Top truckin' things to do January-March

MEMORIAL: Flower tributes line the wall of remembrance at South Grafton. This year’s memorial will be held on March 19.
MEMORIAL: Flower tributes line the wall of remembrance at South Grafton. This year’s memorial will be held on March 19. Lynne Mowbray

Koroit Truck Show

Koroit, Vic

January 23

KOROIT will have a show and shine, live music, camping, bar, food and market stalls.

Check out the truckie 50m sprint, truckie tug of war and kids' entertainment.

There's a huge $10,000 up for grabs in trophies and prizes.

Email or phone Shirl on 0429 812 464 or Graeme on 0408 528 939.


Convoy for Cancer Families

Gungahlin, ACT to Queanbeyan, NSW

January 31

RAISING money for The Cancer Support Group, the convoy starts at Copper Cres, Harman, at 10am, bound for the new venue of Exhibition Park In Canberra (EPIC).

Early-bird registration costs $40 per vehicle, which includes a t-shirt and goodies bag. Trucks are limited to 350, so get in early.

Police will be cracking down on unrestrained passengers and everyone needs a seatbelt.

Shannon Noll will perform on the main stage, plus kids' entertainment and more.



Grafton Truckie Memorial Day


March 19

THIS year's memorial day will kick off at 1.30pm at the Memorial Wall on the Pacific Hwy, South Grafton.

All are welcome to attend the memorial ceremony and afternoon tea will be provided following the service.

Briony Rediger, promotional officer, phone 0418 463 307


Penrith Working Truck Show

Museum of Fire, Penrith, NSW

March 20

IN its 29th year, the annual Penrith Working Truck Show is putting on an exciting day of non-stop entertainment.

Adam Brand and the Outlaws will perform, as well as Amber Lawrence and the girls of Country, with concert sound and full stage.

There will be rides and unique exhibits, with major prizes and trophies for truck entries.

Adults cost $35, up to three children free with paying adult.

See or phone 02 4731 3000.


Mid-America Truck Show

Louisville, USA

March 31-April 2

THE Mid-American Trucking Show is said to be the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry event in the world.

Held each year at the Kentucky Exposition Centre in Louisville, Kentucky, the show attracts 70,000 attendees and more than 1000 exhibitors from throughout the United States and abroad.


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