EXHIBITIONS


CASTLE HILL – NSW. July 18-19, 2015. Hills Model Rail Society inc. (HMRS) Exhibition. Harvey Lowe Pavilion, Castle Hill showground. Enter from Showground Road. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat) and 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $12, children $6, Senior $8, Family $25. Contact: Doug 0407 413 381 or Geoff 0413 563 631. Details: http://www.hmrs.org.au/
CANBERRA - ACT. August 1-2, 2015. 43th Malkara Model Railway & Scale Model Exhibition held at Malkara Special School, Wisdon Street, Garran, ACT. Open: 9.30am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.30am-4.00pm (Sun). Organised by the ACT Model Railway Society Inc. and Malkara P & C Inc. Enquiries: Gavan Bennett, 0401 308 926 or via email: gbbennett@optusnet.com.au.
BEECROFT – NSW. August 8-9, 2015. Beecroft Community Hall. Corner of Beecroft Rd and Copeland Rd, Beecroft. 200m south of Beecroft Station. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $9, Concession $7, Children $5, Family $23. Inquiries about exhibition or “bring and buy” stand to Chris on (02) 9874 7714.
BROADMEADOW – NSW. August 15-16, 2015. Our Town Model Show at Newcastle Jockey Club's Exhilarating Centre at Broadmeadow Racecourse Newcastle. Adults $10, Children $5. 
BRISBANE – QLD. August 22-23, 2015. Strathpine Community Centre, 199 Gympie Road, Strathpine (enter off Mecklem St) 9.00am-4.00pm (Sat & Sun). Adults $6, Concession $5, Family $15 (2A+3C) Child $2. Run by Railway Modellers' Club of Queensland. Contact for Show Manager: John Stitt JohnStitt@profitwise.com.au Mob 0407 851 919.
CAULFIELD - VIC. August 22-23, 2015 at Caulfield Racecourse, Station Street, Caulfield. Melway Map 68 Ref E1. 9.00am-6.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-5.00pm (Sun). Admission: Flat Rate $10.00. Children Under-16 FREE if accompanied by a paid admission. Enquires: Ron Hansen Exhibition Manager AMRA Victorian Branch. Telephone: (0400 394 969) Email: amravic.exhibition@amra-vic.org.au
CLEVELAND – QLD. September 12-13, 2015. Fourth Redlands Model Railway Show. Cleveland Assembly Hall, 44 Smith Street, Cleveland. (Canteen, Free Parking). 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $5, Concession $4, Children $1, under school age free. (Includes entry to the Redland Museum on same day). Enquiries redlandsmodelrailway@gmail.com
MCLAREN VALE – SA. September 19-20, 2015 McLaren Vale Uniting Church, 255–261 Main Road, McLaren Vale. 9.30am-5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $6.00, Children $3.00, Family $15.00.
LIVERPOOL – NSW. October 3-5, 2015. 2015 Sydney Model Railway Exhibition, Whitlam Leisure Centre, Memorial Ave, Liverpool. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat & Sun), 9.00am-4.00pm (Mon). Adults $14, Concession $10, Children $7, Family $35. Phone (02) 9153 5901, Fax (02) 9153 5905, www.sydneymodelrailwayexhibition.com or exhibman@iinet.net.au Australian Model Railway Association NSW Branch Inc.
BUNGENDORE – NSW. October 17-18, 2015. Bungendore Model Railway Exhibition held at Bungendore School Hall, Majura Street, Bungendore. Organised by the Rotary Club of Bungendore and BPS P & C Contact Derek Payne 0449 903 812 derek.payne@defence.gov.au All exhibitors welcome setup October 16, 4.00pm.
SUNBURY – VIC. October 17-18, 2015. Sunbury Model Railway Club 2015 Exhibition, Memorial Hall Barkley Street Sunbury. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat) 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Contact: Secretary Mark Warner.
SHEPPARTON – VIC. October 24-25, 2015. Goulburn Valley Rail Club Exhibition at McIntosh Centre (Shepparton Show Grounds), Cnr High St. and Thompson St. Shepparton. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Contact: President Ross Musolino Email: sandalino@iinet.net.au Phone: 03 5824 1139 or Secretary Max McDonald Email: machris_05@mcmedia.com.au Phone: (03) 5821 8089.
INVERELL - NSW. October 31-1 November 2015, at Holy Trinity School, Moore Street Inverell. Open 9am to 5pm (Sat), 9am to 4pm (Sun). Admission $10/$5/$25. Proceeds to Volunteer Rescue Association. Organised by New England Model Railway Club Inc. Enquiries Graeme Tampion 02 6722 3331 or Warren Herbert 02 6732 5711.
WAGGA WAGGA – NSW. November 7-8, 2015. Wagga Wagga Model Railroaders Inc. 16th Exhibition, Wagga Showgrounds, Bourke St, Wagga Wagga. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $10, children $5.00, concession $7.50. Contact: Graeme Hearn (02) 6920 3726, email: ironhorse2@bigpond.com.
THORNBURY – VIC November 8, 2015. The Victorian Model Railway Society’s Prototype Modellers Forum. Details and registration forms: http://www.vmrs.net/, hobby shops in Melbourne or from PMF 2015, 37 Williamson Road, Mont Albert North, Vic, 3129.
HORNSBY HEIGHTS – NSW. November 14-15, 2015. St Luke’s Railway Modellers 29th Annual Exhibition at 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
BRAYBROOK – VIC. November 21-22, 2015. Braybrook Secondary College, Burke Street, Braybrook. 9.30am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.30am-4.00pm (Sun). Contact: Joe 0407 560 360 Ah (03) 9360 4125 or Martin 0432 407 502 Ah (03) 8682 8693. Email: info@sunshinemrc.org.au Sunshine Model Railway Club.
KYNETON – VIC. November 28-29, 2015. Australian Railway Modellers Manufacturing Expo. In conjunction with the Cottage Industry Consortium. present: ARMMEX 15. Masonic Hall, Kyneton Exposition of small manufacturers, model techniques, clinics and how to do. Enquiries: Brian 0427 047 411.

