Events & Monthly Runs

 A7 REGISTER OF QUEENSLAND RUNS & EVENTS DETAILS –  2022

“A7 Register Event” : An event or static display organized by a member of the A7 Register of Queensland Inc. (A7RQ). These events are authorised by the A7RQ which is affiliated with the Queensland Historic Motoring Council Inc.  A7RQ members participating in these events score points towards the Cam & Judy McCulloch Memorial Best Run Supporter Annual Trophy (CJMMBRSAT). An A7 Register Event may also be an event organized by another organization external to the A7RQ and sanctioned in advance at an A7 Monthly or Management Meeting as being eligible for points toward the CJMMBRSAT.

Points allocation (as per A7RQ Constitution): 2 points per Register Event if driving own Austin 7.   2 points if broken down in A7 on way to run starting point. 1 point per Register Event if driving a modern car. 1 point per Register Event if travelling as a passenger. 1 point per Register Event if driving another type of Veteran, Vintage or Historical car. 1 point per Register Event if driving another Association member’s Austin 7. 3 points per Register Event if attended by a country member – must reside 60km or more from the Brisbane G.P.O. 3 points per Register Event if organizing a Register Event and driving an Austin 7 or another car (these 3 points approved at an Austin 7 Management Meeting on 29/06/2014). Members attending Impromptu Events are not eligible for points toward the CJMMBRSAT.

“External Event” : An event or static display organized by an organization other than the A7RQ and at which A7RQ members may be invited to attend. Participation by A7RQ members is encouraged but participation in the event does not qualify A7RQ members to be allocated points towards the CJMMBRSAT.  Members attendance at these events in their A7, is sanctioned by A7RQ.

Impromptu Event” : Is one in which a financial individual A7RQ member, with SIVS Registration, makes a formal request to the A7RQ to initiate a Club Event, at short notice, using their A7.  This Impromptu Event is not an event presently authorised by the A7RQ or listed in “Events” on the A7RQ website.  Refer to “About Us” on this website for A7RQ Impromptu Event Application Procedure.

RUN CANCELLATION :  Please note that if there is any doubt that an A7RQ Run may be cancelled due to an extreme weather event or any other reason, please ring the Run Organizer for that particular Run or the A7RQ Run Coordinator, Neil: 0431 067 909, early in the morning of the Run for confirmation prior to setting out to the start point.

LATE TO START POINT:  If you are attending an A7RQ Run and you are going to be late to the start point, please ring Neil or the particular Run organizer before the published start time.

RUN UPDATES:  Be sure to check a particular A7RQ event on this website closer to Run time for any alterations, additions, updates or changes.

MEMBERSHIP CARD: For members with cars on Concessional registration, it is recommended that while on all Events and Runs, you carry your current Membership Card along with any information about the event you are attending.  It will be necessary to produce this information if you are confronted, for any reason, by a member of the Police Force while participating in an Event.

FIRST AID & FIRE EXTINGUISHER:  While on Club Runs and Events, it is recommended that members carry with them a First Aid Kit (including burn cream) and a Fire Extinguisher for use in the event of any mishap. 

2022:

 


Friday 14th January 2022:

THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED

A7 Register General Meeting commencing at 7.45pm at Clubroom, Carindale.  Members are requested to follow Qld Gov. Covid conditions of entry.


Sunday 16th January 2022:

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

A7 Register January Event:  A7 Club New Year Party.   The New Year Party for 2022 will be Breakfast commencing at 8am and is to be held at the Colmslie Hotel, corner Wynnum & Junction Roads, Morningside.  Members attending are to pay individually for their breakfast.  If required, a menu can be viewed on line prior to the Breakfast.  A New Year Raffle will be conducted on the day.  Members are to notify Robyn (Ph: 3800 1965  or Email:  doug_robynclark@bigpond.com) no later than 30 December 2021 if they are attending.  As this is an A7 Reg. Event, members are encouraged to wear their nametag and drive their A7.  Ample parking is available on site.


Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd January 2022:

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

External Event:  Allora Heritage Weekend, organised by Warwick Veteran & Vintage Vehicle Club, to be held at the Allora Show Grounds.  $10/person/day.  For more information phone: 07 4666 3693 or 0408 674 634


Wednesday (Australia Day) 26th January 2022:

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

A7 Register January Event:  Redlands Coast Australia Day Event organized by BVRC commencing with vehicle entry from 6am and Complimentary Breakfast, tea & coffee from 7am at Ormiston State School.  BYO chairs & cups.  Raffles are drawn at around 10am.  Runs commence around 10.30am through the Redlands Coast  – finishing with a BYO Lunch in a park at completion of your chosen run.  For more details or contact Steve on 0411 516 122.  A7 members to make own arrangements re travel etc.  All attending will need to be double vaccinated and follow Qld Govt Covid conditions of entry.


Saturday 5th to Sunday 6th February 2022:

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL 3RD & 4TH SEPTEMBER 2022

External Event:  49th Annual DDVVMC Toowoomba Swap Meet to take place at the Toowoomba Show Grounds.  Open to public from 6am both days.  The Swap Meet closes at 6pm Saturday & 12pm Sunday.  Admission is $15/person on Saturday & $5/person on Sunday.  Parking is free.  For further details contact Swap Co-ordinator, Bill Shepherd, ph. 0499 990 622.


Friday 11th February 2022:

A7 Register General Meeting commencing at 7.45pm at Clubroom, Carindale.  Members are requested to follow Qld Gov. Covid conditions of entry.


Sunday 13th February 2022: 

A7 Register February Event:  Librarian’s Valentine’s Day Run.   This event, organised by Lindsay & Sharon will commence from the Carindale Clubrooms Carpark at 9am.  The run will stop for a BYO Morning Tea and terminate at the Wynnum residence of our hosts, Lindsay & Sharon, where a sausage sizzle (sausage & bread) lunch will be supplied.  Members attending Lunch are to BYO other food (if required), drinks, plates, cutlery and seats.  A7s will be parked in the front yard or as directed. 


Friday 11th March 2022:

A7 Register General Meeting commencing at 7.45pm at Clubroom, Carindale.  Members are requested to follow Qld Gov. Covid conditions of entry.


Sunday 13th March 2022:

A7 Register March Event:   A7 Club President’s Run.  This event, organised by President Steve (ph 0418 814 501) will commence at 9am from Centenary Pool Carpark. This run will proceed to Graceville Croquet Club for a BYO morning tea prior to a game of croquet.  Members will be instructed on croquet rules etc. before play begins.  Following play will be a BYO picnic lunch.  Members participating in croquet play are requested to pay a $10pp (subsidised) fee.  Members travelling in modern cars and those wishing to bring friends & family are most welcome to attend this fun & eventful morning.


Sunday 27th March 2022:

External Event:  35th Annual Ormiston Swap Meet organised by the Bayside Vehicle Restorers Club to be held at Ormiston State School commencing at 6am and concluding at 12noon.  Pedestrian entry: $5.  Information & Bookings contact Steve 0411 516 122.  All attending will need to be double vaccinated and follow Qld Govt Covid conditions of entry.


Saturday 2nd April 2022:

A7 Register General Meeting commencing at 9.30am at Clubroom, Carindale.  BYO Morning Tea.  Members are requested to follow Qld Gov. Covid conditions of entry.  (This meeting has been brought forward to accommodate the National Rally.)


Saturday 9th April to Thursday 14th April 2022:

A7 Register Event:  National A7 Rally to be held in Warrnambool, Victoria in 2022 to celebrate 100 years of Austin 7s.  More information about this event will be published as it becomes available and will also be on the A7 Website.  For enquiries email: 2022rallyinfo@gmail.com  Members are to make their own arrangements re. Registration, Accommodation, Travel etc.


