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 NEXT CLUB MEETING Tuesday 5th February 2019 @8pm
Here you will find all the information you will need to attend the upcoming club events.  Check the Club calendar below for events happening this month.
All STHARC runs start from QBN Girl Guides Hall 36 Erin St QBN unless otherwise advised. For all runs BYO chairs, tables, picnic ware, drinks, food & sunscreen unless otherwise advised.
Mid-Week runs meet at the Guide Hallhalf day run meet at 1.15pm and leave at 1.30pm. Full day run meet at 10am and leave 10.15am, unless otherwise advised. Note: not all months are finalized – always space for more events. Contact the Committee if you want to add an event.
REMEMBER If the old dear lets you down or is a bit uncomfortable, you can still attend Club Events in a modern vehicle.

Events page updated 06/02/19


STHARC EVENTS February  – April 2019


Fri 22nd Ladies Morning Tea @ The Italian Continental Bakery & Café, Mawson Place, Mawson (next to Bruno’s Truffles). Christine Brown     0412442623
Fri 22nd Mens Morning Tea @ ‘Coffee GuRu’, MAWSON adjacent to the carpark that parallels Heard Street, Southlands Shopping Centre. (Please note that this carpark is not really suitable for the parking of ‘classic’ vehicles as the parking spaces are very small.) Tony Brown 0431539354
Sat 23rd Tractor Pull and Swap Meet.  Gundagai Showgrounds, Gundagai.   More Information and Flyer.  PRESENTED by the Australian Road Transport Heritage Centre, the Tractor Pull and Swap Meet will include vintage machinery, truck show and shine, tractor pulls, and lots more.


Sun 3rd SHANNONS WHEELS 2019, hosted by the Council of ACT Motor Clubs, organized by STHARC, at the Queanbeyan Showground. Queanbeyan, in conjunction with the Queanbeyan Council  Multicultural Festival.  More information as it comes to hand. See Flyer.  Volunteers required for display vehicle parking. Contact committee.  STHARC Committee
Sun 17th Harden Historic Truck and Tractor Club  Annual Truck and Tractor Show:  9am to 4 pm.  Featuring Bedford Trucks and International Tractors and welcoming all manner of other vehicles including classic trucks and tractors, working trucks, buses, fire engines, military vehicles, stationary engines and classic cars. Also food and market stalls will be available and there will be indoor displays of model trucks, dolls, quilts and photographic displays.       Flyer and more information              Facebook       Barbecue on Saturday night for exhibitors who are staying overnight.  Bush poets are now not attending.  Malcolm Roxburgh 

 0402 221 878

Sat 23rd Breakfast @ Bungendore – R&R’s Diner, 23 Malbon Street.  Meet at Erin Street clubhouse at 0730 for 0800 breakfast. 

A weekend drive has been promised for some time, and with 2019 already in full swing we thought it time to test the appetite for an early morning event that better suits out time-poor members.  If Members enjoy an early morning drive followed by breakfast, then we’re happy to organise more!

Members are to meet at the Erin Street Clubhouse (Queanbeyan) and convoy to Bungendore or meet us at the R&R Diner at 0800 if that’s more convenient.  The café is located on the corner opposite the Bungendore Woodworks.

Family members, including children, are welcome to attend this event.

Contact Alex Carter      0400 391 698

Alex Carter 0400 391 698
Sat 23rd 2019 Ironmine Cruisers Laggan Pub Car Show.  Peelwood Road, Laggan NSW 2583.      9am till late      Flyer and Information 
Fri 29th Ladies Morning Tea @ the Woodworks Café, Bungendore at 10 a.m. on Friday, 29 March 2019.  You may like to purchase something spectacular from the Woodworks Gallery, following morning tea. Christine Brown     0412442623
Fri 29th  Mens Morning Tea @ the Pie Place Bakery, Malbon St (Kings Highway) Bungendore at 10 a.m. on Friday, 29 March 2019. This bakery is located just past the Leather shop. Tony Brown 0431539354
Sat 30th – Sun 31st Haulin’ the Hume.  Following the Old Hume Highway out of Sydney to Yass.

RELIVE some of the sounds, sights, and smells of the pre-emissions era when trucking was making its mark building our amazing country.  The run will start at the Camden Bicentennial Equestrian Park, head through Razorback, through the Hole in the Wall at Picton, then through the Cullerin Range, into Gunning and then Yass.   More details at http://wshtc.com.au./


Sun 7th
Spend the day in Goulburn. 

31st Goulburn Swap Meet.  to be held at the Goulburn Showground, starting at 6.00am.  More Information click here

Southern Highlands Antique Commercial Vehicle and Machinery Club Inc invite our club to display commercial vehicles as part of the 31st Goulburn Swap Meet to be held at the Goulburn Showground, starting at 6.00am.  Contact person is Rob Morris 0402 043 3302.

South-West Get-Together hosted by Goulburn Historic & Classic Car Club (GHCCC) (CHMC affiliated club) commencing at 10.30am.  An invitation to attend the Get-Together to be held on the Simon Poidevin Oval (Rugby Park), Addison Street, Goulburn. Further information will be available leading up to the event.

