EXHIBITIONS


DIAMOND VALLEY – VIC. April 15-16, 2017. Diamond Valley Model Railway Show. Community Bank Stadium in Diamond Creek. 9.30am-5.00pm (Easter Sat), 10.00am-4.00pm (Easter Sun). Adults $8 Kids $5 Family $20. Website: yarravalleymrc.com
BOWEN HILLS – QLD. May 6-7, 2017. 40th Brisbane Model Train Show. The Marquee, Brisbane Show Grounds, Bowen Hills. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $15.00, Concession $10.00, Children under 16 Free (if accompanied by an adult).Website: www.brisbanemodeltrainshow.com.au
ALBION – VIC. May 20 – 21, 2017. All American Model Railroad Show. Maltese Cultural Association Building 27 Talmage St Albion Melways 27(f10). 9.30am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.30am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults 8.00 Children under 16 free with paying adult. Contact: Martin (after 5.00pm) mobile 0432 407 502 or email bigb4884@gmail.com www.facebook.com/usmrca
ALBURY - NSW. May 20-21, 2017. Murray Railway Modellers Annual Model Railway Show. Mirambeena Community Centre, 19 Martha Mews, Lavington. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Phone (03) 5728 2023, email: mrmshow@gmail.com, website: murrayrailwaymodellers.com. Murray Railway Modellers Inc.
RICHMOND VALE – NSW. May 20-21, 2017. The annual Richmond Vale Railway Museum Model Exhibition. Richmond Vale Railway Museum, Leggetts Drive in the Hunter Valley. 10.00am to 4.30pm (Sat & Sun). Adults $16; Concession $11, Children (5-15 Years) $7.50 Children under 5 are free. This is the only exhibition where you have to catch a full sized train to be able to see all of the exhibits. Ride the train to Pelaw Main and take your time looking at the models on display. Catch the next train back to Richmond Vale for lunch or afternoon tea and browse over the models on display. The gates open both days. Website: www.richmondvalerailwaymuseum.org
ANGLE PARK – SA. June 10-12, 2017. Adelaide Model Railway Exhibition. Greyhound Park, Cardigan Street, Angle Park (Just off South Rd.). 9.30am to 5.00pm (Sat & Sun), 9.30am to 4.00pm (Monday). Adults $14.00; Concession $12.00; Children $6.50; Family $32.00. Further Info www.modelrailwayshow.org.au
BALLARAT - VIC. June 10-12, 2017. Ballarat Model Railway Show held at the Ballarat Specialist School Farm Campus, 800 Norman Street Invermay Park Ballarat Vic. 10:00am to 5:00pm (Sat & Sun), 10:00am to 4:00pm (Mon). Contact: John McClure Secretary. Email: jkmcclure8@bigpond.com Phone (03) 5335 7765.
GLEN WAVERLEY - VIC. June 10-12, 2017. 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
THORNLEIGH – NSW. June 10-12, 2017. 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 $12.00, Seniors $8.00, Children $6.00, Family $30.00 cash only. Details contact@eppingmodelrailway.org.au.
CAULFIELD - VIC. August 26-27, 2017 at Caulfield Racecourse, Station Street, Caulfield. (Melways Map 68 Ref E1). 9:00am to 6:00pm (Sat), 9:00am to 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 (Sun).-4.00pm. 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.
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 to 5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am to 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. Email: showmanager@mtcgc.club.au or Den 0419 654 630.
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 to till 5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am to 4.00pm (Sun). Displays from throughout Victoria and interstate. Sausage Sizzle om 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

FORUMS


COFFS HARBOUR - NSW. August 26-27, 2017. Branchline Modellers Forum at Bishop Druitt College, Coffs Harbour. For more info email branchline@rocketmail.com

SEMINARS & CONVENTIONS


EPPING – NSW. April 8, 2017. SCMRA Seminar – Locomotive Hauled Passenger Trains. Epping Creative Centre, Dence Park, 26 Stanley Road, Epping. Regular attendees will be notified by post or email. For details write to SCMRA 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
EXPOS
KALEEN – ACT March 25-26, 2017. Canberra Model Railway Expo. Canberra Model Railway Club Inc. Kaleen High School, 104 Baldwin Drive, Kaleen. 9.00am–5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am–4.00pm (Sun). $10, $5, Conc.$8, Family $25 (2 adults + 2 children) Contact: Chris-0400 116 016. Website: cmrcexporeg@cmrci.info
BUNDABERG – QLD. March 25-26, 2017. Bundaberg Model Train Expo. Civic Centre, Bourbong Street, Bundaberg. 9:00am-5:00pm (Sat), 9:00am-3:00pm (Sun). Adults $8.00, Children 8-16 $5.00, Family $20.00 (2 Adults & 3 Children over 8), Children under 8 FREE Contact: Graham 0407 559 086.
TOOWOOMBA – QLD. June 3-4 2017. 4AK/4WK Toowoomba Model Trains, Craft & Hobby Expo, Toowoomba Showgrounds, Glenvale Road. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $12, Concession $10, Accompanied children Free. Contact: Secretary 07 4638 1408
MORWELL – VIC. June 10-12 2017. Latrobe Valley Model Railway Association Inc Expo, Kernot Hall Morwell. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat & Sun), 10.00am-4.00pm (Mon). Contact: Rowan 0448 286 853 or Email lvrma56@gmail.com

OPEN DAYS


MORTDALE – NSW. May 13, 2017. AMRA NSW Branch, located at 48 Barry Avenue, Mortdale. 10am-4pm. Gold coin donation. (02) 9153 5901. www.amransw.asn.au. Australian Model Railway Association, NSW Branch Inc.
CARINA – QLD. June 10 & 25 November, 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!
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.
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.
SALE DAY
BRISBANE – QLD. March 21 and 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.
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 till 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.
GOLDEN BEACH – QLD. April 8, 2017.The Sunshine Coast Model Railway Club at the Arts Centre (North Street) Opposite Oaks Oasis Resort. 9.00am to 2.00pm.(Sat). Free Admission. Sale Table Bookings (07) 5479 0339 between 7.30pm & 8.30pm Mon-Fri.
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 13 Mar 2017