Sunday 10 April 2022:

A7 Register Event: For those not attending the National Rally in Warrnambool, Doug & Robyn Clark have kindly invited members to their residence in Boronia Heights to attend the christening of their newly constructed back yard Gazebo.  This celebration will be a BYO Morning Tea (and Lunch if you wish) commencing at 10am.  As this is an A7 Reg. Qld event, members are encouraged to drive their A7s.  As with all A7 events, members choosing to drive modern cars are most welcome.   


May 2022:

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

External Event:  Darling Downs Veteran & Vintage Motor Club 52nd Anniversary Celebration (incorporating the QHMC Southern Qld Rally).  Celebration to be held in Toowoomba, Queensland.  For more information/registration phone:  0400 163 703 or (07) 463 3181.


 Sunday 8th May 2022:

External Event:  LAMA Annual Swap Meet organized by the Lockyer Antique Motor Association Inc. to be held at the Laidley Showgrounds.  Contact The Secretary email: sec.lama@hotmail.com for more details.  Members to make their own arrangements re.travel, etc.

Friday 13th May 2022:

A7 Register General Meeting commencing at 7.45pm at Clubroom, Carindale.  Members are requested to follow Qld Gov. Covid conditions of entry.


Sunday 15th May 2022:

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

A7 May Event: Our A7 Club has been invited to attend the Bayside Vehicle Restorers Club Inc. National Motoring Heritage Day Event with classic cars.  (OK for us to travel modern if desired).  The run will commence at 8.30am from Shell Service Station, Henry Hester Drive, Eagleby and travel around the Logan and Scenic Rim area.  Run details are available in ‘News & Run Reports’ on your A7 Website. The organisers will need to know the following:-

1                     Numbers attending from our Club.

2                     How many for lunch at Jimboomba Tavern from our Club so the organisers can                             make a booking.

Please RSVP by Sunday 1st May so the lunch bookings can be made.  Reply to the President: Albert Budworth of Bayside Vehicle Restorers Club Inc.

By email albertdianebudworth@outlook.com or by moblle 0429780980 with your details.


Saturday 21st May 2022:

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

A7 May Event:  Our Club has been invited to attend the Heritage Truck Association Annual Truck Show at Rocklea showgrounds.  Further details will be forthcoming.


Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd May 2022:

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

External Event:  Heritage Truck Association Annual Truck Show at Rocklea Showgrounds.  Gates open 8am to 5pm on Saturday & 8am to 3pm Sunday.  For more information contact Robyn  ph. 3800 1965.


Sunday 22 May 2022:

External Event:  Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride.  Members of our A7 Club have been approved to attend the send-off of this event organised by the Historic Motorcycle Club of Queensland on Sunday 22 May 2022.  This event commences from the Ballistic Beer Co., McCarthy Road, Salisbury.  Members attending will have received approval from the President, A7RQ. 


Friday 10th June 2022:

A7 Register General Meeting commencing at 7.45pm at Clubroom, Carindale.  Members are requested to follow Qld Gov. Covid conditions of entry.


Sunday 19th June 2022:

 A7 Register June Event:  RACQ Motorfest. Static display from 10am to 3pm at Brisbane Showgrounds.  A7 members may wish to meet at Centenary Pool Carpark for departure to Motorfest “British” entry point.  Members may also independently travel to venue. Members to make own arrangements re. Registration.


 Wednesday 22nd to Monday 27th June 2022:

 A7 Register Event:  Sunny Coast Run.  Our A7 members, Trev & Bev McCulloch (ph. 0409 637 290), have volunteered to organise an away A7 event on the Queensland Sunshine Coast.  The 6 day event will use the Sunshine Coast Antique Car Club, Room at Nambour Showgrounds, as headquarters for the event. Preliminary details of this event and accommodation options are now posted on our website in ‘Sunny Coast Run’. Members attending are requested to supply the following information to the Run Organisers ASAP: their names, car details (inc. rego. No.), phone contact number, accommodation booking (motel name), period of Run attendance and any special dietary requirements.  Trev & Bev’s contact details are in your ‘Register of Members’ booklet.  Members are also requested to BYO eating & drinking utensils, a thermos flask and follow Qld Gov. Covid conditions.     


