EXHIBITIONS


JUNEE – NSW. March 8-9, 2014. The Junee Model Railway Club's 1st Annual Model Rail & Hobby Exhibition at Junee Junction Basketball stadium, Lorne St, Junee 2663. 10am-5pm (Sat) & 10am-3pm (Sun). $6/3. Linsey 0420 393 905.
BUNDABERG – QLD. March 22-23, 2014. Bundaberg Model Train Expo at Civic Centre, Bourbong St, Bundaberg. 9:30am-5:00pm (Sat), 9:30am-4:00pm (Sun). Admission: $7/$20, children under 8 Free if accompanied. Graham 0407 559 086.
KALEEN – ACT. March 29-30, 2014. 26th Canberra Model Railway Expo at University of Canberra – Kaleen High School, 104 Baldwin Drive, Kaleen. 9am-5pm (Sat) & 9am-4pm (Sun). $20/$10/$5. Andrew Lund, cmrcexpo@gmail.com (02) 6231 9799.
http://www. canberra-model-railway-club.webs.com/ Canberra Model Railway Club.
BENDIGO – VIC. April 19-21, 2014. Bendigo Model Railway Exhibition 2014 at St Andrews Church Hall, Myers St, Bendigo. 9am-5pm (Sat), 11am-5pm (Sun), 9am-4pm (Mon). $8/$3/$20 bmr@aanet.com.au Mark Gair 0418 340 399.
BUNDOORA – VIC. April 19-21, 2014. The Hobsons Bay Model Railway Club, The Exhibition of Australian Model Railways 20th Show at the new location of Union Hall, La Trobe University, (access from Car Park No.4 via Kingsbury Drive). 10am-5pm (Sat & Sun) & 10am-4pm (Mon). $10/children under 15 free if accompanied by a paying adult. hobsonsbaymrc@yahoo.com.au or www.hbmrc.net.au for more details.
BRISBANE – QLD. May 3-4, 2014. The 37th Brisbane Model Train Show at the Doomben Racecourse, (Entry via Gate 1 Nudgee Rd or Gate 5 Hampden St, Ascot). 9am-5pm (Sat) & 9am-4pm (Sun). $13/$10/$6. Gold coin donation for parking to Scouts. www.amra.asn.au/qld.htm
RICHMOND VALE – NSW. May 17-18, 2014 at the Richman Vale Railway Museum located in the Hunter Valley on Leggetts Drive, Richmond Vale. 10am-4.30pm (Sat & Sun). $16/$11/$7.50/children under 5 free. www.richmondvalerailwaymuseum.org
ALBURY - NSW. May 24-25, 2014. Murray Railway Modellers Annual show at Mirambeena Community Centre, 19 Martha Mews, Lavington. 9am-5pm (Sat) & 10am-4pm (Sun). (03) 5728 2023, email: mrmshow@gmail.com, website: murrayrailwaymodellers.com. Murray Railway Modellers Inc.
TOOWOOMBA - QLD. May 31 - June 1, 2014. Founders Pavilion, Toowoomba Showgrounds, Glenvale Rd, Toowoomba. 9am-5pm (Sat), 9am-4pm (Sun). $12/$10/accompanied school age children FREE. Darling Downs Model Railway Club Inc.www.ddmrc.com.au Phone (07) 4638 1408.
BALLARAT – VIC. June 7-9, 2014 at the new venue, Education Centre, 800 Norman St, Ballarat. 10am-5pm (Sat & Sun) & 10am-4pm (Mon).$6/$3/$15. John McClure (03) 5335 7765 or jkmcclure8@bigpond.com www.bdmrc.org.au
GLEN WAVERLEY – VIC. June 7-9, 2014. Waverley Model Railway Club Exhibition at Brandon Park Community Centre, Ferntree Gully Rd, Glen Waverley. 10am-6pm (Sat), 10am-5pm (Sun) & 10am-4pm (Mon). www.waverleymrc.org.au
THORNLEIGH – NSW. June 7- 9, 2014. Epping Model Railway Club, Brickpit Sports Stadium, Dartford Rd, Thornleigh, (off Pennant Hills Road). 10am–5pm (Sat & Sun) & 10am–4pm (Mon). $12/$7/$8/$30. Details at www.eppingmodelrailway.org.au Ben Small 0408 229 589.
GOLD COAST –QLD. July 12-13, 2014. Miniature Train Club-Gold Coast Inc’s 5th Annual Miniature Trains on the Coast at A.B. Paterson College, Arundel Drive, Arundel. $3/$4/$5/$15. Show Manager- Phil Mooney 0401 751 888.www.mtcgc.org.au.
STAWELL - VIC. July 12-13, 2014. SES Hall, Sloane St, Stawell. 9am-5.30pm (Sat) & 9.30am-4pm (Sun). Enquiries Colin (03) 5358 2161 a/h Grampian Model Railroaders Inc Website www.gmrinc.org.au.
CASTLE HILL – NSW. July 19-20, 2014. Castle Hill Showgrounds, Harvey Lowe Pavilion (new entrance off Showground Rd, Castle Hill) $20/$10/$7/$5 www.hmrs.org.au, or email: Secretary@hmrs.org.au Geoff Hope 0413 563 631, Doug Bouchier 0407 413 391. Hills Model Railway Society.
BRAYBROOK – VIC. August 2-3, 2014. Braybrook Secondary College Burke St, Braybrook. 9.30am-5pm (Sat) & 9.30am-4pm (Sun). Enquiries: Joe 0407 560 360 Ah (03) 9360 4125 or Martin 0432 407 502 Ah (03) 8682 8693 info@sunshinemrc.org.au Sunshine Model Railway Club
CANBERRA - ACT. August 2-3, 2014. 42nd Model Railway & Scale Model Exhibition at Malkara Special School, Wisdon Street, Garran, ACT. 9.30am-5pm (Sat) & 9.30am-4pm (Sun). Organised by the ACT Model Railway Society Inc and Malkara Special School P&C Inc. Enquiries: Gavan Bennett 0401 308 926 or via email gbbennett@optusnet.com.au.
STRATHPINE – QLD. August 23-24, 2014. Pine Rivers Model Train & Hobby Exhibition at the Strathpine Community Centre, 199 Gympie Rd, Strathpine (enter off Mecklem Street). 9am-5pm (Sat) & 9am-4pm (Sun). $6/$15/$5/$2. Enquiries: Secretary, John Cloake (07) 3264 1770 or show manager, John Kennedy (07) 3351 0525 or go to www.rmcq.org.au Presented by The Railway Modellers’ Club of Qld.
ADELAIDE – SA. October 4–5, 2014, Noarlunga Model Railroaders Exhibition at Seaview High School, 78 Seacombe Rd, Seacombe Gardens. 9.30am-5pm (Sat) & 9.30am to 4pm (Sun). $6/$3/$15. events@noarail.com

