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On a rather chilly Sunday morning, a small group of members met at Bungendore for the trip up to Goulburn via Tarago. They were: Graham Bigg (BMW) and passenger Bob Garrett, David Brand and his newly-acquired Ford Capri, Brian Ely …

Goulburn Steam run – Sunday 15 March 2020 Read More »

At the General Meeting on 10 March the Committee introduced a proposal to adjust membership fees from 1 July 2020.  Single and Family membership will each be reduced by $5p.a., and a new optional subscription fee of $20p.a. will be …

Proposal to reduce Membership fees. Read More »

There were around 50 historic vehicles on display in the CACMC area on the main arena at Queanbeyan Showgrounds, not to mention those parked with other specialist clubs. The weather was fine and the grass on the arena was mostly …

Wheels 2020 shows off CACMC diversity of member vehicles Read More »

The Canberra Model Engineers Club invited CACMC to display at their open day on Sunday 15 March, at their impressive layout in Symonston, on the eastern fringe of Canberra. Club Members brought along a good representative selection of 21 fine …

Guests at the Miniature Railway Read More »

A large number of CACMC members and vehicles enjoyed the beautiful park location and Britishly fine weather (ie. fine, with a stiff breeze) for Terribly British this year. We couldn’t do a firm headcount, because a number of our members …

Pleasant day at Terribly British 2019, Queanbeyan Park, 2 December Read More »

CACMC was well represented at Classic Yass this year. Rain was vaguely forecast, but didn’t amount to anything and the brave were rewarded with a fine day in fine surroundings, with cars coming from a wide radius from Wagga and …

Another Classic day at Classic Yass – 3 November Read More »

Twenty members participated in the annual President’s Run event in beautiful weather on Sunday 22 September. Despite competition from the Big3 American Car show taking place at the Queanbeyan Showgrounds, several of our club’s Big American beauties joined the group …

President’s Run 2019 – highlights and delights of Queanbeyan Read More »

There were several retirements and elections of new office-bearers at the CACMC Annual General Meeting held on 10 September 2019. Some retiring office-holders had served the club in various positions for over 20 years. All were warmly thanked by the …

Committee elected for 2019-20 Read More »

At the CACMC Annual Presentation Dinner on Saturday 1st August, the following annual trophies were presented for vehicle restoration and club support categories: Bill Amies Mechanical Excellence Award: Michael and Anne Toole  – 1979 Holden VB Commodore. Best American Marque: …

Annual Club Awards for 2019 Read More »

The Four Mountains Challenge was resurrected by club member Malcolm Noad who was the originator of the original Three Mountains Challenge in memory of his late father-in-law, Jim Bruce. Jim Bruce once said that it was always a challenge to …

Four Mountains challenge – revived and survived Read More »

Sixteen members signed in at the Crookwell Potato Festival show on Saturday 11 May, bringing nine cars to shine among the spuds. They joined about 40 other cars from Crookwell and surrounding districts, some interesting ones amongst them. Kelly and …

CACMC at Crookwell – 11 May 2019 Read More »

A few of the CACMC member vehicles at Yass, lunch stop for our “Old Hume Highway” run from Canberra via Collector, Breadalbane and Gunning on Sunday 14th April 2019. Lee Gaynor’s 1934 de Soto Airflow Town Sedan (right of picture) …

Old Hume Highway run Read More »

CACMC has been invited to participate in the Show and Shine car exhibition at the Crookwell Potato Festival on Saturday   CACMC access to the showground is via the gate off Grange Road. It is important club vehicles enter off Grange …

Shine among the Spuds – Crookwell Potato Festival 2019 Read More »

24 CACMC club cars scooted up hill and down dale from Weston Creek to Tidbinbilla Deep Space Tracking Station for the monthly club run, on Sunday 17 March. Watch for more details and photos in the upcoming Colonial.

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Around 60 vehicles owned by CACMC members were on display at the Shannons’ Wheels annual display, this year again at the Queanbeyan Showgrounds. A number of members had several vehicles on show, and other members attended without their vehicles for …

Big CACMC representation at Wheels 2019 – Queanbeyan Read More »

The CACMC website now offers a lot of flexibility in the kind of material we can share online and keep up to date. Use the revised menus or the enhanced “Search” facility to find what interests you. The Search also …

New website launched – your help needed Read More »