Trans-Australian Tour travels up the east coast

The Mint is all aboard and making tracks along the NSW and SE QLD coast to Wollongong, Newcastle, Coffs Harbour, Brisbane, and the Gold Coast this month.

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: Wollongong Pop-Up Shop

Location: Crown Street Mall, Wollongong

Date: Wednesday 14 June 2017

Time: 9.00 am – 4.00pm


Event: Newcastle Pop-Up Shop

Location: Wheeler Place, Newcastle

Date: Friday 16 June 2017       

Time: 9.00 am – 4.00pm


Event: Gold Coast Pop-Up Shop @ Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets

Location: The Foreshore, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast

Date: Sunday 18 June 2017       

Time: 10.00 am – 9.00pm


Event: Brisbane Pop-Up Shop

Location: Centre Stage, Queen Street Mall, Brisbane

Date: Tuesday 20 June 2017       

Time: 9.00 am – 4.00pm


Event: Coffs Harbour Pop-Up Shop @ Coffs Coast Growers Market

Location: City Square, Coffs Harbour

Date: Thursday 22 June 2017        

Time: 8.00 am – 3.00pm

Where to next?

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

August 2017

VIC: Geelong, Ballarat, Shepparton.

October 2017

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