What are the benefits of membership?


  A great social network of like-minded car enthusiasts
  A source of practical and technical advice, access to spares and hands-on assistance
  Regular events, social activities, and club runs
  DLCV's informative monthly Journal (by post or email - recent backissues also accessible to members online)
  Access to handbooks, workshop manuals, brochures, road tests, contemporary advertisements and other literature in the club's extensive library, which forms the basis of a copying service for members.

   DLCV is authorized by VicRoads to participate in, and administer on their behalf, the Club Permit Scheme (red CH or H number plates). Click here for details. You must be a fully paid-up financial member to drive your car on club plates. See the library for policy documents on how the DLCV issues and administers Club Permits

What are the purposes of the club?

As set out in the club's constitution, the purposes of the DLCV are:

To preserve the automotive and related products of The Daimler Company Limited, The Lanchester Motor Company and The Birmingham Small Arms Company and their predecessors, and the Daimler products of the Jaguar Company and its predecessors (the products)

For the association of persons interested in the products

To provide a forum for the exchange of information and advice concerning all aspects of the products

To conduct social activities for members and their guests

To conduct such other activities incidental to the purposes of the club as the members or the committee may from time to time determine, with the exception of any activity which would tend to invalidate a standard “Comprehensive Motor Vehicle Insurance Policy”

To issue a periodical

Any other purposes incidental to the enjoyment and preservation of the products

 You can view a copy of the club's Rules in the library

What does Membership cost?


  Entrance/joining fee is $10 (for each category, per person)

  Annual Fees:

  Individuals in Melbourne metro area - $64.00
  Country Victoria & interstate - $52.00
  Overseas - AUD $64.00
  Joint Membership – normal fee plus 25% (this allows partners voting rights at meetings & eligibility for election to membership of Committee). One copy of the DLCV Journal per joint membership (by post)

  Club Year is from July 1 to June 30. Pro-rata rates apply. Very sorry - no concessions. You must be a financially paid-up member to vote in the August AGM.

  Corporate memberships for businesses are available -- contact the Membership Officer for details.

  To download a membership application form, go to the Library page.


What's in the members area?


Once your application for membership is processed and you have logged in, you have online access to:

  DLCV Journal back-issues

  online submission form to post your own For Sale/Wanted items in the Marketplace

  amend your contact details

  upload gallery images of yourself and your car/s

  directory of DLCV members 

When and where are club meetings held?


  Club meetings are held on 2nd Friday of the month at 8pm (except January), at the VDC clubrooms, Factory 8, 41-49 Norcal Rd, Nunawading (Melway 48, G10). See the calendar for additional club events.


Where is DLCV based?

DLCV is based at Factory 8, 41-49 Norcal Rd, Nunawading (Melway 48, G10).