2017 QHMC Tasmania Tour – 14th April to 1st May

Update 9th January 2017

2017 Tasmania Tour_1

18 days of friendship, fun and frivolity

Experience Tasmania‘s World Heritage wilderness, great food and wine, historical buildings and clean air

Participate in all of part of the tour … it is your holiday!

No entry fee

2017 Tasmania Tour_2

This tour is open for all historic vehicles from all states. It begins Easter weekend as this is the most favourable weather with (traditionally) little to no rain. We will fit in as much as possible yet allow time to look around and relax.

We depart Melbourne on the Spirit of Tasmania, Thursday 14th at 9:00pm (arriving Devonport Friday 14th at 6:00am) and depart Devonport Monday 1st May at 7:30pm (arriving Melbourne Tuesday 2nd at 6:00am). Book your fares and get in quick as spaces are scarce – www.spiritoftasmania.com.au

The Tour Booklet PDF (110 pages) is attached for you to print and bring with you. All accommodation details have been finalised and available for you.

2 Important things to do:

  1. Book Spirit of Tasmaniahttps://www.spiritoftasmania.com.au/ – this is a busy time and spaces are filling fast.
  2. Book your accommodation (as per Tour Accommodation List)
  3. Have your Tour Booklet printed and bound – and bring it with you

For further information click on the following:

Tasmania Tour & Accommodation Update (9th Jan 2017)

2017 Tasmania Tour – Tour Booklet_Part 1 (pages 1 to 48)

2017 Tasmania Tour – Tour Booklet_Part 2 (pages 49 to 110)




Sunday 28th May – last Sunday in May every year – BRISBANE SWAP – Carina State School

6.30am gates open for site holders – 7:00am gates open for the public. All sites to be vacated by 2:00pm.

For more information -www.qvva.org – email qvva.inc@gmail.com

Flyer – QVVA Swap Flyer 2017



2017 RACQ QHMC Southern Queensland Rally – BEAUDESERT

The newsletter is attached for the 2017 RACQ QHMC Southern Queensland Rally. This is being hosted by the Beaudesert Motoring Enthusiasts Club in Beaudesert on Friday 9th to Sunday 11th June 2017.
Entry Forms will be available in November.
Driving distances and types of roads will be be suitable for all vehicle older and newer.
Entries will be open to over 100 vehicles.
Jason Dodge (Treasurer)
Beaudesert Motoring Enthusiasts Club Inc
PO Box 65, Beaudesert Qld 4285
0414 066 121 or (07) 5544 9230

Police appeal for public assistance – stolen 1924 TS Douglas motorcycle

Police investigating the theft of a motorcycle from Roma are appealing for public assistance.

Sometime between 9am on Friday, June 24 and 2.50pm on Monday, June 27, unknown offenders have stolen the pictured motorcycle from the rear shed of a Whip Street address.


The motorcycle is a 1924 TS Douglas restored British motorcycle, bearing Queensland registration S1908.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 orcrimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.


HCVAQ Historic Truck & Tractor Show

The Historic Commercial Vehicle Assn (qld) would like to invite you to their Historic Truck & Tractor Show, Saturday 24th September at the Gatton Showgrounds.

Entrants can set up from mid-day Friday 23rd. Entry to the show is free for entrants and $5.00 for adults. Children under 14 are free. All vintage car clubs are welcome to display their vehicles in a group if they wanted to have a run to Gatton.

For more info ph 07 5546 7050, email hcvaqld@hcvaq.com, visit http://www.hcvaq.com or check out the flyer.

NRVVCC Lismore Rally, August 19-21

The Northern Rivers Vintage & Veteran Car Club would like to invite you to their Annual rally in Lismore this year.

The rally will be held from August 19th – 21st this year. Contact Allan Johnston (a/h 0402 836621), R & M Novell (02 6621 9682 or 0427 257 190) or Narelle Middleton (02 6628 1207 or 0412 299 393).

Please forward entries to Rally Secretary, Narelle Middleton, 247 Humpty Back Road, McLeans Bridge 2480 or to nrvvccrallysecretary@gmail.com.

More details in the entry form, map and accommodation guide.

Restoration Course

Springfield Tech Centre is offering a metal shaping course teaching age old skills to reproduce that part you cannot buy. You can choose your direction, completing their project or your own. Attached are a couple of examples of parts reproduced. They also run machining and welding  ourses.

Next Course: Saturday 14th May Cost:: $240 for an 8 hour course

Web: http://springfieldtechcentre.com.au

Enquiries: Michael Crawford Phone: 3818 0538

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