About Us

The Tesla Owners Club of Australia (TOCA) was established in March 2016 by a group of enthusiastic owners. This Club is an Official Partner of the Tesla 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) twelve people at any given time, including four office bearer roles as required by the ACT Association Guidelines. 

Our office bearers are:


 Mark Tipping

 Model S P85D, Model S P100DL+ (VIC)

Vice President

 Jenny Potts

 Model 3P  (WA)


 Pete Thorne

 Model S 75D (NSW)


 James Hayward

 Model 3P  (NSW)


And our ordinary committee members are:


Michael Barwell

Model S P85 (NSW)

QLD Chapter Pres.

Luke Smith

Model 3 (QLD)

WA Representative

Ken Taylor

Model S 75D (WA)

SA Representative

Zac Meyers

Model 3 (SA)

TAS Representative

Dick Friend

Model S 85, Model 3 (Tas)

NT Representative

Richard Smith

Model X 100D (NT)

NSW Representative

Rohan Anderson

Model 3  (NSW)

VIC Representative

Dr Mark Sandford

Model S 75D, Model X 100D (VIC)

ACT Representative Kristy Chromicky Model 3 (ACT)
Loan Adaptor Manager Nick Di Paolo Model S (VIC)


The Club runs national, interstate and local events throughout the year, including (but not limited to) drive days, get togethers, attendance at shows, charity events and track days. 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!

July 2021
NSW - Mystery Drive - Putty, Sat Jul 3
Two road trips, one from Sydney, one from Newcastle, meeting in the middle for lunch. . ... more
ACT - Mystery Drive - Sat Jul 3
Are you up for a mystery? . ... more
SA - Mystery Drive - Adelaide, Sat Jul 3
Are you up for a mystery? . ... more
NSW - Newcastle Catch-Up & Trivia - Caves Beach, Wed Jul 7
Join us for our regular monthly catch-up dinner and trivia in Newcastle, NSW.. ... more
AU - New Owners Bootcamp (Webinar) - Wed Jul 7
A friendly forum to answer all your questions regarding your new car.. ... more

August 2021
AU - Driver Training - Sun Aug 1
This is a national event, with each state holding a local Driver Training day. . ... more
Nullarbor Trip to Eucla - Fri Aug 13
Join our Nullarbor road trip 2021. Eucla, just inside WA is 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. Being planned right now. Register ASAP for more info and zoom session Sun June 20 (registration is not a commitment).. ... more
AU - Charging Webinar - Wed Aug 18
Do you have questions regarding charging your car from your solar panels? Or how best to look after your battery? Join us for a charging webinar.. ... more
TOCA AGM 2021 - Online - Canberra, Sat Aug 21
Placeholder for this years AGM. Further details will be issued closer to the event.. ... more
QLD - Toowoomba EV and E-Bike Expo hosted by renew.org.au - Toowoomba, Sun Aug 29
Many models of EVs and E-Bikes for inspection. Get the real story about EVs and E-bikes from people who own & use them.. ... more

September 2021
AU - Long Drive to Lunch - Sat Sep 4
This is a national event, with each state holding a local drive to lunch. . ... more

October 2021
AU Webinar - Road Trip Tips - Wed Oct 13
Join us for a Road Trip Tips webinar.. ... more

November 2021
AU - Long Drive to Lunch - Sun Nov 7
This is a national event, with each state holding a local drive to lunch. . ... more
VIC - Geelong Revival 2021 - Fri Nov 26
After an unfortunate cancellation in 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Geelong Revival Motoring Festival is set to take place on the last weekend of November; its traditional spot on the event calendar. The quarter mile sprint track along Richie Boulevard on Geelong’s picturesque waterfront will roar to life 26th – 28th November 2021 as Geelong Revival makes its triumphant return.. ... more

December 2021
AU - Christmas Meal - Sat Dec 4
This is a national event, with each state holding a local Christmas lunch or dinner. . ... more

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