SEMINARS & CONVENTIONS


LOFTUS – NSW. June 21, 2014. Modelling the Railways of NSW Convention: 31 at Loftus TAFE. Registrations essential. The convention brochure will be posted to last year’s attendees and will be available at selected hobby stores. A copy will also be available on the official blog of Modelling the Railways of NSW Association http://mrnsw.blogspot.com Other enquiries to MRNSW Association, PO Box 45, Northmead 2152 (New postal address) modeltrainsw@yahoo.com.au
ADELAIDE - SA. September 6, 2014. Modelling the Railways of South Australia 19, at the Flinders Medical Centre lecture theatres, Bedford Park. Registration forms: MRSAC, PO Box 356, Parkholm 5043; www.mrsac.com; or selected hobby shops. Contact: at the above address or email at convention@mrsac.com.

OPEN DAYS


MORTDALE – NSW. April 5, 2014 at AMRA NSW Branch Clubroom, 48 Barry Ave, Mortdale. 10am-4pm. Gold coin donation. (02) 9153 5901. www.amransw.asn.au Australian Model Railway Association NSW Branch Inc.

BRING & BUY - SALE DAYS


BRISBANE – QLD. July 15 & November 18, 2014 at clubroom at rear of Holland Park Bowling Club, 49 Abbotsleigh St, Holland Park. Registration from 6pm, Inspection 7.45pm, Sale 8pm. John McCotter (07) 3349 1986 or 0417 776 589 or mccotter@bigpond.net.au

Updated 22 Mar 2014