March 4

SIV (Concession Registration) guidelines

Concessional rego p2

Vehicles with this concession have limitations placed on their use. Events special interest vehicles can take part in include:
• rallies organised by incorporated vehicle clubs
• processions, displays, fetes and other similar events
• ceremonies such as weddings or formals involving immediate family members, where no fee or reward is given.
You and anyone driving your vehicle must follow these conditions at all times.

For full details about SIV concessional registration and guidelines go to the Qld Transport Department website.

December 16

Opening of The Station Café -16.12.2017

A very enjoyable time was had at the opening of the Station Cafe at the Rattler stop (old Gympie Station). Great people, great food and coffee, great entertainment – well done organisers. I look forward to riding the Rattler again one day.
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The DooWop Dolls on the back and Santa driving the Chev truck.

The DooWop Dolls on the back and Santa driving the Chev truck.

The DooWop Dolls performing - great entertainment.

The DooWop Dolls performing – great entertainment.

The old railway station at Gympie - looks great.

The old railway station at Gympie – looks great.

December 2

Club 50th – 25 Nov 2017

Founding members, past and current members along with visitors from other clubs enjoyed the 50th birthday/Christmas lunch held at the Gympie RSL on sat 25th November. Congratulations GVVCC/GHAC – 50 years. Long live the club, old cars and the owners/drivers of the vehicles.

Earliest members of the club. These people were either the foundation members or joined the club soon after its inception.

Earliest members of the club. These people were either the foundation members or joined the club soon after its inception.

Members who joined in the early 1970s. (1973 to be exact)

Members who joined in the early 1970s. (1973 to be exact
People who joined in the 1980s People who joined in the 1980s

Wally Bentley cutting the cake.

Wally Bentley cutting the cake.

Speeches were made by Graham Pettigrew from Nambour who helped the Gympie club get started. Wally Bentley - a founding member who is still a current club member. Jim Bayldon who joined the club in 2003 and is a current member.

Speeches were made by Graham Pettigrew from Nambour who helped the Gympie club get started. Wally Bentley – a founding member who is still a current club member. Jim Bayldon who joined the club in 2003 and is a current member.

The cake - can't have a birthday without a cake.

The cake – can’t have a birthday without a cake.

The cake topper

The cake topper

September 19

Results from Car Show 9.9.2017

If you wish to see a list of the results from the car show held on 9.9.17 click on this link:                    Results from the Car Show 201

Results from the Car Show held at the Gympie Showgrounds on Saturday 9th Sept, 2017

(in conjunction with the GHAC Swap Meet)

Thanks to all persons who entered their vehicle/s on the day. Your support was greatly appreciated.

Thanks to the judges – I know you had a tough job. Thanks to the organisers- it was a great turnout.

Best in show                             Barry McLean – XB GT Hardtop

Best Aussie 1st place               Barry McLean – XB GT Hardtop

Best Aussie 2nd place              John Spencer – Holden Torana

Best Aussie 3rd place               Garry Collier – Ford Superbird

Original Condition                   Leonie and Greg Johnson – Torana

Veteran Vintage                        Ron Laycock – Willies Commercial

Work In Progress                    Peter McMahon – Mustang

Hot Rod                                        Wayne Combie – 32 Ford B

Rat Rod                                         Ben Foster – 1960 Falcon

Custom                                         Paul Adams – Monkey Mobile

Panel Van                                    Lawrie Christensen – Holden Sandman

Encouragement Award         Sharon Cox – 1970 VW

Best Muscle Car                       Anthony Hobbs – Holden Torana

Best USA                                      Bob Page – Corvette Pace Car

Best European                          Debbie Boston – 59 Beetle

Modern Vehicle 1987-2000 Robert Fry – Holden SLR

Modern Vehicle 2003-2011 Shane O’Neil –  X R8 Sprint

Custom Motorbike                  Lisa Chadwick – Custom Chopper Bike

Old School Motorbike           Neil Curtis – Honda Z50

My sincere apologies if I have transcribed any information incorrectly.

Barry Best In Show

Best in Show

Trophies

Trophy for best in show

 

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The trophies

Trophy presentations

Some trophy recipants

 

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