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MOST PHOTOS - CLICK to VIEW Updated 26 Nov 2017
Victorian End of Year Run 2017
Sapphire Coast Chapter Christmas Lunch 2017
Neville Turbit's TR3A in Aeroscreen Club Guise + Living with a TR
Lance Hadaway's TR running at Bakerville Historics in Sept 2017 Click to View
This is the fun you MISS if you don't attend TR Events!
Peter and Sue Clarke - on the way home from the 2017 Concours - "Glad this stray did not want to follow me home!" This is the Big Dog at Glenreagh Pub in Northern NSW
Here is a great Concours story about a young guy from Cecil Plains in Queensland who lent a welcome helping hand to Ian Wall
Ian Simmons has responded to my appeal (below) and sent before and after photos of his restoration of the chassis, motor & gearbox in the TR6, companion to his TR3A. Thanks Ian - lovely job!
The Sapphire Coast Chapter were fortunate to be able to host Graeme (esteemed Life member and Historian) & Vivien White on a visit from Victoria. Here they are at breakfast at Tathra Beach with Bob & Cherryle Watters. The Fletchers are hiding behind the camera

Our Editor, Terry Hicks has sent a couple of photos of his recent trip to Gunnedah:

It seems like the Gunnedah Rural Museum is a fan of Bareco. Allan will be pleased!! 

Register Members, Family & Friends were devastated to hear that Jean Pearce passed away on Sept 8th after a brave fight against motor neurone disease. On behalf of the Committee & members we extend our condolences to David and the family." Russell Holliday 8 Sep 2017 
Graeme White (VIC) alerted me to this excellent video with a brilliant TR Soundtrack: Courtesy of Jack Epstein and featuring TRs in Ireland

We regret to advise the traumatic
passing of Johan Marais (Sth Africa)
one of the members of our Powder Blue Club.

Robert Clarke (Albury NSW)
Passed away suddenly at home on Thursday August 24, 2017 aged 65 years.

Another restoration in progress - Greg Richard's TR3A (NSW)

Some MORE photos to see how Ken Le Mesurier (QLD) is getting on with his TR3 restoration.

SAFETY CONCERN - can you see what the safety issue is in this photo? If not, click the photo to reveal all!
ACT run to Jugiong July 2017
John McCormack's NSW run to the Far South Coast - June 2017
Peter & Sue Clarke (QLD) newly restored TR3A
"Pie in the Sky" - cafe North of Sydney April & May 2017
This is what owning a TR is about:
We must be paying the Editor too much. Here he is in Colorado Springs about to take (Russ') Porsche for a blast up Pikes Peak (maybe). NOTE the Police car in the background ... just waiting.
Stephen Rochester sent in this "WHAT IS IT?" competition with a PRIZE to the correct or nearest answer (Click Photo)
May 2017
Simon Scillio (VIC) - has his Australian Assembled TR3 on the Road!
Some of the crew at the Narooma Oyster Festival - 6th May 2017
Here is a PDF Report on the recent Queensland Over the Border May Day Run
Here is a delayed report on the presentation of Life Membership to Tasmanian Co-ordinator David Pearce (Feb 2017)
Rob & Shirley Shiel's Australian Assembled TR3 - DTR 10000 is back on the road again in N QLD after 40 years:

Mark Stuckey reports on the HSRCA meeting at Wakefield Park over the weekend of April 8th and 9th

Car 147 is the Group L Decca Major of TR Register founder, past President and Life Member, John Murn.

QLD run to Mt French Nat. Park with a welcome report from Judy Buck.

Here we see QLD Co-ordinator leading the trek to the lookout. Pete is in formal wear - you can tell because he has thongs on!

This is the way to increase your fleet - see details:
Graham Brohan sent us this photo on the Jabbeke TR2 on show in Pall Mall London.
Rob Bradford's Over Temp Alarm article:

Some of the QLD Members-

Esk 26th February 2017 .

Pie In The Sky run - 1 Feb 2017

Graham Brohan sent in a link to an interesting batch of photos showing a TR3A at the 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon!

The custom wheel distributor has used a classic TR3A to showcase its classy wheels. The TR has boofed out mudguards and front apron but otherwise is clearly based on a stock TR3A.

(original from the Roadster Factory)

Welcome to New Member -

Greg Richard (NSW)

Welcome to New Member -

David Ferguson (VIC)

In case you missed them, have a look at these spectacular photos of John and Leonie's TR3

Out and About 1 (2017)

We haven't had many "Out and About" stories showing your TRs for a while. I currently have a few coming up starting with this one sent in by Mark Stuckey:

Out and About 2 (2017)

The second "Out and About" covers the Sapphire Coast Chapter's run to Bermagui and a meeting with a fellow enthusiast and another of our Far South Coast members.

An interesting little story from a recent visitor from the UK. This TR2 was owned by the founder of the TR Reg Essex Group UK.

