Celebrating International Women's Day
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Celebrating International Women's Day

By Shannons - 08 March 2024
International Women's Day

In recognition of International Women's Day, we've assembled some of our favourite Shannons Club videos and articles - celebrating the impact women have had on our industry and hobby as well as showcasing cool vehicles and their female owners.


Cara - 1957 Holden FE

Cara Pearson’s superlative Holden FE Special has been in her family since new and has now been painstakingly restored to its original glamour.

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Joan Klatil-Creamer - Car Design Pioneer

Joan Klatil-Creamer is a pioneer. She is the first female exterior designer at GM. Joan chats with David Burrell about the good and the not so good aspects of being a pioneer.

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Natalie - 1967 Plymouth Barracuda

In her own eyes, Natalie’s lust for the picturesque Central Victorian countryside, her young family and her creative chalkboard sign writing business is unmatched. Except for exploring different roads in her all-original 1967 Sunfire Yellow Plymouth Barracuda, accompanied by her young daughter, of course.

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Netty - Suzuki TU250X

Introduced to motorbikes by her father at a young age, Annette Eldridge, or Netty as she is affectionately known as, only recently sat for her motorcycle licence. A classically trained cellist and passionate photographer, you’ll find her on the open roads living her favourite past time - riding her Suzuki TU250X.

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Sandra - 1932 Ford 5 Window Coupe

A 60s pin-up and promo model, and host of her own YouTube car show, Sandra Horne loves nothing more than getting out on the open road and travelling incredible distances across Australia in her 60’s inspired 1932 Ford 5 Window Coupe, yet she's equally at home racing the Hot Rod down the tarmac drag strip.

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Christine Gibson - Driver

One of Australia’s best female racers, Christine Gibson was one of Holden’s earliest factory drivers at Mount Panorama.

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Melanie - MG TF

When Melanie and Martin Campbell began their classic car journey in an MG TF, they took inspiration from Melanie’s late grandmother.

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Sue - 1934 Ford Coupe Utility

Almost 90 years is a long time for one car to remain in the same family from new. This incredibly rare example of the quintessential Aussie ute – a 1934 Ford Coupe Utility – was purchased new by the Conners in 1935 and has recently been restored by the same family to its original condition.

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