Australia Day Rally 2018

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On Australia Day (Friday 26th January) next year, the Bayside Vehicle Restorers Club will hold what will be one of Queensland’s largest rally’s for historic and classic vehicles, We are looking at more than 500 vehicles attending the day.  The raffle proceeds will be donated to Sailability. All who attended previous Australia days rated them a huge success.

The planning is underway for the 2018 event. The Australia Day Rally usually attracts up to 500+ vehicles ranging from the early 1900s up to the late 1970’s. There are usually cars, motorbikes, trucks and buses of every make on display at the Ormiston State School Grounds from 7.30am on Australia Day. (enter from Wellington St or Dundas St East, Ormiston)

  • Entry is open to all enthusiasts of old, and classic vehicles
  • Entry is free
  • To enter just turn up on Australia Day
  • All the crew in your vehicle get a Free Breakfast
  • Free tea or coffee is provided to all entrants
  • Magnificent vehicle display
  • Fantastic vehicle runs
  • Free Rally Bag gifts for all entrants
  • Great raffle prizes
  • All Proceeds of the Raffle go to the Sailability Charity
  • Supported by the Redlands City Council & the RACQ

The day starts from 7.30am with breakfast, tea and coffee and the opportunity to purchase a raffle ticket to support the Sailability charity. Serving of the free BBQ breakfast will stop at around 9:00am, however the free tea and coffee will be available all morning. After breakfast at about 9.30am the raffles will be drawn and if your name is drawn out, proceed to the tuckshop area to collect your prize. After the raffles, you will have time to spend looking at the display of around 500-600 classic vehicles parked in the grounds of Ormiston State School and completing some automotive & Australiana quizzes.

Buy some raffle tickets for a chance to win one of dozens of prizes worth over $2,000. All the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Sailability, a local charity enabling disabled people to Sail on Morton Bay.

Enjoy your morning tea at the school grounds. At about 10.15am leave on one of the several interesting drives (rally runs) visiting some of the Redlands tourist spots. The runs will all finish at the Alexandra Hills Hotel were entrants can enjoy the rally lunch and a drink for about $10.00.

The Redland City Australia Day Rally in 2015 was sponsored and supported by Redland City Council, RACQ and PRH Jewellery.

We are hoping to have all these sponsors on board for the 218 event next year.

To be part of this run just come along in your vintage, historic or classic vehicle between 7.30am and 10.15am at the Ormiston State School in Wellington Street, Ormiston on Australia Day.

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