Rob Morris 

0402 043 302

Fri 26th Ladies Morning Tea @ Christine Brown     0412442623
Fri 26th Mens Morning Tea @ Tony Brown 0431539354
MEMBERS PLEASE CONTACT THE EVENTS COMMITTEE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP OR ORGANISE A RUN.  Check STHARC’s Website regularly for details and updates. Members of Other Car Clubs are most welcome to join STHARC on any of our club runs.
Link to NSW Swap Meet Calendar
 Link to Car Shows and Swapmeets  around Australia


Friday 15th to Sunday 17th March 2019.   CHRYSLERS ON THE MURRAY  9.00am to 3.00pm daily.                                   Gateway Lakes,  Wodonga VIC .  National event featuring everything Chrysler from vintage to new.Featuring over 600 vehicles. Food & drink stands on site. Something for all motoring enthusiasts.Great trophies for all categories and eras.  Contact: Rod Taylor on 03 5722 2993.   Link: www.chrysleronthemurray.com
Friday  22nd to Sunday 24th March 2019. National Historic Machinery Rally.  17th National Rally.  Murray Bridge, South Australia. THIS will be a really different and interesting three-day event to visit.  There will be more than 1000 exhibits expected including vintage working machinery and engines, live steam, vintage cars, bikes and tractors, a tractor pull and much much more.
Sunday 31st March 2019:  32nd Penrith Working Truck Show.  Museum of Fire, 1 Museum Dr, Penrith, NSW.  BACK for its 32nd year, the Penrith Working Truck Show will have hundreds of vehicles on display, from huge B-doubles to custom trucks, plastered with chrome detailing and spectacular airbrushing, as well as the collection of fire engines of the museum.  More Information.
Sunday 14th April 2019  Robertson Heritage Railway Station Inc hosts an Annual Classic Car Show. Information Link 

Reminder to all Car enthusiasts. Only 10 weeks away … Are you or your club able to assist? Our small committee needs volunteer parking marshals to help park cars so we can maximise the number of cars we can put on show. Call Steve 02 4885 2393 or Email Steve at accn@bigpond.com if you can assist.

 Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th April 2019. Historic Tractor & Machinery Swap. Bendigo Exhibition Centre, Prince of Wales Showgrounds 42-47 Holmes Rd. Bendigo Information Link
4th & 5th May 2019. Wings over the Illawarra 2019. Tickets now on sale  Information Link. and Latest News

Wings Over Illawarra 2019 – Gold Pass Tickets
Now On Sale!!

Wings Over Illawarra Gold Pass Tickets

Gold Pass Tickets – Wings Over Illawarra – 4th and 5th May 2019

Last year the Gold Pass tickets sold out by January (which is fast approaching) So it is time to have a think about whether you want the best seats in the house.

What do I get do the Gold Pass experience?

For those visitors to Wings Over Illawarra that want to get the very best out of the event being a Gold Pass holder is the very best way to attend. The Gold Pass experience has been specially tailored to provide for aviation enthusiasts with a great way to enjoy all the excitement of Wings Over Illawarra.

In 2019 your entry ticket to Wings Over Illawarra is an all inclusive ticket.

Entry price includes:

  • Australia’s Best Airshow between 10:30 am and 4:30 pm each day
  • Access to all the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society aircraft that are open for inspection
  • Unlimited carnival rides all day at the largest carnival on the South Coast of NSW
  • Freestyle Motocross displays throughout the day.

Gold Pass holders receive the following:

  • Reserved parking close to gates
  • A distinctive event Gold Pass ID
  • Wings Over Illawarra Cap
  • Wings Over Illawarra Official Souvenir Program
  • Reserved seating in the viewing grandstand restricted to Gold Pass holders
  • Access to exclusive food and licenced beverage vendors
  • An opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the stars of the show.
  • There will also be an exclusive cash bar available to Gold Pass holders only located in the Gold Pass enclosure.

Single day Saturday or Sunday Gold Pass tickets are priced at $140
At all other events you will attend, you will pay either a booking fee or a transaction fee, but at Wings Over Illawarra the ticket price is exactly what is advertised – The price is inclusive of all booking and transaction fees – NO HIDDEN EXTRAS.

Or purchase both a Saturday and Sunday Gold Pass and receive a discount of $50 on your second day Gold Pass
Total price for a 2 day Gold Pass is $230
Once again the price is inclusive of all booking and transaction fees – NO HIDDEN EXTRAS.

The Best Value Air Show!! – Right on Sydney’s Doorstep!!

Have you visited the Wings Over Illawarra website lately?  This is your place to answer all the questions you may have about the Wings Over Illawarra Airshow 2018.  Everything from parking to accommodation, ticket prices to flying displays!  Make sure you visit the  Wings Over Illawarra website for all the answers!

If you just want a quick fix on everything flying and general airshow news be sure to head over to the FaceBook page.  Click here to go to Facebook


21st &22nd September 2019.  Clarendon Classic Machinery, Truck & Hobby Show. The themes for 2019 are: Machinery over 100 years old and anything made by FIAT.  Information Link Sydney Antique Machinery Club 

March 2020  AHMF National Tour 28th March to 4th April 2020. Planning has commenced.    See flyer