Diary

Updated June 2019


Exhibitions

  • GOLD COAST - QLD. June 29-30, 2019. Miniature Trains on the Coast, Model Train and Hobby Show. Carrara Indoor Sports Complex, Nerang-Broadbeach Road, Carrara. 9.00am-3.00pm (Sat & Sun). Adults $10.00, Concession $8.00, Student (5-18 years) $7.00, Family $25.00. Contact: Show Manager Craig Thistlethwaite 0408 887 766.
  • STAWELL - VIC. July 13-14, 2019. SES Hall Sloane St, Stawell. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.30am-4.00pm (Sun). Contact: Stuart 0438 545 233. Grampian Model Railroaders Inc Website: www.gmrinc.org.au
  • BRAYBROOK – VIC. August 3-4 2019. Sunshine Model Railway Club Annual Model Train Exhibition. Braybrook College Sports Stadium, Burke St Braybrook. Open 9.30-5pm (Sat), 9.30-4pm (Sun).
  • CANBERRA - ACT.  August 3-4, 2019. 47th Model Railway & Scale Model Exhibition 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 Special School P&C Inc. Enquiries: Gavan Bennett 0401 308 926. Email:  gavanbennett@iinet.net.au.
  • STRATHPINE - QLD. August 10-11, 2019. The Pine Rivers Model Train and Hobby Exhibition, to be held at Strathpine Community Centre 199 Gympie Road, Strathpine. 9.00am to 4.00pm (Sat), 9.00am to 4.00pm (Sun).  Enter off Mecklem Street. Email: show.coordinator@rmcq.org.au
  • THORNLEIGH – NSW. August 10-11, 2019. Thornleigh Model Railway Exhibition. Thornleigh Community Centre, Cnr Phyllis and Central Avenues Thornleigh 2120. Adults $10, Seniors $8, Kids $5 and Family $25. Large Bring and Buy stall. All gauges and prototypes represented. Enquiries: Peter 0407 007 899.
  • BROADMEADOW – NSW.  August, 17-18 2019. Our Town Model Show, Newcastle jockey Club, Darling st Broadmeadow, NSW.Open 9am-5pm (Sat), 9am-4pm (Sun). Adult $15, child $5, Family $35, Kids under 5 are free.
  • CAULFIELD - VIC. August 24-25, 2019. Caulfield Racecourse, Station Street, Caulfield. Melway Map 68 Ref E1. 9am-5pm (Sat), 9am-4pm (Sun). Enquires: Clubrooms Telephone (03) 9885 7034. Email: amravic.exhibition@amra-vic.org.au
  • MCLAREN VALE – SA. September 7–8, 2019. Model Railway Exhibition Uniting Church, 255–261 Main Road, McLaren Vale SA. 9.30am-5pm (Sat), 10am-4pm (Sun). Adults $6, Child $3, Family $15. Contact: Rod 0408827789.
  • KYNETON-VIC. September 21-22, 2019. ARMMEX 2019 Macedon Ranges MRC and Cottage Industry Consortium Present the 5th annual expo of Cottage industry manufacturers. Masonic Hall, Yaldwin Street West, Kyneton. 10am-5pm (Sat), 10am-4pm (Sun). Flat entry fee $5.00.
  • SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK - NSW. October 5-7, 2019. The Sydney Model Railway Exhibition at Hall 5, Southee Pavilion Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat & Sun), 9.00am-4.00pm (Monday). $18 Adults, $10 Children, $12 Concessions, $45 Family, $35 Multi Day Pass. Contact: 02 9153 5901. Email:  exhibition@amransw.asn.au
  • BATHURST – NSW. October 19-20, 2019. 3rd Bathurst (All Saints Cathedral) Scout Group Trevitt Pavilion Bathurst Showground Great Western Highway Bathurst. 9am-5pm (Sat), 9am-4pm (Sun). $10/$5/$25. Contact Sandie 0414356813.
  • SUNBURY-VIC. October 19-20, 2019. Sunbury Model Railway Club 36th Annual Exhibition, St Annes Church Hall, Riddel Road Sunbury. 10am-5pm (Sat), 10am-4 pm (Sunday). Adults $10.00 Child $4.00 Pensioner $7.00 Family $20.00.
  • WAGGA WAGGA – NSW. November 2-3, 2019. Wagga Wagga Model Railroaders Inc are holding their 20th annual Model Train & Hobby Exhibition at the Wagga Showgrounds, Kyeamba Smith Hall, Bourke St, 9am-5pm (Sat) 9am-4pm (Sun). Adults $10, Senior $8, Child $5, Family $25, Children under 5 yrs free. Contact: Dave Edger 0418446337. Email:  rotoreggie@bigpond.com
  • MILANG – SA. November 23-24, 2019. Model Railway Show at the Milang Institute and Railway Museum, an hour south of Adelaide.  Free train rides. Entry adults $10, accompanied children free. 10am-4pm (Sat & Sun). Contact: 0414 232 060 or  www.milangrailway.org.au

