NHMA National Rally

The National Historical Machinery Association (NHMA) is an association of enthusiasts formed in 1987 by a small number of clubs with similar interests which provide a fellowship for people with a common interest in collecting, restoring, exhibiting or being associated with old stationary engines, tractors, machinery and vehicles. Visit the NHMA website HERE for more details.

The NHMA Rally is held every 2nd year and the next Rally will be hosted by Cudgegong Valley Antique Machinery Club (CVAMC) and held at the Australian Rural Education Centre (AREC) in Mudgee on 14th, 15th and 16th of April 2023. Set up days Wednesday 12th & Thursday 13th April 2023. Camping available from Tuesday 11th to Tuesday 18th April.

CVAMC and AREC hosted the Rally in 2013 and it was a resounding success.


Please note: Online bookings are preferred. Please CLICK HERE or on the BOOK NOW button to book online. For a PDF to print out and complete, please CLICK HERE or on the PDF Booking Form button.
• In recognition of the efforts of NHMA members in exhibiting at the National Rally, NHMA affiliated exhibitors pay no fee to exhibit. Spouses/children of affiliated exhibitors also attend at no charge
• All NHMA affiliated club members in this booking are required to provide a copy of their insurance card.
• If you are not an NHMA affiliated club member, a fee of $20 will be charged to exhibit. You will also need to provide your own Public Liability and Personal Accident Insurance.
• No entry to ANY Machinery Compounds without NHMA or other accepted Insurance. Any persons in compounds may be asked to show NHMA insurance card or proof of insurance over the event.
• You can only exhibit after acceptance of this application. No acceptance – No entry.
• NHMA members who are NOT exhibiting need to enter and pay through public gates.
• Camping only available to exhibitors and their partners/children.
• NO DOGS/PETS are allowed on the site.
• Communication will be by email ONLY, no post. If you do not have a personal email, please contact your club secretary and supply your club email.

Note: Bookings made after 1st December 2022 will incur a $15 late fee and may not be included in the event program.
Dinner on 15th April 2023 includes entertainment. NO Dinner bookings will be taken after 31st January 2023.



The Cudgegong Valley Antique Machinery Club in association with the Australian Rural Education Centre (AREC), hosted the 2013 NHMA National Rally.

Thanks to everyone that made the event possible:- the enthusiasts and their wonderful machines

– the host club, Cudgegong Valley Antique Machinery Club
– the event Sponsors for their support
– the Australian Rural Education Centre for the Rally Grounds
– the NHMA committee
and the visitors to the Rally to share in this great event.

Some images from the Rally have been posted here http://www.mudgeebusiness.com/antique-machinery-rally.html
thanks to Amanda Pahl of Mudgee Business Directory
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Some more images and video here
The Land feature and pictures
Sydney Antique Machinery Club images.
Images by Patrick M Livingstone
The Austral Register
Sydney, NSW
can be seen here http://www.oldengine.org/members/pml/nat_mudgee_1/index.htm
Matama Club record of event