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Great weather, great location and a buzz of common interest in the quirks and splendours of British classic vehicles made for a great occasion on this 47th annual Terribly British … Read on..
After a break of some years, the biennial Cooma Motorfest made a welcome return to the Cooma Showground on Saturday 5 November 2022. CACMC participated with 23 members and 15 … Read on..
The fickle spring weather once again played nice for our October Club run. We assembled at two separate rendezvous, North (Mulligans Flat Road) and South (Sutton Road at Yass Road, … Read on..
A midwinter run to Yass – brisk, bright and breezy.
Sunday 17 July, 2022
Thirty-five bold members, family and friends turned out for the run to Yass, taking the scenic … Read on..
The annual National Motoring Heritage Day, mid-May each year, is patchily observed by different State and Territory heritage motoring bodies. In ACT it is up to individual clubs to make … Read on..
The grass was green and the air was fresh and mild at the 40th Shannon’s Wheels at Queanbeyan Showgrounds. Scott Molloy’s drone, and Geoff Hall’s GoPro on a stick, captured … Read on..
CACMC had a good turnout of 20 vehicles (15 historics) and 35 members and friends for our run, organised at short notice, to join the Cooma Car Club’s museum opening … Read on..
The annual President’s Run, originally scheduled for August, got deferred and deferred by the unpredictable COVID lockdowns affecting the ACT and NSW. We finally got it moving on Sunday 14th … Read on..
CACMC on June 13th visited Honeysuckle Creek in Namadgi National Park – the site of the former NASA space communications base from where video of the historic first human steps … Read on..
The club run for February 2021 left from Cooleman Court on Sunday 14th. Around 25 cars representing 7 decades headed for Tidbinbilla via Cotter Road and Paddy’s River Road, took … Read on..
John Lindell, of Richardson ACT, has contacted the club to offer this grease dispensing cap to a club member who can use it.
John doesn’t know what it is from. … Read on..
CACMC’s presentation of annual awards and trophies took place this year at the Picnic Meeting held on 8 December at Yarralumla lake foreshore. COVID precautions had prevented the holding of … Read on..
I have a set of 5 new Longstone tyres. 17-4.25 that I bought but can not use, so am offering them to an Austin 7 owner who can use them.… Read on..
Greg Riddell from Cooma Car Club invites all Holden owners to join a drive commemorating the day the first production Holden was built.
Sunday November 29th, 2020
The restored 1939 Chevrolet Pie Cart, owned by the Council of ACT Motor Clubs, will star in a special event at the Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG) at lunchtime on … Read on..
Steve Edwards, a member of the Model A Restorers Club, is looking for a set of five 21″ road wheels for the early 1928 “AR” Model A Ford. The centres … Read on..
We collected at Uriarra Road below Mt Stromlo, then headed West to cross the Murrumbidgee at the low-level Uriarra Crossing, just re-opened after floods.
CACMC events are pretty free-spirited during … Read on..
CACMC member Graham Crockett is thinning out his collection of special cars:
- 1969 Porsche 911E
- 1985 Jaguar XJ-SC
- 1985 Alfa Romeo (Alfetta) 2.0 GTV.
- 2005 Subaru Liberty wagon 2.0 turbo
Binalong Motor Museum closing auction, online 26 July. Owner Stuart Saunders is selling most of one of Australia’s finest private vehicle collections. From books and memorabilia up to … Read on..
Graham and Heather Gittins are planning a trip to the New South Wales Goldfields centred on Bathurst and Forbes/Grenfell. Proposed timing was March/April 2021, but is now deferred until COVID … Read on..
CACMC member Chris Clark passes on some information gleaned 1/7/2020 in transferring rego from ACT to NSW (full or concession).
- Proof of identity – If you have never been a
Sunday 21 June 2020 saw 36 CACMC members and friends shake their fists at the threatening weather and take 22 vehicles out for our Midwinter run. Destination was Braidwood, via … Read on..
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 … Read on..
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.,
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 … Read on..
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 … Read on..
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 … Read on..
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, … Read on..
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, … Read on..
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 … Read on..
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:
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 … Read on..
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 … Read on..
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 … Read on..
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 … Read on..
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 … Read on..
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 … Read on..
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 … Read on..