DINKUM OIL #19 Brief report on Council's 2022 AGM and TfNSW matters relating to Heritage and Classic Vehicles
DINKUM OIL #18 All the results and awards from the 2022 CHMC Annual Rally at Singleton 1-4 2022
DINKUM OIL #17 The first issue of Dinkum for 2022 covers a short update on HVS and CVS registration;  Annual Rally and AGM information
DINKUM OIL #16 - December 2021. Info from the Historic and Classic Car Industry Working Group (HCCIWG) meeting with TfNSW; a new CHMC Secretary and new postal address 
DINKUM OIL #15 -  announcing the 2022 Annual CHMC Rally, April 1st to April 4th 2022, Singleton.
DINKUM OIL #14 -  a very successful Annual CHMC Rally at Temora in April 2021
DINKUM OIL #13 HVS & CVS details from Council's meeting with TfNSW/RMS - RMS response to incorrect interpretations that have been circulating among some of the hobby. Plus good news for our antique tractor and industrial plant owning members. 
DINKUM OIL #12 covers clarification from TfNSW/RMS on LICENSING REQUIREMENTS AND HVS Registration, Renewals and Vehicle operation. 

WHAT ARE THE CURRENT ISSUES for HISTORIC MOTORING and HISTORIC VEHICLE OWNERSHIP THAT YOU THINK ARE IMPORTANT

The Australian Historic Motoring Federation Inc. (AHMF), the national peak body for all historic motoring in Australia, has asked for suggestions from club members across Australia of the 5 things they would like AHMF to address on a national basis on behalf of historic vehicles and their owners. Send you ideas to the AHMF President president@ahmf.org.au or AHMF Secretary secretary@ahmf.org.au

 "So good to be  rallying again" 

The 51st Annual CHMC Rally, aka the Bush Council Rally, was hosted by Newcastle District Vintage and Classic Car Club in Singleton over the weekend of April 1-4. The most heard comment over the weekend was how good it was to be back at a large rally with historic vehicles and friends from across the State, after the disruptions of the last couple of years. 143 historic vehicles came from every decade 1910-1990, ranging from a group of three Veteran 1911 Hupmobiles, to the early 1990s represented by Ford Capri and HSV SV5000. Rallyists from CHMC clubs across the State journeyed from as far afield as Albury, Coffs Harbour, Narrabri, Griffith, Parkes and many CHMC clubs in between. The CHMC Concours d’Elegance was won by a 1981 DeLorean  and the Mal Mason Shield won by  Tamworth Vintage Car Club

A very well attended CHMC AGM  was held on the Friday evening at which not only the new member clubs that had joined since the 2021 AGM were welcomed, but also 3 new clubs were admitted to membership that evening. Guest Speaker, Matt Cafe, Manager Partnerships and Performance and Regulation and Regulatory Operations at TFNSW, addressed developments with HVS and CVS and took questions from the delegates. DINKUM OIL #18 Has all the results and awards from the 2022 CHMC Annual Rally at Singleton.

                                                                                       THE COUNCIL OF HERITAGE MOTOR CLUBS NSW (CHMC)                                                                                                               REPRESENTS and promotes the interests of HERITAGE, HISTORIC & CLASSIC VEHICLE CLUBS THROUGHOUT N.S.W. 

Members of CHMC Affiliated Clubs own, preserve and restore cars, trucks, motorbikes, buses and tractors that are over 30 years old, i.e. heritage, historic or classic vehicles.  They share one common purpose, to keep alive the sights and sounds of the vehicles and machines that were an integral part of the automotive and transport history of Australia.Some of those vehicles are more than 100 years old, others are from the 1980s, some are rare, some are unique, and many are everyday vehicles from our nation's past. All are examples of our country's automotive culture through time. Heritage and historic vehicles are not still here by accident, they survive because someone has cared for them through time, or someone has rescued them just in time.

CELEBRATING THE CENTENARY DECADE OF VINTAGE MOTOR VEHICLES

VINTAGE MOTOR VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED BETWEEN 1919 AND 1930. THIS ERA OF SPANS THE YEARS FROM THE END OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR TO THE GREAT DEPRESSION. THE YEAR 1930 SAW THE END OF AN ERA FOR MANY MOTOR CAR MANUFACTURERS AND DENOTES THE END OF THE VINTAGE PERIOD. Take a look at chmc's video celebrating vintage vehicles on our FAcebook page

"Is my car veteran, vintage, classic, historic or antique ?"

For the answer go to WHAT IS A HERITAGE VEHICLE 

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