2023 Annual Rally - Keep Old Wheels Turning

Club: Heritage Truck Assoc. Aust. Inc.

Date: 20th & 21st May 2023

Address: Rocklea Showgrounds, Goburra Street, Rocklea

Details:  Featuring heritage trucks, tractors and cars, trade stalls and food and refreshment vans. Saturday gates open between 8am and 5pm, Sunday gates open between 8am -3pm. $5 entry fee for Adults, free entry for children under 14. Exhibitors welcome, must provide evidence of insurance upon arrival.

Contact: 0448 604 190, 0477 499 530 or 0439 222 762

Callide Dawson Machinery Preservation Club Rally

Club: Howard Register

Date: 15th and 16th July 2023

Address: the Queensland Heritage Park, Biloela QLD

Details: As part of the Callide Dawson Machinery Preservation Club’s Rally, the Howard Register will be holding a “Gathering of Howards”, celebrating 100 years of manufacturing of the Howard brand. A 100 year commemorative Lapel Badge will be available to all participants. The official Howard Factory photographic collection by Robert Ferris and Penn Richards will also be available.

Contacts: Robert Moore 0458 453 279.



Launceston Autumn 2023 Swapmeet

Club: Veteran Car Club Australia Tasmania

Date: 19th March 2023

Address: Mowbray Racecourse, Vermont Road, Mowbray, Launceston

Details: Tasmania’s biggest and longest running swapmeet is back, so why not clear out your garage, shed or workshop, and bring along your unwanted car and motorcycle parts, accessories, books, manuals etc. Alternatively, just come along for a browse and a great social day.

Contact: Joe Clippingdale (03) 6396 1144




South Australia

Annual Booleroo Steam and Traction Rally

Club: Booleroo Steam and Traction Preservation Society Inc.

Date: Sunday 26th March 2023

Address: Booleroo Centre Oval, Arthur Street

Details: This year's rally will feature "Hay and Grain." See threshing, baling, winnowing and the machinery associated with it. Bag loading demonstration showing many different machines from horse operated to truck operated. Steam engine operated chaff cutting etc. Our usual displays and demonstrations will also be held. Outside exhibitors also welcome. (NHMA Insurance or equivalent.) Morning swapmeet.

Contact: Ian 0438 823 896


Naracoorte Swapmeet

Club: Naracoorte Historic Vehicle Club

Date: 6th & 7th May 2023

Address: Showgrounds, Smith Street, Naracoorte

Details: Saturday 7am – 5pm, Sunday 7am – noon. Indoor and outdoor sites available. Outdoor sites $25 including driver. No site booking required. Site entry from Friday noon – 9pm, Saturday 6.30am. Saturday Show n Shine pre-1980 cars and bikes, registration from 8-10.30am. Fee $5 including driver. Public entry $5. Entry from 7am Saturday No dogs allowed.

Contact: 0408 854 658 between 4-8pm



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New South Wales +ACT

Trundle Back in Time

Club: Trundle P & A Society

Date: 25th & 26th March 2023

Address: Trundle Showgrounds

Details: Featuring Oliver Hart-Parr and pre-war 1939 tractors. Stationary engines, vintage cars, bikes, trucks, and machinery. Swapmeet, market stalls, live music, kids entertainment, and sheaf toss. Bar and BBQ facilities. For information on stalls, email:

Contact: For tractors, engines & clubs contact: Digger 0417 616 907 or Donald 0428 921 056



18th NHMA National Rally 2023

Club: Cudgegong Valley Antique Machinery Club

Date: 14th – 16th April 2023

Address: AREC Grounds (Mudgee field days site), Mudgee, NSW

Details: Australia’s largest collection of restored antique machinery. This 3 day event will include – daily grand parades, tractors and tractor pulling, stationary engines, steam engines, trucks, earthmoving demonstrations, blacksmiths, dairy equipment, household items, sewing machines and much more.