Friday  8th July 2022:

A7 Register General Meeting commencing at 7.45pm at Clubroom, Carindale.  


Sunday 10th  July 2022:

A7 Register July Event:  Our July event this year will be a run to the property of our members, Ron & Daph Toy at Stockleigh.  The Toys have several sheds full of interesting machinery including A7s.  The itinerary of this event will be to meet at Doug & Robyn’s house, Middle Road, Boronia Heights, at around 9.00am to 9.30am for BYO morning tea.  Departure from there will be around 10.30am for a run to the Toy’s residence (20 min drive).  Here there will be a tour of Ron’s sheds followed by a BYO lunch.      


 Sunday 24th July 2022:

External Event: Noosa Beach Classic Car Show 2022.  This 34th year static display event is to be held on Sunday 24 July 2022 at McKinnion Drive Sports Complex, Tewantin.  This is an all models car show from 9.30am to 2.00pm.  Adult entry $12, display vehicle $25.  For more information log onto www.noosacarclub.com.au  or phone Steve  0429 999 683.  Members who wish to attend are to make their own arrangements re. registration, travel, accommodation etc.


Tuesday 19th to Sunday 24th July 2022:

A7 Register July Event:  The UK Austin Seven Clubs’ Association is holding a week of festivities to celebrate 100 years of Austin Sevens.  The UK 2022 Austin 7 Centenary Celebration will be located at the Fire Services College, Moreton-in Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK, in July 2022.  Austin 7 enthusiasts from all over the world are expected to attend and it is anticipated that the culmination will be a rally of over 1,000 Austin Sevens. 

For more information refer to our A7 Website or log onto the official ‘Austin Seven Centenary Celebration’ Website:  https://a7centenary.com


Saturday 30th July 2022:

External Event:  Nambour Swap Meet organised by the Sunshine Coast Antique Car Club to be held at Nambour Showgrounds commencing at 6am and concluding at 12noon.  Pedestrian entry: $5.  Information & Bookings ring 0427 596 973 or google www.SCACC.org.au


Sunday 31st July 2022:

A7 Register July Event:  Our A7 Club has been invited to attend the VCCQ Annual Concours d’Elegance to be held at Sherwood Arboretum from 9am to 1pm on 31 July 2022.  For details contact VCCQ.  Members are to arrange their own travel etc. for this event.

ANNUAL VCCQ CONCOURS d’ELEGANCE

The Austin 7 Register is formally invited to join with the Vintage Car Club of Queensland for our annual Concours d’Elegance on Sunday 31st July 2022 at the Sherwood Arboretum, Jolimont Street, Sherwood. 

It was such a success as a Community Event last year, that the Brisbane City Council, Councilor Nicole Johnston, is keen that we hold the event in conjunction with local organizations and to this end has advised that it is waiving the usual park hiring fee.  There will be a Big Band playing period tunes and a coffee van.  There will be no entry fee or donation.

This location has a special significance to us because from 1955 until 1986 the majority of our Concours were held there. 

 PROGRAM:

8.30 am     VCCQ setup

9.00 am      Display cars arrive

10.00 am    Formal commencement

12.00 pm    Judging completed

1.00 pm      Thanks and close (cars depart)

 We have also invited the Veteran Car Club of Australia and the Riley Motor Club and would love to see you there.

 Kind regards,

Henry Hancock

VCCQ Inc. – Secretary


Wednesday 3 August 2022:

A7 Register August Event:  Members of the A7RQ are invited to attend the Memorial Service for our long serving member, Barry Neville.  Barry passed away peacefully on 24 July 2022.  The Service will take place at the Oxley Bowls Club on Wednesday 3 August commencing at 10.30am.  Members are to make their own way to and from the event.


