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History

The Model A Restorers Club Australia (Victoria Branch) was formed on May 25,1975 at the home of Kevin & Erica Churchill by Victorian members of the Model A Restorers Club (Australia).

In July, 1976 the first Club Newsletter "MARC TIME NEWS" was produced.

By 1979 Membership had reached 79.

In November, 1981, the first "Nibble and Natter" night at Bendigo Swap meet was held and has since become an annual event held on the saturday night of each Bendigo Swap Meet.

in 1982 the club hosted the Seventh Model A Nationals in Echuca. There were 112 Model A fords present.

In November, 1982 the Club's name was changed to the MODEL A FORD CLUB of VICTORIA - and affiliation with the Canberra Club ceased.

On February 13, 1985 the Model A Ford Club of Victoria was incorporated and the Newsletter changed to "Ford Torque".

In 1988 the Club hosted the 10th National Meet at Wangaratta with 150 Model a Fords attending.

In 2000 the Club Hosted the 16th National Meet at Wodonga with around 200 Model A Fords attending.

In 2010 the Club celebrated its 35th aniversary and organised the 21st National Meet at Launceston Tasmania with 170 Model A Fords attending.

The current Membership is about 170.

 

Club Meetings

Club Meetings are held bi monthly in the odd months. The January Meeting is on the LAST Wednesday & all other meetings on the FIRST Wednesday evening at 8.00pm SHARP in the Phyllis Hore Meeting Room, Kew Library, Cnr. Cotham Road & Civic Drive Kew. Melways 45 D6.

 

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