PHOTOGRAPHY HOBBY: Amateur photographer James Barber took this fantastic shot at the Sydney Classic and Antique Truck Show. He told us he loves taking photos of trucks as they bring back memories.
PHOTOGRAPHY HOBBY: Amateur photographer James Barber took this fantastic shot at the Sydney Classic and Antique Truck Show. He told us he loves taking photos of trucks as they bring back memories. JAMES BARBER

TOP TRUCKIN' THINGS TO DO

1. June 2: Sydney Classic and Antique Truck Show

WHERE: Museum of Fire (home of the Penrith Working Truck Show), Penrith NSW

SEE classic trucks, buses, fire engines and vehicles of yesteryear from across the country from 8am-3pm.

Admission $15 per adult (includes up to three children under 16 free), concession $10.

Phone (02) 4731 3000 for details.

2. June 8: Victorian Truck Drivers' Memorial

WHERE: Memorial site at Rotary Park, Alexandra

THE Victorian Truck Drivers' Memorial will honour drivers who have died while doing their work.

This year's service will be held from 2pm at the memorial.

More details at facebook.com/VictorianTruckDriversMemorial.

3. June 8 and 9: Alexandra Truck, Ute and Rod Show

WHERE: Alexandra, Victoria

ENJOY the Sunday Show 'n' Shine on Alexandra's main street with live music, a Victorian woodchop tournament, exhibitions and trade displays and quilt show. Weekend events will include a truck drivers' memorial service and sponsors' dinner.

For truck show details, go to www.alexandratruck show.com.au.

3. June 9: South Australian Truck and Ute Show Mannum

WHERE: Mannum's main street, South Australia

MAKE sure your trucks are all polished for the South Australian Truck and Ute Show in Mannum.

Set against the backdrop of the River Murray and Mannum's historical main street, there will be plenty for everyone. Details at the event website satruckand uteshow.com.au.

4. August 16: Trangie Truck and Tractor Show

WHERE: Trangie, NSW

TRANGIE Truck and Tractor Show is a biennial event held in August. Tractor run, trucks, engines, tractor pull and much more.

For more go to www.facebook.com/ Trangietrucktractor

5. September 14: Kempsey Truck Show

WHERE: West Kempsey

HOSTED by the North Coast Trucking Social Club, the parade will start at 9.30am from South Street, South Kempsey Industrial Estate, bound for the Kempsey Showgrounds.

For details, email northcoasttruckingclub @gmail.com.

6. October 5 and 6: Lights on the Hill Memorial Convoy

WHERE: Gatton, Qld

THE Lights On The Hill convoys leave the industrial park at Roches Rd, Withcott, as well as VCV, Bivouac Place, Wacol, bound for Gatton Showgrounds at 9am on October 5. Showground gates open 9am.

Truck/vehicle convoy entry $50.

Memorial service at nearby Lake Apex Park on October 6 at 10am.

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