Facebook: 2023NHMARally


18th NHMA National Rally – Howard Register

Club: Howard register

Date: 15th & 16th April 2023

Address: AREC Grounds (Mudgee field days site), Mudgee, NSW

Details: As part of the NHMA National Rally, the Howard Register will be staging a "gathering of Howards", celebrating 100 years of the invention of Howard equipment. All owners of Howard equipment are welcome, provided you have insurance and notify Register Co-Ordinators.

Contact: Robert & Anne Moore (02) 6845 3279 or 0458 453 279


Burton Automotive Hunter Vally SteamFest

Date: April 29th - 30th

Address: Maitland Station Precinct

Details: Steamfest features a diverse program of family friendly entertainment. Come along and enjoy live music, roving performance, historic heritage walks, market stalls, gourmet food and more. The heart and soul of Steamfest is its impressive assembly of steam trains. Grab your tickets and be part of the annual ARTC Great Train Race or take a ride on one of the many unique train trips visiting various Hunter destinations.

Contact: 02 4931 2877



Coasting the Coast

Club: Central Coast Leagues Vintage Drivers Club

Date: 27th May 2023

Address: The Old Berowra Toll Area to Swansea

Details: Join us on a road run from Berowra to Swansea on the scenic old Pacific Highway. Open to all cars, trucks and buses over 25 years old. Depart: 9am sharp heavy vehicles, 9:30am light vehicles. at the Old Berowra Toll Area to Swansea. Lunch available after the run at Swansea Workers Club.

Contact: Guy Ellis - 0414182010 -


Manilla Vintage Machinery Rally

Club: Manilla Vintage Machinery Group Inc.

Date: 10th & 11th June 2023

Address: Manilla Showground, River Street, Manilla

Details: Our annual rally will feature Howard machines, and will include dozens of other brands and models of all types of vintage machinery. Stationary engines are always a drawcard. Street parade of tractors, trucks and cars Saturday morning. Tractor pull, swapmeet. NHMA affiliated. Your club is invited.

Contact: Rally - Tim 02 6785 1181, Bette 0428 658 132. Swapmeet - Richard (02) 6766 4254


Howard Enthusiasts  Museum Tour 

Club: Howard Register

Date: June Long Weekend 2023

Address: The Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum

Details: The Curator of the Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum, based in Lithgow NSW, has invited all Howard enthusiasts to a tour of the Museum, regarding not only the pistols and display, but the Small Arms Factory role, with manufacturing of Howard components.

Contact: Robert Moore 0458 453 279.


The Sixteenth Bi-annual Riverina Vintage Machinery Club Inc

Club: Riverina Vintage Machinery Club Inc

Date: August 12th - 13th

Address: The Gateway To Coleambally

Details: Vehicle Trek Saturday Vintage Tractor Pull All Day Sunday Twilight Tractor Pull Saturday Night (fun) Special Features Starting of the Bucyrus dragline at 12noon and 3pm. Starting of the Blackstone Engine 1:30pm Feature Tractor: John Deere Craft Stalls ( must have certificate of currency of public liability insurance.) Gate Prices: Adult (17+) : $5.00 Exhibitors: Free Entry. Dinner Fri, Breakfast Sat & Sun available (price to be determined) Saturday Night Dinner (bookings essential).

Contact: David 0429914230 Tracey 0427820715


TTT – Trangie Truck & Tractor Show

Club: Trangie Truck and Tractor Show Inc.

Date: Friday 19th August 2023

Address: Trangie Showground

Details: An event full of entertainment for the whole family. Trucks, cars tractors, stationery machinery all on show for all enthusiasts to view. Events include the very popular tractor pull, derby race, car barrel race, children's events and activities, and the very popular market stalls. Beers and Gears will be held on the Friday night prior to the event at the showground. Adam Brand and his supporting artist as well as the Cobar band Ball's 'n All will be entertaining everyone during the evening. Gates will open for the public from 8:00am. Catering on site, vehicles can roll in from Thursday 17th August 2023

Contact: Wayne 0419495143


Bathurst Swapmeet

Club: Bathurst Historic Car Club

Date: 20th August 2023

Address: Mount Panorama pit area

Details: The long-established Bathurst Swapmeet returns on Sunday 20th August 2023 at Mount Panorama, the home of motor sport in Australia. A genuine swapmeet for enthusiasts, featuring car, motorcycle and machinery items, parts and tools. Gates open at 6am and entry will be just $5, with free parking.

