The Trans-Australian Tour – making tracks to Victoria

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

Image of 10 100 years of Anzac: The Spirit Lives Circulating coins Image of 5 Lest W Forget circulating coins Image of the 2017 20 Pride and Passion Circulating Coins

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

Image of the 2017 Counterstamp Mintmark

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: Corner of Little Malop St and Moorabool Streets.

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017       

Time: 9.00 am – 4.00pm


Event: Melbourne Pop-Up Shop

Location: Southern Cross Station, Collins St and Spencer St (entrance), Melbourne

Date: Friday 1 September 2017       

Time: 7.00 am – 7.00pm

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