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18-20 March 2016 Chryslers on the Murray For more info: NSW

MARCH 2016

WA 19 March Brookton Old Time Motor Show

This biannual event’s theme in 2016 is ‘All Things Aussie’.

So whether it’s a Purvis Eureka, Goggomobil Dart or a hairy-chested Charger, Falcon or Munro, roll into town for this great big festival of cool. There’s more happening than you can drop-punt an ovular leather sack into.

Visit: or Email: au for more info.

QLD 19 March Rum City Rods Swap

6:30 AM - 1:00 PM Rum City Rods & Customs Inc. are holding their second Auto Swap Meet at East Rotary Park, Kendalls Flat on Saturday 19th March 2016. East Rotary Park is opposite Kendalls Flat next to 8E Quay Street in Bundaberg East.

A traditional automotive swap meet for all car entry from 5:30am, public from 6.30am. Admission $10 per site, lookers free. All sites 6m x 6m, limited sites available. So if you have any spare car and performance parts that you want to turn into cash this could be for you. No heavy vehicles and no bric a brac.

Food and refreshments will be available on the day.

Hope to see you there.

Phone: Ross 0417 779 448 or Mal 07 4153 2347.

18-21 March Humber & Rootes Group

The 21st National Humber Rally and Rootes Roundup is being held in Stanthorpe from the 18th-21st March 2016. Friday afternoon meet and greet your rally team and other participants at the Summit Bowls Club. Evening BBQ dinner at the Summit Bowls Club. Saturday morning featured vehicle display and judging at the Stanthorpe Showgrounds.

Our cars will be positioned by years/marques models to highlight the variety of vehicles. Evening social dinner and quiz at the RSL club.Sunday is drive day, and the chance to really take in the beauty of the Granite Belt. Sunday evening presentation dinner.

Monday farewell big bush breakfast at the Stanthorpe Heritage Museum and for interested parties there will be a 60km cruise to Tenterfield.

Phone: Wayne Jeffers 0402 561 456

22 March Superswap Show ‘N’ Shine

The Automobile Restorers Association Gold Coast Inc are hoping not to be rained out this year, but you know the drill. Formerly the Carrara Super Swap, now in its second year at the beautiful Country Paradise Parklands, Nerang Beaudesert Rd, 2km west of Nerang. Free camping; show ‘n’ shine open to all makes/models; 18 trophies for restored and modified vehicles. Entry: $5 display, extra $5 for judging.

Caterers on site, natuirally.

For all the info we couldn’t fit on the page call Lyle Ross on Phone: 0449 997 149 Email: aussieacer@hotmail. com.

Visit: www.autorestorers.

VIC 19 March West Vic Show n Shine

The Western Victoria Holden Car Club presents their 5th Show n Shine on the 19th March at Lake Pertobe, Warrnambool. All model Holdens welcome.

Gold coin donation for Cure For Mind Foundation. BBQ, hot and cold drinks, People’s Choice Award. Great day to catch up with Holden enthusiasts of all types.

Phone: Peter 0400 639 928 or Scott 0419 167 606.

20 March Rich River Rod Run Echuca-Moama Echuca-Moama 5:00 PM - 1:30 PM The 2016 Rich River Rod Run is being in Echuca-Moama on March 18-20. The main show and shine will be held at the Jack Eddy Oval in Moama on Sunday March 20th.

Meet and greet dinner on Friday night and a cruise leaving Saturday morning which will be an 80 km round trip. Saturday afternoon entrants will enjoy some free time and the


opportunity to explore some of Echuca/Moama’s great attractions with special rates organised for entrants.

Saturday night you will be once again treated to a fantastic gourmet dinner and great live bands. ASRF Sanction No. 24/15. Info Phone: Frank Bowles (03) 5480 9980.

25 March Make them Shine

The Thunderbird Owners Club of Victoria is proud to announce that we will be holding our “Make Them Shine 2016” car exhibition at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in support of the Royal Childrens hospital Good Friday appeal. Last year we raised $15,147 the second highest in the convention centre, this year we aim to beat that amount.

More details to follow.

This year will have a raffle with tickets selling at $2.50 each. 1st prize is a Tuff Lift TL4.0BPDI 2 Post Hoist. 2nd prize is Tools to the value of $300. 3rd prize is Car Cleaning Products to the value of $100.

Phone: 0418 318 967 Visit:

NSW 19 March Can Cruise

Mudgee, NSW Cudgegong Cruisers Inc. in conjunction with volunteers from Can Assist – Mudgee & Districts Branch will be holding the annual “Can Cruise” a major fundraiser on Saturday 19th March 2016. Open to any type of vehicle - muscle cars, hot rods, utes, customs, vintage, veteran, bikes, anything that is registered.

Any registered vehicle can enter at a cost of $30 per adult or $60 for a family ticket for 2 adults, up to 4 children.

This will be a family friendly fun day out with great prizes and trophies on offer.

