Council News:

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Council’s newsletter for affiliated clubs:
Council Communique
September 2016 edition now available

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An auction of a very large collection (60+) of Rover motor cars and parts, from the estate of the late Dr Flynn, is to take place in Queanbeyan in mid November.
Details: Slattery Auctions – NSW  (V6410 & V6411)

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Annual events organised on behalf of Council:
Shannons’ Wheels held in Autumn, and
Marques in the Park held in Spring.

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Notifications from the ACT Government

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

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CACTMC  Calendar for 2016
events organised by or for affiliated clubs


22-29 | Camp Quality EsCarpade | Batemans Bay to Griffith
Celebrating 25 years putting smiles on the faces of kids who are living with cancer.

30 | Marques in the Park | John Knight Park, Belconnen
Council’s Spring time Show and Shine. [Download poster]


Marques in the Park
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5 | Classic Yass | Banjo Patterson & Riverbank Parks, Yass


5 | ACT French Car Day | Telopea Park School
In conjunction with Telopea Park School Twilight Fete, 2pm-5pm

6 | Auto Italia Adelaide | Newton, SA “Everything Italian on wheels”

12-13 | Summit to Surf | Cooma Car Club
Bi-annual Snowy Mountains Touring Classic: Snowy Mountains, the Monaro and Far South Coast. Open to Classics cars (30 years plus) or replicas. Day one is a tour from Cooma to the Far South Coast and return. Day two is a drive into the Snowy Mountains and return. Includes a gala dinner in Cooma on Saturday night.

25-27 | EJ-EH Holden Nationals | Shepparton Showgrounds

26-27 | South Coast Nationals | Moruya High School


4 | Terribly British Day | Treasury Car Park, Langton Crescent, Parkes


The 2016 Terribly British Day vehicle display will feature around 25 iconic Jaguar XK120, XK140 and XK150 sports cars. Many of these late 1940s to early 1960’s vehicles will be travelling from interstate to form the spotlight display. They will join more than 350 other British marques on the day with every make from Austin to Zephyr represented.

Terribly British Day raises funds for the Tuggeranong Mens’ Shed

4 | Chippa’s Main Street Cruz | A fundraiser for the Starlight Foundation in honour of Ian “Chippa” Anstess


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Year of the Car | National Museum of Australia

8 | SummernatsClassic & Vintage Car Display | EPIC Main Arena.summernats_logo

Meet at Dickson College @ 8am to join the classic cavalcade to EPIC.

26 | Australia Day CARnivale | Parramatta Park
CARnivale showcases a wonderful collection of classic vehicles including cars, fire engines, trucks, coaches, military vehicles, motorbikes and vintage speedway cars.

2017 marks the 60th anniversary since the closure of the Parramatta Park racing circuit.  Among the vehicles on display at CARnivale in 2017 will be some of the cars that took part in races on the circuit in 1957.

3-6 | Alpine Alfisti Tour | Bogong High Plains & King Valley

aaaa_banner_tn… driving the Great Divide

12 | Shannons Wheels 2017 | Treasury Car Park, Barton
Hosted by the BMW Car Club on behalf of CACTMC.

26 | Devonport Motor Show | Devonport
This year our feature car is Holden – a celebration of the manufacture of Holdens in Australia from 1948-2017. We’d love to have all years of Holden represented so if you have a Holden please get in touch.

1-2 | Vintage & Classic (pre 60s) Car Rally | Cooma
Cooma Monaro Historic Automobile Club’s rally is over scenic sealed roads of the Cooma Monaro area and foothills of the Snowy Mountains. It is intended for early model vehicles (pre 1960) with no major modifications.

2 | Auto Italia Canberra | Lawns of Old Parliament House

14-17 | ALFESTA (National Alfa Romeo Festival) | Tasmania


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

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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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