Where preservation, restoration and continued use of all Austin A40, and other Austin or BMC motor vehicle is our life.


4th Annual Northern Car/Bike Show & Shine @ St Andrews Cricket Club Pascoe Vale Inc
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

This event is hosted by St Andrews Cricket Club Pascoe Vale Inc with the supported charity being Crohn’s & Colitis Australia.

Event is at Cole Reserve on Cumberland Road (cnr Kent Road) Pascoe Vale.
$15 entry for Cars. $10 entry for Bikes. Gates open 8am.
Judging starts 10am. Registration closes 12pm.
Trophy Presentation 2pm.
Gold coin public entry from 10am.
$5 per child for all day access to kids entertainment area.

$100 Coles voucher lucky door prize eligible for vehicles in Event.
To be drawn after Presentations. Both owner & vehicle must be present to claim prize. (must show vehicle no.)
Open to all Veteran, Vintage, Classic & Modern Cars and Motorcycles.
60 trophies on offer including best overall car and bike.
Also is best street & best restoration trophies donated by Rare Spares.
Larger categories have extra trophies (check entry form for details).
Trophies for vehicles of specific models and years plus also best Club Display, Ute, Panel Van, Rat Rod, Hot Rod, Custom, Convertible & Sports Car.
Also trophies for American, Japanese, European & British vehicles.
Individual categories for Monaro, GT, Torana, Mustang, Corvette, Camaro/Firebird, Charger, HSV, SS & FPV.
For motorcycles there are trophies for American, Japanese, European & British bikes.

There will be plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained including a live band and multiple kids’ activities including jumping castle. Also a bbq catering for breakfast & lunch, coffee van, ice-cream van, canteen & bar. (we have filled our food & beverage stalls, no need to apply)

Full details of Event, Entry Form & trophy categories on Shannons Club website:-
There is no pre-entry. Enter & register on arrival at event. Entry form & info handed out on arrival at gate (gate is on Cumberland Rd).

Watch 1st event hosted by Fletch in the Shannons Club videos at:-
Club Display groups must let us know via email prior to event and how many vehicles attending. Also to let Entrance Pay Gate know on arrival that they are part of a Club Display (and to arrive together).
For more details email northerncarshows@gmail.com
Check Facebook prior to event in case of inclement weather.


Great Australian Rally
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Eastlink 2019 Great Australian Rally @ Cruden Farm
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The EastLink Great Australian Rally is being held at Cruden Farm, Langwarrin, the former residence of Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, on Sunday, 20th January 2019, to help us raise further funds for cancer research through the Peter McCallum Cancer Foundation.

A new starting venue at EastLink Head Office, Ringwood has been established, with other starting points at Melbourne, Rowville and Hastings which include a free sausage sizzle, then all journeying to Cruden Farm. This event, organised and conducted by the All British Classics Car Club (VIC) and sponsored by EastLink, has become the premier annual showcase for motor bikes, army and commercial vehicles, veteran, vintage and classic cars over the last 25 years.

You and your clubs are encouraged to enter the 2019 rally by either:
A. Showcasing six of club’s best vehicles to compete for a special trophy;
B. Making the rally a club annual calendar social event by travelling as a group with reserve parking and club promotional displays;
C. Holding your club’s concours at the venue or
D. Attend individually in a qualifying vehicle.

Enjoy the display of vehicles and Cruden Farm historic gardens. Bring your lunch or purchase from the catering trucks and enjoy a picnic lunch on the manicured lawns whilst listening to the music emanating from the sound shell.

A special display will showcase the first Benz and Ford through to the Tesla e-vehicle. Other vehicles will be selected from rally entries to join that special display.

Official entry forms will be published early October 2018, but in the meantime please note your club calendars and commence planning your participation as set out above.


David Calleja Memorial Car Show @ Maddingley Park Reserve
Feb 3 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

The David Calleja Memorial Car Show, now in its 14th year is a wonderful family event hosted by Djerriwarrh Health Services and is well attended by a wide variety of cars, trucks and bikes. All funds raised from the David Calleja Memorial Car Show are used to purchase medical equipment.

It’s a great day full of fun for the whole family with jumping castles, live music, food stalls, marke/tradet stalls, raffle prizes and of course the main attraction being a great variety of vehicles ranging from hotrods, classic, vintage ,exotic cars, trucks and bikes. Vehicle numbers exceed 800 and generally over 4,000 people enjoy the day.

All this is set in the picturesque setting of Maddingley Park, Bacchus Marsh, only a short drive from Ballarat, Geelong and the Western Suburbs of Melbourne.

Come along on Sunday 3rd February, 2019 and bring the whole family for a great day out at a great price – only $5 per adult with kids’ u14 free! Gates open to the public at 8.00am.

Entry for competitors is $10 per vehicle with gates opening at 7.00am. Trophies will be awarded for best car/bike/truck in their class.


Picnic at Hanging Rock Classic Vehicle show @ Macedon Ranges & District Motor Club
Feb 10 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Classic Car Show at Hanging Rock Reserve near Woodend


Daylesford Motorfest
Feb 17 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Daylesford Motorfest is an all makes and models welcome motor show held in the heart of spa country only 90min from Melbourne. The day will include displays and demonstrations, food and trade stalls , live music and a best dressed competition.
$5 entry per person with U15 free
$10 per display car including the driver
More information will be available as we get closer to the day.


Classic and Modern Car Show and Family day @ Cranbourne Race Course
Feb 24 @ 7:30 am – 2:00 pm

Following on from our previous all ford car show we are re branding the event to be “Classic and Modern Car Show and family day” on Feb 24 2019 at the Cranbourne race track car park.

We are working on some new ways to make a car show interesting and an event that will attract more local families to look at the cars and partake family an kids activities.

We will be starting to put more information on soon so keep a look out.


The Colac Show ‘n’ Shine @ Memorial Square
Mar 2 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Following a successful inaugural event, The Colac Show ‘n’ Shine will return to Memorial Square in Colac on Saturday 2nd March, 2019.


2019 Show n Shine & Swap Meet @ Leongatha Veledrome
Mar 3 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Car, Bike and Truck categories


Phillip Island Classic Festival of Motorsport @ Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Mar 8 @ 8:00 am – Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm

Phillip Island Classic Festival of Motorsport
Heralded as Australia’s largest and recognised internationally in the world’s top ten historic motor race events

Ian Tate
VHRR Phillip Island Classic Management Committee
Phone: (03) 9877 2317
Graeme McLean
Graeme McLean & Associates Pty Ltd
Phone: (03) 9583 6694Mobile: 0438 806 090
Email: graeme@mcleanassoc.com.au