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HISTORIC PLATE COVERS - coming soon - express your interest

Web Administrator - Friday, May 22, 2020
New to the regalia range is a set of two number plate covers for historic plates. 
Please note this is an initial concept and the final design may be slightly different, however the basics of white print on a black background, with the plate cover pinstriped will remain. 
These quality covers are printed in Australia and come with fittings and instructions. 
The covers will be available at a price of $40.  JDCA is taking expressions of interest to determine the demand for the covers. Please email Lauren Jones at by 6 July 2020 if you are interested in ordering one of these sets.  At this stage sets should be available by the beginning of August 2020. 

Bidding Opens for the Shannons Autumn Timed Online Auction

JDCA Admin - Tuesday, May 19, 2020


Web Administrator - Monday, May 18, 2020

The annual Shannons Club Online Show and Shine Competition is here, and it’s bigger than ever, with a huge $37,500 in cash prizes up from grabs! This year, when you win, your motoring club wins too! Just nominate your motoring club when you enter. And if you win, you will take home a cash prize and so will your club*.

With hundreds of our favourite motoring events cancelled and while we’re all staying at home, it’s the perfect time to get out the polish and get your car or motorbike gleaming. The competition gives you the opportunity to show-off your pride and joy by entering the best photos of your vehicle for your chance to win. Plus, see some of Australia’s best classic cars and bikes, all without leaving home!

Weekly Winner Prize - $1,000 Cash for you and $500 Cash for your nominated Club 

'Best in Show' Prize - $5,000 Cash for you and $2,500 Cash for your nominated Club

The Shannons judges will be looking at the entries appearance (including cleanliness, shine, condition and presentation) of the exterior, interior, engine and wheels of your vehicle along with the creativity, effort and pride displayed in the photos of your vehicle submitted.

Category Winner Prize - $2,000 Cash for you and $1,000 Cash for your nominated Club

Club Members will decide who takes home the 'Category' prizes, so make sure you check out all the 2020 entries and vote on your favourite vehicles. Importantly make sure you share your entry with friends and make sure they vote for your vehicle. Category winners will be the entries with the most votes.
To enter, join the Shannons Club, it's FREE. Then upload your best photos of your car or bike. So, grab your camera and enter now for your chance to win.

Enter now at

Competition Terms & Conditions
Competition conducted by Shannons Pty Limited, of Level 28, Brisbane Square, 266 George Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000. Competition commences at 9am on 1/5/20 and closes at 5pm on 25/6/20 (Melbourne time). Entry only open to eligible Australian residents aged 18 years or older. Eligible Entrants must be opted in to receive Shannons marketing communications. *To be eligible for the Motoring Club element of the prizes the Eligible Entrant must nominate an official registered club. Total prize pool valued at up to $37,500 AUD (dependent on if prize winners nominated a Motoring Club in their entry). View full terms and conditions at

Latest (April) Edition of CMC's The Preserve now available

Web Administrator - Saturday, April 18, 2020

The April edition of the CMC's newsletter

The Preserve 

is now available. 

Please click on the link below to download The Preserve.

CMC-The Preserve-April-2020 CMC-The Preserve-April-2020 (6185 KB)

CMC NEWS from Service NSW on driver testing

Web Administrator - Tuesday, April 07, 2020

The CMC has requested that clubs share this link in relation to driver testing with their members.

IMPORTANT NEWS for Members wanting to use their Conditionally Registered Vehicles

Web Administrator - Saturday, April 04, 2020
Important Message From the President
Use of Vehicles under Conditional Registration For Essential Purposes

I have had a few queries about use of vehicles on Conditional Registration during this period of enforced self-isolation under State legislation. Police apparently have been questioning whether cars are out for essential use purposes.

The CMC has provided the following advice:
It has come to our attention that the NSW Police have pulled over a number of vehicles on conditional registration (H, D or J plates) and questioned whether their use is for essential purposes.
The Council of Motor Clubs (CMC) has sought clarification from the Policy Branch of Transport for NSW (RMS) and has received the following advice.
As long as club members follow NSW State restrictions, such as only going direct to the mechanic, the shops, medical practitioners, pharmacies or to work they are allowed to use HVS and CVS vehicles with the filled out log book.
That does not include trips to try the car out or charge the battery etc., as far as CMC interpret it. Those reasons could be considered spurious by any authority who pull a vehicle up and question its use.
There obviously can be no club events where people gather. CMC suggest that no club sanction or organise any such activity as fines are substantial.
Note that two unrelated people in the front seat of a vehicle are breaking the distancing rules. If they are not family or live with you then they are unrelated.
If you have not opted for the log book scheme then you cannot use the vehicle as there are no club events and going for a maintenance run is not considered an essential use. If you are taking such a vehicle to a mechanic it is suggested it be for essential work and you have a prior appointment with the mechanic.
Go it alone is the safe way if you must go out in ANY vehicle.
It is suggested that members who do NEED to use a vehicle under conditional registration have a copy of this advice with them.

Bob Adby

REGALIA - updated order form for 2020

Web Administrator - Monday, March 23, 2020

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 2020-01 Regalia Order Form 2020-01 (136 KB)

The Coronavirus and the JDCA

Web Administrator - Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The JDCA Committee, having taken into account all the medical and government recommendations and restrictions pertaining to COVID-19, has decided to suspend  normal operation of the club for the three months from 17th March, or until further notice.

This will mean that general club meetings are suspended, and that any runs or social meet-ups conducted by the club within this period are either cancelled or suspended.

Also please note that the organisers of Wings over Illawarra have postponed the event until Spring and therefore the planned Illawarra Register run to WoI is also postponed.

VIDEO of E-Type Southern Prowl

Web Administrator - Friday, March 13, 2020

Club member Graham Wilson has produced a great video of the E-Type Southern Prowl from Narellan to Bowral on Sunday 8th March.

Click this link for the Youtube video

The Jaguar Sales News from latest Shannons Auctions

JDCA Admin - Thursday, March 05, 2020

The following Jaguars sold at the last Auction held on the March 2nd in Melbourne

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