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Tasmania – 6-12 October 2024

Entrants will depart Melbourne on the Spirit of Tasmania night crossing on Saturday, 5th October 2024, arriving in Devonport on Sunday, 6th October, then travelling to Launceston for the first night.
The 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th October will be in Hobart and the 11th October in Launceston, travelling to Devonport for the return crossing to Melbourne on the evening of Saturday 12th, arriving back in Melbourne on the morning of Sunday 13th October 2024.
Click on the button below for the Google based application form.

Future events

We envisage holding a national rally each year and have lined up rallies for each year up to 2027.  The date and location for each is yet to be advised.  They are thus:

2024 DBCA National Rally – Tasmania
Contact:  Cam Stevenson at [email protected]

2025 DBCA National Rally – NSW
Contact:  [email protected]

2026 DBCA National Rally – Queensland
Contact:  [email protected]

2027 DBCA National Rally – Victoria
Contact:  [email protected]


Past events


DBCA National Rally – Tanunda, South Australia, 5-11 November 2023

Join other like minded Dodge enthusiasts for a fabulous tour taking in the best sights of South Australia’s famous Barossa Valley.

If you would like to come along to the the Tanunda National Rally, you can do so by filling in the Expressions of Interest form; which can be downloaded by clicking on the button below.

Proposed itinerary

Sunday, 5 Nov 2023 – Late afternoon/evening.  Welcoming BBQ Discovery Park, Tanunda.

Monday, 6 Nov 2023 – Run to Birdwood Motor Museum.  Return Tanunda via Mount Pleasant.

Tuesday 7 Nov 2023 – Anlaby Station.  Return Kapunda, Tourist Trail, return to Tanunda or via Freeling.  Gungellan Hotel.

Wednesday, 8 Nov 2023 – Barossa Valley Machinery Society.  Angaston.  Lunch and display.  Blacksmith’s Shop.  Explore Angaston.

Thursday, 9 Nov 2023 –  Barossa Loop.  Lunch at Williamstown.  Whispering Wall.  Chateau Yaldara.  Scones and cream afternoon tea.

Friday, 10 Nov 2023 – Short run.  Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop.  Seppeltsfield. Cooper.  Selection of wineries.

Friday, 10 Nov 2023 – Evening – presentation dinner at the Vine Inn, Nuriootpa.

Saturday, 11 Nov 2023 – Farewell breakfast.  Discover Park Tanunda. 

Michael Buxallen:  Rally director.

Gil Purdie:  Assistant and treasurer.

See below some pictures, both past and present, from the Tanunda area, which include Anlaby House and Anlaby Gardens.

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National Motor Museum Birdwood

DBCA Australasia October 2023 New Zealand Tour

DBCA Australasia has a full programme booked for a three week tour of the South Island

If you are inerested in heading to NZ for the tour, please contact Nola Day directly at: [email protected]

NSW DBCA Pop up Rally – Cowra Region

Sunday, 7 May 2023, and Monday, 8 May 2023

SUNDAY (87 km)

10am – Visit Lachlan Valley Railway Heritage Centre, 2 Campbell Street. DBCA member Russell Denning will be our guide.

11.30am – Meet at Bryant Park (corner Kendal St and Lachlan Valley Way, opposite side of road to the tourist Centre).  Drive south along Lachlan Valley Way to Koorawatha for lunch at pub.  (Energetic people could walk to Koorawatha Falls.  This is a good bird watching spot too.)

1.30pm – Drive west to Greenthorpe.  After exploring this little village return to Cowra via Bumbaldry Road and Mid-Western Highway.

6pm – Dinner in beer garden at Imperial Hotel in Kendal Street.

MONDAY (168 km)

9.30am – Meet at Holman Oval, Taragala Street.  Continue along Brougham St which turns into Darbys Falls Road.  Morning tea (cakes and biscuits provided by DBCA) at the Darbys Falls River Reserve, just north of the bridge over the Lachlan River.  Continue along Darby Falls Road, and south into Frogmore Road.  Turn left at Rugby Road and travel to Boorawa.