Some photos on the 2017 Register run to Temora Airfield and Kevin Lehman's car collection.
Margaret Standen (wife of Victorian member Peter Standen) passed away suddenly on Wednesday 15th Feb 2017. RIP Margaret, you will be greatly missed by your many dear friends in the club.
"Terry's Tool" shown at NSW Australia Day gathering. WHAT IS IT? 
Australia Day gathering at Mal's place January 2017 (updated 1 Feb))

What do you do when you are off to a motoring show in USA?

Buy one of these along the way ...

TR Register Victoria - Run to Healsville Sunday 15th Jan 2017

New Member Malcolm Glover

We welcome Malcolm and his TR to the Register and include this photo of the TR taken in her native Scotland

"Misty's" New Car:

Misty has temporarily allowed John & Leonie Johnson to drive her TR. One hopes she doesn't have to travel in the glovebox.

December 2016 at Myrtle Mountain on the Sapphire Coast Chapter's last run of the year:

As you can see (!) there is a magnificent view of the far south coast and ocean - somewhere behind the fog - CLICK TO VIEW a full story of this run

Paul Middleton's 1st TR - anybody think they may know where it is?
Here's an interesting story... "Out of the Black Friday Ashes" (click to view)

From California USA, sidescreen TR owner Steve McCarthy who has just toured Ireland, Wales, Scotland & England in his 1960 3A the "Blue Meanie" (with his good wife) having shipped his TR via the Panama Canal to Dublin. Note: no hood or sidescreens with their 3A, just aero-screens helmets & goggles for their European tour - honorary Aeroscreen Club members!
( some annoying person pointed out - Honorary 2 Tone Club memb)

This photo and description was sent in by Graeme White from a friend in Ireland - hopefully we may receive more photos and stories??

ACT Chapter of the TR Register Christmas Party.

Some of the attendees at "Eddy's" - Canowindra More photos and details to come of adventures at the Nunnery!

Another New Car on the Gallery! Here is "Ruby" - a 1954 TR2 TS4008 owned by Les & Brenda Richards QLD
See Noel Schmidt's TR3A featuring amongst the exotic cars in South Australia. Dec 2016
New Gallery Listings Dec 2016
The service to celebrate Merran's life was held on Tuesday 22nd November at All Saints Cathedral in Bathurst. The cathedral was filled to capacity (over 300) which was a tribute to the love that Merran radiated in her life.

Donations to Daffodil Cottage have so far exceeded $3000 The immediate family of Chris, Rachel and Andrew were also joined by a strong contingent of 28 from the TR Register Australia
VALE - Merran Olson 19 Nov 2016     RIP

This photo was taken in Dandenong by Viv Paine!

This is the original Albury Concours venue.

The actual venue used in the middle of the city was much better with great public exposure.

Founding Member and Life Member Alan Mitchell gave an interesting talk about the conditions which led to the formation of the Register. Both he and Life Member John Murn were the prime movers and were ably assisted by other pioneering members.

Alan performed the ceremonial cutting of the cake which was a tribute to the first 40 Years as well as to Kerrie Holliday's skills in creating the cake!

2016 is the 40th Anniversary of the formation of the TR Register Australia.
Click to view new photos of Neville Turbit running on the old Amaroo Park Dirt Circuit

Great Photos! (supplied by Neville)

Might be the makings of a new series ... your pet (?) in the TR.

See Ian & Susie Wall's newly restored TR3A

"May I come for a ride please?"

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TRs used in Competition
"Goodwood" 2016 Mark Stuckey (NSW) shares his visit with us in pictures and Bob Fast has a few pics for good measure.
4 Queenslandd TRs were at the Peak's Crossing Charity Function - pic by Rob Bradford.

Report on the Gosford Motor Museum Run 2016
Mystery TR Part!
See Sidescreen #88 Oct/Nov 2016
Mike Heaton, David Orchard & Andrew Gibson at Winton
Coffee and Cake run
Sydney 2016
Report on the QLD Run to Towoomba & Warwick

Ivan Powell (SA) shares his visit to the Mille Miglia in 2016

Well known Queensland member John Buck passed away on the 1st Sep 2016.

Click the photo for details.

It is with great sadness that we advise that John Buck passed away on the 1st Sep 2016. John battled ill health for many, many years without complaint although the journey for him was very tough.

