
November 10: Mullumbimby Truck Show
WHERE: Mullumbimby Showgrounds, northern NSW
HELD in conjunction with the annual Mullumbimby Agricultural Show.
The truck show day starts with a truck parade through the town from 11am and travels to the showgrounds to become a part of a typical country show day with loads of entertainment and lots of things to see and do.
Contact Mark at wardysmachinerycentre @gmail.com.
November 17: Show 'N Shine
WHERE: Toowoomba Showgrounds, Toowoomba
FROM 2-9pm hosted by Western Star Trucks Australia with a twilight concert featuring Try Cassar-Daley.
Go to Western Star Trucks Australia's Facebook page for all the details.
November 24 and 25: Maffra Truck Show
WHERE: Maffra Recreation Reserve
THE truck show is open from 10am on both days and will feature heritage and working trucks, steam and stationary engines and loads more.
Check out their Facebook page for more details.