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Photos of Heritage, Historic and Classic vehicles at events held by the CHMC, its Affiliated Clubs and others throughout NSW, and also take a look at our VIDEOS
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50th COUNCIL OF HERITAGE MOTOR CLUBS ANNUAL RALLY 8-12 April 2021 Hosted by Temora Antique Motor Club
Council's 50th Annual Rally brought together over 100 historic vehicles from 24 CHMC Affiliated Clubs across NSW and interstate guests. There was a real sense of joy at being able to rally after the hiatus of 2020 with like-minded enthusiasts. There was a sense of delight in catching-up with old friends, talking historic vehicle with new friends, and the pure enjoyment of motoring in the country in our historic vehicles. A video of the 2021 Rally can be viewed on the CHMC Facebook
VETERAN MOTORCYCLES at the VMCC NSW annual Veteran Run, Maraylya, Feb 16 2020
This rally brings out some of the most unique and oldest motorcycles, and a few of their "younger" mates. The Vintage Motorcycle Club of Australia (NSW) Inc. is the oldest motorcycle club of its type in this country and specifically caters for authentic motorcycles made up to 31 December 1947. Contact the club via http://vmccnsw.org.au/ or check out their Facebook page.
49th ANNUAL CHMC RALLY May 2019 Hosted by GRIFFITH HISTORIC MOTOR CLUB and MIA VETERAN & VINTAGE CAR CLUB
A Rally that put lots of greatnew spins on how a "Bush Council Rally" can be run. Entrants were delighted to say it was ‘a great rally’, ‘the best’ and ‘what a lot of work you did to offer so
many rally options.‘ Many rallyists had never been to Griffith before and were amazed at the insights into Griffith the Rally gave them, from wine making to theatre curtain design and assembly, from
'The Handyman Rally', another innovation that had the guys’ eyes out on stalks, to the Rocking Horse Museum. Carefully devised self-drive tours and amazing local food were often cheerfully mentioned.
BATHURST 2019 - 1st HORSELESS CARRIAGE CLUB OF AMERICA AUSTRALIAN TOUR. Hosted by the South East Australian HCCA Region. The Rally was for Petrol, Steam and Electric Veteran Cars and Motorcycles produced prior to December 30th 1916, and over 60 vehicles participated. Many more photos on the CHMC's Facebook site.
50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE APOLLO 11 MOON LANDING – CARS OF THE ERA DISPLAY AT THE CSIRO PARKES OBSERVATORY – “THE DISH”
21 July 2019 Vehicles from 1948 to 1972 linked life in Australia at the time to the space-race and were seen by thousands of visitors to the Observatory. 24 vehicles came from Parkes Antique Motor Club, 17 from CWCC, and 8 from the FE &FC Holden and 48 & FJ Holden Owners Clubs.
PRE-31 AUTUMN TOUR 2018 - PARKES
The major annual tour for veteran and vintage vehicles in NSW is hosted by a CHMC Central West club, this year by Parkes Antique Motor Club. 134 cars, trucks and motorcycles made before Dec 30th 1930 toured Parkes, Peak Hill, Bogan Gate, and in rows of three stretching down the main street of Trundle became part of the spectacle that is the Trundle ABBA Festival. More photos and videos in the CHMC Facebook Posts.
48TH ANNUAL CHMC RALLY - NARRABRI 2018. Hosted by NAMOI VALLEY ANTIQUE VEHICLE CLUB
90 entries ranging from a 1920 Austin 20 to a 1985 Mercedes SEL. Rallyists toured the Narrabri region taking in the spectacular sights at Mt Kapatur and visiting Wee Waa's wonderful local history Museum. Host Club NVAVC celebrated the 40th Anniversary of their Club in the best possible way by sharing their hometown over the Easter weekend with like-minded heritage vehicle enthusiasts. More photos on CHMC's Facebook page
39th Annual COROWA SWIM-IN and MILITARY VEHICLES GATHERING, March 2018
Over 200 historic ex-Military vehicles were displayed, paraded and driven around the Corowa - Rutherglen region at the largest annual gathering of military vehicles in Australia. The KVE organised event includes the famous "Swim-In" at which amphibious ex-service vehicles demonstrate their capabilities on land and water.
WHAT Some CHMC CLUBS DID ON AUSTRALIA DAY 2018
Events at communities across NSW included displays and processions from their local car, truck and antique machinery clubs. Photos from Namoi Valley Antique Vehicle Club at Narrabri, the Vintage Motor Club at Australiana Village, Wilberforce, Parkes Antique Motor Club at Parkes, Newcastle Restored Vehicle Club at Speers Point Park, Lake Macquarie and Orange District Antique Motor Club at Cook Park, Orange and Carcoar. More photos on the CHMC Facebook page.
HERITAGE CARS AND HERITAGE HOUSES
Over 45 veteran and vintage cars participated in the Old Hume Highway Historic Houses Tour on November 18-19 2017 to the wonderful National Trust (NSW) properties - Retford Park, Bowral, Riversdale at Goulburn and Cooma Cottage, Yass. The event was sponsored by the Paul Butler Bequest of the National Trust (NSW).
2017 CHMC ANNUAL RALLY, ALBURY Hosted by ANTIQUE CAR CLUB ALBURY-WODONGA
107 entrants with authentic, restored or original vehicles ranging from a 1911 Wolseley to a 1986 BMW
PRE-31 AUTUMN TOUR 2017
An annual tour in Central NSW for veteran and vintage vehicles manufactured before Dec 31 1930, hosted by a different CHMC club each year. In the 2017 event Orange District Antique Motor Club made sure that 99 vehicles and their drivers and their families had a wonderful time touring to Milthorpe, Euchareena and Manildra.
CHMC CLUBS PROVIDE HERITAGE VEHICLES FOR ANZAC DAY 2017
CHMC Club members proudly supplied heritage vehicles to transport former service men and women in Anzac Day parades and to Commemorative Services. At Kiama crowds lining the streets clapped in recognition of the veterans transported in the Illawarra Vintage Car Club's beautifully presented cars, and two WW2 New Guinea campaign veterans enjoyed the crowd's applause as they rode in a 1942 Ford jeep from the VMC.More photos on the CHMC's Facebook page
2016 CHMC ANNUAL RALLY, TEMORA Hosted by Temora Antique Motor Club
2015 CHMC ANNUAL RALLY, ARMIDALE Hosted by Classic & Specialist Car Club of Northern NSW A wet weekend, so limited photos
2014 CHMC ANNUAL RALLY, PARKES. Hosted by Parkes Antique Motor Club
2013 CHMC ANNUAL RALLY, BEGA-PAMBULA. Hosted jointly by Sapphire Coast Historic Vehicles Club and Bega Heritage Motor Club
2012 CHMC ANNUAL RALLY, ORANGE. Hosted by Orange District Antique Motor Club.
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