Lunch at Boorowa.  Good cafes include Marsden Street General (great toasties and pies) and Peppers.  Food at the Court House Hotel is reportedly very good.  Or you can picnic at a reserve fronting the Lachlan River off Briall Street.

2pm – Return to Cowra via Route B81.

6pm – Dinner at Cowra Services Club Bistro.

Accommodation:  www.visitcowra.com.au

E-mail [email protected] to register your interest.


Ancient Chrysler Dodge Family 2023

Proposed itinerary

20 March 2023

Check in, pick up muster information
Tour Albury Wodonga area of own choice
Happy hour followed by meal

21 March 2023

Albury Wodonga District tour
Visit private collections
100 Steeled Wheeled tractors
Doll Collection, Miners cottage full of artifacts of the day
Happy hour followed by meal

22 March 2023

Northern tour to Holbrook for NSW Folk
Southern tour to Beechworth for Victorian folk

Open to Early cars, up to and including Chrysler Royal

Chrysler, Imperial, Dodge Brothers, Dodge, Plymouth, De Soto, Fargo, Graham Bros, and the predecessors of the Chrysler/Dodge Family, eg Maxwell, Briscoe and Brush

Application/attendance form can be downloaded here.



Young, NSW – November 2022

The Young Heritage Motor Club Inc (YHMC Inc) is seeking ‘Expressions of Interest’ from motor enthusiasts to join their 50th Anniversary celebration in the Hilltops Region. The YHMC Inc caters for all Heritage Cars and bikes manufactured prior 1992.

The event will be a two day Rally on the 19th and 20th November 2022 in Young, the Cherry Capital of Australia.

As part of the rally, dinner and presentation evening will be held, with the theme being to dress up to match the era of your vehicle. There are many other sites in the Hilltops Region to see during your visit.

For further information and to submit your expression of interest contact Barry Rose (Foundation Member) via the email provided.


Busselton Rally – October 2022
Announcing the Annual Busselton (WA) Rally to take place between 9th and 15th October 2022.  As the poster says:  “Busselton is 225km south of Perth in an area that is famous for its natural beauty.  This includes Boranup Karri Forest, many different species of wildflowers, beaches, caves, and the fabulous Margaret River wine region.”

NSW Pop up Rally – Orange Region – May 2022

Sunday, May 1 2022 at 9.30am, after the Orange Autumn Tour farewell breakfast.

Starting point:  Orange District Antique Motor Club clubhouse, 11 Louie Lane, Orange.

Day tour heading north – BYO picnic lunch.

2020 Nationals
The 2020 Nationals scheduled for Busselton, WA has been cancelled due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19. The next National rally will most likely be in WA in 2022.
2019 Tweenie – Beechworth, North East Victoria
A Tweenie was held in Beechworth, Victoria from 30th August to 2nd September 2019. Check out the newsletter for a write-up on the event.
2019 Tweenie – Nanango Queensland
A Tweenie was held in Nanango, Qld.  Details and write-ups in your newsletter.
2018 Nationals
The 2018 Nationals were held in Colac, Victoria. A write-up will be included in the next newsletter.
2017 Tweenie – Hamilton, Victoria
The Hamilton Tweenie was held in October. See the December newsletter for details of the weekend.

2017 Tweenie – Lismore, New South Wales

The 2017 Lismore Tweenie was held in October. See the December newsletter for details of the weekend.

2016 Nationals – Warwick, Queensland

The 2016 Nationals were held in Warwick, Queensland from 9th to 14th October. See the January 2017 edition of the newsletter for details.

2015 Tweenie – Hervey Bay, Queensland

A Tweenie was held in Hervey Bay, Queensland in 2015.

2014 Nationals – Forbes, New South Wales

Past event brochures


2010 Rally newsletter

2014 Centennial Tour booklet

2019 Chiltern event