Newcastle Restored Vehicle Club

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126 Members


The club was basically formed in the later part of 1984 by a keen restorer of old cars Mike Gallagher and some of Mike’s mates, it was alleged that several of the guys discussed in Mike Gallagher’s shed to start a car club, as a result of this the club had its first ad hoc meeting with (35) in attendance a Car Club was established and was called the Over 30’s Car Club. The first Steering committee meeting was held on 6th November 1984. The club name was debated, and all agreed the club was to be called Newcastle Restored Vehicle Club. The next meeting took place on the 27th November 1984 at Cardiff Workers Club. Mike Gallagher presiding and the NRVC Constitution and Rules were formed and handed out to members for discussion at the club’s next meeting.  At the next meeting on the 11th December 1984 there were (25) in attendance and the Club’s Constitution and Rules were agreed by all. The office bearers were; President: Mike Gallagher, President Elect: John Morton, Secretary: Paul Williams, Treasurer: Allan Williams. Some of the members attending this meeting were - Tom Myles, Tom Broadbent, Brian Blyth, Peter Taylor, David Mackay, John Kearns, Steven Elliot, Rod Hocking, Ian Taylor, Steve Morton, Paul Williams, Neville Elliott, Jeff Pickard, Darrell Smith, Doug Marshall, Ernie Parks, Ken Michael, Bill Budd, Reub Austin, and Allan Wise. Membership fee was $10.00 PA. The club’s first income was $290 dollars from the 29 members. The first Club magazine was named The Good Oil was completed by Doug Marshall. In 1988 – Newcastle Restored Vehicle Club Inc became a registered incorporated association in NSW under Associations Incorporation Act. 

Executive Committee

Frank Wilkinson
Vice President:
Terry Jones
Debbie Maxwell
Mary Jones

Assistant Committee

Club Captain:
Ken Barrett
Barry Alder
Wes Coghlan
Rally Sub-Committee:
Terry Jones
Rally Sub-Committee:
Neville Maxwell
Web Master:
Linda Barrett

Club Sponsors

North Star 4 X 4 & Commercials
Car Sales
Vehicle and Home Insurance company NEWCASTLE HUNTER & REGION CONSULANT MICK SAIDE 0448203025
Raymond Terrace Radiator Service
Total Radiator Services 02 49874113
Atlantic Oils
High Quality Advanced Lubrication - Neville 0418404594
AutObarn Warners Bay & AutObarn Superstore Rutherford
Car Parts & Accessories
Raymond Terrace Windscreen Services
Geoff Foot Mobile 0427833269 Same Day Mobile Service
Hunter Valley Gardens - Pokolbin
Family Entertainment
John Mills Upholstery
Auto & Marine, Domestic Furniture, Restoration & Upholstery Repairs 02 49871160
Specializing in Older / Classic Style Cars - Johnny Mob. 0427759376
Hann Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd
Dent Repairs - Mob. 0408689596
Exchange Engines & Cylinder Heads All Engine Parts - Cardiff 49549870
Hunter Regional Tyres - Thornton / Hexham
Bridgestone Service Centre - 49491200 / 49649260

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Existing Member

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Membership is defined as a single person or two partners (who reside at the same address). Both partners will have their name on the membership card, will be eligible to own a registered vehicle, hold a committee position and to vote.

You can renew your fees in the following methods e.g.
1) Direct Deposit: in the name of N.R.V.C. The Newcastle Permanent Building Society,
BSB-650 000 Account No. 949695507, Reference your name please.

2) Send Cheque to Treasurer NRVC P O Box 217 New Lambton 2304.