The Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth shows are gone, and the Melbourne will swap with Sydney as hosts for our biggest - and now our only - International motor show.
While the manufacturers can breathe a sigh of relief that their already-stretched budgets will only have to cover the one million-dollar stand per year, and the only show in Oz will (hopefully) be bigger and better than ever, what of the punters outside of Melbourne?
Well, there are two choices: become pilgrims, or wait for news to come to you. If you are among the latter, we hope you enjoy our coverage of the 2009 Melbourne International Motor Show.
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