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Unfortunately, after some recent incidents SMASA have to make the following clear:

VIOLENT, RUDE OR OTHERWISE DISRESPECTFUL BEHAVIOUR WILL NOT BE TOLERATED AT SMASA EVENTS.
IF THE OFFENCE IS SERIOUS ENOUGH YOUR MEMBERSHIP AND CLUB REGO WILL BE CANCELLED.

 
Ignorance of the rules is not a defense against prosecution, 
if you break the rules - 
YOU ARE BREAKING THE LAW.
  
 
There are
FOUR things that must happen for your vehicle to be considered registered,
if any one of the FOUR items below are missing or not current, your vehicle is unregistered:

1. Current Registered Club Membership
2. Current Log Book (Membership Year page is up to date)
3. Log Book entry for the day, Date, Journey and Signed
4. SA Government Registration fees paid

   
Heavy fines and penalties apply for driving unregistered vehicles. More information available in the Code of Practice
How do you get your vehicle on Club Registration with SMASA? 

1. Your vehicle must be at least or will be 30 years old in the current calendar year.
2. Your vehicle must be in good and safe condition, vehicles that appear otherwise will be turned away.
3. You must be a SMASA Member (we can join you up at all our Club Rego events).
4. Attend a Club Registration event, members will be informed by email of the dates and locations.
5. For renewals, bring a completed Membership Form, money and your log book(s).
6. For New Registrations, you will need to bring with you:
   - Registration Details Certificate, for vehicle ID details.
   - at least 4 pictures of the vehicle showing:
     a. Front 3/4 photo showing current number plate, front of the vehicle and one side.
     b. Rear 3/4 photo showing the rear of the vehicle and opposite side to front shot.
     c. Clear and well lit engine bay shot.
     d. Clear and well lit interior shot of at least the front area (seats and dash).
No physical inspection of the vehicle is required.
We DO NOT keep copies of the pictures; pictures on phones and tablets are fine as long as they are clear and as per the specs given.
 
SMASA will be checking for clean and safe vehicles, the legality and roadworthiness is the responsibility of the owner, just as it is with full registration.
 
NEXT MEMBERSHIP and CLUB REGO EVENT
 
Club Registrations will be processed at special events and member's meetings; upcoming dates below. Tickets will be released at Eventbrite (link below) during the week prior to the meeting or special event once volunteer availability is confirmed. 


The next member's meeting is August 19 2019 at Shannons Insurance 863 South Rd, Clarence Gardens.
 
NO TICKET - NO REGO, we have limited volunteers

More information
 
SMASA Fees
Membership $40 per year
*Associate Membership $20 per year
(a condition of club rego is that all owners are members).
NOTE: There is a LATE FEE of $20 for renewals processed after 30 June.
 
 
New Members can join from Dec to March for $20 (expiring 30th June in that financial year).
 
Club Rego Fees
$20 per year for the 1st vehicle, $10 per year for other vehicles.
 

How we obtained Club Rego

History
 SMASA's Policy
After 10+ years of lobbying the Government, the previous Minister for Transport, Hon Stephen Mullighan, announced on December 18th 2016 that there would be changes to the scheme.
 
The main changes being:
- A rolling 30 year cut-off
- Allowing legally modified vehicles to access the scheme
- Allowing LHD cars to be legally modified
- Reduction of red-tape to free up club representatives
 
The changes were implemented 1st July 2017.
SMASA individual members, affiliated clubs and Committee all fully support the changes to the Conditional Registration Scheme.
SMASA's support petition can be found here:
 
Legality of Modifications
Whilst SMASA will not be able to inspect vehicles applying for Club Registration on the validity of their modifications, SMASA will be ensuring that the constitution (Rule Book) allows it's Registration Officers to reject vehicles they suspect are illegal or dangerous.
The Club Registration scheme is there to help and encourage enthusiasts, not to facilitate people who want to bypass the normal registration system.

Progress Timeline

01/07/2017 New rules and changes implemented. Woo Hoo!
25/05/2017 Name change from Historic Registration to Club Registration
23/02/2017 Hon Stephen Mullighan, Minister for Transport announces results of consultation period and expected 1st July 2017 implementation via Facebook.
21/02/2017 SMASA formally submits the results (2357 signatures) and 39 pages of comments from the Change.org petition supporting the changes.
02/02/2017    Close of date for public comment on the proposed changes to Conditional Registration.
19/01/2017 1959 signatures on the Approval petition.
10/01/2017 Started online petition in support of the proposed changes.
21/12/2016  Article in the Bunyip (Gawler local) newspaper  
20/12/2016 Street Machine online article
18/12/2016
Stephen Mullighan announces changes in a Facebook post
 
Government Press release can be viewed here : CLICK HERE FOR MEDIA RELEASE  
26/03/2014 Hon Stephen Mullighan announced as new transport minister
25/06/2012
Created the Facebook Group - Street Machine Conditional Registration