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National Motoring Heritage Day – Picnic in the Park, Queens Park, Ipswich, Sunday 15th May 2016
Make this your monthly run – This event is at NO COST to you. Bring your picnic – enjoy a picnic in the park. Display your historic vehicle, have a fun day and “share the passion” with the public.
Demonstrate to the public and government departments, the contribution to communities and charitable organisations.
All vehicles to be in position by 9:30am. Display from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Some attractions of Queens Park are:
- Japanese themed Nerima Gardens
- Lions Lookout
- Queens Park Nursery
- Ipswich nature Centre – with native animals & rainforest bird aviary
- Children’s playground featuring Liberty Swing
Planned additional attractions:
- Awards for vehicle categories
- Awards for best costume to the era of the vehicles / best display
- Roving Entertainment
- Face painters
- Amberley Brass Band
- Coffee Van
Relevant Trade Stalls – e.g. Shannons, Department of Transport & Main Roads, Vintage Tyres, etc.
This year the NQ QHMC Rally was hosted by Cairns and District Historic Vehicle Club Inc., in Cairns over the Easter long weekend. Secretary, Trevor Shields attended and represented the QHMC committee. QHMC covered the cost of the return airfare and Trevor covered all other expenses associated to his attending the event.
The 2016 NQ QHMC Rally will be in Mackay, again over the Easter weekend. More information will be provided as it is made available.
Trevors report on North Queensland QHMC Rally Cairns Easter 2015 is available for download.
The lastest “From the President’s Desk” is now available.
The National Motoring Heritage Day display day in Queens Park Ipswich is organised (with more being added) and promises to be an excellent day. Remind your club members, they need to register on line for this event (full details on the flyer – and remember, this web address is case-sensitive) – or complete the attached registration form and post to the address on the form.
The planning has been completed for the QHMC Rally in Pittsworth, For full details please refer to the QHMC website – https://qhmc.org.au/qhmc-rally/ – as the Flyer, Entry form and Accommodation guide are all available. So far, the majority of the vehicles registered are pre-1931. We look forward to seeing you there.
If you have any questions or issues you would like raised, please do not hesitate to contact me direct.