EXHIBITIONS


BELMONT – VIC. January 27-28, 2018. Corio Model Railway Club Exhibition. New Venue: South Barwon Civic Centre, Reynolds Road, Belmont. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $10, Children $5, Family $20. Contact: Ray 041 932 9793.
THIRLMERE – NSW. March 4, 2018. SHMR Inc Model Railway Exhibition in conjunction with Thirlmere Steam Festival. Thirlmere Public School Hall. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sun). Adults $2, Children $1, Family $5.
ARARAT – VIC. February 17-18, 2018. Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre 31-33 Lambert St (Western Hwy), Ararat. 10.00am-5.30pm (Sat), 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Enquiries: Colin 0428 056 121 Grampian Model Railroaders Inc Website: www.gmrinc.org.au
FORESTVILLE – NSW. March 3-4, 2018. NSRMA Forestville Exhibition, Forestville Memorial Halls, Cnr. Warringah Rd & Starkey St, Forestville, NSW. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adult $13, Child $6, Concession $10, Family $32 Contact: Andrew King 0412447743. Email: exhibition@nsrma.com.au Website: www.nsrma.com.au
KYNETON – VIC. March 10-12, 2018. Macedon Ranges MRC Annual Exhibition. Sacred Heart College, Cnr New and Beggs Street Kyneton. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-5.00pm (Sun), 10am - 4pm (Mon). Enquires: Brian 0427 047 411.
SPRINGVALE – VIC. March 10-12, 2018. Sandown Train & Hobby Show. Sandown Racecourse, 591-659 Princes Highway, Springvale. Adults $15 (16+), Children $5 (4-15). 10.00am-6.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-5.00pm (Sun), 10.00am-4.00pm (Mon). Website: www.trainandhobbyshow.com.au or Facebook: www.facebook.com/trainandhobby
BENDIGO – VIC. March 31-April 1st, 2018. St Andrews Uniting Church Hall, Myers St, Bendigo. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $10 Children $3 Family $25. Contacts: Phone: Wayne 5446 1370 or Matt 0458 792 400. Email: bendigomodelrailroaders@gmail.com
HORNSBY HEIGHTS – NSW. May 5-6, 2018. 31st Annual St. Luke’s Railway Modellers’ Exhibition. St Luke’s Anglican Church,
157 Galston Road, Hornsby Heights. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 12.00pm-4.00pm (Sun). Email: modelrail@stlukeschurch.com.au
ALBURY - NSW. May 19-20, 2018. Model Railway Show, Mirambeena Community Centre, 19 Martha Mews, Lavington. Phone (03) 5728 2023, email: mrmshow@gmail.com, website: murrayrailwaymodellers.com. Murray Railway Modellers Inc.
BOWEN HILLS (Brisbane) – QLD. May 12-13, 2018. 41st Brisbane Model Train Show, The Marquee, Brisbane Show Grounds, Bowen Hills. 9:00am-5:00pm (Sat), 9:00am-4:00pm (Sun). Adults $15.00, Concession $10.00, Children under 16 free, (if accompanied by a paying adult). www.brisbanemodeltrainshow.com.au
RICHMOND VALE – NSW. May 19-20, 2018. The annual Model Exhibition is on again at Richmond Vale Railway Museum. Richmond Vale Railway Museum is in the Hunter Valley on Leggetts Drive. 9.30am-4.00pm (Sat & Sun). Due to fire damage in September 2017 there will be no train ride to Pelaw Main but hoping to have some of the Mulbring Road line open. All exhibitions will be confined to Richmond Main site. Entry fees will be still charged but have not been confirmed. Website: www.richmondvalerailwaymuseum.org or Facebook. Entry Fees, Locomotives may be subject to alterations or cancellation without notice
GLEN WAVERLEY - VIC. June 9-11, 2018. Waverley Model Railway Club Annual Exhibition, Brandon Park Community Centre, 654 Ferntree Gully Road, Glen Waverley.10.00am-6.00pm (Sat) 10.00am-5.00pm (Sun) 10.00am-4.00pm (Mon). Adults $10, Children $6, Family $25. Details: exhibitions@waverleymrc.org.au
STAWELL - VIC. July 7-8, 2018. SES Hall Sloane St, Stawell Victoria. 9.00am-5.30pm (Sat), 9.30am-4.00pm (Sun). Enquiries: Colin 0428 056 121. Grampian Model Railroaders Inc Website: www.gmrinc.org.au
ROSEHILL – NSW. June 9-11 2018. Epping model Railway Exhibition. Rosehill Gardens Grand Pavilion off Grand Parade Rosehill. 10.00am–5.00pm (Sat & Sun) 10.00am–4.00pm (Mon). Admission Adult $15, Senior $11, Child $8, Family $40.Contact: David Dalzell mob 0423 362 324. Email: contact@eppingmodelrailway.org.au Website: www.eppingmodelrailway.org.au

SEMINARS & CONVENTIONS


EPPING – NSW. April 14, 2018. SCMRA Seminar on ‘Rail Operations in Southern NSW’. 9.00am–5.00pm. Cost $45 includes lunch. Registration is essential by 2 April 2018. Forms available from tgmoore@bigpond.net.au
LOFTUS – NSW. May 19, 2018. Modelling the Railway of NSW Convention 35 will be held at Loftus TAFE. Details email: info@mrnsw.org.au Website: www.mrnsw.org.au and Facebook: Modelling the Railway of NSW Convention.
EPPING – NSW. July 28, 2018. Modelling the Early Days of the NSW Railways at Dence Park. Registration essential. Attendees for previous three years will be contacted directly. Details: amrmagzn@tpg.com.au
ADELAIDE - SA. September 1, 2018. Modelling the Railways of South Australia 23, at the Flinders Medical Centre lecture theatres, Bedford Park. 8.30am registration. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat). Registration forms: MRSAC, PO Box 356, Parkholm SA 5043; www.mrsac.com; or selected hobby shops. Contact: at the above address or email at convention@mrsac.com.

