Heritage Truck Association Australia Inc.

Coming Events

Posted on: February 25, 2018 at 11:56am

3 March    Milbong Heritage Day 2018 hosted by Milbong & District Classic Tractor Club.  Displays of working and static tractors, implements, stationary engines and classic trucks.  Food and drinks, entertainment, cent auction and colouring competition.  Held at Milbong Reserve, Cnr Zingleman Road and Ipswich – Boonah Road, Milbong

11 March    Sunday – Club run to view collections at Gatton – morning tea and lunch at venue.  Meet at Bremer Truck Pads at 7.00am for 7.30am departure

20 March    Tuesday – Monthly Club meeting 7.00pm at Rocklea Showgrounds

25 March    Sunday – 32nd Annual Ormiston Swap Meet 6am to 2pm – entry from Dundas Street or Wellington Road – enquiries to Steve Mellish 0411 516 122

6 & 7 April    Saturday – Kilcoy Show and Konvoy.  The Kilcoy Konvoy is held in conjunction with the annual Kilcoy Show and is a big event for the town and the district’s social calendar.  It is absolutely fantastic and great to see so many trucks participating.

14 & 15 April    Crawlin’ the Hume – .Join fellow-minded people and travel much of the Old Hume Highway.  Entries are open now and are creating a buzz among classic truck owners.  Over 200 historic trucks are expected to follow the Victorian section of the old Hume Highway from Melbourne to Albury for the biennial truck run

17 April    Tuesday – Monthly Club meeting 7.00pm at Rocklea Showgrounds

21 & 22 April    Vintage Truck Machinery & Steam Show – at Glen Innes Showgrounds.  Saturday 9am to 4pm & Sunday 9am to 3pm.  Covered areas for trucks and swap stalls; vintage working machinery, military, tractor pull, on site catering, powered camping available and dinner for exhibitors.  Admission Adults $10, Pensioners $5, kids under 16 & exhibitors free.  Contacts: Trucks over 30 years old – Steven 0427 321 168; Machinery – Chris 0407 033 687; Swaps and steam – Ron (02) 6775 5537

28 April    Saturday- working bee at Rocklea Showgrounds from 7am.  More details to follow

15 May    Tuesday – Monthly Club meeting 7.00pm at Rocklea Showgrounds

19 & 20 May    Heritage Truck Association Australia Inc – Truck Show weekend from 8am both days at Rocklea Showgrounds, Cnr Marshall Rd & Goburra St, Rocklea.  Numbers are limited for the Saturday night dinner, so early payment will ensure a meal ticket (no payment = no reservation)

1 & 2 June    Boonah Show – admission $15.00  Entertainment favourites include a great variety of rides, sideshow alley, food and merchandise, the demolition derby, cavalcade of transport, chainsaw races, ute muster, motor cross bike challenge, young farmers challenge and of course the spectacular fireworks.  There is also the popular celebrity chef competition, hay stacking competition, pet parade and for the kids there is the ever popular lego competition.

19 June     Tuesday – Monthly Club meeting 7.00pm at Rocklea Showgrounds

17 July    Tuesday – Monthly Club meeting 7.00pm at Rocklea Showgrounds

20 – 22 July    3 days Friday to Sunday – 8th Biennial Queensland Heritage Rally at Queensland Heritage Park, 11 Exhibition Avenue, Biloela – take in the sights of Queensland’s premiere event for collectors, restorers and vintage machinery enthusiasts.  The 2018 event will seek to transport you back in time to a bygone era through an amazing working display of vintage agricultural machinery, vehicles and trucks, steam, working horses and stationary engines.  Hands-on workshops will be on offer to teach the ‘lost trade’ of blacksmithing.  Demonstrations and events (some more quirky than offers) will also add to the celebration.  Trade and market stalls and much, much more.  On site camping and catering available.  Check out www.qldheritagerally.com.au for event updates and news.  Contact Cindy Cooper on (07) 4992 2400 (W) mobile 0429 383 296, email cdmpc@bigpond.com