Newcastle Restored Vehicle Club Inc

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68 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

Norm Wilson
Vice President:
Sandra Rumbel
Quida Lockwood
Brett Williams

Assistant Committee

Club Captain:
Trish O'Brien
Wes Coghlan
Rally Sub-Committee:
Terry Jones, Neville Maxwell
Public Officer:
Ken Morris
Web Master:
Bill Kalb
Bill & Leonie Soult

Club Sponsors

Vehicle and Home Insurance company NEWCASTLE HUNTER & REGION CONSULANT GAVIN LUXTON 0417127503
Atlantic Oils
High Quality Advanced Lubrication - Don - 0416739353
AutObarn Warners Bay AutObarn Superstore
Car Parts & Accessories 0249537461 Hillsborough Road Warners Bay
Hann Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd
37 Dickson St, Lambton NSW 2299 02 49521777
George Browning Dent Repairs 159 Reservoir Road Cardiff Heights Mob. 0408689596
Hunter Regional Tyres - Thornton / Hexham
Bridgestone Service Thornton - 49491200 Hexham - 49649260
Strut Regas ( Hunter)
Freeze Equip & Service Air Condition Cnr Church & Foundry Streets, Wickham, NSW 2293 0249613255
CARS-BIKES-BOATS 60 First Street Cardiff South - 0429984674 Email:

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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.

Current members 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.