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Page last updated on 09 July 2024


ABCCC Events are indicated, otherwise visit website of club noted.
Any changed dates will be shown in red.

It should be noted that telephone numbers provided above are 'At Home' numbers. Therefore discretion should be applied.

To qualify for the VCPS, under the auspices of the ABCCC Vic Inc, your VCPS-permitted motor car must attend a minimum of three (3) club-run events per year, from the date of the vehicle's permit issue.


2024 Calendar

14 Constantine's Picnic in the park - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Christopher Constantine 0428 358 847
Details: 10.00am Meet at the 'Tim Neville Arboretum' Francis Cres. off Dorset Road (5) Ferntree Gully Nth./Boronia Sth. For a car boot picnic in the scenic Dandenongs
21 AOMC Festival of Motoring - An AOMC, but ABCCC Supported, Event Contact 0473 832 277
Venue: Cruden Farm (See AOMC web site for more.)
24 Coffee with the Cravens - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Jack Craven 0425 881 449
Details: Franks’s Cakes is at 511 Scoresby Road (corner Scoresby & Ferntree Gully Rds) Ferntree Gully. Signage is easy to see. Melway reference is Map 73 D5.
4 Gliding day at Leongatha - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Graham Talmage 0419 399 752 e-mail
Expressions of Interest at this point - contact Graham Talmage 0419 399 752
6-9 Summer Seaside Escape 2024 An ABCCC Event. Contact: Marj and Brian Pepper -
fter a very successful seaside short break in 2022 we are inviting expression of interest for a three night adventure in and around the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula , based in the Point Lonsdale / Queenscliff area. Please email us now if you are interested in attending
14 Coffee with the Cravens - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Jack Craven 0425 881 449
Details: We are going to Cafe Otto Knox City (Melway ref 63K11) - level 2 425 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South. Feb 14 arrival -10.15 -10.30.AM
18 British and European day at Yarra Glen - An ABCCC-Supported AOMC Event. Contact: Phil Cook 0468 680 538
Details: British & European Motoring Show, Sunday 18th February 2024, Yarra Glen Racecourse Armstrong Grove, Yarra Glen ABCCC details
13 Leigh's Grand Prix - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Leigh Wishart 0403 243 700
Details: Sadly cancelled for not enough participants
This is a day where you can invite your children, grandchildren or a friend to race against our current champion Brian Atkins who is being taken on by a former Formula 5000 competitor.
We NEED 15 drivers & plenty of spectators to cheer them on at the Go Kart track on Phillip Island.
Please contact Leigh (0403 243 700) ASAP so that we can get the track to ourselves.
17 Milking cows with the Birketts - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Geoff Birkett 0409 414 235
Details: Bring along your Esky again for an enjoyable day out visiting Bassine Cheese for morning tea, scrumptious scones with jam and cream, or choose from tempting baked cheesecake and other goodies. A fine selection of cheese available for purchase, plus their magnificent pure cream and bottled milk (the old way, with the cream on top). The shop also has an interesting stock of locally made products for sale. Travelling from there via delightful back roads (fully sealed) to the Poowong Hotel for lunch.
Meet at the carpark BP Caldermeade 4465 Sth. Gippsland Hwy, which is just past Caldermeade Dairy. DEPARTING PROMPTLY 10AM.
After event report and pictures
19-20 Erica/Walhalla - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Lance Brazier 0403 032 158
Details: Accommodation at Erica (very reasonable rates) on Tuesday night. There are 7 rooms or Cabins reserved at either the Erica Hotel or Erica Caravan Park Wednesday travel to Walhalla Train (optional) Leaves at 11am (group booking $25pp will need numbers)
After event report and pictures
24 Annual General Meeting of the ABCCC - Contact: Peter Flavelle 0434 193 243
Venue: Crown Hotel, 273 Main Street, Lilydale
AGM will start at 2pm with lunch (cost $20) starting at 12 noon. RSVP for lunch count by 19 March please.
Please RSVP with Peter so we can confirm numbers for lunch.
Past minutes and treasurer's report are available in the Members Area.
