Trucks at the Lowood Truck Show on August 29 last year.
Trucks at the Lowood Truck Show on August 29 last year. Carly Morrissey

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Casino Truck Show

Where: Casino CBD, NSW

When: August 6

Plenty of blinged-up trucks from all across Australia will be parked in town for the North Coast Petroleum Casino Truck Show. The Scuzztrans Truck Street Parade kicks off from 10am at Johnston St and Centre St.

See the world's fastest truck, the Bandag Bullet, and Triple 8 race car carriers, which are sure to be a highlight. Expect live music by Kerry Kennedy and Double Barrel on stage at the Oxford Hotel. Lots of fun. Kids face painters, food stalls, markets, amusement rides and plenty more.

For general inquiries, phone (02)66628181 or email info@casinotruck show.com.au.

Gold Coast Truck Show

Where: Mudgeeraba Showgrounds - Exit 77 off the M1

When: August 21

A huge exhibition with everything on wheels. The Gold Coast Car Show, which includes the truck show, runs over two days and kicks off on the Saturday evening from 3pm with the Retro Rock n Shine Night.

Truck entry at Gate 3, Worongary Rd, from 6am on the day. Public entry from 7am and children 12 and under enter for free.

General inquiries through the contact page at www. goldcoastcarshow.com.au.

Lowood Truck Show

Where: Lowood Show Grounds - Lindemans Rd, Lowood, Qld

When: August 27

Established in 2014 to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation, this little town truck show is out to impress.

The show commences with a vehicle parade through Main St, Lowood, at 11am.

Bikes, cars and trucks will be on display and more than 30 trophies are up for grabs. It's a family event, with kids rides, trade and food stands, bar and entertainment.

This is a free event, but donations are welcome and all money raised goes to Buy a Bale, helping support Australia's rural communities and farmers.

This is a great charity event and one that is always a lot of fun.

General inquiries to Rob on 0404614012 or Craig on 0408154395.

Deniliquin Truck Show and Industry Expo

Where: Memorial Park, Deniliquin

When: September 10

The show will include a show and shine, industry information and technology, trade displays, bar facilities, catering, live music, children's entertainment and much more.

General admission $10, kids under 16 free. Plus $45 Wall of Fame dinner at Deniliquin RSL Club. Phone the club for tickets on (03)58811455.

For further truck show info email denitruck show@gmail.com or phone 0459403191.

Pacin' the Pacific

Where: Wauchope Yesteryear Truck and Machinery Club

When: October 1-2

Commencing at Beresfield, travelling sections of the old Pacific Hwy, ending at Wauchope Showground.

Entry fee $45 per vehicle, all vehicles must be registered.

NSW vehicles over 30 years old, VIC vehicles over 25 years old.

All proceeds to Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

General inquiries to Kirby Maxwell on 0407594149 or Syd Ramsay on 0427594743.

Kenworth DAF Melbourne Charity Truck Show

Where: Cnr Fitzgerald Rd and Swann Drive, Derrimut, Vic

When: October 15

See the Show'n'Shine, grab a bargain at the annual KDM pallet sale, and catch some live music.

Bring the kids along too, there will be plenty of activities to keep them busy.

The show runs from 8am to 2pm and there is a charity raffle with $5000 in prizes - tickets are just $5.

Proudly in support of beyondblue.

Phone (03)93969100.

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