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Get excited for these truck shows coming up soon

These great truck shows and events are coming up soon – don’t miss out!


Transport Women Australia Ltd – Living the Dream Conference
May 30-June 1, 2024
Essendon Fields, VIC 

Transport Women Australia’s 2024 Living the Dream Conference will take place at Hyatt Place, 1 English Street, Essendon Fields from May 30 to June 1. It kicks off with a pre-conference tour of Paccar, which includes lunch, and a concurrent session with Healthy Heads in Truck and Sheds. Cindy Parker (director of operations at Americold LLC) has been announced as a keynote speaker.  Ellen Voie, founder of Women in Trucking from Wisconsin, will also be speaking at the event. An awards dinner will take place on June 1.  


Tefol Truck Show
June 1, 2024
Rutherford, NSW

Trucks old and new are welcome at this inaugural show, organised by truck and trailer repair specialists Tefol. Kenworth W models, SARs and vintage Macks will be on display for truck fans to enjoy, with first, second and third prizes up for grabs for Best Presented Truck. For more info email or phone Tefol on 02 4015 3600.

Mullewa Truck Muster
June 1, 2024
Mullewa Showgrounds, WA 

The inaugural Mullewa Truck Muster is set to take place as part of the Mullewa Muster & Rodeo, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Prizes will be awarded across 11 categories, from Best Paint Job to Best Rigid. Truck aficionados, transport companies and owner-drivers are encouraged to enter their favourite rigs as a way to promote local businesses and show off the best the Midwest has to offer. 

Long weekend at Gundagai
June 8-9, 2024 
Gundagai, NSW 

Organised by the Australian Road Transport Heritage Centre, the Long Weekend at Gundagai boasts a host of exciting events across two days. Attendees will enjoy a three-course meal, auction and raffles at Gundagai Showgrounds on Saturday. Then on Sunday, recover with a special breakfast before a convoy through Sylvia’s Gap, departing from the showgrounds and returning via Tumut for a lunch BBQ. For more information, call 0260672106 or email

Alexandra Truck, Ute & Rod Show
June 9, 2024
Alexandra, VIC

The Alexandra Truck Show is back on the long weekend in June this year, with a Sunday Show ‘n’ Shine on the town’s main street, as well as live music, a Victorian woodchop tournament, exhibitions, trade displays, kids’ amusements and a raffle. Come down on Saturday for the local markets, a convoy and truck drivers’ memorial service at 2pm and sponsors’ dinner at 6pm. For more details email or phone Gordon Simpson on 0409 577 212.

SA Truck and Ute Show
June 9, 2024
Mannum, SA 

Once a year, the main street of Mannum is closed off as trucks of all sizes roll in for the SA Truck and Ute Show. Many of the entrants come from over the border and numerous entry categories are available. The trucking extravaganza will also feature trade stalls, food, kids’ entertainment, live music and more. Admission is $10 for adults, free for under 16s and $5 for Mannum residents who present with ID on the day. 


Camp Quality Adelaide Convoy for Kids 

Jul 6, 2023
Victoria Park, Adelaide, SA  

To celebrate National Female Truckies’ Day this year, WiTA and Camp Quality are teaming up to host a day “for the little kids AND the BIG kids”. Supporters will cheer on Camp Quality’s first ever Adelaide convoy, as they travel a 40km route around Adelaide and Port Adelaide, starting and finishing at Victoria Park. The event venue will also host a free family fun day, packed with entertainment and experiences including food vans, kids’ rides, face painting, live music, and more. Attendees can check out the trucks and motorbikes on display at a Show ‘n’ Shine after the convoy. Sign up online or donate here.


Casino Truck Show

August 3, 2024
Casino, NSW 

One of the biggest truck shows in the southern hemisphere, the Casino Truck Show is back  with over 600 trucks expected from all over Australia. Truck registrations ($30 each) will take place from 6am to 9.45amThe popular street parade is at 10am, and award presentations will take place at 3pm, with over 70 trophies up for grabs. Entertainment will include Mossy Rocks and the Tony Q Band, who will be rocking out tunes from two separate stages. There will also be plenty of kid-friendly activities such as amusement rides and face painting, and a range of exhibitors showcasing industry-related products and services. Plus J&J Rodeo will put on a spectacular Bull Ride under the roof of the new arena at the Casino Showground and Racecourse. For more info email or Darren Goodwin at or phone (02) 6660 0300.  

TechDrive 2024

August 7, 2024
Melbourne, VIC 

Following its successful launch event in Melbourne in 2023, WHG is taking TechDrive on the road again this year. The event will showcase the latest in technology and innovation, with announcements on new product releases, developments in Telematics, IoT, location data and more. Venue to be announced soon. 

Lowood Truck Show
August 17, 2024
Lowood, Qld

Held at the Lowood Showgrounds in Queensland, this local show features a display of trucks, bikes and cars. A vehicle parade will proceed through Main St. Lowood at 11am. Other attractions on the day include kids’ entertainment, trade stands, live music and food and drink. Entry is free, with donations for charity welcome. For more information see the Facebook page, email, or phone Robert on 0467 530 349.

Australian Festival of Transport
August 22-25 
Alice Springs, NT 

The Australian Festival of Transport is back! Held at the Road Transport Hall of Fame in Alice Springs, the induction ceremony for the Shell Rimula Wall of Fame will be held on August 24, honouring transport heroes who have been in the industry for at least 25 years. Attendees at the festival can also look forward to welcome drinks, a breakfast hosted by Transport Women Australia Limited, and a museum open day on August 25 with mini train rides.

For more information and nomination forms for the Wall of Fame see the, the National Road Transport Hall of Fame Facebook page.


American Iron Echuca Truck Display

September 7-8, 2024
Echuca Rotary Park, VIC

All makes and models of trucks are welcome at the American Iron Echuca Truck Display.  

Attendees can look forward to modified tractor/mini tractor pull demonstrations, on-site camping and catering, club merchandise and trade stalls, as well as live music by Van-yt. 


September 18 -19, 2024
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, VIC

Leaders from across the supply chain will gather in Melbourne to discuss the future of the logistics industry at MegaTrans, an integrated trade expo and conference reserved for companies offering advanced technologies and services. Experts from across Australia will gather to discuss the issues that are shaping the future of the sustainable supply chain, including workplace diversity and real estate planning.  

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