ALBURY - NSW. May 21-22, 2016. Murray Railway Modellers Inc. Mirambeena Community Centre, 19 Martha Mews, Lavington. 9am to 5pm (Sat.) and 10am to 4pm (Sun.). Contact: John Harvey, 0417 650 086 or mrmshow@gmail.com. Web: www.murrayrailwaymodellers.com
ANGLE PARK - SA. June 11-13, 2016. Adelaide Model Railway Show exhibition, Greyhound Park, Cardigan Street, Angle Park. 9.30am-5.00pm (Sat & Sun); 9.30am-4.00pm (Mon). Adults $14.00, Concession $12.00, Children $6.50, (Under 5, free) Family $32.00. Website: www.modelrailwayshow.org.au or phone 08 83446939.
BALLARAT – VIC. June 11-13, 2016. Ballarat Model Railway Show held at the Ballarat Specialist School Farm Campus, 800 Norman Street Invermay Park, Ballarat Vic. 10:00am-5:00pm, (Sat & Sun) 9:00am-4:00pm (Mon). Contact John McClure Secretary. E-mail jkmcclure8@bigpond.com. Phone (03) 5335 7765.
GLEN WAVERLEY – VIC. June 11-13, 2016. Waverley Model Railway Club Annual Exhibition, Brandon Park Community Centre, 645 Ferntree Gully Rd, Glen Waverley. 10.00am-6.00pm (Sat) 10.00am-5.00pm (Sun) 10.00am-4.00pm (Mon). Website: exhibitions@waverleymrc.org.au
THORNLEIGH – NSW. June 11-13, 2016. Epping Model Railway Exhibition. Brickpit Stadium, Dartford Road, Thornleigh. 10.00am–5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am–5.00pm (Sun), 10.00am–4.00pm (Mon). Adults $12, Seniors $8, Children $6, Family $30. Details contact@eppingmodelrailway.org.au
GOLD COAST – QLD. June 25-26, 2016. The 7th 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) $25.00. Children under 5 are Free. Contact Miniature Train Club – Gold Coast Inc. showmanager@mtcgc.org.au or Craig on 0408887766.
BUNDOORA – VIC. July 2-3, 2016. Hobsons Bay Model Railway Club presents the 2016 Exhibition of Australian model railways at La Trobe university Bundoora campus in the Union Hall, enter via Kingsbury drive to car park 4, Melways ref:19 G6. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 10am-4.00pm (Sun). Entry $10, children under 16 accompanied by a paying adult – FREE. For more info www.hbmrc.net.au
STAWELL - VIC. July 9-10, 2016. SES Hall Sloane St Stawell Victoria. 9.00am-5.00pm (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 30-31, 2016. Harvey Lowe pavilion Castle Hills Showgrounds. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults:$12,Senior $8Children $6 Family $25 Contact Ron (Pres) 0438 959670 or Grant (Sec) 0421 603240. Web site: http://www.hmrs.org.au/
BRISBANE – QLD. August 6-7, 2016. Strathpine Community Centre, 199 Gympie Road, STRATHPINE Qld 4500 (enter off Mecklem St) 9.00am-4.00pm (Sat & Sun). Adults $7, Concession $6, Family $17 (2A+3C) Child $2. Run by Railway Modellers' Club of Queensland. Contact: Show Manager John Kennedy john.kennedy4@optusnet,.com.au Mob: 0422 759 641.
CANBERRA - ACT. August 6-7, 2016. 44th Malkara Model Railway & Scale Model Exhibition which is held at Malkara Special School, Wisdon Street, Garran, ACT. 9:30am-5:00pm (Sat), 9:30am-4:00pm (Sun). Organised by the ACT Model Railway Society Inc. and Malkara P & C Inc. Contact: Gavan Bennett 0401 308 926 or email: gavanbennett@iinet.net.au
THORNLEIGH - NSW August 13-14, 2016. (Formerly held at Beecroft for the past 13 years) Thornleigh Community Centre, Central Ave (corner of Phyllis Ave), Thornleigh. Next to Bunnings. (Please note new venue.) Large "Bring & Buy" stall. Sat 9-5, Sun 9-4. Adult $10, Concession $8, Child $5, Family $25. General and "Bring & Buy" enquiries to Chris (02 )9874 7714. Marklin Modellers of Sydney.
BROADMEADOW – NSW August 20–21. Our Town Model Show 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Newcastle Jockey Club, Corner Chatham Road and Darling Street Broadmedow. Courtesy bus running from Broadmedow station. Adults$10.00, Children $5.00, Family $25.00, under 5 free.
CAULFIELD - VIC. August 20-21, 2016. Caulfield Racecourse, Station Street, Caulfield. Melway Map 68 Ref E1. 9:00am-6:00pm (Sat), 9:00am-5:00pm (Sun). Enquires: Ron Hansen Exhibition Manager AMRA Victorian Branch. Phone 0400 394 969 Email: amravic.exhibition@amra-vic.org.au or Clubrooms phone (03) 9885 7034.
CLEVELAND – QLD. August 27-28, 2016. The Redlands Model Railway Group 5th Annual Train Show at The Cleveland High School Assembly Hall, Smith Street Cleveland. 9.00am to 5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am to 4.00pm (Sun). Contact: John Burt Phone 0423 019 445. Email: John4163@tpg.com.au
LIVERPOOL – NSW. October 1-3, 2016. 2016 Sydney Model Railway Exhibition, Whitlam Leisure Centre, Memorial Ave, Liverpool. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat & Sun) & 9.00am-4.00pm (Mon). $15/$11/$8/$38. Phone (02) 9153 5901, Fax (02) 9153 5905, www.sydneymodelrailwayexhibition.com or exhibman@iinet.net.au Australian Model Railway Association NSW Branch Inc.
BEENLEIGH - QLD. October 15-16, 2016. Beenleigh Events Centre, cnr Kent and Crete Streets, Beenleigh. 9.00am-7.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $8, Children $6, 1 Adult + 1 Child $10, Family (2A+2C) $12. Run by Logan District Model Railway Club. Web: www.ldmrc.com/show Contact: Jim Forrest, jimforrest@hotmail.com or 0488 073 713.
FORUMS
THORNBURY – VIC. November 13, 2016. The Victorian Model Railway Society’s Prototype Modellers Forum. Details and registration forms: http://www.vmrs.net/, hobby shops in Melbourne or from PMF 2016, 37 Williamson Road, Mont Albert North, Vic, 3129.

