Top Truckin' Things To Do: August-October
Hall of Fame
Where: National Road Transport Museum, Alice Springs.
When: August 25-29.
THIS year we will celebrate 21 years of the National Road Transport Hall of Fame and for the 16th year, Shell Rimula is again proud to be a partner supporting the Wall of Fame, acknowledging the achievements and lifetime commitment of the Australian road transport community.
About 80 individuals inducted into the coveted Shell Rimula Wall of Fame.
For more information on the National Road Transport Hall of Fame Reunion, visit roadtransporthall.com or phone (08) 8953 8940.
Formula Chemicals Truck Week event
Where: Melrose Park Public School at Wharf Road, West Ryde, NSW.
When: September 1.
THE Truck Week 2016 function this year will run for the entire week, however one event during that week is the Formula Chemicals display.
They will have catering, as well as politicians, the fire brigade, highway patrol and a range of trucks.
Cars and trucks are asked to arrive between 8.30 and 9.30am.
This is one you won't want to miss!
General enquiries call Leigh Smart on (02) 9396 9100.
Lowood Truck Show
Where: Lowood Show Grounds - Lindemans Road, Lowood, Qld.
When: August 27.
ESTABLISHED 2014 raising 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.
More about the Lowood Truck Show below.
General inquiries to Rob on 0404 614 012 or Craig on 0408 154 395.
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) 5881 1455).
For further truck show information email denitruck firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0459 403 191.
Pacin' the Pacific
Where: Wauchope Yesteryear Truck & Machinery Club
When: October 1-2
COMMENCING at Beresfield, travelling sections of the old Pacific Highway, ending at Wauchope Showground.
Entry fee $45 per vehicle, all vehicles must be registered.
NSW vehicles over 30 years old, Victoria vehicles over 25 years old.
All proceeds to Westpac Rescue Helicopter.
General inquiries to Kirby Maxwell on 0407 594 149 or Syd Ramsay on 0427 594 743.
Kenworth DAF Melbourne Charity Truck Show
Where: Cnr Fitzgerald Road & 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.
Kenworth DAF Melbourne Charity Truck Show is Proudly in support of Beyond Blue.
Phone (03) 9396 9100.