SHINY: The best of our past and present trucks are on show at truckin' events all over the country, all year.
SHINY: The best of our past and present trucks are on show at truckin' events all over the country, all year. Bob Riley

TOP TRUCKIN' THINGS TO DO

OUR truckin' industry has a big month ahead in 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 17: Bathurst Truck Show

Where: Bathurst Showground at Bathurst, just 200km northwest of Sydney.

PLENTY to see and do for the whole family with more than 200 market stalls, food stalls, entertainment and kids' rides, plus the truck show.

And the annual Bathurst Swap Meet Car and Bike Show is being held Sunday, November 18, as part of the same event.

It's all in aid of the 2BS Lions Christmas Miracle Appeal.

Go to www.bathursttruckshow.com.au for more.

November 17: Show 'N Shine

Where: Toowoomba Showgrounds,

THE Toowoomba event will be on from 2-9pm and hosted by Western Star Trucks Australia.

Aussie country music star Troy Cassar-Daley will perform a twilight concert.

Go to Western Star Trucks Australia's Facebook page for all the details.

November 24-25: Maffra Truck Show

Where: Maffra Recreation Reserve

IT'S 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.

November 24-25: 30th Rotary Castlemaine Truck Show

Where: Campbells Creek Recreation Reserve, Campbells Creek - Fryers Rd, Castlemaine, Victoria.

IT'LL be a huge weekend with a truck show, a truck restorers' swap meet, a hot rod and chrome bumper show and a truck convoy as well as lots of entertainment, full food and drink catering, loads of activities for the kids and more.

Check out their Facebook page or go to www.castlemainetruckshow.com for more details.

And here are a few events for early 2019.

January 26-27 2019: Allora Heritage Weekend

Where: Allora Showgrounds, New England Highway, Allora, Queensland

KEEP an eye on their website www.alloraheritageweekend.org.au for more details.

March 2-3, 2019: Altona Truck and Trade Show

Where: Melbourne Ballpark, Altona, Victoria

IT'S open from 9am on both days and will feature trucks, entertainment and trade displays.

Go to www.truckandtradeshow.com.au for more.

March 16-17, 2019: 8th Australian White Truck Muster

WHERE: Kyabram Showgrounds, Kyabram, Victoria

OPEN from 9am on both days.

The weekend will feature White and associated truck brands as well as all other trucks, buses, cars, tractors and memorabilia displays.

Check out the White Truck Muster Facebook page for more details.

May 16-19, 2019: Brisbane Truck Show

Where: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane.

IT'LL be the largest truck show in Australia in 2019.

The BTS is owned and run by the Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia.

Go to www.brisbanetruckshow.com.au for more.

Don't forget to let us know about your truckin' event if it isn't mentioned here.

That way we in turn can tell our readers. Our contacts are below.

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