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Compacts/Illawarra run to Motorfest CANCELLED

Web Administrator - Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The combined run for the Compacts and Illawarra Registers on 15th February has been CANCELLED due to weather making the grounds unusable.

GUEST SPEAKER at March meeting

Web Administrator - Thursday, January 30, 2020





17th March 2020

This presentation will be mainly A-V based and provide many illustrations of the following topics:-

*The (diminishing) range of organisations that currently preserve aviation heritage in Australia

* The collection at HARS - located mainly at Albion Park Rail NSW and Parkes NSW

* Wings Over Illawarra – the only annual air show now run in Australia

* Two selected  HARS projects:- The ex -John Travolta Boeing 707 project ,and the HARS Navy Heritage Flight- especially the (now flying again) ex RAN Fleet Air Arm S2 Grumman Tracker which flew for the first time in over twenty years and is planned to feature at WOI 2020 on 03/04 May 2020

Presenter: Professor Michael Hough AM

Michael is a long-term member of our Club (45 Years) is a long term Mk 2 owner of nearly 50 years. He is a senior member of the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, is the Project leader of the HARS Navy Heritage Flight, and he was the founding co-ordinator of the WOI (Wings Over Illawarra) Air Show - which is now the largest 2 day regional tourism event in NSW.

Michael is a living example that you can be a fanatic across a range of interests as well as Jaguars! (He is also an active member of the MG Car Club of Sydney)

Latest (Dec) edition of CMC's The Preserve available

Web Administrator - Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The December edition of the CMC's newsletter

The Preserve 

is now available. 

Please click on the link below to download The Preserve.

CMC-The Preserve-December-2019 CMC-The Preserve-December-2019 (1977 KB)

PETITION to abolish the Luxury Car Tax on Historic cars

Web Administrator - Monday, November 25, 2019

Why Australia’s Luxury Car Tax must be removed from Historic Cars

1) Australia has no car industry – there is nothing left to protect, and in the case of historic vehicles there never was.  Accordingly, LCT makes no sense on historic vehicles. 

2) Australia's motoring heritage and historic vehicle fleet is part of our national identity and deserves to be protected.  The LCT means our taxes are so high on importing a car that we only ever lose historic cars we hardly ever gain them.  

3) LCT on the importing of historic cars raises less than ¼ of 1% of the total LCT tax collection.  More tax will be raised from those interested in historic cars importing them and paying GST than the amount of LCT foregone. 

4) Our historic vehicle repairers and restorers employ people, particularly in regional Australia, thereby maintaining and creating jobs.  More jobs will be created without LCT on historic cars.  

5) The owners of historic cars restore, maintain and use their cars.  Their “recreation” means they spend money, often in regional Australia, adding economically to small towns and cities.  The removal of LCT on historic cars will increase owners spending in regional Australia.

To sign the petition on click on:

Historic and Classic Cars Log Books to Stay -

JDCA Admin - Sunday, October 06, 2019
On Wednesday 2nd October 2019,  Paul Toole Minister for Regional Transport and Roads together with Andrew Constance the Minister for Transport and roads announced that the Log Book Scheme had been a success and as of now it is to stay as a permanent feature.

See Announcement below

AHMF 2020 National Motoring Festival details and Newsletter #1

Web Administrator - Thursday, May 23, 2019

The Australian Historic Motoring Federation is organising a large heritage motoring event 

in Albury-Wodonga during March-April 2020. 

Please click on the link below to download the first newsletter.

 Note that there are special early bird prizes for people who book and pay before 30th June 2019.

AHMF 2020 Newsletter #1 AHMF 2020 Newsletter #1 (163 KB)

Wanting to order regalia? Then Download the Order Form from the Members Area -

Ken Britton - Thursday, July 12, 2018

You can now download a copy of the regalia order form from the members area, Just log in and download the form

Or download the document below

Regalia Order Form 2019-02 Regalia Order Form 2019-02 (135 KB)

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