Seminars & Conventions

  • EPPING - NSW. 27 July 2019. Modelling the Early Days of the NSW Railways Workshop at Dence Park Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping, NSW. Attendees must register by 20 July 2019. Cost: $40.00 which includes light lunch plus morning and afternoon teas. Payment on day. For further detail: email:  amrmprod@tpg.com.au   phone 02 9311 2036. Attendees from 2017 and 2018 will be contacted regarding projected programme.
  • ADELAIDE - SA. September 7, 2019. Modelling the Railways of South Australia 24, at the Flinders Medical Centre lecture theatres, Bedford Park. 8.30am registration. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat). 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.
  • CANBERRA - ACT.  October 10–13, 2019. N Scale Conventions Australia Ltd, Ibis Styles Hotel, Narrabundah, ACT. The 16th convention will have presentations on many aspects of the hobby. Modelling of the highest class will be on show and modellers of all scales welcome. Early bird registration $295 (ends 31 May 2019); full registration $325. Full details via http://convention2019.nscale.org.au/

Open Days

  • BRISBANE – QLD. September 8, 2019. 9.00am-2.00pm (Sun). Union Pacific Model Railroad Club welcomes visitors to view our large American model trains in operation at our Clubrooms, rear of Holland Park Sports and Community Club, 49 Abbotsleigh St, Holland Park. 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.comor 0439 435 366.
  • GOLD COAST – QLD. September, 22 2019. Gold Coast Model Railway Club Open Day with Buy & Sell. 18 Kendor St, Arundel. 10am-4.00pm. Refreshments and adequate parking available on site.
  • BRENDALE - QLD. November 3, 2019. Buy and Sell, Open Day to be held at the Railway Modellers Club, Buckley Park, Terrence Road, Brendale. 10.00am-1.00pm (Sun).

Sale Day

  • BRISBANE - QLD. October 19, 2019. AMRA Qld. Inc. 20a Murphy Road (Dunsford Street lights) Zillmere. 9.00am-1.00pm (Sat). Layouts running, sausage sizzle, B.B.Q. soft drinks, tea and coffee available. Contact: president Bruce Meiklejohn 0433 440 031. Email:  amraqld1@gmail.com
  • BRISBANE - QLD. November 19, 2019. Buy & sell night. Union Pacific Model Railroad Club at our Clubrooms, rear of Holland Park Sports and Community Club, 49 Abbotsleigh St, Holland Park. Registrations from 6pm, Sale commences 8pm (Tues). FREE ENTRY, refreshments available. No bookings required for sellers. Enquiries: 0439 435 366. Email: sec_upmrc@bigpond.com
Further Information
Event organisers seeking listing within this page should send relevant details to 'Diary', SCR Publications PO Box 345 Matraville NSW 2036 or email amrmagzn@tpg.com.au.
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