What's on and where...

Casino Truck Show

September 15

On SATURDAY, September 15, the team from Casino Beef Week will host their inaugural Casino Truck Show at the Primex Grounds, East St, Casino.

The gates will open at the event at noon after the parade through Casino at 11am. Truck entry on the day is $25. Price for show patrons is $10, kids under 15 free.

Live entertainment, barbecue, kids rides, bar facilities and lots more. For more info on the event contact the event committee on (02)66628181 or email info@casinobeefweek.com.au


Corowa RSL Club Truck and Car Show

September 16

RSL Park, John St, Corowa, NSW

Includes Safety Expo, entertainment and children's events. No alcohol. Competition section $10 per truck. Entry forms available from corowarsl.com.au. For further information contact Mick Wighton on (02)60305000 or email mick@corowarsl. com.au


Occupational Safety in Transport Conference

September 20-21

At THE Crown Plaza, Gold Coast, Queensland.

A multi-disciplinary event featuring representatives from road and transport safety, aircraft and watercraft, fleets, safety culture and management, construction safety and associated fields.

Contact the events manager, Rachel Mortimer on (07)31389357, email osit2012@qut.edu.au or visit ositconference.com


IAA Commercial Vehicle Show

September 20-27

Exhibition Centre, Hannover, Germany.

The world's leading trade fair for mobility, transportation and logistics. Including trucks, light commercial vehicles, buses, trailers, bodies, containers, parts, accessories and much more.  Click here for more info.


Truckin' reunion

September 29-30

Sunday fun day for families and friends. Show and Shine rigs at the grounds no later than 11am with $10 nomination fee.

North Tamworth Bears Football Grounds, Peel St. Phone Bob on 0429935113 or John 'Flapper' on 0429615206.


19th annual Historic Truck, Tractor and Machinery Show

September 29-30

Gatton Showgrounds, Queensland. Presented by (HCVAQ). Entry fee $5 for public, children free. Vehicle exhibitors free.

Feature truck and tractor this year will be Kenworth Trucks and Fordson Tractors.

See hcvaq.com or phone Graham Kircher on (07)32075159, 0439732069 or Grant Larder on (07)38893601 or 0403257033.


Big Rigs Race Day

Friday, October 12

ENJOY a full day of racing fun at the Ipswich Turf Club. Entry at $75 a ticket, call (07)38171735.

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