SEMINARS & CONVENTIONS


EPPING – NSW. July 23, 2016. Workshop on Modelling the Early Days of the NSW Railways, Dence Park Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping. Regular attendees will be notified by post. For details write to SCR Publications. PO Box 345, Matraville 2036. (02) 9311 2036, fax (02) 9661 4323 or amrmagzn@tpg.com.au
ADELAIDE - SA. September 3, 2016. Modelling the Railways of South Australia 21, 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.
BEROWRA – NSW. September 11, 2016. NMRA Convention with theme of “Modelling the Perway”. Clinics on 11/9. Complete details and registration at http://nmra.org.au/Convention16/convention16.html
WELLERS HILL – QLD. September 17-18, 2016. Modelling the Railways of Queensland at Wellers Hill Bowls Club, 34 Esher Street, Wellers Hill. Saturday & Sunday. Further details (as they come to hand) will be found at mrqc2012@optusnet.com.au also at QldRailHeritage.com
ARMIDALE – NSW. November 12-13, 2016 New England Convention. Armidale Bowling Club, Dumeresq St Armidale NSW. Previous attendees will be notified. 8:30am-5:00pm (Sat), 8:30am-3:00pm (Sun). Registration essential. Organised by New England Model Railway Club Inc. Details; Warren Herbert 02 6732 5711 email warren@gwydirvalleymodels.com or website www.newenglandmodelrailwayclub.com

BRING & BUY - SALE DAYS


BRISBANE – QLD. November 6, 2016. Railway Modellers' Club of Queensland, Buckley Park, Terrence Rd, BRENDALE Qld 4500. 10.00am-2.00pm (Sun). Entry gold coin. Arrive at 9am if you want to rent a table - no prior bookings. Contact: Secretary Quentin Nosovich Mob: 0409 328 888.

Updated 21 May 2016