Australia Day Rally

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On Australia Day (Tuesday 26th January), 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. A donation to Sailability. All who attended previous Australia days rated them a huge success.

The planning is underway for the 2016 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 School Grounds from 7.30am on Australia Day. (enter from Wellington St Ormiston ONLY)

  • 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 (after purchasing raffle tickets)
  • Free tea or coffee is provided to all entrants
  • Magnificent vehicle display
  • Fantastic vehicle runs
  • Great  raffle prizes
  • A donation from the Rafflewill go to the Sailability Charity
  • Major sponser Redlands City Council, also supported by RACQ and the Brisbane Southside Morris Minor Club.

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 nine am, 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 $2000. A donation from the raffle will be made 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 Redlands Sporting Club, Anson Road, Wellington Point QLD 4160, and a full buffet lunch for $16 per head.

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.

Any Clubs wishing to attended as a group/club, please email the secretary to allow us to provide parking space for your club.