Past Events

Event Date Details
20-09-20 Sun 20th Sep, 2020 All British Day

Unfortunately this event will not be going ahead in 2020. The organisers have advised that they met on the 19th of June and made the decision that the risk at present is too great. On a brighter note, they also advise "We look forward to seeing the cars and enthusiasts in 2021."
20-09-20 Sun 20th Sep, 2020 Lismore PCYC & Summerland Sports & Classic Car Club, Open day and Car Show
to be held at the PCYC LIsmore, Corner of Orion and Dawson Streets, Lismore
Entry Cost $5 per vehicle
As of 10 September this is still going ahead, however we need to bear in mind border closures may affect the ability of Queenslanders to attend.
please follow for updates.
and see and for information on border crossings
Event Flyer
5-09-20 Sat 5th Sep, 2020 Saturday morning see the Rolls Royce Museum 52 Lysaght Street Coolum Beach. Have morning tea with the Noosa Classic Car Club.
Please see the flyer for details
30-08-20 Sun 30th Aug, 2020 Fish and Chip Rove 3pm at the Boat Shed Scarborough 63 Landsborough Ave Scarborough
26-07-20 Sun 26th Jul, 2020 Lunch at the Court House Restaurant Cleveland 11.30 am
This will be a nice time to catch up with Rover friends and enjoy a nice meal in beautiful surroundings
Contact Robert Johnston and Gary Bickford
12-07-20 Sun 12th Jul, 2020 Please Note that this event is Unfortunately Cancelled due to the coronavirus
RACQ Motorfest

11-07-20 Sat 11th Jul, 2020 Samford Show
Please note that this event will not be happening this year
21-06-20 Sun 21st Jun, 2020 Breakfast on the Mountain
Hooray at last this is a definite Rove please refer to Ross McCormacks email about details of the event.
Contact Ross McCormack
7-06-20 Sun 7th Jun, 2020 Angelhurst an exclusive invitation meet with the Bentley Club
7-06-20 Sun 7th Jun, 2020 North West Rally 2020! Hosted by members of the Moree Motor Enthusiasts. A whole weekend of activities are proposed, from the 7th to the 9th of June. Please see the flyer for more details.
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24-05-20 Sun 24th May, 2020 10.30 Caboolture Air Museum with a personal guided tour also a possibly of seeing the Australian Beaufort project
Contacts John Coutts and Gary Bickford UNLIKELY TO PROCEED
24-05-20 Sun 24th May, 2020 MacLean's Bridge, Belmont Range, 1485 Old Cleveland Road, Belmont. Register at
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16-05-20 Sat 16th May, 2020 Motoring Heritage Day - Rove weekend to Bundaberg and meet with The Bundaberg Vintage Vehicle Club UNLIKELY TO PROCEED
18-04-20 Sat 18th Apr, 2020 Brunch at Tides Cafe, Manly - 10.30am
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28-03-20 Sat 28th Mar, 2020 AHMF 2020 National Motoring Festival, at Albury-Wodonga. POSTPONED INDEFINITELY
All information you require for the Festival is on the website ; complete your Registration/Entry online

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22-03-20 Sun 22nd Mar, 2020 Gold Coast Super swap & show n’shine
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20-03-20 Fri 20th Mar, 2020 New Zealand Rally 2020, organised by the Nelson Rover car club.
Details so far: "At this stage our planning is as follows. The Rally will start on Friday PM 20/3/20 with group activities through to Monday AM. These include a Navigation Rally, Driving skills, time at our Clubrooms, visit to our local market and city shops and judging for awards of other trophies. Members will book their own accommodation, a listing of options will be forwarded with Application forms. A dinner and one evening meal will be catered as part of the inclusive costing which we hope to be around $200. Two breakfasts, one lunch and one evening meal will be at own cost.
At the conclusion on the 23rd an optional, individual sightseeing itinerary will be available for visitors who wish to explore some of the three National Parks within a two hour drive of Nelson and tourist features of the 'Top of the South'. This will be a self choice for the type of features you are interested in. I'll send, around the time of the Application form, a listing of webpages setting out each destination and activity available, adjacent accommodation and try to answer any questions you may have. Time allowance required to enjoy the main features of the district is a minimum of 3 days and up to 3 weeks if you want to explore the South Island. "
15-03-20 Sun 15th Mar, 2020 Rove In conjunction with the Summerland Sports and Classic Car Club - a big day of Roving with our friends from the Summerland Club!
Meeting at the Eagle Heights Hotel at 9.00am and then lunch at the Canungra Hotel.
If you can’t make the early morning you can catch up at Gallery Walk or just meet for lunch at say 12.30 pm. Please let Ross McCormack know as we will need to book, both places get busy.

