National Motoring Heritage Day

National Motoring Heritage Day – Sunday 19th May 2019

Sunday 19th May 2019 is the 13th National Historic Motoring Heritage Day, a day celebrated annually on the 3rd Sunday of May.

Australian Historic Motoring Federation

National Motoring Heritage Day is an initiative of Australian Historic Motoring Federation, with the aim being to promote and display Australia’s strong motoring heritage and also show the community, business and government the strength of the Australian historic motoring movement.

These historic vehicles bring enjoyment to their owners as well as the public. Australia’s historic motoring movement has a massive input into the economy, with vast sums of money spent on restoration and maintenance of motor vehicles. There is a vast economic benefit to businesses such as motels, caravan parks, hotels, restaurants and service stations in the towns and cities where these events are being hosted. Many Councils throughout Australia can see the benefit to their communities and welcome events with open arms.

How to participate

We encourage all motoring clubs to participate in an event on this day. Without promotion of our hobby. the government and community support may gradually fade and concessional registration schemes may be lost. Our vehicles are a “Mobile museum” of which we are the custodians. These vehicles need to be viewed and enjoyed by the public.


National Motoring Heritage Day – Picnic in the Park

Queensland Historic Motoring Council Inc. (QHMC)

To celebrate National Motoring Heritage Day the Queensland Historic Motoring Council Inc will be hosting a Picnic in the Park. This event is held in Queens Park, Ipswich and is free to attend. You do not need to register for the event.

This event is at NO COST to you or your club.

Display your historic vehicle, have a fun day and “share the passion” with the public.

PLEASE NOTE If your club is erecting a marquee, there are to be NO PEGS OR STAKES INTO THE GROUND. Marquee’s must be weighted down, not pegged down.