Saturday 6th August 2022:

External Event:  The annual Rotary Multicultural Festival & Car Show & Shine is being held this year at the Mt Gravatt Showgrounds from 9.30am to 4.00pm.  Food & drinks available.  Free car entry and parking.  For more info email: chris.ellissbhrotary@gmail.com.  Members attending are to arrange their own travel etc. for this event.


Friday 12th August 2022:

A7 Register Club Centenary Weekend – General Meeting & AGM commencing at 7.45pm at Clubroom, Carindale.  


Saturday 13th August 2022:

A7 Register August Event:  A7 Club Weekend – Saturday Centenary Lunch.  A   lunch will be provided to members at the Club Rooms, Carindale, commencing at 11am.  Food (Sausages, Bacon, Salads & Desert) will be provided but drinks (hot or cold), cutlery, plates, cups etc. are BYO.  As this is an A7 Reg. Event, members are encouraged to wear their name tags and drive their A7s.  It is essential that you RSVP Robyn Clark (ph. 3800 1965) or reply to this email, for catering requirements, by 1 August 2022.


Sunday 14th August 2022:

A7 Register August Event:  A7 Club Weekend – Centenary Static Display.  Display to be held at Morningside School of Arts hall & grounds, corner Wynnum &Thynne Road, Morningside (in Morningside shopping village precinct – UBD p24 Q1) Entry off Wynnum Road.  Ample trailer & public parking on site.  The display is organized by Robyn Clark (Ph. 3800 1965).  Members are to wear their name tags and make their own way to the venue.  Display to commence at 9am and conclude around 1pm.  BYO Morning Tea & Lunch but there are many food shops & cafes adjoining the venue.


Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th August 2022:

External Event:  Our A7 Club has been invited to attend the 40th Anniversary Roma Historical Motor Club Rally in August.  For details of the event, ring Karen Dawes  0429 442 286 or Ken Dawes  0429 452 286 or log onto the RHMC Website: 40th Anniersary Rally (romahistoricalmotorclub.com.au)  Entry Forms, Accommodation options & tourist packages are on the website.  A7 members are to make own arrangements re. travel, registration, accommodation etc.


Saturday 3rd to Sunday 4th September 2022

External Event:  49th Annual DDVVMC Toowoomba Swap Meet to take place at the Toowoomba Show Grounds.  This event replaces the Toowoomba Swap Meet that was postponed on 5th & 6th February 2022.  Open to public from 6am both days.  The Swap Meet closes at 6pm Saturday & 12pm Sunday.  Admission is $15/person on Saturday & $5/person on Sunday.  Parking is free.  For further details contact Swap Co-ordinator, Bill Shepherd, ph. 0499 990 622.


Wednesday 7th to Sunday 11th September 2022:

External Event:  As the Austins Over Australia in NSW in 2021 had been cancelled, the VAR (Vic) and the AMVC (Qld) are proposing a Mini Austins Over Australia based in Albury /Wodonga from Wednesday 7th September to Sunday 11th September 2022. If you are interested in attending please email John Blythe at  jrb.12@bigpond.com and also CC kparker@bigpond.net.au so that they know how many members are interested in attending. This will help plan how members might travel together for those interested.  More information about this event is on our A7 Website in ‘Austins Over Australia’. A7 Members are to make own arrangements re. Registration, Accommodation, Travel etc.


Sunday 11th September 2022:

External Event:  The Chrysler Owners’ Club of Qld have invited our A7 Club to participate in the Chrysler Expo 2022 at the Rocklea Showgrounds on Sunday 11th September 2022 from 6am to 1pm.  The Expo will include a Swap meet, Trade Sites and a diverse range of Vintage and Historic themed exhibits.  For more information email:  chryslerexpo@gmail.com  Members are to make their own arrangements re registration & travel.


Friday 9th September 2022:

A7 Register General Meeting commencing at 7.45pm at Clubroom, Carindale.  


