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.