EXHIBITIONS


LIVERPOOL – NSW. September 30 & October 1-2, 2017. Sydney Model Railway Exhibition, Whitlam Leisure Centre, Memorial Ave, Liverpool. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat & Sun), 9.00am-4.00pm (Mon). $17/ $12/ $9/ $43. Australian Model Railway Association NSW Branch Inc. Phone (02) 9153 5901. Fax (02) 9153 5905. Email: liverpoolamra2017@gmail.com or Website: www.sydneymodelrailwayexhibition.com
BURWOOD – NSW. October 7-8, 2017. TT scale layout. Burwood Uniting Church, Burwood Road (between railway station and Westfield Shoppingtown). 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 12.00pm-5.00pm (Sun – Burwood Festival Day). Gold coin donation on admission. Contact: Peter 0458 043 985.
SHEPPARTON – VIC. October 21-22, 2017. G V Rail Club Shepparton Exhibition. McIntosh Centre, Shepparton Showgrounds (300 Metres from the Railway Station). Adults $9,Children (4-16), $4, Family (2x2) $20. Contact: Max Mc Donald – Secretary, ph.03 5821 8089.
SUNBURY – VIC. October 21–22, 2017. Sunbury model railway club exhibition. Memorial hall, Barkley St, Sunbury. 10.00am–5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am–4.00pm (Sun). (Melways map 382 E4.) Secretary: Mark 0407 880 604.
GOLD COAST – CARRARA - QLD. October 28-29, 2017. The 8th Annual Miniature Trains on the Coast, Model Train and Hobby Show at the Carrara Indoor Sports Complex, Nerang Broadbeach Road, Carrara. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $9,Concession $7, School aged Children $5, Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) $25. Children under 5 are free. Contact: Miniature Train Club –Gold Coast Inc. Den 0419 654 630 or Email: showmanager@mtcgc.club.au.
WAGGA WAGGA – NSW. November 4-5, 2017. The Wagga Wagga Model Railroaders Inc is holding their annual Model Train and Hobby Exhibition at the "Rules Club Wagga" cnr Fernleigh and Glenfield Roads. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $10, Seniors $8, Child $5, Family $20, Children under 5 free. Contact: David Edger mob 0418446337 or rotoreggie@bigpond.com
MILANG – SA. November 25-26, 2017. Model Railway Show at the Milang Institute, Coxe Street, Milang. Adults $10, accompanied children free. 10.00-4.00pm (Sat & Sun). www.milangrailway.org.au
WARRNAMBOOL – VIC. January 13-14, 2018. Warrnambool Model Railway Exhibition at the bright modern St. Joseph's Primary School Hall in Botanic Road, Warrnambool.10.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Displays from throughout Victoria and interstate. Sausage Sizzle on site plus miniature railway trains rides from the Hamilton Model Railway Group. Expressions of interest from prospective exhibitors welcome. Contacts: Lindsay Bamford 0448605211 or David Shalders 0422164747. PO Box 1221 Warrnambool. Email: lbamford@ansonic.com.au
BELMONT VIC - 27 - 28 January 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.
KYNETON – VIC. March 10-12, 2018. Macedon Ranges MRC Annual Exhibition. Sacred Heart Collage, Cnr New and Beggs Street Kyneton. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-5.00pm (Sun), 10am - 4pm (Mon). Enquires: Brian 0427 047 411.
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

FORUMS


THORNBURY – VIC. November 12, 2017. The Victorian Model Railway Society’s Prototype Modellers Forum. Thornbury High School. Details and registration forms available at http://www.vmrs.net/.

SEMINARS & CONVENTIONS


ZILLMERE – QLD October 15, 2017. Model Railways for a Day. Thinking about a Layout. Building & Scenicing a Layout. Operating a Layout. A great day just for YOU. Presentations, Hands ON, Displays. Email: mrqc2016@gmail.com Website: www. qldrailheritage.com/mrqc

EXPOS


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 kids, $25 Family. Facebook @eastertrainexpo2018

OPEN DAYS


TOOWOOMBA - QLD. September 16-24 2017. At Toowoomba Model Railway Club Inc. Model Railway Display and Museum Building Toowoomba Showgrounds, Glenvale Road, Toowoomba. Gold Coin Donation for entry 10.00am-4.00pm each day. Email: info-ddmrc@ddmrc.com.au
GLEN IRIS - VIC. September 24, 2017 Australian Model Railway Association, Victorian Branch Inc at the Clubrooms, 92 Wills Street Glen Iris 3146. Melway map 59 Ref J8. Open - 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun) Free Entry. Enquires: Clubrooms Telephone (03) 9885 7034.
EPPING – NSW. November 11, 2017. SCMRA and Epping Model Railway Club. Epping Creative Centre, Dence Park, 26 Stanley Road, Epping. 10.00am–3.30pm. Layout, Clinic and sausage sizzle lunch. Contact Trevor 02 9876 3522 AH or contact@eppingmodelrailway.org.au for details.
CARINA – QLD. November 25, 2017. All Gauge Model Railway Club. At Clubhouse in Zahel Street, Carina, Brisbane. Public welcome, 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat). Adults $5, Families $10 (2 adults, 4 children), Pension Card holders $4, children (under 12) $2. Gourmet Sausage Sizzle menu, hot and cold drinks. Thomas will be there for kids to drive!
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.

SALE DAYS


TOOWOOMBA - QLD. September 24, 2017. At Toowoomba Model Railway Club Inc. Model Railway Display and Museum Building, Toowoomba Showgrounds, Glenvale Road, Toowoomba. 10.00am-4.00pm. Email: info-ddmrc@ddmrc.com.au
GOLDEN BEACH – QLD. October 7, 2017. The Caloundra and District Model Railway Association. Arts Centre (North Street) opposite the Oaks Oasis Resort. 8.30am-1.00pm (Sat). Items including locomotives, other rolling stock and scenery items. A Thomas layout for children to operate will be there. Free Admission. Sale Table Bookings. (07) 5491 9213, (07) 5479 0339.
BRISBANE – QLD. November 21, 2017. Union Pacific Model Railroad Club at our Clubrooms, rear of Holland Park Sports and Community Club, 49 Abbotsleigh Street, Holland Park. Registrations from 6pm, Sale commences 8.00pm (Tuesday). FREE ENTRY, refreshments available. No bookings required for sellers. Enquiries: sec_upmrc@bigpond.com or 0439 435 366.
EPPING – NSW. November 25, 2017. Model Railway Market Day organised by Epping Model Railway Club. Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping. 10.00am–1.00pm. Ring Mike 0408 817 554 to book a table.

FESTIVALS


MURRURUNDI – NSW. 21-22 October, 2017. Murrurundi Model Train Festival. Starting at the Murrurundi Bowling Club with the Annual Rose Show, then at different locations around town. 9.00am (Sat & Sun). A full day's entertainment with food, fun, and enjoyment for the whole family. Contact: Colin 0438078563 or email colinstanford8@gmail.com

Updated 14 Sep 2017