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:

President

 Pete Thorne

 Model S 75D (NSW)

Vice President

 Zac Meyers

 Model 3 (SA)

Treasurer

 Philip Playle

 Model 3P  (NSW)

Secretary

James Hayward

 Model 3P (QLD) 

 

 

And our ordinary committee members are:

Webmaster

Michael Barwell

Model S P85 (NSW)

QLD Chapter Pres.

Arran Blomfield

Model X 100D (QLD)

WA Representative

Jonathon Edwards

Roadster (WA)

SA Representative

Frank Falco 

Model 3P (SA)

TAS Representative

Charles Gregory

Model 3 (TAS)

NT Representative

Richard Smith

Model X 100D (NT)

NSW Representative

Ben Newman

Model X  (NSW)

VIC Representative

Richard Laxton

Model 3P (VIC)

ACT Representative Ross Hetherington Model 3 (ACT)
Loan Adaptor Manager Nick Di Paolo Model S (VIC)
Committee Member Adele Craven Model S P90DL (ACT)
Committee Member Garry Busowsky Model X P100D (VIC)
Committee Member Luke Smith Model 3P (QLD) 
Committee Member Riz Akhtar Model 3P (VIC)
Committee Member Mark Edwards Model S (NSW)
Committee Member Mark Tipping Model S P85D, Model S P100DL+ (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!


February 2023
ACT - Gin, Wine, and Fine Dining in Tumbarumba - Overnight or Day Trip Options - February 2023 Event - Tumbarumba, Sat Feb 4
Join the TOCA group on a tour of our Snowy Mountain regional Gin Distillery and Wineries. Fine dining with an option for a day trip or overnight.. ... more
TAS - Lunch at Devils Corner Cellar Door - Apslawn, Sun Feb 5
Come and enjoy a lunch with fellow Tesla owners at one of Tassie's scenic east coast wineries. . ... more
QLD Gin Tour - Tamborine Mountain, Sat Feb 11
get together with other Tesla owners to enjoy Gin tasting with a light lunch. ... more
VIC - New and prospective owners Tesla boot camp, members and non-members - Mulgrave, Sat Feb 25
Comprehensive information session for both members and the general public on EV, particularly Tesla ownership. ... more

March 2023
ACT Bootcamp Event Tickets - New and Prospective Tesla Owners - Majura, Sat Mar 18
TOCA ACT is running a "Bootcamp" familiarisation course for new Tesla owners, the not so new, and for potential owners. The sessions are designed so that participants will know how to get the very best experience out of their car by showing its features, maintenance and care, and learning everything about Teslas and EVs in general.. ... more
WA - Adelaide Motorsport Festival - Adelaide , Fri Mar 24
All sorts of cars and events with special e-motion zone . ... more

April 2023
EOI - USA SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch, Austin and Boca Chica trip - 2023 - Cape Canaveral, Sat Apr 1
Visit the USA and watch at least one rocket launch and then road trip to Texas, possible factory tour and Starbase visit.. ... more

August 2023
ALL STATES/TERRITORIES - Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo - Dubbo, Sat Aug 5
Stay overnight on zoofari at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo. There’s an award winning overnight experience to suit every member of the family. You can choose a cabin of your liking - Animal View or Bushland. Stay with the Animals in a picturesque setting. Check out the Old Dubbo Gaol by staying an extra night (option). ... more

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