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Buick Car Club of Australia

Victoria

 Founded 1967 - Incorporated in Victoria
Registered Number A 0005423Y

 

PRESS RELEASE August 2017

BUICK CAR CLUB OF AUSTRALIA CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY IN ECHUCA-MOAMA

SUNDAY 8 OCTOBER – SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER 2017

 The Buick Car Club of Australia will celebrate its 50th Anniversary, with a week long meet in Echuca-Moama from Sunday 8th to Saturday14th of October 2017.

The Buick Car Club of Australia was established in 1967, just one year after its American counterpart.

Committee members have been working hard to create an exciting event, with over 80 BUICK cars attending, with models ranging from 1910 to 1980’s, and coming from every state and territory.
Club President, Colin Rowland said ‘We have reservations for over 200 people and we are sure the region will welcome the many visitors and their cars’

The celebration will include visits to the following locations:

Monday 9 October-                    Shepparton Motor Museum (morning & lunch);

Tuesday 10 October-                  Echuca Holden Motor Museum (morning);

Wednesday 11 October-              Great Aussie Beer Shed (morning & lunch);

                                                Raverty’s Motor Museum (afternoon);

Thursday 12 October                  Boort via Lockington visiting The Lockington Living
                                                                Heritage Museum & The Spannerman;

Friday 13 October                      Port of Echuca, Murray Esplanade Show n Shine (12-4pm)

 Our beautiful and unique vehicles will be cruising in and around the region, clearly visible during our stay.

The club is hoping that the event may be the start of other great car events for the area, leading to an annual event known as “Cartober” or similar!

For further information on the Buick Car Club of Australia 50th Anniversary Celebrations please contact Tom Kunek on 0419 658 500. 

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Welcome

The Buick Car Club of Australia, Victoria aims to encourage interest in Buick automobiles of any year, assist members with the restoration and maintenance of their Buicks and create an environment whereby members and their families can share their enthusiasm socially.

Membership of the Club is open to any person interested in Buick automobiles. Ownership of a Buick is not essential.

The Club publishes a journal, "BUICK BANNER",which is distributed to members monthly.

The Club is an approved club and is authorised by Vicroads to issue permits under the Club Permit Scheme. Vehicles over twenty - five years of age are able to participate in the Permit Scheme which enables use on public roads without full vehicle registration. A revised scheme commenced on 1 February 2011. This scheme enables permit holders to use their vehicles on public roads for either 45 or 90 days (at the permit holder's option) without restriction as to the purpose of use e.g club or private.

Membership of a Vicroads authorised club is essential in obtaining a permit.

Left hand drive vehicles are eligible for the club permit scheme.

The Club holds a general meeting of members on the 2nd Thursday of each month of the year and holds an event /outing at least once per month.

The Club, in association with sister clubs in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia is involved in the holding of a National Buick Meet every two years.

The Club is a member of the Association of Motoring Clubs ( AOMC) and the Federation of Veteran, Vintage and Classic Vehicle Clubs.

Please take time and browse the Club's web site and remember,
 

" When better automobiles are built, Buick will build them"