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South Australia

All Steamed Up, Mannum
Club Name: Mannum Dock Museum
Event Date: 17th & 18th November 2018
Event Address: Arnold Park, The Mannum Dock Museum & Mary Ann Reserve
Event Details: Largest display of Blacksmith demonstrations in SA diesel & Steam, Vintage, Historical, Rare Engines in operation. Classic Cars, Motor Bikes and Classic & Wooden boats on display.
Contact: www.allsteamedupfestival.com.au; (08) 8569 2733

17th National Heritage Machinery Association National Rally 2019
Club Name: 2019 NHMA National Rally Management Committee
Event Date: 22,  23 and 24 March 2019
Event Address: Charles Sturt Dr, Murray Bridge SA 5253
Event Details: Three massive days to squeeze in all the sights and sounds of yesteryear. With over 1000 exhibits expected including vintage working Machinery and engines, live steam, vintage Cars, bikes and tractors, a tractor pull and much, much more. Held at Sturt reserve, Murray Bridge, right on the river allowing access to the paddle steamers and vintage wooden boats, making a beautiful backdrop to a great rally.

Open from 10am to 5pm Friday 22 and Saturday 23 and 10am to 3pm Sunday 24 March 2019.
Contact: Chairperson: Maclean Kidd 0412947711
Email: nhmarally2019@outlook.com.au
Website: www.nhmanationalrally2019.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2019NHMANationalRally/

Western Australia

 

Tasmania

 

Heritage Farming Expo
Club Name: Hobart Vintage Machinery Society
Event Date: 2nd-3rd March 2019
Event Address: Richmond Road, Cambridge
Event Details: Theme- ‘Then And Now’. Static displays comparing the old and new. Working displays including chaff cutting, bullock team, draught horses and steam engines. Farming and household memorabilia. Children’s activities.
Contact: Phil 0400 428 326

SteamFest Tasmania 2019
Club Name: Redwater Creek Steam & Heritage Society Inc.
Date: Sat 9th - Mon. 11th March 2019
Address: Sheffield Steam and Heritage Centre, Spring St Sheffield
Event Details: 3 day annual event showcasing restored machinery in operation, Light Horse displays, Medieval & military, steam train rides through the site, Goods and food stalls, Kids vs Steam Roller and Grand Parade daily. Fun for all the family.
Contact: Chris Martin, chris@csetas.com.au , 0429 418 739

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New Zealand

Special Tour

UK TRACTOR & VINTAGE MACHINERY TOUR 2019
Tour Date: 5 – 26 August 2019, 22 Day Tour
Tour Details: Visit England, Scotland, Wales & The Great Dorset Steam Fair
See antique machinery, vintage cars, private collections, tractors, steam trains, boats and planes, rural villages, castles, gardens, lakes, museums and must see sights.
ESCORTED SMALL GROUP TOUR
Visit the heartland of Britain where the Industrial Revolution started.
Throughout this unusual journey you will visit collections of tractors, trains, aircraft and industrial machinery.  You will meet the people who have restored them, and be treated to some start-ups.
This all encompassing tour is designed for people who wish to visit the must-see sights of Britain and appreciate the historic transport, architectural and industrial legacy that can still be seen across the UK countryside.
A well balanced mix of visiting UK’s famous attractions, blended with vintage machinery highlights.  Castles, gardens and museums will be visited, as well as quaint old villages, tranquil lakes and stunning rural landscapes.
A WIDE VARIETY OF MACHINERY
Exclusive private visits to British collectors and restorers • Portsmouth’s Royal Dockyard & Admiral Lord Nelson’s HMS Victory • Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge • Ride the Welsh Highland Railway • Bridgnorth Engine Shed • Iron Bridge Gorge Museum - the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution • Bridgewater Canal • Crofton Beam Engines • Manchester Ship Canal • Power Hall at Manchester Museum of Science & Industry • RAF Museum at Hendon • Cruise on the restored, steam powered yacht ‘Gondola’ • UK National Tramway Museum and Crich Tramway Village • York National Railway Museum • Union Chain Bridge • Falkirk Wheel • Glasgow Riverside Museum - Scotland’s new transport museum with an eclectic display of anything to do with transport • The Barbour Collection of Vintage Massey Ferguson Tractors • Windermere Jetty Museum of Steam and Boats • Northern Mill Engine Society • Behind the scenes visit to Anson Engine Museum • Internal Fire Museum which includes Spinning Mules, Carding Engines, an electric powered Willower and the Great Wheel • Hereford Waterworks Museum • Oakham Treasures, one of the UK’s largest privately owned museums of retail and farming history • Kew Bridge Pumping Station & Steam Museum
SCENIC AND CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS
Visit some of the most famous scenic attractions of England, Scotland and Wales: Architectural highlights of Oxford • Hook Norton Brewery • Historic streets of York • Heartbeat TV series and Harry Potter movie locations • Whitby Abbey • Captain Cook Museum • Hadrian’s Wall • Glenkinchie Distillery for a “wee dram” • Edinburgh, including Edinburgh Castle • Stirling Castle • Loch Lomond • Lake District National Park • Manchester, the world’s first industrial city • Welsh countryside • Snowdonia National Park • Hereford • Brecon Beacons National Park • Welsh coal mining villages • Hay on Wye • Stonehenge
GREAT DORSET STEAM FAIR
The Great Dorset Steam Fair is reputed to be the world’s biggest machinery rally. We include two days and one evening for you to get in amongst it. You will see many famous brands and rare machinery displayed and working:  Antique tractors, vintage machinery, gas engines, traction engines, working models, spare parts, badges, name plates, farm equipment, military vehicles, showman’s engines, cars and trucks.
TRANSPORT AND ACCOMMODATION
Touring will be by private charter coach with ample spare seats for better viewing and comfort. 
The tour is fully escorted with an Australian Tour Director and an English guide.
Accommodation will be in 3 or 4 star hotels, chosen for their excellent location or charm, both in cities and rural towns, reflecting the styles and tastes of each destination.  Breakfasts are included daily with dinners provided on selected nights.
For detailed itinerary, contact Destination  Management
Phone Toll Free: 1300 307 317 or (07) 3359 6651
Email: travel@toursgallery.com     
Website: www.toursgallery.com