8-03-20 Sun 8th Mar, 2020 Brunch Rove to Cafe 63, Enoggera. Meet us there at 8am
This is an interesting venue watch indoor outdoor lawn bowls while you’re there.
Also check out the indoor golf course after your meal.
Plenty of parking in the railway car park.
25-02-20 Tue 25th Feb, 2020 Next COMMITTEE meeting at the Grange Library . Please note that the committee meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month.
15-02-20 Sat 15th Feb, 2020 Rove to Garage 25, Coomera 1 Boatworks Drive, Building M2, Coomera
Meet at 9am at Garage 25 for a coffee and a catchup, and to see the cars on display
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13-02-20 Thu 13th Feb, 2020 Next GENERAL meeting at the Grange Library . Please note that the general meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month.
26-01-20 Sun 26th Jan, 2020 Bayside Car Restorers Australia Day Rally
See their flyer on their website for details
12-01-20 Sun 12th Jan, 2020 North Coast Street Machines 30th Annual show 'n' shine display, Ballina Rugby League Grounds. Cars to arrive from 7am, gates open to public from 9am.
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1-12-19 Sun 1st Dec, 2019 Christmas Party
At the Indooroopilly Golf Club
Ample Parking, Air conditioned,Christmas Menu, Live Music.
Contact Damien 0490007395 or Gary 0419742208
27-11-19 Wed 27th Nov, 2019 Impromptu Rove to take a disabled girl to her formal at the Beenleigh special school.
Event Contact: Trevor and Karen Eastley

10-11-19 Sun 10th Nov, 2019 Brunch Rove, Cooper's Cafe, 406 Esplanade, Manly. Hello all Rover Club enthusiasts we have a Rove to Coopers Cafe.
This is for Brunch 10am on to 11.30am.
Coopers Cafe is located on the Manly Esplanade with picturesque views of the Bay.
We have been there once before and those who went had a enjoyable morning catching up with friends and enjoying the good food plus coffee.
If you wish to come on the Rove please RSVP or send enquires by the 6th of November.

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4-10-19 Fri 4th Oct, 2019 Toowoomba Long Weekend Rove

Also please be aware that the proposed run to Noosa over the long Weekend in October 5th and 6th has been cancelled and we have a run to Toowoomba to replace it.

The aim will be to check out venues for the National Rove to be held in 2022. The proposed outline plan :

Saturday 5th Meet at the Puma Service Station at Dinmore at the start of the Warrego Highway on the left cnr of River Rd to depart at 10.00am. We will drive via Murphys Creek to Spring Bluff Railway Station for lunch.
Saturday afternoon visit the Oakey Army Aviation Museum and drive to Rob and Fern Callow's for afternoon tea and check out his shed. Then on to Toowoomba to book in to accommodation at the Burke & Wills in Toowoomba.
Sat Night meet for dinner in local restaurant, Sofra Turkish, Margaret Street.
Sunday 6th 9.00 am visit the Darling Downs Vintage and Veteran Car Club
Clubhouse, then visit the Flower display in Queens Park and also Cobb & Co Museum for Morning Tea.
If we have time, also the Jondaryan Sheep Station.
Then back to Toowoomba and evening meal at the Burke & Wills.
Monday Breakfast at Burke & Wills and then check out the Japanese Gardens and then Picnic Point for Morning Tea.
Lunch at Scotties Garage and return to Brisbane.

Please see flyer for more details, see you there!
Event Flyer
22-09-19 Sun 22nd Sep, 2019 All British Day, organised by the MG Car Club of Queensland (Inc)
St Joseph (Terrace) College playing fields at Vivian Street, Tennyson QLD 4105
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14-09-19 Sat 14th Sep, 2019 Sept 14th (Saturday), 2019. GYMPIE HISTORIC AUTO CLUB INC 49th SWAP MEET and our 7th CAR SHOW at Gympie Showgrounds, Exhibition Road, Southside, Gympie, Qld. Gates open for traders from 3:30pm Friday 13th. Traders to be set up by 6:00am Saturday. Buyers access from 6am Saturday. Outdoor sites $15, general admission $5. SWAP bookings and enquires Phone Noel. CAR SHOW will be run by Cooloola Classic Car Club. Car show set up and judging Sat 14th.