Contact: Lee-Ann 0400 751 668 or Paul 0403 559 955





Stawell Tractor, Engine & Hobby Rally 2023

Club: Stawell Vintage Tractor & Engine Club Inc

Date: 18th & 19th March 2023

Address: 78 Patrick Street, Stawell – Stawell Harness Racing Club

Details: Saturday vintage tractor pull. Tractors, collectables, motorcycles, vintage engines, model railways, cars, trucks, hobbies, arts & crafts. Plus lots of other activities including model train displays, collectables & hobby displays. Displays wanted for inside and outside. Food & drinks available during the day, evening meal from Club Bistro 6pm to 8pm. Entry $10, children U16 free. Onsite camping $10 (exhibitors free) Contact: Bill 0448 000 620 or Lisa 0432 817 961


9th Australian White Truck Muster2023

Club: Kyabram Vintage Engine & Machinery restoration Group Inc.

Date: 18th & 19th March 2023

Address: Kyabram Showground, Kyabram

Details: In conjunction with the 2023 Kyabram Engine & Machinery Rally. Come along and display your trucks, cars, tractors, engines and memorabilia. This event is open to any vehicle manufactured or marketed by White or White owned companies including – White, Indiana, REO, White Freightliner, Sterling White, Autocar, Diamond T, Diamond Reo, Euclid, Western Star, White Steamer, Cletrac, Rollin, Oliver & Minneapolis-Moline. All other makes of vehicle are welcome.

Contact: Ray 0407 311 007



Goulburn Valley Vintage Tractor and Machinery Club Annual Rally

Club: Goulburn Valley Vintage Tractor and Machinery Club Inc.

Date: 25th & 26th March 2023

Address: Goulburn Valley Highway, Wunghnu

Details: 38th annual rally. Tractor Trek Saturday, tractor pulling with 2 sleds over both days, under lights Saturday night, Working exhibits from yesteryear, hourly start-up of Radio Australia's Crossley engine. Moira Miniature Rail rides, Federation picnic car display Sunday. Onsite catering and meal Saturday night. FREE ENTRY.

Contact: Alec 0408 577 628; Lloyd 0458 299 466; Ann 0438 572 449


Annual Vintage Rally & Tractor Pull

Club: Mallee Steam, Oil & Machinery Club

Date: 1st & 2nd of April 2023

Address: McCalman Street, Woorinen South (10km from Swan Hill)

Details: A display of working vintage engines, tractors, machinery, trucks, cars, motorbikes & memorabilia. Full catering on site. Swan Hill street procession—10:30am Saturday. Tractor Pull—Saturday night under lights & Sunday competition. Adults $5, Students $2. Bush camping available onsite with toilets and showers.

Contact: Mark Bail 0428 500 627


BS&OEC 51st Steam and Vintage Rally (Albury/Wodonga)

Club: Border Steam and Oil Engine Club

Date: 8th & 9th April 2023

Address: 2835 Beechworth-Wodonga Road, Leneva, VIC

Details: Public entry 10am-4pm Easter Saturday & Sunday. This year's features are working exhibits including portable steam engines, closed and open cranks, wood working, Wombat tramways and vintage and heritage curiosities.

Contact: Peter 0428 112 147 or Darran 0409 652 311


54th Annual Vintage Machinery Rally

Club: Wheatlands Warracknabeal Agricultural Machinery Museum

Date: 8th & 9th April 2023

Address: 34 Henty Highway, Warracknabeal, VIC

Details: Featuring McDonald and Aussie odd bods. 100 years of Howard

Australian small engines. Working machinery, demonstrations and

displays, twilight tractor pull, kids activities and full catering.

