Council News:

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CACTMC Operational Review

Council has embarked on a review of its Objectives, Purposes and Operating Model. Subject to the recommendations of the review group and their acceptance by Council, a second stage will be to draft revisions to CACTMC’s Constitution and its associated By Laws, Business and Strategic Plans.

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Council’s newsletter for affiliated clubs:
Council Communique

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ACT Concessional Registration Scheme
&
NSW Classic Vehicle Scheme

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ACT Government news:

The Dickson Motor Vehicle Inspection Station will close from 4pm on Friday 12th May and will not reopen.

The new Hume Motor Vehicle Inspection Station (Hume MVIS), located at 29 Couranga Crescent Hume, will be open for vehicle inspections from 8am on Monday 22nd May.

A separate inspection bay/lane has been established for vehicle modifications inspections (incl ICVs) and AES/AE Audits.

Inspection bookings will continue to be maintained on the RegoACT/ Access Canberra Contact Centre booking system.

Important points to note:

  • No vehicle inspection services will be available between 12th and 22nd May.
  • Hume MVIS will not have shopfront facilities, only vehicle inspections.
  • Only electronic payments (EFTPOS) – for vehicle inspections – will be accepted at Hume.

To enter the Hume MVIS inspection area you MUST:

  • sign and undergo the Work Health Safety (WHS) Awareness Induction or remain in the customer waiting room
  • Wear a HiViz vest and be accompanied by a staff member.

Should you require assistance or information, please contact the Vehicle Inspection and Technical Unit (VITU) on 6207-7236, via Canberra Connect on 13-22-81 or via email; vitu@act.gov.au.

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CACTMC  Calendar of
motoring events for affiliated clubs


2017 –
Year of the Car | National Museum of Australia

April:

29 | model car exhibition | Reformed Church of Canberra hall, Rivett

Promoted by: At The Wheel Magazine, Canberra’s on line motoring magazine

May:
5-7 | 21st “Heart of the Hunter” Rally | Singleton, NSW
A Classic Motorcycle Rally by  Singleton Classic Motorcycle Club

7 | EJ-EH Club Annual Show n Shine | Viking Park

13 | Crookwell Potato Festival & Car Show | Crookwell AP&H Showgrounds
The 3rd annual Show & Shine


20 | Wheels of Wamboin | Wamboin Hall, Bingley Way
The 2017 Wheels of Wamboin – Show & Shine – will be held on Saturday 20th May 2017  from 9.00am to 1.00pm. The event will be held at the Wamboin Hall, Bingley Way Wamboin (off Norton Road via Sutton Road).

Last year over 100 cars were on display. The beauty of the Wheels of Wamboin is the huge variety from all marques in a truly country atmosphere. All sorts of automotive machines including old, new and interesting cars, motor bikes, trucks and even tractors are welcome. We will also have the stationary engine display on the day.

If you are interested in displaying your automotive masterpiece please just turn up on the day. Display entry is a gold coin donation and swap tables (provided) are $5 (remember to bring your cash as there is no EFTPOS out in the sticks). As per the past years there is only one trophy for the day “People’s Choice”.

A bonus on the day is the opportunity to pick up some healthy bargains at the monthly home produce markets. There will also be freshly brewed coffee and the local Wamboin RFS will also be running a BBQ.

It will be a great day for a short run out to the country to stretch those legs.

Information: peter.evans@wamboincommunity.asn.au


21 | National Motoring Heritage Day (NMHD) | Canberra
Join the ACT’s NMHD social tour organised by STHARC & CACTMC

21 | Shannons’ Cars, Bikes and Coffee | EPIC (9am – midday)
Endorsed by the Council of ACT Motor Clubs as an eligible CRS event

21 | Mount Gladstone Hill Climb | Cooma
Hill climb up 1 km long Mount Gladstone track. The event will be open to vehicles ranging from road registerable Type 1-2 2WD production vehicles up to Type 3 AWD vehicles, also Type 4 production based 2WD vehicles (sports sedans).

21 | Cavalcade of Transport | Bellarine Estate, Victoria
Veteran, Vintage, Classic, Historic and Collector vehicles
Celebrating National Motoring Heritage Day

June:

TBA | Holden HR Nationals | TBA

18| Battle of Waterloo | TBA
The annual French vs English Show & Shine standoff

September:

10 | Superheroes ACT Classic Cruise | Canberra

Supporting Camp Quality

15-18| Alpine Alfisti 2017 Spring Tour | Hunter & New England

24 | Distinguished Gentlemans’ Ride | Canberra

October:

14-15 | Wings & Wheels @ HARS | Albion Park, South Coast

15 | Capital All Ford Day | Queanbeyan Showgrounds

November:

4 | Classic Yass 2017 | Banjo Patterson Park, Yass

12 | Marques in the Park | John Knight Park, Belconnen

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2020
Oct – Nov | Australian Historic Motoring Federation Rally | Bendigo

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Other events will be included as they are advised.

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Government Notifications

Council receives notices from the ACT & NSW Governments regarding changes to motoring laws and regulations [See the latest notices here]

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