After event pictures
7 Out for lunch with the Tootells - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Bryan Tootell 0412 549 906
Details: We will meet at Lilydale Lake at 9.30 for 10,00am departure to Healesville for morning tea, and then onto the Home Hotel, Launching Place. NOTE: the proposed route includes approx 500metres of 2nd class road.
If you would like to join us, please respond by 1st April so catering can be confirmed.
17 Cravens Classy Day Out - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Jack Craven 0425 881 449
Details: We will meet 10:15 - 10:30 am for morning tea at Hahndorf's Chocolatier Cafe - 960 Mt Dandenong Road Montrose . Around 11.30 we will be leaving convoy style to Pine Grove Hotel Upper Beaconsfield - route instructions will be provided as well- just in case. Trip distance 55 Kms and at legal speed arrive 12.30 pm or so. Expect a pleasant drive. We will be provided with table service for drinks and meals- more time for chatter . Senior Menu will be available as well.
26-28 Apr Florence Thomson Tour - AOMC-RACV event. Contact: Website
Gippsland and surrounds - Lady drivers only; may have male passenders
Dressing for the era of your vehicle encouraged.
27 Lunch and Music at the Emerald Hotel Sth. Melb - An ABCCC Event. Contact: John Provis and Dawn Shoppee 0418 564 082
Details: See flyer
5 Fed. Scoresby picnic at the Steam Centre - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Jack Craven 0425 881 449
Venue: National Steam Centre, 1200 Ferntree Gully Road, Scoresby VIC. Planning to stay together with our cars on display so pls try and get there before 10am - Contact Jack.
8 A day out with the Anglin's - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Greg 0419 882 155
19 Heritage Motoring Day with Rex - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Rex Hall 0408 303 129
To celebrate National Motoring Heritage Day
Details: Travel down the Peninsular Link and meet at 9.30 am for a coffee stop at the outbound BP service and restaurant at 1401, Peninsular Link Trail Baxter. Depart BP at 10.30 am and travel to the National Trust McCrae Homestead arriving at 11 am for a guided tour of the historic homestead.
7-10 Hamilton Rally - A Very ABCCC Supported Rally ABCCC Contact: Tony Pettigrew (03) 9739 1146
Organised by the Hamilton Veteran, Vintage & Classic Car Club Inc.
Rally Base Venue: Hamilton Showgrounds, Cnr. King and Gordon Streets, Hamilton, Victoria. -- website -- and poster.
19 Coffee with the Cravens - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Jack Craven 0425 881 449
Details: We have settled on going to "The Laughing Fox" 13 Kilvington Drive Emerald start time 10.45 am. Some interesting shops in the village They do lunch for those that want to stay on a bit longer. Please let us know if you are attending.
23 The inaugural Jervis-Read run - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Robin and Anne 0412 258 998
Details: A morning coffee stop en route to Woodend is being considered and will be advised at a later date. Lunch has been arranged at The Victoria Hotel at Woodend. Arrival 12.00pm We would be grateful for fellow members advising feedback by call or text
7 The ABCCC Annual Luncheon - An ABCCC Event Colin Brown 0408 343 176
Venue: Eastwood Golf Club 332 Liverpool Road Kilsyth South - 12:00 for 12:30 service; $45pp Members Only Event
The annual club luncheon will be at the same great venue as last year, book early to make sure of a seat. Members only, as it is a club subsidised lunch with drinks. A three course menu has been selected.
Pre booking and payment is required by Friday 28th June -- Flyer --
17 Coffee with the Braziers - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Contact: Lance & Adele Brazier 0403 032 158
Details: Stay on for lunch or explore some interesting shops in Croydon. Please indicate your interest to Lance & Adele ph. 0403032158
21 Pub run - An ABCCC Event. Contact: The Tootells 0412 549 906
Details: You are invited to join us at the "Warby Hotel", Wesburn, for lunch at Midday. After leaving Lilydale, turn RIGHT onto the Warburton Hwy and proceed for just over 30kms to Wesburn. Please respond by 14 July, so catering can be finalised.
11 Observation Run - An ABCCC Event Brian Aitken 0419 025 858