EXPOS


BUNDABERG – QLD. March 17-18, 2018. Bundaberg Model Train Expo, Civic Centre, Bourbong Street, Bundaberg. 9:00am to 5:00pm (Sat), 9:00am to 4:00pm (Sun). Adults $8.00, Children 8-16 $5.00, Family Pass $20.00 (2 Adults & 3 Children over 8, Children under 8 FREE). Contact: Graham 0407 559 086.
KALEEN – ACT. March 24-25, 2018. Canberra Model Railway Expo. Canberra Model Railway Club Inc. Kaleen High School, 104 Baldwin Drive, Kaleen. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $10, $5, Conc.$8, Fam $25 (2 adults + 2 children). Contact: Chris 0400 116 016 cmrcexporeg@cmrci.info Website: www.cmrci.info
DIAMOND CREEK – VIC. March 31 & April 1, 2018. Yarra Valley MRC Easter Train Expo 2018 Model Trains, Railway Memorabilia and more. Community Bank Stadium, 129-163 Main Rd Diamond Creek Vic 3089. 9.30am-5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Entry $10 Adults, $5 child, $25 Family. Facebook @eastertrainexpo2018
TOOWOOMBA – QLD. June 2-3 2018 Toowoomba Model Trains, Craft & Hobby Expo at Toowoomba Showgrounds, Glenvale Road. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), & 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults, $14, Concession $10, accompanied children Free. Contact: Secretary 07 4638 0397. Toowoomba Model Railway Club Inc. Facebook: Toowoomba Model Railway Club Inc. Email: admin@toowoombamodelrailwayclub.com.au

OPEN DAYS


ARUNDEL –QLD. January 21, 2018 The Gold Coast Model Railway Club will be holding an Open day at is premises situated at 18 Kendor Street Arundel. Starting at 10.00am (Sun). A Buy n Sell will also be operating on these days.
BUNDABERG - QLD. March 10, 2018. In club rooms at the old show grounds with entrance from Kensington Street, Bundaberg. 9.00am-3.00pm. Free entry. Contact: 0414 685 653. Email: cnpashley@iclud.com
BRISBANE – QLD. March 11& September 9, 2018. 9.00am-2.00pm (Sun). Union Pacific Model Railroad Club welcomes visitors to view our large American model trains in operation at our Clubrooms, rear of Holland Park Sports and Community Club, 49 Abbotsleigh St, Holland Park. Refreshments available. Table Sales available to non-members limited to 6 tables so early bookings essential. For table space and other enquiries: sec_upmrc@bigpond.com or 0439 435 366.
EPPING – NSW July 14, 2018. SCMRA and Epping Model Railway Club at Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping. 10.00am-3.30pm. Layout operation, Clinic on ‘Getting Started in Model Railways’ at 11.00am. BBQ sausage sizzle lunch. Contact: Trevor Moore 9876 3522 AH.

SALE DAY


NERANG – QLD. February, 25. Miniature Train Club-Gold Coast Inc will present a Model Trains & Other Hobbies Monster Buy and Sell at Nerang Bicentennial Community Centre, Nerang Connection Road, Nerang. Sellers from 7.30am; Buyers 9.00am-3.00pm. (Sun) Booking required for sellers to Craig Thistlethwaite at ctct@bigpond.com or 0408 887 766.
BRISBANE – QLD. March 20, & November 20, 2018. Buy and Sell Nights. Union Pacific Model Railroad Club at our Clubrooms, rear of Holland Park Sports and Community Club, 49 Abbotsleigh St, Holland Park. Registrations from 6.00pm (Tues). Sale commences 8pm. FREE ENTRY, refreshments available. No bookings required for sellers. Enquiries: sec_upmrc@bigpond.com or 0439 435 366.
TOOWOOMBA – QLD. March 24th, at clubhouse, Toowoomba Showgrounds, Glenvale Road. Check-in 8.00am-10.00am, Sale 10.00am-1pm. Club layouts open to public from 10.00am-4.00pm. Toowoomba Model Railway Club Inc. Secretary: (07) 4638 0397 Email: admin@toowoombamodelrailwayclub.com.au or Website: www.toowoombamodelrailwayclub.com.au or Facebook; Toowoomba Model Railway Club Inc.
CALOUNDRA/GOLDEN BEACH. – QLD. April 14, 2018 Please note change of date. The Caloundra and District Model Railway Association. Arts Centre (North Street opposite the Oaks Oasis Resort). 8.30am-1.00pm (Sat) Items including locomotives and other rolling stock and scenery items. A Thomas layout for children
To operate will be there as well as the Club’s HO T-Trak Modular Layout will be running. Free Admission. Sale Table Bookings (07) 5491 9213, (07) 5479 0339
BRISBANE – Qld. April 21st & October 20th 2018. At AMRA Qld.Branch Inc. club premises, 20A Murphy Road Zillmere 9:00am – 3:00pm. Table sales, layouts running, sausage sizzle etc. Entry by gold coin donation appreciated. Contact Bruce Meiklejohn 0433440031 or email bruceian58@gmail.com for bookings and/or table hire.

Updated 14 Jan 2018