About Us

The Tesla Owners Club of Australia (TOCA) was established in March 2016 by a group of enthusiastic owners. This Club is part of the Tesla Official Owners Club program, giving us access to information, activities and discounts that we pass on to our members.

 

OBJECTS AND PURPOSE of Tesla Owners Club of Australia Inc. (TOCA)

  1. Promote the ownership, potential ownership and/or enthusiasm by Members toward Tesla vehicles and other associated products and ventures of Tesla Inc. and affiliated entities. 
  2. Promote friendship, knowledge sharing and networking between members of TOCA on social media, and at social or other functions.
  3. Promote Tesla Inc.'s Mission Statement, wherever relevant for TOCA, through all and any opportunity and methods available to TOCA, as arise from time to time
  4. Promote and lobby, on behalf of our Members, matters of relevance pertaining to Tesla, electric vehicles, their use and cost, and other related matters, organisations or products.
  5. Operate as an Incorporated Club according to its Registered Rules, and, any Operational Procedures as determined from time to time by the TOCA Committee.


Our committee has (at least) seven people at any given time, including four office bearer roles as required by the ACT Association Guidelines. 
 

Our office bearers are:

President

 Mark Tipping

 Model S P85D (VIC)

Vice President

 Darryl Bourke

 Model S 75D  (ACT)

Treasurer

 Pete Thorne

 Model S 75D   (NSW)

Secretary

 James Hayward

 Model S Signature 85  (NSW)

 

And our ordinary committee members are:

Webmaster

Michael Barwell

Model S P85 (NSW)

Charging Specialist

Richard McNeall

Model S 90D (NSW)

QLD Chapter Pres.

Marc Talloen

Model S 85 (QLD)

WA Representative

Ken Taylor

Model S 75D (WA)

SA Representative

Phil Smith

Model 3P (SA) soon…

TAS Representative

Helen Smith

Model 3P (TAS) soon…

NT Representative

Richard Smith

Model X 100D (NT)

 

Jenny Potts

Model 3P (VIC) soon…

 

Andy Chapman

Model S 100D (VIC)

 

The Club runs national, interstate and local events throughout the year, including (but not limited to) drive days, get togethers, and timed trials on race tracks. Some events will have Tesla staff attending. Specific details of events are available to members. However, if you would simply like further information, please contact your state representative.

 ACT ACT@teslaowners.org.au
 NSW NSW@teslaowners.org.au
 VIC VIC@teslaowners.org.au
 QLD QLD@teslaowners.org.au
 NT NT@teslaowners.org.au
 SA SA@teslaowners.org.au
 TAS TAS@teslaowners.org.au
 WA WA@teslaowners.org.au

 


If you are interested in organising or supporting an event, please get in touch and let us know where you are located!


September 2019
FREE WEBINAR: Electric Vehicle Charging in Apartment Buildings - Thu Sep 19
Hear from the experts about charging for electric vehicles (EV) in apartment buildings. Our guest speakers from Council, industry and electric vehicle peak bodies will help demystify the key information that people living in apartments will need to consider when owning an EV in the future. Hosted by North Sydney Council. ... more
VIC - Model 3 Boot Camp - Fri Sep 20
Come along and learn about your new Model 3. Hear from current US Model 3 Owners. Heaps of Q&A to get all your questions answered. Free to TOCA members. $20- to non Members.. ... more
Vic - Yarra Valley ECOSS Sun Festival - display - Wesburn, Sat Sep 21
Come and display your car at the ECOSS Sun Festival in Wesburn, east of Melbourne. Dinner at the local pub is likely to follow! . ... more
Weekend Escape for You, Your Friends and Your Tesla! - Orange, Sat Sep 21
Treat yourself to a weekend of fantastic wine and food in Orange NSW and help to spread the message that electric vehicles and carbon neutrality are the way forward.. ... more

October 2019
Euroa Show and Shine - Sun Oct 6
One of Australia's top Show and Shine events SHOW VEHICLES* - $10 including driver. MOTOR CYCLES* - $5 including rider, pillion passenger $5. SPECTATORS – Adults $5, children under 16 free. * No pre-booking required, just turn up early, and pay on the day. THE EVENT STARTS AT 8am, and runs till about 3.30pm.. ... more
Sydney Electric Vehicle Expo - Sat Oct 26
The premier national EV Expo, this year at Sydney Showground. See the latest in vehicles, networks, technologies and more ! We we really need as many Tesla owners as possible willing to participate in our “try drive” where we drive members of the public around a demonstration circuit. Quite a few TOCA members did this at the Newcastle Supercars last year and it was great. There is nothing like getting bums on seats to create interest. Hit "register" if happy to help. More soon !. ... more

November 2019
NSW Event - Hollydene Estate Lunch and SuperCharger test - Jerry Plains, Sat Nov 2
A Supercharger has gone live at a Winery! So let's go test it out, enjoy some good food, wine and catch up again.. ... more
Geelong Revival Motoring Festival - Sat Nov 23
The Geelong Revival Motoring Festival takes place on Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of November 2018. Held on Geelong’s picturesque waterfront, this action packed motoring festival is an event not to be missed! Get right among the action, rub shoulders with the drivers and, if you wish, sprint down 1/4 mile Ritchie Boulevard at full speed!. ... more

December 2019
Soar and Roar 2019 (NSW) - Sun Dec 8
Soar and Roar fund raising and driving event for Special Olympics athletes in Sydney. Please register your interest on Soar & Roar website ASAP before spaces fill.. ... more

August 2020
Nullarbor 2020 Expressions of Interest (dates TBC) - Sat Aug 22
Currently working on a possible Nullarbor road trip 2020 to Eucla, just inside WA, a beautiful location high on the escarpment with an expansive view over the endless coastal plain. 3 days drive from Port Augusta. 2 if you really push it. 3-4 days from Perth. You can make it the start of a transcontinental trip (can put it on the train back to Adelaide or cross over with another Tesla driver) or a round Australia trip if you want. Let us know if you are potentially interested.. ... more

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