Buckey's funeral was held at 3pm Monday 12th Sep at Centenary
Memorial Gardens. Reports indicate that at least 300 family and friends
attended the service.
There were at least 16 TRs

Marcia Collens passed away in August 2016. Marcia was Merv's other half and the pair were much loved in the Register. She was such a delightful person - she is with Merv now. RIP
These photos & details provided by Peter Standen, Wes Dayton & Geoff Kelly Included are references to well known Victorian Drivers - and their TRs
Mystery TRs
Mystery TRs - "where, when and who"   HELP!
Geoff Kelly identified TR #28 as Allan Moffat behind Rocky Tresise in an MGA.
Terry Hicks advises that DRK421 with bonnet tie down ran at Oran Park &
Warwick Farm in the 60s driven by D. Scott (Ecurie Triumph?).
Who is D. Scott?....  see Neville Turbits suggestion.
and Geoff Kelly's

Who is this well known Victorian running in the Templestowe Hillclimb in 1964?
Included here are references to well known Australian & Overseas Drivers - and their TRs 

Also includes other photos of cars and drivers that the club historians would like to trace.

Can you HELP?

Victorian Gembrook Run
19 June 2016
SA / Vic Weekend to Robinvale/Euston - Apr 2016

Look at this TR ...
Yes! - it is a derivative based on a TR chassis,
with a body featuring a retractable hardtop.

An outstanding achievement.

In 2016 Stephen & Ginetta Rochester were awarded the coveted Gold Targa Plates for successfully finishing three Targas in a row!

Well done.

John & Talia McCormack's wedding featured the family TR

Jude Bradford and Elizabeth Tanton on the loose in Salamanca Markets.

During Targa Tasmania 2016

Shoppers on the loose!

Tribute to Gordon Saunders
TR Register - River Run TT March 22-24 2016

Revised page 2 - 23 May 2016

TR Register - Sapphire Coast Chapter! 6th March 2016

TRs of the Fletchers and Watters on a run via Myrtle Mtn. Bob decided to
bring his chooks for an outing and they had a great time - lost a few feathers.
For those who haven't seen Alan Stehr for a while -
here we see Alan and Gay at "Pie in the Sky" March 2016
Click to view
Jude Bradford was "born to shop"!
Bob, on the other hand, was struggling to fit the last of Jude's purchases
into the TR during their recent sojourn to the Apple Isle.
Italia in Australia 2016

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Terribly British Day ACT
2015 - report by Mark Stuckey
TR Members at Targa Tasmania 2015
Johnson's Round Australia Epic Journey 2015
NSW Christmas Party
Queensland Christmas Party
Good tournout of TRs at Historic Winton 2015 for the 60th anniversary of the TR3
Chris Lermanis has sent in this delightful little postcard featuring a TR3.
He advises that these cards are for sale at :
NSW Club Run to Orange - 28/29 March 2015
(click to view)
The photo shows newlyweds David and Nadja Hvass. The groom is the son of Brisbane member Eric Hvass. The wedding was at Mt Tamborine on a nice Autumn day.
(click to view)
The Queensland team did a recce to Noosa recently.
Living legend, Reg Cosgrove is shown at the wheel in this Howard Prior photo.
Reg sometimes lets Paul have a go behind the wheel!
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The ACT crew at breakfast in the Hotel Kurrajong last Saturday (13th Apr 2015).
Unusual for the webmanager to get everybody smiling! Click to View
Tribute to Pete Cousins
18.5.1945 - 9.1.2014
2001 Tassie Tour Pages
Found and "revived"!
The photos are early web versions when many people were on dial-up - so not so good quality.


Newly Married! and congratulations from your fellow club members.

Celebrating the recent marriage of Ian & Tracy (VIC)

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Victoria 17-18 Jan 2014

Memorial Weekend / Maldon Twilight Festival

Can anyone help identify the manufacturer of this hardtop?
The TR3 is now owned by Roland Richter (Netherlands) but was imported from England.
If you have any suggestions or photos, please contact the web manager:

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Jabbeke Re-enactment


Trevor the TR's trip around Australia - March 2013 See the PDF album: Trevor the TR's trip around Australia
Trevor the TR's trip - the final section around Tasmania See the PDF album: Trevor the TR's trip - final leg around TASMANIA
Adams "Round Oz" Back Home! 2013

NZ Tour 2013

We had a disaster with these photos due to a mistake we made in "sharing" the file.

Somebody accidentally deleted the box! These are some recovered pics.

Alan & Cherylin's Wedding 2013


TT Tassie Tourers
March 2012

With thanks to Rick and Joan Fletcher for all their hard work in planning and organising such a great tour

Gavin Rea found this memorial to Merv Collens next to Quays Marina at Bayview. He says "It was very touching and most appropriate that Merv should have a memorial plaque there as he and Marcie spent a huge amount of time sailing the waters of Pittwater." Click Pic to view the spot.
Wednesday Warriors Sussex Inlet Bash Sussex Inlet 19 May 2010
John Lamond
at Bol D'or 09

A series of Events from 2009 which had been lost in the archives

Australia Day NSW

ACT Run Feb

Wednesday Warriors NSW March

QLD Winter TT June

Victorian Breakfast Run

December 2008

Allan Mitchell in "Australian Sports Car World" 1982
Sullivan Special
TRS and the Doug Whiteford TR2 in England
Update 1
Update 2 & 3