 

Friday 16th, Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th September 2022:

External Event:  Our Club has been invited to attend the Queensland Heritage Rally hosted by the Kingaroy & District Vintage Machinery Club to be held at 2 Geoff Ralph Drive, Kingaroy.  For more details contact Charmaine Osbourne  ph. 0434 074 340 or email: kdvmc2022@gmail.com  Members are to make their own arrangements re. registration, accommodation, travel etc.


Sunday 18th September 2022:

A7 Register September Event:  All British Day at Vivian Street, Tennyson from 8.30am to 2pm – gates open at 7am.  Display vehicles $20, spectators $2, parking $5.  No pre-booking required.  Contact Robyn Clark (3800 1965) for more details.  BYO Morning Tea & Lunch although food is also available at the venue.  A7 members to make own arrangements re.travel, registration on arrival etc.


Saturday 8th to Sunday 9th October 2022:

A7 Register October Event:  LAMA Annual Invitation Run Weekend organized by the Lockyer Antique Motor Association Inc. and commencing in Gatton.  Contact The Secretary, email: sec.lama@hotmail.com for more details.  Members to make their own arrangements re.travel, registration, accommodation etc.


Saturday 8th October 2022:

A7 Register October Event:  Friends of Tingalpa Cemetery Heritage Group have invited our club to their Decoration Day – 154th Anniversary at 1341 Wynnum Road Tingalpa commencing at 10am and completing around 2pm.  Morning Tea & Lunch will be available for purchase or BYO – coffee van on site.  A musical and Historical program will be presented, many interesting stalls to investigate and a vintage motorcycle display.  As this is an October A7 event, you are encouraged to bring your A7 and park in the grounds or come modern and park in Smith’s Chips Carpark next door. For further info contact Neil ph. 0431 067 909


Saturday 8th to Sunday 9th October 2022:

External Event:  “Wheels Through Time”.  A display of Tractors, Trucks, Vintage Cars and Stationary Machinery at Old Petrie Town, 901 Dayboro Road, Whiteside.  Saturday: 10am to 4pm.  Sunday: 8am to 2pm.  For more information phone Dave:  0422 885 009.


Friday 14th October 2022:

A7 Register General Meeting commencing at 7.45pm at Clubroom, Carindale.  


Saturday 15th to Sunday 16th October 2022:

External Event:  Heritage truck Association Aust. 2022 Annual Show.  This event is to be held at the Beaudesert Show Grounds, Albert Street, Beaudesert.  Official Opening Saturday 10am.  Adults’ entry $5.  Further enquiries ph. 0434 222 762, or contact our Secretary, Robyn.


Friday 11th November 2022:

A7 Register General Meeting commencing at 7.45pm at Clubroom, Carindale.  


Sunday 13th November 2022:

A7 Register November Event:   Cleveland Run  This Run will be organised by Hugh Cullen (ph. 0412 096 186) and is to commence from the Carindale Clubrooms at 9am.  This run is to a very interesting museum in the Cleveland area.  BYO Lunch. A Devonshire Morning Tea can be purchased, if required, at the museum Morning Tea stop – or BYO.   


Friday 9th December 2022:

A7 Register General Meeting commencing at 7.45pm at Clubroom, Carindale.  Members are requested to bring a plate of Christmas goodies to share for supper.


Sunday 11th December 2022:

A7 Register December Event:  A7 Club Christmas Lunch to be held at the Carindale Clubrooms and is to commence at 11.30am.   Food (Chicken, Salads & Deserts) will be provided but drinks (hot or cold), cutlery and plates are BYO.  As this is an A7 Register event, members are encouraged to wear their name tags and drive their A7s.  It is essential that you RSVP Robyn Clark by 1 December for catering purposes – Ph. 3800 1965.


 

Neil Thyer – A7 Reg. Qld Webmaster and Runs & Events Coordinator    (ph 0431 067 909)  

Updated:  22.09.2022