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1 New Year’s Day
2 New Year’s Day observed
26 Australia Day Holiday
13 Royal Hobart Regatta (Hobart TAS)
15 Prime Ministers XI cricket – Manuka Oval
16 BusNSW AGM/Board of Management/Delegates Forum
18 QBIC Members Forum/Lunch Gympie
21-23 BusVic Regional Seminars
22 Launceston Cup (Launceston TAS)
27 to March 3 BusNSW Regional Seminars (Northern NSW)
28 BIC IR Seminar, Suppliers and Technical Workshop and Industry dinner – Canberra
1 BIC Council meeting (Canberra)
6 Labour Day (WA)
7-9 BusVic Regional Seminars
13 Canberra Day (ACT) | March Public Holiday (SA) | Labour Day (VIC) | Eight Hour Day (TAS)
13-16 BusNSW Regional Seminars(Southern NSW)
22-24 BusVic Regional Seminars
27 Parliamentary Friendship Group - Luncheon event 12:30 – 1:30 (Parliament House, Canberra)
1 QBIC AGM/Gala Dinner and Awards Evening
2 Daylight Savings ends (3am)(ACT, NSW, SA, TAS, VIC)
4 BusVic Golf Day
14-17 Easter P/H - Fri: All States, Sat: All States (except TAS & WA), Sun: ACT & NSW, Mon: All States
18 Easter Tuesday Holiday only for government and bank employees (TAS)
20-21 BusNSW Members Conference (Terrigal )
25 Anzac Day
1 Labour Day (QLD) | May Day (NT)
7-10 APTA Bus and Paratransit Conference (Reno, NV, United States)
10 BusNSW Board of Management
12 QBIC Partners Forum Brisbane
13 QBIC Members Forum/Lunch (SEQ)
14 Mother’s Day
13-17 CUTA Annual Conference (Montréal, Que, Canada)
15-17 UTIP Global Public Transport Summit (Montréal, Que, Canada)
22 BusNSW Board of Management and Delegates Forum
2-3 TasBus Conference (Hobart)
5 Western Australia Day (WA)
10 QBIC Member/Partner Forum Chinchilla
12 Queen’s Birthday All states(Except WA & Qld) | Volunteer Day (SA)
13 Parliamentary Friendship Group - Drinks and canapés event 6:30 – 8:30pm (Parliament House, Canberra)
15 BusNSW Associate Member Seminar
16 Land Transport Tourism and Coach Sector Summit (Adelaide)
17 BusSA Conference (Adelaide)
3 BIC Council Meeting (Pullman Hotel Queen St, Melbourne)
3-4 BAV Maintenance Conference (Pullman Hotel Queen St, Melbourne)
7 Alice Springs Show Day (Alice Springs NT)
10 to 13 BusNSW/ITLS CTM course (TBC)
21 Katherine Show Day (Katherine NT)
21 QBIC Partners Forum (Cairns)
22 QBIC Members Forum/Lunch (Mareeba)
24 BusNSW Board of Management and Delegates Forum
28 Darwin Show Day (Darwin NT)
7 Bank Holiday (NSW) | Picnic Day (NT)
13-17 Thredbo 15 Conference (Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden)
16 Show Day Public Holiday (QLD)
3 Father’s Day
13 BusNSW Board of Management
19 BusVic Management Forum and AGM
24-26 Australasia Bus & Coach Expo (Gold Coast, Hosted by QBIC)
25 Family and Community Day (ACT) | Queens Birthday Holiday (WA)
29 AFL Grand Final Holiday (VIC)
1  Daylight Savings Starts (2am) (ACT, NSW, SA, TAS, VIC)
2 Labour Day (ACT, NSW, SA) | Queen’s Birthday (QLD)
4-6 Bus and Coach Association New Zealand Annual Conference - Rotorua
8-11 APTA Annual Meeting and Expo (Atlanta, GA, United States)
16-20 BusNSW Northern combined AGM’s and Regional Seminars
21 QBIC Member/Partner Forum (Airlie Beach)
30 – Nov 2 BusNSW Southern combined AGM’s and Regional Seminars
7 Melbourne Cup Day (VIC)
12 BIC AGM and Council meeting (Hobart)
12-15 BIC Conference (Hobart )
23 BusNSW Associated Members Seminar/Board of Management
24 BusNSW Platinum and Gold Partners Luncheon
24 BusVic Women on Board
29 Parliamentary Friendship Group – Luncheon event 12:30 – 1:30pm (Parliament House, Canberra)
2 QBIC Christmas event
4 BusNSW Delegates Forum/Board of Management/Christmas Function
25 Christmas Day
26 Boxing Day | Proclamation Day SA)



6-8 Mar IT Trans – IT Solutions for public Transport (Karlsruhe, BW, Germany)
6-9 May APTA Bus and Para Transit Conference, Tampa Florida
9 to 12 July BusNSW/ITLSCTM course (TBC)
23-26 Sept APTA Annual General Meeting and Expo

*Key Dates correct at time of publishing December 2016

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