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. 

The committee's office bearers are:

 President  Mark Tipping  Model S P85D (VIC)
 Vice President  Darryl Bourke  Model S 75D  (ACT)
 Treasurer  Craig Hind  Model S 75     (ACT)
 Secretary  James Hayward  Model S Signature 85  (NSW)

 

And the ordinary committee members are:

Webmaster  Michael Barwell  Model S P85 (NSW)
   Mark Edwards  Model S 85    (NSW)
   Pete Thorne  Model S 75D (NSW)
Adaptor Loan Program  Nick Di Paolo  Model S 75D (VIC)
Charging Specialist  Richard McNeall  Model S 90D (NSW)
   Mark Sandford  Model S 75D (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!


August 2019
TOCA QLD O'Reilly's Canungra Valley Vineyards lunch - Canungra, Sat Aug 24
A drive to the beautiful Canungra Valley. The Vineyard is beside the river with wine tasting, picnic areas, licensed restaurant and alpacca walking for kids. We will have a private indoor venue for lunch and some interesting presentations - including a surprise!. ... more

September 2019
WA September Casual Meetup - Wed Sep 4
WA September Casual Meetup at City Beach. ... 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
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) - Placeholder - Sun Dec 8
Placeholder event for this years Soar and Roar event for Special Olympics athletes in Sydney. Please register your interest.. ... 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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