Fast facts about Commonwealth Bank AgQuip

  • Commonwealth Bank AgQuip is celebrating its 46th anniversary - from 1973 to 2018.
  • Commonwealth Bank AgQuip is Australia’s biggest field days and one of the largest agri-events in the world.
  • Commonwealth Bank AgQuip is Australia’s premier primary industry field days.
  • Commonwealth Bank AgQuip is recognised as an agricultural epic life event, reflecting the economic and cultural importance of the nation’s rural community
  • Commonwealth Bank AgQuip has its own App – go to Apple App Store or Google Play to download your free copy.
  • Commonwealth Bank AgQuip has its own Radio Station – AgQuip FM 106.7, powered by CommBank – which commences transmission during the event.
  • Commonwealth Bank AgQuip is an unique national event offering free visitor admission and free parking.
  • Opening hours are from 9am to 5pm on Tuesday and Wednesday – with an earlier closing on Thursday from 9am to 4pm.
  • Parking areas will open from 7.30am – with services available for early arrivals.  
  • Size of the static display area is 32 hectares.
  • Demonstration areas include the Machinery demonstration area, 4WD demonstration area and the Kawasaki Bike demonstration area.
  • In 2018 the organisers have introduced a new Seminar Room – the call for drought relief assistance, mental health and general health support and ‘smarter’ farming methods and technology has never been more keenly heard. The introduction of the Seminar Room will allow non-profit organisations, agri businesses and services to raise awareness and also workshop ideas to a captive audience in a relaxed, pressure free environment
  • Organisers this year are again expecting attendance of more than 100,000 visitors.
  • Commonwealth Bank AgQuip offers the best steak sandwiches in the nation - see the Site Plan in the AgQuip Official Guide book which provides a location map of all food, drink and coffee outlets.
  • Commonwealth Bank AgQuip offers a free shuttle bus service in the car parks and on site over the days of the event.
  • Commonwealth Bank AgQuip runs a free parcel pick-up service for visitors.
  • Don’t miss a visit to the Lifestyle Shopping Arcade and Market Place featuring over 100 lifestyle exhibitors.
  • Commonwealth Bank AgQuip has a Parents Room, provided by the Gunnedah Red Cross.
  • Each year the event features a number of agri-product launches. Check the Activities Program, featured in this AgQuip Official Guide.
  • Commonwealth Bank is the major sponsor – and has continued to support the AgQuip field days for 38 continuous years, recognised as one of the significant support event sponsorships in corporate Australia.
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