Contact: 03 5384 2244 or 0429 146 597



Lockington 25th Vintage Rally

Club: Lockington & District Living Heritage Complex Inc.

Date: 22nd & 23rd April 2023

Address: Market Street, Lockington, 3563

Details: Get ready for next year’s rally A ‘Garden Art’ competition/display will be a feature at Lockington’s 25th Vintage Rally next year, April 22 & 23. We’re letting you know now so you may like to begin your creations to bring along. Items used must be 25 years or older, but the creator can be younger.

Contact: Beryl Marshall. Tel: 0428 862 353


121st Steam & Vintage Rally

Club: Lake Goldsmith Steam Preservation Association Inc.

Date: 6th & 7th May 2023

Address: Carngham-Lake Goldsmith Road, Lake Goldsmith

Details: The highlight theme for this rally is – in action on the arena featuring roundabout ploughing with a Barford & Perkins winch & Campaign self-moving anchors, plus 100 years of Howard. Regular attractions include – 65 display sheds, steam & oil engines,, steam powered shovels & sawmills. Displays of earthmoving, cars, motorcycles, tractors, & trucks. Attractions for all ages including – radio contrlloed boats, blacksmithing, and threshing. Onsite catering. Exhibitors a children under 5 free entry, $15 adults, $5 children aged 5-16

Contact: Trevor 0407 539 041 or Graeme (03) 9723 3310 or 0418 388 149



Quirindi Rural Heritage 2-day Display and Swap Meet

Club: Howard Register

Date: 6th and 7th May 2023

Address: Quirindi Rural Heritage Village, Kamilaroi Highway, Quirindi NSW.

Event Details:: As part of the Quirindi Rural Heritage 2-day Display and Swap Meet, the Howard Register will be staging a “Gathering of Howards”, celebrating 100 years of manufacturing of the Howard brand. A 100 year Lapel Badge will be available to all participants, as well as the official Howard Photographic Collection of Robert Ferris and Penn Richards. All Howard enthusiasts welcome.

Contact:  Robert Moore 0458 453 279.


Wedderburn Swap Meet

Club: Wedderburn Historical Engine & Machinery Society Inc.

Date: Saturday 20th May 2023

Address: Racecourse Rd, Wedderburn

Details: You are invited to come along to buy or have a stall at the Swap Meet. $10 per site. Public admission is $2. Stall holders must have insurance.  BBQ, pies, pasties, savs and pancakes, soup and lots more to feast on. Gates open to public at 7am.

Contacts: Trevor 0427 583 341, Lois 0438 915 278


Hamilton Pastoral Museum May Rally

Club: Hamilton Pastoral Museum Inc.

Date: 20th & 21st May 2023

Address: Cnr Ballarat Road & Hiller Lane, Hamilton

Details: Featuring a century of Howard machinery, and a paddock of working tractors with ploughs, discs and harrows. Cliff Howard was the first to achieve commercial success with the powered rotor to cultivate soil, and to celebrate this Australian invention an accumulation of Howard machinery will be on show. Investigate the museums streetscape of period buildings, appreciate the extensive collection of all manner of bygones, watch past farming practices and lost trades, and join in the fun with the miniature railway, vintage cars and woodturners. See history in action. Both days will have a 2pm grand parade, and all day food from the museums kitchen. All exhibitors welcome and especially with any Howard machinery. Free exhibitor camping.

Contact: Norm (03) 5578 5517 or Glenn 0409 258 135

Website: or visit Facebook.


Annual Rally

Club: Wedderburn Historical Engine & Machinery Society Inc.

Date: Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September, 2023

Address: Racecourse Road, Wedderburn.

Details: Bring your vintage engines, cars, tractors and displays for showing. Complimentary tea for exhibitors Saturday Night. Tractor Trek and much, much more. Full catering over the two days and free bush camping available. Admission adults $5, school children free.

Contacts: Trevor 0427 583 341, Lois 0438 915 278