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The club is dedicated to the maintenance, preservation and enjoyment of the Austin Healey roadster.
Send correspondence to 23 Rosalie Street, Springvale, 3171 or send email to the appropriate [Committee] member.
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Coming AHOC Events
 

Thursday 2nd July 2015

Monthly General Meeting at 23 Rosalie Street, Springvale.  8:00pm.  Guest speaker Trevor Fry.

 

Thursday 16th July 2015

Eastern Run to Dixons Creek Café Bar and Grill.  Meet at Kilsyth Club, Cnr Canterbury and Colchester Rds at 10:00 for 10:15 start. Going via Woori Yallock, Healesville and Toolangi.  Please contact Barry Barnes on 0412583868. 

 

Wednesday July 29th 2015

Peninsula Lunch at Baxter Tavern, 117 Baxter-Tooradin Road, Baxter.  12:00 for 12:30.  Please book with Gordon 0418 540 920 by Monday 27th.

 

Website updated on 2nd August
 
Home and Calendar Pages updated again
 
Past Magazines available again on Members Login page
Gembrook Mid-Week run added to Club Photos Page
Competition Page updated
 

 

New Additions to Events Calendar

Thursday 16th July 2015

Eastern Run to Dixons Creek Café Bar and Grill.  Meet at Kilsyth Club, Cnr Canterbury and Colchester Rds at 10:00 for 10:15 start. Going via Woori Yallock, Healesville and Toolangi.  Please contact Barry Barnes on 0412583868. 

 

Thursday 13th August 2015

Southern Run.  Details to be finalised.

 

 Bookings are open

 

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th October 2015

Weekend run to Marysville. 

We will be going on a scenic run around Warburton which will end at the brand new Marysville Golf Club. Pre-booked for 30 people.  The menu choice will be your own.  On completion of lunch, a short 3 km drive to the just completed Vibe Hotel.  Check in after 2.00 pm.  I have managed to get a discounted rate of $159 per night.  This includes breakfast.  Normal rate is $220.  The report in The Melbourne Weekly was excellent. (http://www.theweeklyreview.com.au/stay/getaway-marysville/ )  After breakfast on Sunday everyone may decide on the drive home to their individual destinations.  Taking bookings now.  Contact Bill Metcalf 0447 010 145 or Click Here to send email. 

 

Friday 23rd to Monday 26th October 2015

Border Run to Robe, SA with Austin Healey Owners Club of South Australia.  Contact Bob Upton from SA club on 0407 744 488 or Click Here to send him an email.  More detail to follow.

 

Friday the 8th of April to Monday the 11th, 2016

2016 National Rally in beautiful Victor Harbor.  Hosted by Austin Healey Owners Club of South Australia.

There is an information page Click Here . Click Here for the rally registration form in .pdf or Click Here for .doc format.  Click Here for the accommodation form in .pdf or Click Here for .doc format.  Note that the accomodation form is to be returned to the Austin Healey club rather than the country club.     

Additional details will be posted as the come to hand, also keep an eye on the AHOC South Australia rally web page at http://www.austinhealeysa.com.au/q-and-a.htm

 

Vale Malcolm Farr

The AHOC community is saddened to learn of the passing of Malcom Farr on Friday 15th May. Admired and fondly remembered by many from our club. Our thoughts are with Christine, family and friends.

 

 

 

2015 National Rally photo gallery & video footage

In typical Gordon Lindner style, there is a fantastic photo gallery from the Lorne National Rally at https://picasaweb.google.com/ozhealey/AustinHealeyNationalRally2015?noredirect=1 . Gordon took a lot of photos over the 4 days so he’s only posted the best 464 photos !

Invest 3 minutes at https://vimeo.com/125553871 on the fantastic video footage of Healeys on the Great Ocean Road, you won't regret it !  Thank you to Ben Goad and the rest of the Hoverscope team.  If you were there, see if you can spot yourself, if you weren't there, now you know how good it was.  Either way, you might be inspired to make it to the 2016 National Rally in Victor Harbour, South Australia.

  

  

 

 
 
Last updated 02-Aug-2015
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December Inspiration
 
Take a look at these couple of fantastic period Healey/Australiana scenes from the movie On The Beach with Ava Gardner and Gregory Peck.  It was a strange choice to dub a V8 exhaust note into the first scene when they had one of the best ever exhaust notes avaiable from the same source fabulous visuals.  The second scene shot from Pt Lonsdale looking across the heads to Pt Nepean, Portsea, etc is about as good as '50s Australiana gets, I love it.  Go to http://www.tubechop.com/watch/4309440 andhttp://www.tubechop.com/watch/4309457
 
From October
Check out the Jackson, Duffy and Goldsmith Big Healey Group S action from Retrofest 2014 at Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek back in May.  Go to http://vimeo.com/106238742 for the 14th September edition of SBS' Speedweek program.  Drag to minute 47:00 on the slider to go straight to the start of the Group S race.
 
From September
If you need some spring inspiration to get your Healey out of hibernation, invest 4 minutes of your time at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxM6L78K8wg&feature=youtu.be