Entrants are encouraged to pre-register now, although entries will be accepted on the day, until 9.30am for Show n Shine, and until 10am for Can Cruise.

Visit: cudgegongcruisers.

18-20 March Chryslers on the Murray

Without doubt one of the biggest Chrysler meets on the calendar every year.

DECA driver training will run driving events on the Friday, judging begins on Saturday and trophies awarded Sunday. But even if you’re not there to be scrutinised, get along to Wodonga to see some of the sweetest Mopar, Dodge, AMC, Rambler et al. Saturday will also involve a Supercruise out to the Hume Weir, so be on the lookout. Get your entries in before March 7.

Phone: Kent Wathen 03 5722 2993 Email: info@ Visit: chryslersonthemurray. com

18-20 March Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival

Celebrate the laid-back, baby boomer culture of cool cars, green bathrooms and rock & roll. Three days of activities culminating in a chrome-bumper show ‘n shine in the main street of Kurri Kurri, NSW, 2.5hrs north of Sydney.

Visit: kurrikurrinostalgiafestival.

20 March Pre-War Festival

The Pre-War Vintage Car Festival is being held on the 20th March at the Cronulla Mall. All vehicles must be pre war - before 1939. Event Organiser Ken Warburton has announced that 10 pre-WWII vintage motor bikes will join the line-up of 50 vintage cars for the 20 March 2016 event. There will be an assortment of private entries as well as club entries, as enthusiasts come together to share their passion for vintage bikes and cars. All proceeds will be donated to the Sylvanvale Foundation for people with disabilities.

Phone: Ken 0438 692 737.

20 March Orange Car Show

The Southern Cross Street Cruisers club are holding their 11th Annual Car Show and 10th Annual Swap Meet at the Orange Showgrounds on the 20th March 2016.

Free overnight camping is available with entry strictly from 12pm midday Saturday.

For vendors 6 meter by 6 meter sites are available for $20 with full insurance cover for site holders.

Lookers entry is $2 per person. Strictly no alcohol on grounds all weekend. Gates open 5 am Sunday. Entrants for charity Car and Bike Show $15 and $2 for lookers with gates open between 6am and 9am for entrants and 9am for public. Band and trophies for charity Car and Bike Show entrants.

Show will be called off if it snows or rains.

Phone: George 0422 560 810.

27 March Gouldburn High Hotrod

Open to pre-69 hotrods and classics, muscle cars and custom or cafe racer bikes.

Phone: 0478 688 330

25-27 March Bathurst Motor Festival

It’s one of the best grassroots motorsport weekends of the entire year. Everything from HQ Holdens and Historic Touring Cars to Production Sports, Porsche Club, and the ever-expanding 6 Hour endurance race will be among many other categories to challenge the treachery of Mount Panorama. If the 12 Hour’s too long and V8 Supercars don’t cut it these days, pop the tent, fill an eski and mark your plot for motor racing like it used to be!

Secretary contact: Phone: 07 3315 2499 Email: enquiries@ Visit: bathurstmotorfestival.

TAS 20 March Devonport Motor Show

Established in 2007, this event has grown significantly in size each year since inception. The Show is held at Devonport’s Roundhouse Park, Victoria Parade, a wonderful location, on the foreshore of the Mersey River. The event is open to presenters of all appropriate vehicles, including hot rods, vintage, classic, modern, modified, and motor bikes, we welcome all. Exhibits are judged by a panel and awards are given for various categories, top ten and overall. There are activities for the children, including a vehicle poster colouring in competitions. This great

motor enthusiast, club and family day has gained recognition throughout Tasmania as one of the major auto shows. The automotive industry and business is a great financial supporter of this event and money raised is used for Rotary projects.

Visit: devonportmotorshow. com

ACT 20 March ACT Street Machines

ACT Street Machines Show n Shine is being held on Sunday 20th March 2016 at the Snowy Hydro Base, David Warren Road, Hume.

Entry on the day from 8am, all cars welcome, raffles, trophies. All money raised goes to Snowy Hydro.

Phone: Graeme 0478 314 725.

APRIL 2016 WA 3 April Murray Auto Xtgravaganza

The Annual Murray Auto Xtravaganza (MAX) will be held at Sir Ross McLarty Oval on Sunday April 3rd 2016. MAX has something for everyone from custom classics, hot rods, street machines and motorbikes, to vintage tractors, racing tractors and drag racing cars. There is a horsepower competition on the Dyno and the whole family will be kept entertained with live music from local bands, kids activities, market and trade stalls and plenty of refreshments. The town centre is only a 10 minute walk away and we provide a shuttle bus to ferry people into town and take in some of the attractions, or maybe just sit and have a coffee.

Entry forms on the website.