FORUMS


THORNBURY – VIC. November 8, 2015. The Victorian Model Railway Society’s Prototype Modellers Forum. Details and registration forms: http://www.vmrs.net/, hobby shops in Melbourne or from PMF 2015, 37 Williamson Road, Mont Albert North, Vic, 3129.

SEMINARS & CONVENTIONS


ADELAIDE - SA. September 5, 2016. Modelling the Railways of South Australia 20, at the Flinders Medical Centre lecture theatres, Bedford Park. Saturday. 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.
EPPING – NSW. July 25, 2015. Modelling the Early Days of the NSW Railways, Dence Park Community Centre, 26 Standley Road, Epping. Regular attendees will be notified by post. For details write to SCR Publications, PO Box 345, Matraville 2036. Ph: (02) 9311 2036 fax: (02) 9661 4323 or email: amrmagzn@tpg.com.au
ETTALONG BEACH – NSW. September 18 to 22, 2015. NMRA Convention with theme of “Modelling Back to Basics”. Clinics on 19th and 20th. Layout tours on 18th and 22nd. Complete details and registration at http://nmra.org.au/Convention15/convention15.html

OPEN DAYS


BUNDABERG – QLD. September 12, 2015 in the club rooms at the old show grounds. Enter from Kensington Street. 9am-3pm (Sat). Free Entry. Enquires: 0414 685653 cnpashley@me.com
GLEN IRIS - VIC. September 20, 2015 at the Clubrooms of the Australian Model Railway Association, Victorian Branch Inc, 92 Wills Street Glen Iris. 3146. Melway Map 59 Ref J8. Open 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Free Entry. Enquires: Clubrooms (03) 9885 7034.
MORTDALE – NSW. October 24, 2015. AMRA NSW Branch Clubrooms, 48 Barry Avenue, Mortdale. 10.00am-4.00pm (Sat). Gold coin donation. (02) 9153 5901.www.amransw.asn.au Australian Model Railway Association NSW Branch Inc.

BRING & BUY - SALE DAYS


BRENDALE – QLD. November 1, 2015. Railway Modellers Club of Queensland, Buckley Park, Terrence Road, Brendale. 10.00am-2.00pm (Sun). Entry gold coin. Arrive at 9am if you want to rent a table - no prior bookings. Contact: Secretary John Cloake Mob: 0409 893 396.
EPPING - NSW. November 28, 2015. Epping Model Railway Club – Model Railway Market Day at Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping. 10.00am-1.00pm (Sat). Free Entry. Contact Ian or Trevor on AH 9876 3522 to book a table.

FESTIVALS


HEALESVILLE - October 17-18, 2015. Healesville Heritage Festival 2015. At Healesville Railway Station. Contact Healesville Heritage Festival PO BOX 30 Healesville 3777, info@healesville-heritage-festival.com or www.healesville-heritage-festival.com

Updated 15 Jul 2015