We welcome anyone who has a passion for "Holden" cars.

If you love Holdens, we'd love to meet you. 

About our club

Our club has been around for 48 years in 2020, and has members from around the Hunter Valley, Central Coast and Port Stephens NSW.

It caters for enthusiasts of classic vehicles built by Holden as well as people who have genuine interest in Holdens of any age, If you love Holden We'd love to meet you.

We are a family orientated club. We organise our monthly events to different locations and areas in a manner that caters for all ages.

These monthly events give us the opportunity to drive and display our cars to the general public in an organised and well presented manner.

When you become a member, you are joining a club with access to technical information as well as a wealth of knowledge within the membership.

You may also be eligible for access to the Conditional Registration Schemes for vehicles over 30 years of age.

A newsletter is produced every month to inform the members of items of interest and what is happening in the car scene.

We have a meeting on the Second Monday of each month at 7pm at Edgeworth Sport and Rec. club. 

If you would like to know more, just come along to one of our meetings or join us on a run to events and locations around the beautiful Hunter Valley. See the Newsletter on our Facebookpage for the latest updates.

You will be made most welcome,

Membership

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in Holdens.

Our financial year is from 1st Nov til 31st October.

Membership Costs New member fee $20, membership fee $35.00 (extra $10 for Couples gives both people full membership)

Direct Deposit (Preferred Method for all payments) Newcastle Permanent Building Soc Ltd

48-78 Holden Car Club Hunter Valley. Description--Use your name. BSB 650 000 Acc 984241703

To print the membership form right click the link below and select "save as", save to your computer and print from there.

Please complete the membership application and email to admin@48to78holden.com
You will be notified once your application has been accepted by the committee.

Conditional Registration (Club Plates)

Please note our conditional registration policy has changed as of June 2021.

Information and links to Transport for NSW web pages and application form. For more information please contact the club registrar.

CONDITIONAL REGISTRATION APPLIES TO CLASSIC HOLDEN VEHICLES OVER 30 YEARS OLD.

All information on this site was correct at the time of publishing and is subject to change without notice.
Please contact the club registrar or refer to the relevant government department for current registration information.

NOTE: THE CLUB IS VERY STRICT ON OBEYING CONDITIONAL REGISTRATION RULES CLOSELY SO AS NOT TO PUT AT RISK OUR MEMBERS ABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONDITIONAL REGISTRATION SCHEME.

The 48 to 78 Holden Car Club is a Transport for NSW recognised historic vehicle club and participates in the Historic and Classic vehicle registration schemes through Transport for NSW and the 60 day log book scheme. See the link below.

It is advisable to consult the club registrar as to which registration scheme applies to your vehicle before applying for conditional registration.

To be eligible to take part in these schemes THE MEMBER is required to meet the following criteria....

  • Be a fully financial member of the club. ( Club membership is due 31st October each year).
  • Initially attend a minimum of 3 meetings and 3 outings in one club year.
  • Attend a minimum of 3 meetings and 3 outings each following year to remain eligible. (During the registration period of your vehicle.)
  • Conditionally registered vehicles must be brought to outings each registration year as follows...
  • If a member has 1 vehicle on conditional registration it must be brought on AT LEAST 3 outings per registration year.
  • If a member has 2 vehicles on conditional registration one must be brought on AT LEAST 1 outing per registration year and the other on AT LEAST 2 outings per registration year. (A total of 3 outings)
  • If a member has 3 OR MORE vehicles on conditional registration each vehicle must be brought on AT LEAST 1 outing per registration year.
  • The club will require photographs of the vehicle at time of application each year, front on, side on, rear on, interior and under the hood. (The club registrar may be able to take these photos).

The vehicle must be....

  • Roadworthy (Authorised Inspection Station certificate required).
  • At least 30 years old based on the YEAR of manufacture.
  • Built by GMH AND...
  • Holden badged from new.
  • Inspected by the club registrar each year prior to registration being approved. (Pink slip required).
  • Have a minimum Third party property damage insurance.
  • Must comply with club and TFNSW standards.

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NOTE.

Vehicles under the Historic vehicle registration scheme MUST be "as close to original condition as possible, with no alterations except for safety features such as seat belts (subject to Transport for NSW regulations regarding fitment) and turn indicators, or period accessories and options, if desired. (Note this does not include "Period modifications").

Vehicles under the Classic Vehicle Registration Scheme are NON-STANDARD or INDIVIDUALLY CONSTRUCTED vehicles. (This does not include "Hot Rods")

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Historic vehicle registration (HVS) process

These vehicles require a "Pink slip", the appropriate Transport for NSW documents, the club's "Application for conditional registration" form and photos of the vehicle to be taken to the registrar, with the vehicle, to be inspected and stamped before registration at an Transport for NSW office. Check the Transport for NSW web site regarding driving an unregistered vehicle for registration purposes.

NB: Please contact the club registrar to book a time for inspection of your vehicle.

(Where seat belt anchorages, including child restraints are not provided by the manufacturer the fitment must be certified as per VSI6, refer to Service NSW web site.)

If any modifications are made or non period accessories fitted the vehicle may fall under the "Classic vehicle registration scheme". These vehicles require a "Blue slip" for initial registration and may need to be engineer certified, depending on what modifications are made. Refer to VSI 6 and VSI 9 on the Service NSW web page for up to date information regarding modifications.

Classic Vehicle Registration Process (CVRS) (Non standard vehicles)

NOTE: To take part in this scheme your documents must be completed by Australian Confederation of Motor Clubs (ACMC).

Each vehicle must be inspected by our club registrar (appointment reqd.)to ensure the member has met the required attendances and the vehicle complies with all legal and club requirements. Our club also requires a completed "Application for conditional registration" (available on this page.).

Registration approval is then conducted as per this link, (ACMC web site)........

Classic Vehicle Registration Process – Australian Confederation of Motor Clubs (acmc.asn.au)

Owners of vehicles registered under conditional registration are responsible for obeying Transport for NSW regulations and conditions. Failure to comply will void registration and insurances on the vehicle and may incur heavy police fines.

Renewal of registration requires the applicant to meet the club's attendance requirements, a pink slip and the vehicle to be inspected by the club registrar as detailed above. Any changes to the vehicle (ie; Wheels) may change which type of registration scheme applies.

For more information please refer to the links below, club constitution or contact the club registrar.

The club reserves the right not to authorise the registration or renewal of the registration of members who do not fulfil their obligations to the club as per the constitution. Members not fulfilling their obligations may appeal to the committee and will be required to show cause to the committee why their registration should be renewed.

PLEASE CLICK THE LINKS BELOW FOR THE RELEVANT GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT WEB PAGES.
THIS INFORMATION MAY CHANGE WITH OUT NOTICE.

This scheme allows conditionally registered vehicle to be driven for "General use" for 60 days each registration year.
Vehicles conditionally registered through this club must comply with log book scheme conditions. i.e. log book must be completed for general road use and servicing of vehicles (outside of club runs). Heavy penalties apply for not completing your log book entries.
CLICK THE LINK ABOVE FOR TRANSPORT FOR NSW SITE...
NOTE:The HVS applies to vehicles which are as close to original condition as possible, period accessories may be acceptable.
CLICK THE LINK ABOVE FOR TRANSPORT FOR NSW SITE...
NOTE:The CVRS applies to "non standard" vehicles 
CLICK THE LINK ABOVE TO OPEN THE FORM...
This form to be filled in when APPLYING FOR OR RENEWAL OF conditional rego and given to the club registrar before inspection of your vehicle 

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