EXHIBITIONS


TOOWOOMBA - QLD. May 30-31, 2015. Toowoomba Showgrounds, Glenvale Road, Toowoomba. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun), Adults $12, Concession $10, accompanied school age Children FREE. Contact: Darling Downs Model Railway Club Inc. Ph (07) 4638 1408, Email: info-ddmrc@ddmrc.com.au, Website: www.ddmrc.com.au
CLAREMONT – WA. May 30-June 1, 2015. Claremont Showground, Graylands Road. 9.30am-4.30pm (Sat & Sun), 9.30am–4.00pm (Mon). Adults $10, concession $7, children $5, family $25 & Showground Parking $5. Email: Amra.wa.exhibition.manager@westnet.com.au Australian Model Railway Assoc WA Branch inc.
ADELAIDE – SA. June 6-8, 2015 at Greyhound Park, Angle Park. 9.30am-5.00pm (Sat & Sun) & 9.30am-4.00pm (Mon). $14/$12/$6.50/$32 Website: www.modelrailwayshow.org.au Contact: Roger (08) 8344 6939.
MORWELL - VIC. June 6-8, 2015. Kernot Hall, Princes Drive, Morwell. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat-Sun), 10.00am-4.00pm (Mon). Adults $7, children $3, family $15. Contact: Don Flanigan Secretary (03) 5166 1392.
THORNLEIGH – NSW. June 6–8, 2015. Epping Model Railway Club, Brickpit Sports Stadium, Dartford Road, Thornleigh, (off Pennant Hills Road). 10.00am–5.00pm (Sat–Sun), 10.00am–4.00pm (Mon). Adults $12, Children $8, Concession $6 Family $30. Contact: David O’Hearn 0407 811 577 www.eppingmodelrailway.org.au
GLEN WAVERLEY – VIC. June 6-8, 2015. Waverley Model Railway Club Annual Exhibition, Brandon Park Community Centre, 645 Ferntree Gully Rd. 10.00am-6.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-5.00pm (Sun) & 10.00am-4.00pm (Mon). exhibitions@waverleymrc.org.au
CARRARA – QLD. July 11-12, 2015. Miniature Trains on the Coast 2015, Carrara Basketball Stadium, Nerang-Broadbeach Road. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat) & 9.00am–4.00pm (Sun). Adults $7 Children $5, Concession $6, Family $20. Contact: Martyn Jenkins 0407 637 607 showmanager@mtcgc.org.au www.mtcgc.org.au
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/
BRAYBROOK – VIC. August 1-2, 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.
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.
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).
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 25-26, 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.
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.
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
BRISBANE – QLD. July 11, 2015. The Aus7 Modellers Group are holding their inaugural Brisbane O Scale Modellers Forum at the Aspley Australian Football and Sporting Club – Rooms 1&2, 50 Graham Road, Carseldine, Brisbane, Qld. No pre-registration required, just turn up on the day. Entry $20. 9.00am start with talks of interest to all modellers, not just O scalers. Bring a model to display if you have one (in progress projects welcome). All welcome, you do not need to be a member of the Aus7 Modellers Group. Contact: Trevor trevorhodges@dodo.com.au, or 0429 926 003, for further information.

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


EPPING – NSW. July 11, 2015. Southern Cross Model Railway Association and Epping Model Railway Club invite modellers to the Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping. 10.00am-4.00pm (Sat). Sausage sizzle lunch. Getting Started in Model Railways Clinic at 11.00am. Operating HO layout. All welcome. Further details from Trevor Moore AH 9876 3522.
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.

Updated 01 Jun 2015