Details: Starting at the BP Service Station outbound on Peninsula link - 1400 Peninsula Link Baxter at 10:30am. Cars will leave at 3 minute intervals travelling SOUTH. After the run, we'll be at the Flinders Golf Club.
14 Coffee with the Braziers - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Lance & Adele Brazier 0403 032 158
Details: 10:30am Paperbark Cafe at Kuranga Nursery, 118 York Rd, Mount Evelyn
25 Yarra Glen - An ABCCC Event. Contact: John and Jennifer Mason 0419 329 901
Details: Please join us for lunch at the Yarra Valley Grand Hotel, 19 Bell Street, Service Rd, Yarra Glen on Sunday the 25th August at 12 00. There are three Antique Stores in the Main Street if you feel like a wander before or after or go for a short drive to visit the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie.
10-12 Sandra's September Weekend - An ABCCC Event Sandra Wishart 0402215367
Details: We will be commencing the run at the Ampol Service Station / Hungry Jacks at the turn off M1 ( Princess Freeway & Labertouche, Lonwarry ) C421. It's a beautiful run through the hills to our lunch stop at the Austral Hotel in Korumburra. There will be time to explore the many Op Shops & gift stores before moving on to our Motel in Foster. We are looking forward to seeing you there.
18 Coffee with the Braziers - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Lance & Adele Brazier 0403 032 158
22 Run to Healesville/Mount Dandenong - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Phil Cook 0468 680 538
Details: We will meet at Lilydale Lake (off Swansea Road) at 9am for a 9:30 departure.
Our drive will take on a scenic route (not Maroondah Highway) to Healesville. Here will stop for coffee/tea. After refreshments, we will continue our journey to the Dandenong Hills where we will enjoy a lunch at one of the many establishments in the area.
Please advise of your participation so that I can advise of numbers for catering purposes.
6 Visiting Healesville - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Ian and Lyn Terry 0409 097 496
Details: TBA
20 Gippsland drive - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Graham Talmage 0419 399 752
Details: Lunch will be at the Travellers Rest Hotel Thorpdale
This run will commence at the BP Service Station Monash Hwy Officer South, were toilets and coffee are available.
The drive to lunch is 121 Kms on bitumen roads taking in part of the Grandridge Road, the views from the road are spectacular.
28 Oct- 3 Nov Trip to Mildura - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Lance Brazier 0403 032 158
Details: Depart Monday 28th October via Bendigo To overnite KERANG. Tuesday 29th via Lake Boga, Swan Hill, Robinvale to MILDURA for 4 nites Wed 30th, Thur 31st, Fri 1st Nov in Mildura. - 3 days of visits, Activities, & free time, in Mildura. Sat 2nd Nov. via Red Cliffs, Ouyen, Sea Lake, Wycheproof to overnite CHARLTON. Sun 3rd Home via route best suited to you.
If you have booked with Lance & Adele Brazier, please confirm. If you want to join our Tour, Please contact us. Accommodation Bookings and other information will be provided to you. At this stage we have rooms available, however they are limited & cannot be held for too long. Longest day travel is 300 km. on reasonable to good roads [110 kph on some ]
14 Visit to Belura in Mornington - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Robyn and Robert Joiner 0413 842 696
Details: TBA - However, numbers are needed for catering by 4 November (2024)
20 A big kids day out - An ABCCC Event. Contact: The 3 G's Geraldine, Greg and Gary 0419 882 155
Details: TBA (Date swap from May - Puffing Billy perhaps?)
22-24 The Justly Famed Indulgence Tour - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Peter McKiernan 0407 876 023
Details: TBA
14 Christmas Lunch - An ABCCC Event. Contact: Maxine Pettigrew (03) 9739 1146
Venue: Chirnside Park Country Club, 68 Kingswood Drive, Chirnside Park.
Details: TBA

PLEASE NOTE!  Note: All events listed in this directory are placed in good faith. Events for inclusion must be with the magazine editor prior to the 14th of each month. Events organised by other clubs or associations have a contact telephone number, that should be contacted prior to the event, if giving consideration to take part in it , to confirm date and venue.

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