EXHIBITIONS


BUNDABERG – QLD. March 21-22, 2015. Bundaberg Model Train ExpoCivic Centre, Bourbong Street, Bundaberg. 9:30am-5:00pm (Sat), 9:30am-4pm (Sun). Adults $10.00, Children 8-16 $7.00, Family Pass $25.00 (2 Adults & 3 Children over 8, Children under 8 FREE. Contact: Graham 0407 559 086.
KALEEN – ACT. March 28-29, 2015. Canberra Model Railway Club Expo at U of C High School, 104 Baldwin Drive, Kaleen. 9am-5pm (Sat), 9am-4pm (Sun). $10//$5/$20 CMRCExpo@gmail.com www.canberra-model-railway-club.webs.com Andrew Lund 02 6231 9799.
LATROBE – VIC. April 4-6, 2015 at Latrobe University Bundoora campus. The exhibition of Australian model railways 10am-5pm (Sat & Sun), 10am-4pm (Mon). Adults $10, Children under 16 accompanied by a paying adult free. Entry via Kingsbury Drive, parking in car park No.4.
BRISBANE – QLD. May 9-10, 2015. Brisbane Showgrounds (formerly known as RNA) at the new Marque Pavilion, main entrance from O’Connell Terrace. Bowen Hills. 9am-5pm Sat, 9am-4pm (Sun). Adults $15, Concession $10, Children to 15 Free. 50% larger than previous venues. See www.brisbanemodeltrainshow.com.au Contact: brisbanemodeltrainshow2015@gmail.com or Post to AMRA Qld Branch PO Box 352 Zillmere Qld 4034.
RICHMOND VALE – NSW. May 16-17, 2015. Richmond Vale Railway Museum Leggetts Drive. (4 km South of Kurri Kurri in the Hunter Valley). 10am-4.30pm (Sat & Sun). Adults $16; concession $11, children (5-15 Years) $7.50, children under 5 are free. Web: www.richmondvalerailwaymuseum.org Phone: 02 4001 0197.
ALBURY - NSW. May 23-24, 2015. Murray Railway Modellers Annual Show, Mirambeena Community Centre, 19 Martha Mews, Lavington. 9am-5pm (Sat) & 10am-4pm (Sun). Phone: (03) 5728 2023, email: mrmshow@gmail.com, website: www.murrayrailwaymodellers.com
TOOWOOMBA - QLD. May 30-31, 2015. Toowoomba Showgrounds, Glenvale Road, Toowoomba. 9am-5pm (Sat), 9am-4pm (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–4pm (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.
MORWELL - VIC. June 6-8, 2015. Kernot Hall, Princes Drive, Morwell. 10am-5pm (Sat-Sun), 10am-4pm (Mon). Adult $7 children $3. family $15. Contact: Don Flanigan Secretary (03)51661392.
THORNLEIGH – NSW. June 6–8, 2015. Epping Model Railway Club, Brickpit Sports Stadium, Dartford Road, Thornleigh, (off Pennant Hills Road). 10am–5pm (Sat–Sun), 10am–4pm (Mon). $12 Adult $8 Child $6 Concession $30 Family. 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. 10am-6pm (Sat), 10am-5pm (Sun) & 10am-4pm (Mon). exhibitions@waverleymrc.org.au
CARRARA – QLD. July 11-12, 2015. Miniature Trains on the Coast 2015, Carrara Basketball Stadium, Nerang-Broadbeach Road. 9am-5pm (Sat) & 9am–4pm (Sun). $7 Adult $5 Child $6 Concession $20 Family. Contact: Martyn Jenkins 0407 637 607 showmanager@mtcgc.org.au www.mtcgc.org.au
CASTLE HILL – NSW. July 18-19, 2015. Harvey Lowe Pavilion, Castle Hill showground, enter from Showground Road. 9am-5pm (Sat) and 9am-4pm (Sun). Contact: Doug- 0407413381 or Geoff- 0413563631. Details: http://www.hmrs.org.au/
BRAYBROOK – VIC. August 1-2, 2015. Braybrook Secondary College, Burke Street, Braybrook. 9.30am-5pm (Sat), 9.30am- 4pm (Sun). Contact: Joe 0407560360 Ah 93604125 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-5pm (Sat), 9:30am-4pm (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.
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 October 16th 4pm setup.
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. 9am 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


BRISBANE – QLD. April 9-12, 2015. 14th National N Scale Convention at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, 23 Leichardt St, Brisbane. Email: convention2015@nscale.org.au Details and registration: http://convention2015.nscale.org.au
LOFTUS – NSW. May 16, 2015. Modelling the Railways of NSW Convention 32 will be held on the above date instead of the previous July date. The venue will be still Loftus TAFE. The Association now has the following new email: info@mrnsw.org.au webpage: www.mrnsw.org.au and Facebook: Modelling The Railways of NSW Convention 32.
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


MORTDALE – NSW. March 28, 2015. AMRA NSW Branch Clubrooms, 48 Barry Avenue, Mortdale. 10am-4pm (Sat). Gold coin donation. (02) 9153 5901. www.amransw.asn.au Australian Model Railway Association NSW Branch Inc.

BRING & BUY - SALE DAYS


ZILLMERE – QLD. March 14, 2015. AMRA Qld Branch Inc
20 Murphy Road, Zillmere. 9.30am-2.30pm (Sat). Gold Coin admission. Contact: club (07) 3862 9633.

DISPLAY & SALE DAY


GOLDEN BEACH – QLD April 11, 2015. The Caloundra and District Model Railway Assoc. At The Arts Centre (North St) opposite the Oaks Oasis Resort. 9am-2pm (Sat). Free admission. On show will be working model railway layouts complete with buildings and scenery. Table sales of assortment of preloved railway rolling stock, engines, track, buildings and electrics. This exhibition has been staged over many years and attracts a wide range of visitors from enthusiasts to beginners as well as families. Club members will be on hand to offer friendly advice to beginners and enthusiasts alike. Model Train set is to be raffled. Further information contact (07) 5445 1225, (07) 5491 9213 or (07) 5499 6572.

Updated 13 Mar 2015