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 3P  (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)

TAS Representative

Helen Smith

Model 3P (TAS)

NT Representative

Richard Smith

Model X 100D (NT)

VIC Representative

Jenny Potts

Model 3P (VIC)

Charging Specialist

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!


August 2020
VIC - A Sunday drive to lunch - Flowerdale, Sun Aug 9
Let's go for a Sunday drive, with lunch of course!. ... more

September 2020
VIC - Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne - Cranbourne, Sun Sep 6
Take a drive to Cranbourne and visit the Royal Botanic Gardens. Enjoy a walk around the beautiful gardens before getting together for a leisurely lunch.. ... more

October 2020
Nullarbor 2020 Expressions of Interest - possibly aligning with AGM Oct 17-18 - Fri Oct 9
Currently working on a Nullarbor road trip 2020 to hopefully coincide with AGM Oct 17-18. Eucla, just inside WA (if it works out) 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. Let us know if you are potentially interested. NUMBERS LIMITED AND TAKEN IN ORDER OF REGISTRATION. ... more
Melbourne EV Vision Expo and Conference - Sat Oct 10
THE Annual Electric Vehicle Expo in Australia. https://www.theevexpo.com Last year it was a super success in Sydney where TOCA got a very big stand and a total of 53 TOCA members helped with the drives and TOCA stand and our Secretary gave a presentation on the importance of TOCA in the world! Any Melbourne owners happy to help us organise a TOCA presence this year?. ... more

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