The Land Rover Owners Club (LROC) was formed in 1966 by a group of enthusiasts who shared an interest in four wheel driving and the great outdoors. It caters for all models from Series I right through to the current Defender, Discovery, Discovery Sport, Evoque and Range Rover.
We welcome owners of other four wheel drive vehicles in our club - in fact, we have life members who don't own Land Rovers.
Since its inception the Club has promoted responsible four wheel driving as a legitimate recreational and family activity and we adhere to a code of ethics and principles endorsed by the Australian National Four Wheel Drive Council and Four Wheel Drive Victoria.
Each month, the Club organises day, weekend and extended trips to satisfy various interests of the wide range of membership and cater for the novice through to the experienced driver.
With the growing resurgence of the Land Rover marques and the popularity of four wheel drive touring, the club is adapting to the needs of the Land Rover owner of the 21st Century.
The club is a source of valuable information through the experiences of our members, links with the 4x4 movement and vehicle and equipment suppliers.
Denistone Sports Club
22nd February 2017
Denistone Sports Club Ltd.
59 Chatham Road
Denistone NSW 2114
Become a Member
Members of the club enjoy many benefits, some of which are:
Fee structure - All the above benefits are available to members for their membership fee of less than $2 per week. Also, by meeting with other enthusiasts who share similar interests, members can enjoy the camaraderie, knowledge and experiences gained through years of four wheel driving and outdoor recreation.
Trip to retrieve Bills' Table
Let's put the table the back
Trip Leader: Peter Leszinsky
When: Saturday the 4th of March
Where: Taree Area - Around Kendall
Earlier this year I ran a trip to north of Taree around Kendall and we helped the local historical society to clean up the restored timber railway (Longsworth Railway).
We were introduced to Bill Boyd a well respected timber professional for many years in the region. He had convinced the government to assist him in a work-for-dole-scheme to get the labour for this restoration.
Bill hand built a table that sat on the rivers edge as a celebration of the completion of this work. This is no small table and weights probably in excess of 200kg.
In the last flood it was moved by the power of the water about 10m from its original place and wedged against a tree.
I propose a trip to help retrieve it and put it back where it belongs.
We would need LROC members with TIRFOR hand winches and ropes etc. Bill can open up the fire trail to allow vehicles close and he will cut a few small trees to act as ramps to get it across the small gully.
I propose the same basic agenda as the last trip.
Friday night start at Coopernook pub for a Saturday morning 9:30am departure to the Longsworth Railway via historic Herons Creek. A few hours around the railway, cleaning up and retrieving the table.
Lunch out there with the historical society. (They were extremely gracious last time and fed us scones and sandwiches)
Mid afternoon set up camp at Swans Crossing, and optional 4WD tracks around the campsite. Sunday drive through Comboyne. Ellenborough Falls and Wingham
General Meeting - Wednesday 22nd March
International Author and Landy owner Tony Park will be guest speaker at the club general meeting on Wednesday 22 March. Writer of over a dozen books Tony grew up in western Sydney, has been a newspaper reporter in Australia and England, is a Major in the Australian Army Reserve and has served six months in Afghanistan.
Tony and his wife divide their time between homes in Sydney and South Africa. At home in South Africa on the border of Kruger National Park, the Park's have a 1984 short wheelbase Series III, a 300Tdi Defender along with a more modern Discovery 3 sitting under the carport.
If you're interested in stories about Land Rovers, life in South Africa or being a writer then come and listen to Tony at the March general meeting.
14th Annual Historic Land Rover Weekend
Series and Historic Land Rover get together
When: Friday April 7th to Sunday April 9th
Where: Capertee Valley
The Land Rover Owners' Club of Australia, Sydney Branch is inviting all owners of Historic and interesting Land Rovers and Range Rovers to join them in a weekend of activities based on the property of Club Members Patrick and Margaret
The property has good bush camping and is about 44 kilometres north of Lithgow.
Two bush toilets are provided, but there are no other facilities.
Access to the site is possible for camper trailers towed by a proper 4WD (i.e. with low ratio and high clearance), but NOT caravans.
Details of how to get there will be provided on booking.
Fuel and Basic Supplies are available from the store at Capertee, about 14 kilometres away.
People are welcome to arrive at the property any time after lunch on the Friday.
Friday will be spent settling in to the campsite, viewing the vehicles and counting rivets. There will be a campfire in the evening subject to fire restrictions.
On Saturday morning, if there is sufficient interest, a short trip will be taken through the spectacular Capertee Valley and visiting the historic shale mining town of Glen Davis.
After lunch, there will be a chance to test your driving skills with a series of motorkhana events.
In the evening, many tall tales will be told around the campfire (subject to fire restrictions).
On Sunday morning we will take the opportunity to explore some interesting tracks on a nearby property, finishing up mid-morning to allow people to either return home or continue on with their journey.
Retrieve Bill's Table - 4-5 Mar
General Meeting - 22 March
Historic Land Rover Weekend - 7-9 Apr
Clean Up Australia Day - 5 Mar
Corowa Swim-In & Mil Vehicle -