CURRENT EVENTS

New South Wales (+ACT)

Orford Vintage Rally
Club Name: Orford Sports Club
Event date: 19 and 20 January 2019
Event Address: Dicks Road Orford.
Event Details: Featuring vintage engines, vintage tractor pull, cars, trucks, motorcycles, shearing competition.
Live band on Saturday night.
Stall holders welcome.
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Contact John 0429 138 275 jgoodland1@hotmail.com

Oberon Heritage and Collectors Fair
Club Name: Oberon Heritage and Collectors Club Inc.
Date: 15th - 16th  March,  Main Display Day, 17th Wind-down Day March 2019
Event Address: Oberon Showgrounds, Ross St Oberon
Event Details: Cars, tractors, motorcycles, trucks, antique horse drawn carriages, stationary engines and collectables. Tractor Trek and Pioneer run on the 15th.
Camping available on the grounds.
Contact: oberonhertiageclub@gmail.com
Alice Perrott, (02) 6335 8126 - 8:30am to 8:30pm

40th Annual Corowa Swim-In and Military Vehicle Gathering                                                                                                      Club Name: Khaki Vehicle Enthusiasts Incorporated Event: 11/3/19-17/3/19 Week long event                       
Address of Event: Ball Park Caravan Park and Corowa Racecourse                                                                                                Event Details:  This event is the largest annual gathering of ex-military vehicles in the southern hemisphere. in 2019 we will celebrate the 40th year of this event. The themes will be Year of the Amphibian and Year of the Prototype. People with any type of ex-military vehicle are welcome to attend. This event attracts people from all states and territories of Australia and from overseas. The largest number of vehicles to be registered was 270 in 2018 with the theme being Year of the Land Rover. There were 111 Land Rovers. Themes for future years are: 2020 41st year and 40th anniversary: year of the Motorcycle 2021 42nd year: year of the Jeep 2022 43rd year: year of the Heavy metal We set a program of activities which includes visits to towns around the Federation Council area: Wednesday 13th March: Visit to Dookie with a stop at Devenish to view the painted grain silo and have a talk by a local person Thursday 14th March: Visit to Kel Baxter's property at Berrigan Friday15th March: Visit to Corowa South Primary School in the morning and Maurice Wilson's property in the afternoon. In the evening Doug Draeger will be our guest speaker at the Corowa Football Club. He will talk about Back To the Track in 1995 and the Back To the Track 2020 events. on Saturday 16th March the day commences with a large parade through Corowa at 9am followed by a swap meet at the Corowa Racecourse and Showgrounds. In the evening we are planning a dinner to coincide with our presentations in Ball Park Caravan Park. Website: www.corowaswim-in.org  Email: kveinc@optusnet.com.au       Phone: 0412078096 

Gathering of Howards
Club Name: Howard Register
Date: Easter Long Weekend – 2019
Friday 19th, Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st, Monday 22nd April.
Address: Newell Highway, Gilgandra NSW
Event Details: In association with the Gilgandra Machinery Club, the Howard Register will be on display throughout the weekend. An Itinerary around the display is a visit to the Machinery Museum, and going back to where it all began on the property "Mountain View", where a young Cliff Howard invented the Rotary Hoe. Details will be posted on the Howard Register website -howardregister.com.
Contact: Robert or Anne Moore (02) 6845 3279

Condobolin Vintage Tractor Treck
Club Name: Condobolin Vintage Veteran Restoration Club
Event Date: 27, 28 and 29 March 2019.
Event Address: Registration at Condobolin Showground 27 March.
Event Details: Two days at local sites finishing up to make it easy to go the Trundle Tractor Pull. 
Contact: Scott (02) 6895 2016 or 0427 209 844

