For the Preserve go to the Documents Centre

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Updated guidlines for Club Committee Changeover can be found in the Affiiliation section

Updated guidelines for CVS renewals more....

VSWG Terms of Reference explained....

IAG response to conditional registered vehicle use with NRMA Classic Insurance ... more...      NRMA IAG


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The CMC proudly supports the Prostate Foundation of Australia with our annual Raffle. details here...

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Next General Meeting

7:30pm Tuesday 30th July 2019

Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, Yagoona



* 2019 Shannons Sydney Classic will be 18th August.




The Council was originally named "The Council of Veteran, Vintage and Thoroughbred Motor Clubs". Being a somewhat unwieldy name, many enthusiasts referred to it as "Fred", less of a mouthful. In recent years, the Council became an incorporated body and was re-named as "The Council of Motor Clubs, Inc.".

The CMC is also affiliated with the Australian Historic Motoring Federation, a national organisation uniting similarly orientated councils from around Australia.

The role of the CMC is a representative one – it represents affiliated clubs and their members with authorities such as the RTA with reference to Conditional Historic Registration, the Federal Government on matters such as leaded fuel and its continued availability, and such like. At no time is the Council a "controlling" body; it may issue guidelines or advice on an issue when requested, but it will never tell an affiliated club what to do.

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Historic and Classic Vehicle Declaration Forms - Fillable Fields


HVS and CVS forms can now be edited digitally before printing and signing.


At the Historic and Classic Car Industry Working Group meeting last week we set an action to make Form No. 1259 editable for renewals and new registrations.

The forms already have fields that can be completed digitally. They can be downloaded from the RMS website and edited with Adobe Reader or similar PDF reader.

These forms cannot be saved once edited. They are designed to be completed digitally, printed, and then signed by the registrant.

Once signed, the form can be submitted through one of the options listed on the fact sheets to establish a new conditional registration and renew a conditional registration.

Please see below forms available for download and digital completion.


Historic Vehicle Declaration (1259)


Classic Vehicle Declaration (1835)


Application for Conditional Registration (1246)


If you have any further queries, please let me know.

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A new video about the role of the Australian Border Force (ABF) in stopping asbestos at the border, particularly asbestos found in imported second hand vehicles and building materials, has been published on the Department’s website.

This financial year, imported second hand vehicles continue to dominate asbestos detections, with more than 60 cars and motorbikes found to have asbestos-containing parts. There have also been four detections of asbestos in building materials to date. These incidents highlight the continuing need for people who are importing cars and motor bikes from overseas, particularly vintage cars, show cars, motor scooters, ATV's (quad bikes) and replacement vehicle parts, to ensure they do not contain asbestos. Importers, including brokers acting on behalf of their clients, are required to assess the goods and understand their obligations in declaring the possibility of asbestos, including providing assurances to prove the absence of asbestos when required. Importers must understand what constitutes an acceptable form of assurance that goods do not contain asbestos. Importers should also be aware of the varying definitions and standards applied to asbestos content outside of Australia - asbestos tolerance levels in products from other countries will, in most cases, not meet Australia’s import prohibition for asbestos.

An importer may choose to have the vehicle sampled and tested for asbestos while overseas, which can save time and money. Before undertaking asbestos testing through an overseas laboratory, importers should check whether the overseas laboratory is recognised by Australian authorities. 

Documentary evidence which demonstrates the absence of asbestos, when at-risk parts are replaced, is becoming easier as manufacturers publish material data for these goods on the internet. Parts or components that are replaced or removed need to be evidenced through work records retained by the importer - supplying statements from mechanics or repairers that ‘asbestos containing parts have been removed or replaced’ are insufficient without documentary evidence detailing the exact work undertaken. To watch the video and for information on how to meet the requirements for the control of asbestos at the border, see the Asbestos web page




 Please Note:

This is our current 2018 Merchandise.

Items are still available.

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We will update this page when 2019 stock is ready.

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