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18-08-19 Sun 18th Aug, 2019 Morning Rove to Sirromet Winery classic motor day. Arrive any time early if you want a park and have a look around the interesting cars and the winery.
We will meet for buffet breakfast in the main hall at 8.30am
21-07-19 Sun 21st Jul, 2019 Lunch at Le Coq Bressan (also known as Le Relais Bressan), French Restaurant, Flaxton, to arrive by midday. RSVP by 12 July 19.
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14-07-19 Sun 14th Jul, 2019 The RACQ Motor Fest
This is an extravaganza of motor vehicles and an event that Rover Enthusiasts should not miss. Also it is a very good way to show the flag of ROVERS. This includes Cars and 4X4s what ever age or condition.
Come and be with US as we show and carry on the ROVER Tradition.
You can book in before 28 April it is only $15 early bird registration ($25 if after 28 April) all you have to do is just go to the RACQ website. Also you could contact and let us know that you are attending.
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13-07-19 Sat 13th Jul, 2019 Samford Show 2019, which runs from the 13th to the 14th of July. A wonderful family day out. Please register by completing the entry and sending with a stamped addressed envelope to Trevor Taylor, display coordinator. Rover Car Club members will be there on the Saturday.
Event Link Event Flyer
23-06-19 Sun 23rd Jun, 2019 Breakfast on the Mountain, at Jolly Lookout Picnic Ground, off Mt Nebo Road, Jollys Lookout QLD 4520. Breakfast at dawn to see the winter solstice sunrise, so be there early.
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16-06-19 Sun 16th Jun, 2019 Sunnybank Hills Rotary Club, Show and Shine at the Mt Gravatt Showgrounds.
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8-06-19 Sat 8th Jun, 2019 North West Rally - 8th to 10th June 2019. Organised by the Namoi Valley Antique Vehicle Club, the North West Rally 2019 will be held in Narrabri. Please register by the 2nd of May,
Event Flyer Event Report
2-06-19 Sun 2nd Jun, 2019 Angelhurst. On the 2nd of June the Angelhurst Village event takes place at the Gold Coast. You can see a previous year here . The event is invitation only but members of the Rover Car Club of Queensland have been made welcome. If you would like to attend, or are interested we are meeting 9am at the corner of Greenward Rd and Waterford Tambourine Rd.
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1-06-19 Sat 1st Jun, 2019 Steam Fair at Old Petrie Town. 10am to 4pm Saturday
See Steam and Vintage Machinery. View the facebook event page.
Also there are Village shops, hotel,markets,blacksmith shop and the steam boiler house.

26-05-19 Sun 26th May, 2019 McLeans Bridge at Queensland Rifle Association Belmont Range, 1485 Old Cleveland Road, BELMONT. Details can be found at the Triumph Sports Owners Website Event Link below.
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26-05-19 Sun 26th May, 2019 Impromptu Rove to Flaxton. Ross McCormack will be travelling to Relais Bressan, all Rover owners welcome.
19-05-19 Sun 19th May, 2019 13th National Motoring Heritage Day, to be held at Cameron Park, Ipswich
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18-05-19 Sat 18th May, 2019 Bundaberg Heritage Car and Machinery Show (celebrating National Motoring Heritage Day). At the Recreational Precinct, Bundaberg (access via Kendalls Road).
Event Link Event Report
17-05-19 Fri 17th May, 2019 Rove! to Bundaberg, to attend Bundaberg Heritage Car And Machinery Show which will be held on 18 May 2019.
Please let Ross McCormack know if you would like to join us.
Event Flyer Event Report
9-05-19 Thu 9th May, 2019 General Meeting, 7.30pm, at the Grange Library
(General meetings This year are on the second THURSDAY of each month 7.30PM at The Grange Library)
We are available for All - please email if you can't make it but would like to put a question or suggestion to the club.
5-05-19 Sun 5th May, 2019 Carnival of Motoring. 61st Federal Rally 2019, Queens Park - Lower, Cnr Margaret and Hume Streets, Toowoomba City, QLD 4350
"See Rolls Royce and 100 Bentley motor cars to celebrate the Centenary of Bentley Cars plus a variety of other great motoring displays.
Australia's oldest Rolls-Royce is coming to the rally-a 1909 Rolls-Royce Ghost.
Approximately 200 cars will be on display, including a display of Bentley Motor Cars celebrating 100 years of the marque."
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2-05-19 Thu 2nd May, 2019 Cut off date for registration for the North West Rally 2019 (June 8th to 10th)
Event Flyer
14-04-19 Sun 14th Apr, 2019 ROVE to Yabby Road at Redcliffe Esplinade 4PM for a tantilising and interesting fish lunch. Also You will be near The Bee Gee's way and other interesting attractions. Seating there could be a problem so we suggest that you bring some foldy chairs to sit on and the view is looking out at the Bay. The food is Great and the aumbiance is also Great. Lots of Shops.

17-03-19 Sun 17th Mar, 2019 Fenwick Rove Yamba.
Event Report
16-03-19 Sat 16th Mar, 2019 Fenwick Rove Yamba
2-03-19 Sat 2nd Mar, 2019 NZ Rally
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24-02-19 Sun 24th Feb, 2019 Lunch at Riverview Restaurant Nerang. Meet there at 12.30 pm

17-02-19 Sun 17th Feb, 2019 Sunday Sirromet Breakfast