Trundle Back in Time Vintage Rally and Tractor Pull
Club Name: Trundle P&A Society Inc
Date: 30 & 31st March 2019
Address: Trundle Show Ground
Event Details: Main Feature - production range of the International Harvester Company and to create a record for the most number of the iconic 40 series tractors on a rally ground at one time. Includes WD & WK 40 tractors, T & TD 40 & 35 TracTractors. Proceeds of record to charity. Vintage engine, car & bike clubs & market stalls invited. Bar & BBQ facilities. Powered and Unpowered camping sites on rally ground.
Contact: Market Stalls: Stella Farmer 0437 705 576; Engines, Tractors, Clubs, Entries: Digger Anderson 0417 616 907. Email: trundleshow@gmail.com. Camp bookings: Peter Kelly 0447 821 098

Victoria

Vintage Engine Rally
Club Name: Glenlyon & District Collectors & Restorers Society Inc.
Date: 23rd - 25th November 2018
Address: Glenlyon Recreation Reserve, Glenlyon, VIC
Event Details: Vintage Engine Rally 23th – 25th November 2018. Rally run under NHMA guidelines setup day – Friday 23rd General Public Admittance – Sat 24th & Sun 25th packup day – Monday 26th at the Glenlyon Reserve, Glenlyon, VIC. Gates open at: 7am for exhibitors, 9am for public attendance. Adults $5.00 & Children FREE. Camping available for stallholders & setup available from midday Thursday, weather permitting. Saturday night meal for exhibitors available at a cost.

Geelong Classic Truck & Machinery Show
Club Name: Royal Geelong A & P Society - Vintage Machinery Section
Date: January 12th & 13th 2019
Address: Geelong Showgrounds, 79 Breakwater Road East Geelong
Event Details: 50th Birthday Celebrations, Featuring IH in AUS. Vintage Tractor Pull, Aero Engine. Visiting clubs including Lego and Meccano, Geelong Model Engineers, Military Displays, Classic Cars + Bikes, Old Trucks, Vintage Bicycles, 15+ working steam and diesel engines. Evening Meal for Exhibitors, Great family day out. Trade Stalls welcome.
Contact: http://www.classictruckandmachinery.com.au

Quambatook Heritage Working Machinery Days
Club Name:  Quambatook
Date:  26th & 27th January 2019
Address:  Quambatook Tractor Pull Complex, Meering Road, Quambatook
Event Details: Featuring - Ferguson, Massey Ferguson & Massey Harris. Also welcome all other makes of tractors, trucks, cars, engines, motorcycles and machinery. Working demonstrations of harvesting, ploughing and lots more. Static displays & collections of any type welcome. Buy/swap/sell sites available. Vintage Tractor Pull (Saturday only). Food & drinks available on site.
Contact:  Doug Carroll:  Ph.   0427 346 634

Talbot 20th Annual Vintage Engine &Machinery Rally
Club Name: Talbot Vintage Engine Restorers Group
Date of Event:16th & 17th March 2019
Address of Event: Football/Netball Ground, Avoca Rd Talbot 3371
Event Details: Featuring: Engine Driven Machinery with chaff cutting demonstrations, Vintage Engines, Cars, Motorbikes, Machinery & Collectables on display. All exhibitors are welcome. Free camping & Saturday evening meal for all exhibitors. Sunday will be running in conjunction with the local markets.
Onsite catering.
Public Entry: Adults $2, Children under 16 Free.
Event contact: Leanne 03 5463 2114 or talbotengineclub@gmail.com

Goulburn Valley Vintage Tractor and Farm Machinery Club Rally
Club Name: Goulburn Valley Vintage Tractor and Farm Machinery Club
Date: 30th and 31st March 2019
Address: Goulburn Valley Highway Wunghnu Victoria
Event Details: Annual Rally Feature marque for 2019 is "BRITISH MADE" Tractors , trucks, cars, stationary engines any British made .Working Exhibits, Hourly start ups of Crossley and Tangyes Engines, minature train rides Wood turners exhibition. Tractor trek starting at 10am Saturday,Vintage Tractor Pull both days, under lights Saturday night. Sunday Federation Picnic celebrating 100 years of Vintage cars. Onsite catering, free camping, FREE ENTRY.
Contact: Lloyd 0458 299 466 or Ann 0438 572 449

Lockington Vintage Tractor & Machinery Rally
Club Name: Lockington & District Living Heritage Complex Inc.
Date: 27 & 28 April, 2019
Address: Market Street, Lockington, Vic., 3563
Event Details: Lockington's rally will feature International Harvester as the factory opened in Geelong 80 years ago. Trucks, tractors, stationery engines, along with many other vintage collections will be, and are invited to be, on display. The Scarecrow competition display will again be a town feature.
Contact: President: Joe Chappel (03)54862226, Vice President: Fenton Phillips 0428882215, Secretary: Beryl Marshall 0428862353