10 April All Australian Car Day

WA Just Cruizin Street Machiners are hosting this whopper car show. You’ll find kids entertainment, market stalls to fill up on cheese and gluten free crispbread, the Gourmet Wine & Food Hall will tempt your tastebuds, and somewhere in there you’ll be able to see some precious Aussie-built cars–the real reason for being there. Entry is via a gold coin donation.

Phone: Naomi:0418 936 952 Email: aacdwaroona@dodo. for more info.

VIC 8-10 April FPM Motorexpo

First time for this event, at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, promising new cars, muscle cars bikes and much more. Promises to be bigger than Ben Hur.


9 April Dunolly Show n Shine

The Dunolly Football/Netball Club Show n Shine is being held on the 9th April 2016 at the Dunolly Football Club in Elgin Street. The day features a swap meet and market, bar, coffee hut, kids entertainment and show n shine. Gates open 8am for entrants, 9am to the public.

Show n shine entrants $10, public gold coin.


QLD 1-3 April Fiat Nationals

The Fiat Clubs from all around Australia continue their proud history of coming together to celebrate the FIAT Marque and friendly motorsport competition. The competition is always keen, but beyond is an underlying sense of friendship and camaraderie that makes our Nationals so special.

April 2016 will see the FIAT Nationals held at Willowbank Raceway our desire is that everyone has a wonderful time catching up with old friends and meeting new ones. The primary aim is participation with a spirit of competition, in a fun and safe manner.

Visit: FiatNationals

3 April Chryslers on the Coast

The Gold Coast-Tweed Chrysler Club are hosting Chryslers on the Coast on Sunday 3rd April 2016 at the Burleigh Town Tavern. Show entry from 10-noon. Winners announced around 1pm.

Trophies will be awarded in several categories for Chrysler vehicles only. $5 for entrants, occupants and spectators free. Catering on site. A great day for the car enthusiasts.

Phone: Barry 0400 075 524 or Steve 0432 454 469.

NSW 2 April Narrabri Motor Show

The Narrabri Motor Show is being held on April 2nd 2016 at the Crossing Theatre Car Park and Grounds in Narrabri with a 9am start.

Something for the whole family, freestyle motocross display. Come along and have a great day out.

Visit: Skid n Cruz Motor Club via Facebook.

3 April Crazy About Chrome

Crazy About Chrome is being held on Sunday 3rd April 2016 at the Cessnock Showgrounds and welcomes all makes and models. Cars parked up by 8.30am, gates open at 9am. Entrants $10 per car, public $2 per person.

Stalls and camping available.

Driving events, rocker cover racing, rides and more.

Alcohol free event with proceeds donated to charity.

Phone: Troy 0411 398 599 or Mark 0429 310 040.

3 April Gouldburn Swap Meet

One of Australia’s largest swap meets. The Goulburn Swap Meet is conducted by the Goulburn-Mulwaree Rotary Club and has been operating for 27 years.

Tickets available at the gate. $5 adult, 14 years and under free. Free off-road parking available. Early booking of covered and indoor sites is essential. Indoor sites $40 approx 4m x 4m. Covered sites $40 approx 6m x 5m, outdoor sites $25 approx 6m x 5m.

Visit: Gouldburn Australia online.

SA 2-3 April Mt Alma Mile Hillclimb

2016 will be the 8th running of the Mount Alma Mile Hillclimb, held this year on the 28th - 29th March at the popular closed road course at Inman Valley, 10km West of Victor Harbor. The 1.6km track is the longest currently being used in SA, and plays host to a field of 160 competitors.

Spectator points at the start line, first corner and above the chicane provide great viewing; a shuttle bus ferries spectators the mile to the first corner, however the chicane spectator point can only be accessed by hiking up the slope from the start line.


3 April Annual V&V Barossa Run

The Gawler Veteran, Vintage and Classic Vehicle Club invite you to participate in the inaugural Annual Veteran and Vintage Barossa Valley Run on Sunday April 3rd 2016 at 9am for a 9:30 departure.

For vehicles up to 1930 only including motor cycles and commercials. Free entry and morning tea. Run is from Gawler to Greenock, via Lyndoch, Tanunda and Seppeltsfield. No traffic lights.

Meet at the Gawler TAFE car park Lyndoch Road (South side) next to Fasta Pasta.

Run details given on signing insurance / attendance sheet. Large area for trailer unloading in the car park with a large area for trailer loading at the destination. Mechanic in a recovery vehicle and trailer will follow at the rear of the cavalcade.

Phone: Geoff 0437 689 973 or Jeanne 0438 202 139

ACT 3 April Auto Italia

Presented by the passionate team from the Italian Cars Association, we work together to bring you a wonderful one-day event annually delivering beautiful cars, motorbikes and scooters from across the nation in spectacular fashion.

Auto Italia Canberra is not a concourse event, but is intended as a celebration and static display of Italian automotive machinery. The aim is to get as many Italian cars, bikes and scooters in attendance, and to ensure that everyone has an enjoyable time. As such, we will get a range of vehicles from the pristine to daily drivers.