The Official Website of the Historical Motor Cycle Club of Queensland Inc.    ABN 23906611917
Updated: 16 February 2020
The HISTORIC Motorcycle  

The HMCCQ turns 50 years in 2020, to celebrate the Club is running an Anniversary Rally from the 19 to 27 of September 2020 which will be based at the Ivory's Rock Events facility at Peak Crossing.
Also, the organisers are seeking Expressions of Interest from those planning to attend - please submit your EOI here.

Get the LATEST NEWS on the 50th Rally here.

    About Us

The Historic Motor Cycle Club of Queensland (HMCCQ) is an enthusiasts' Club of more than 1200 members who take pride in keeping old motorcycles on the road. The Club was originally formed in September 1970 and now comprises the following 15 Areas across Queensland: Brisbane, Burnett, Childers, Dalby, Fraser Coast, Gladstone, Gympie, Ipswich, Kingaroy, Pine Rivers, Rockhampton, Sunshine Coast, Tamborine Mountain, Toowoomba and Warwick; and a Subcommittee focused on the Indian marque.

The Club has thrived for almost 50 years, which in no small part has been due to the dedication of those members who have served on the Management Committee. The Honour Board of the those who have kept the Club functioning for all those years is available here.

    Club Objectives

The objectives of the HMCCQ are to:

Encourage proper restoration and preservation of the following classes of motorcycles:  Veteran, Vintage, Post Vintage, Post War and Historic - the Dating page provides definitions on the listed classes.

Actively engage in rallies, exhibitions and other events suitable for these machines.

Offer the services of the Club, its members and vehicles to such charitable organisations as may be decided upon from time to time.

Encourage the retention of the above classes of motorcycles in Queensland, and to extend club membership.

Encourage participation in such activities, associated or allied with all or any of the above objectives, which are intended to promote a better and wider knowledge and understanding of motorcycles among club members and the public generally.

   HMCCQ Membership

Membership of the HMCCQ is open to all who have interest in owning, restoring and/or riding historic motorcycles.

Application for membership is made using the Form available here:
HMCCQ Club Membership Application

Further information on new memberships and detailed application instructions are included with the Membership Application Form. These should read carefully before submitting the application to the Membership Secertary.

Membership is open to Ordinary Members, Family Members, Life Members and Honorary Members.

In order to encourage safe riding practices, new members may purchase High Visibility vests at the reduced price of $10 during the first year of membership.

Any inquires on Club membership should be directed to our Membership Secretary, whose contact details are listed below.

   Membership Renewals

Membership renewals are due on the 1st of November each year.

Annual Subscription is:

   >   $48 for ordinary members,

   >   $66 for a family of two, or

   >   $84 for a family of 3.

Preferred payment method is by Electronic Bank Transfer (click for more info)

When using this facility members MUST quote their name and membership number as the transaction Reference.

   Impromptu Rides

The Queensland Transport Department has introduced an Impromptu Rides facility within the Special Interest Vehicle Scheme (SIVS). The key conditions for Impromptu Rides are; you must be a financial HMCCQ Club member, and you must register the ride event in advance.

HMCCQ has set up a Facebook Closed Group for Impromptu Rides to be registered, which can accessed via the link on the left under the menu buttons.

Instructions on preparing for and registering an Impromptu Ride are available at the following link.

Click here for HELP with Facebook Impromptu Rides

SIVS Impromptu Rides document

   Motorcycle Club (SIVS) Rego

As a member you are entitled to have your motorcycle registered under the Queensland Transport's Special Interest Vehicles (SIVS) Registration scheme. This scheme has reduced registration costs but requires eligible motorcycles to be manufactured thirty years or more prior to registration date. Under this scheme members can ride their bikes to and/or in any event sanctioned by this or other appropriate club. This scheme is conditional on you retaining membership of the Club.

The following links provide information to obtain SIVS registration:

To apply for SIVS (Club) type registration you need to complete the Form available here .   ***Please read the first page instructions carefully before filling in the Form.

When the Forms are complete and signed by your Area Inspection Officer (click here for the list of Inspection Officers), post two original Forms along with a stamped self-addressed envelope to:

     HMCCQ Dating Officer
     Glynn Leitch
     55 Kent St
     Kallangur, QLD 4503

For further guidance on the SIVS application process please select the following link.

Click here for HELP with the above activity

Additional inquiries should be directed to our Dating and Technical Officer - see Contact Information below.

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   Contact Information

Click the Area Contacts link (above left) for details of any of the Area Secretaries.

   HMCCQ Secretary
PO Box 1324 Fortitude Valley, Queensland 4006
or email:
   Membership Secretary
PO Box 198 Albany Creek, Queensland 4035
or email:
   "The Historic Motorcycle" journal
   Dating and Technical Officer
   Electronic mail and feedback:

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