EXHIBITIONS


Castle Hill – NSW. July 29-30, 2017. Hills Model Railway Society (HMRS) Exhibition. Harvey Lowe Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground. Entry from Showground Road. 9:00am-5:00pm (Sat), 9:00am-4:00pm (Sun). Adults $12, Children $6, Senior $8, Family $25. Contact: Ron (Pres) 0438 959 670, Grant (Sec) 0421 603 240. Website: www.hmrs.org.au
CANBERRA - ACT. August 5-6, 2017. 45th Malkara Model Railway & Scale Model Exhibition which is 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: gavanbennett@iinet.net.au.
THORNLEIGH - NSW. August 12-13, 2017. Marklin Modellers of Sydney. Thornleigh Community Centre, Central Ave, Thornleigh (next to Bunnings). Large bring and Buy stall. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adult $10, Seniors $8, child $5, Family $25. Contact: John (Sec) 02 9879 4264.
CAULFIELD - VIC. August 26-27, 2017 at Caulfield Racecourse, Station Street, Caulfield. (Melways Map 68 Ref E1). 9:00am-6:00pm (Sat), 9:00am-5:00pm (Sun). Enquires: Ron Hansen Exhibition Manager AMRA Victorian Branch. Mobile: 0400 394 969. Email: amravic.exhibition@amra-vic.org.au Enquires: Clubrooms Telephone (03) 9885 7034.
BROADMEADOW - NSW September 9-10, 2017. Our town model show. Newcastle Jockey Club, cnr Chatham Rd and Darling St, Broadmeadow. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Courtesy bus running from Broadmeadow station. Adults $10.00, Children $5.00, Family $25.00, kids under 5 free.
McLAREN VALE – SA. September 9-10, 2017. Model Railway Exhibition at McLaren Vale Uniting Church 255-261 Main Road McLaren Vale. Contact: Rod 0408 827 789.
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
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.
FORUMS
COFFS HARBOUR - NSW. August 26-27, 2017. Branchline Modellers Forum at Bishop Druitt College, Coffs Harbour. For more info email branchline@rocketmail.com
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


EPPING – NSW. July 22, 2017. 27th Early Days of the NSW Railways Workshop. Epping Creative Centre, Dence Park, 26 Stanley Road, Epping. Regular attendees will be notified by post or email. For details write to SCR PO Box 345 Matraville, NSW 2036 or amrmagzn@tpg.com.au.
ADELAIDE - SA. September 2, 2017. Modelling the Railways of South Australia 22, at the Flinders Medical Centre lecture theatres, Bedford Park. Registration forms: MRSAC, PO Box 356, Parkholme SA 5043; www.mrsac.com; or selected hobby shops. Contact: at the above address or email at convention@mrsac.com.
ADELAIDE - SA. September 7-10, 2017. 15th National N Scale Convention at St Francis Winery Function Centre Reynella. For more info visit http://convention2017.nscale.org.au
ADELAIDE – SA. 16-17 September, 2017. NMRA Convention. Torrens Valley Christian School, 1227 Grand Junction Road, Hope Valley. Convener: John Prattis Email: convention@nmra.org.au Website: http://www.nmra.org.au/Convention1017convention17.html

EXPOS


KYNETON – VIC. September 16-17, 2017. Macedon Ranges MRC and the Cottage Industry Consortium present: ARMMEX 17, Masonic Centre, Yaldwyn Street, Kyneton. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat) 10am-4pm (Sun). Enquiries: 0427 047 411.

OPEN DAYS


EPPING – NSW. July 8, 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.
BUNDABERG – QLD. August 12, 2017. Bundaberg Model Railway Club rooms at the old show grounds, entrance on Kensington Street, Bundaberg. 9.00am-3.00pm. Free Entry. Phone: 0414 685 653. Email: cnpashley@icloud.com
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
ARUNDEL –QLD. September 17, 2017 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.
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 DAY


BRISBANE – QLD. August 27, 2017: Union Pacific Model Railroad Club at our Clubrooms, rear of Holland Park Sports and Community Club, 49 Abbotsleigh Street, Holland Park. 9.00am-2.00pm (Sunday). Refreshments available. Table Sales available to non-members limited to 6 tables so early bookings essential. For table space and other Enquiries: sec_upmrc@bigpond.com or 0439 435 366.
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
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.

Updated 20 Jul 2017