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Events 2023

Full details for each event are posted here & on our Facebook page prior to each event.

Club members are sent additional information via email. 

Please see the notes at the bottom of this page for an explanation of the types of events and who can attend.

Next Event 
Annual Championship Show
(Members Only.)
21st May
, 2023

 Calendar of Events 2023

Sunday 26 February        Annual General Meeting, Elsternwick

                                         (Members Meeting)


Saturday 11 March           Red Hill Show, Red Hill

                                         (Display & Open Show at Public Event)

Saturday 29 April             Frankston Pets Day Out, Frankston  

                                        (Display at Public Event)  

Sunday, 21 May               AusRFS Annual Show, Elsternwick   

                                        (Members Social & Championship Show)  

Sunday, 11 June              Collingwood Children's Farm, Abbotsford  

                                        (Public Display) 

Sunday, 13th August       AusRFS Working Bee  (members only)

Sunday 10th September  Spring Gala, Thomastown

                                         (Members Social & Championship Show)  

October (Date TBA)             Whitehorse Community Festival, Nunawading  

                                         (Display & Open Fun Show at Public Event)  


November (Date TBA)         Djerriwarrh Festival Pet Expo, Melton  

                                        (Display at Public Event)  

Sunday, 3rd December    AusRFS Christmas Party,  Venue TBA 

                                        (Members Social Day)

 Types of Events

Members Event   

Only AusRFS members and invited guests may attend.

Public Display    

AusRFS display at an externally run public event (pet expo, community festival etc)

The display is manned by AusRFS members and their rats. The aim is to introduce our rats to the general public and provide information about pet rats and their care. Some merchandise is offered for sale. Look out for the AusRFS marquees/signs and come say hello!

Members Show

Only rats owned by AusRFS members may be entered.

Open Show         

A show held at a public display. All pet rat owners are welcome to enter their rats for judging, but need to contact the AusRFS prior to the show for an entry form/details.

Non-Members attend as our guests, under the same rules and conditions as club members.

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