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The Trans-Australian Tour – making tracks to Victoria

02 Aug 2017

The Mint is all aboard and heading south to Shepparton, Ballarat, Geelong, and Melbourne during late August and early September. The Mint’s Trans-Australian Tour celebrates one hundred years since the establishment of the Trans-Australian Railway.

Go full steam ahead to visit our pop-up shop for your ticket to trade.

You can:

Trade your cash for a $10 pack of the 2017 $1 Circulating Coin – 100 Years of Anzac: The Spirit Lives, the 2017 $2 Coloured Circulating Coin - Lest We Forget, and the 2017 50c Circulating Coin – Pride and Passion

Trade $10 to strike the ‘Australia’ counterstamp on a 2017 $1 Uncirculated Coin commemorating the centenary of the Trans-Australian Railway.


Trade your time to peruse and purchase the latest collectible products.

The mobile Mint team hopes to see you there!

When and where?

Event: Shepparton Pop-Up Shop

Location: Maude Street Mall, Winter Markets, Shepparton

Date: Saturday 26 August 2017

Time: 9.00 am – 2.00pm


Event: Ballarat Pop-Up Shop

Location: Bridge Mall (under the canopy), Ballarat

Date: Monday 28 August 2017       

Time: 9.00 am – 4.00pm


Event: Geelong Pop-Up Shop

Location: Little Malop St (adjacent to Market Square Shopping centre entrance)

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017       

Time: 9.00 am – 4.00pm


Event: Melbourne Pop-Up Shop

Location: TBC

Date: Friday 1 September 2017       

Time: 9.00 am – 4.00pm

Where to next?

The final Trans-Australian Tour will visit the following locations in October 2017, with dates and locations to be confirmed in the near future:

NSW: Wagga Wagga.

VIC: Mildura, Deniliquin.

SA: Adelaide, Port Augusta, Murray Bridge.


The Trans-Australian Tour has already visited the following towns in 2017:

April 2017

Orange, NSW

Maitland - Steamfest, NSW

May 2017

Perth, WA

Mandurah, WA

June 2017

Wollongong, NSW

Newcastle, NSW

Coffs Harbour, NSW

Gold Coast, NSW

Brisbane, NSW