Since it started in 1973, AgQuip has provided professionals on the land with comprehensive access to the latest machinery, equipment and services available to Australian primary industry. It has developed a reputation over the last three decades as the nation's premier agri-showcase. The first AgQuip attracted 69 participants and 30,000 visitors and was held at the Gunnedah Racecourse. Rapid growth in the '70s necessitated a larger site and in 1977 the move was made to a permanent, purpose built site six kilometres west of Gunnedah.

Today, some 3,000 individual companies will be at AgQuip to interact with the 100,000 plus customers who attend. AgQuip is the largest agricultural and rural marketplace in Australia and among the biggest in the world. The giant field days are staged over three days in August in Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia. Participating companies use the field days as a launching pad for new products and services, in the process using unique opportunities offered by AgQuip to make direct contact with their customers.

AgQuip is a great family day out, with lots to see and do. Grab a mouth-watering steak, visit the fashion stores, watch the reptile show, or get a shoe shine. With so many options for a great day out, you may to need to stay a few nights.
Gunnedah has a variety of events while AgQuip is running, such as: The Railway Hotel Billy Boiling Competition, The AgQuip Rodeo – held at the Gunnedah Showground, and the Art and Craft Exhibition – held at the Civic Centre.

Now you can download the AgQuip App to your devices to navigate your way around the massive site or you can visit the Information Stand at AgQuip for your free guidebook which includes a site map. Gunnedah residents also open their homes for visitors to stay for home hosting, call the Visitor Information Centre in Chandos street for bookings and any information regarding AgQuip.

AgQuip Camping

Camping is available at the Gunnedah Showground during AgQuip for exhibitors and visitors. Council will have an onsite caretaker at the showground from Friday, November 12 to Sunday, November 21, 2021.
The entrance for camping is via the showground main gates in South Street (Oxley Highway).


  • Both powered and unpowered sites are available and the cost per site is:
  • Unpowered sites $15.00 per night; andPowered sites $20.00 per night.


No bookings, sites are allocated on a first in first served basis.

Camping Facilities

Toilet and shower facilities are available on site and in the grandstand building for campers to use.
A RV and caravan dump point is located just inside the main entrance to the showground, immediately on the left after entering through the gates in South Street.


Pets are permitted but must be on a lead and secured on the camping site when unattended.

If you require further information on accommodation options in Gunnedah during AgQuip, please contact the friendly team at the Gunnedah Visitor Information Centre on 02 6740 2230 or Please note AgQuip hotel accommodation is already booked out.


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    Co-ordinated by the Gunnedah Visitor Information Centre, Home Hosting assists visitors and exhibitors to find accommodation during AgQuip. Read More
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