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Australian Electric Vehicle Association - Adelaide Branch
MEETINGS  - Held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month*              


Next Meeting Details: 

20th January, 2021
7 for 7:30pm

Guest Speaker:

Senator Rex Patrick
Independent Senator for SA - and EV supporter

We are delighted that Senator Rex Patrick, Independent Senator for South Australia, is able to join us for a forum to discuss suggestions and actions to promote EV uptake and related opportunities in this space.

Senator Patrick is well known as an electric vehicle supporter and for promoting Australian manufacturing and is seeking a better understanding of the issues affecting EV owners and enthusiasts.

This is our chance to be heard and contribute ideas on the potential direction for EV policy. Everything from the proposed road user charges, ways to promote EV uptake, charging networks, bi-directional charging, e bike and scooter rules, e-motorsport and more is up for discussion - so bring your ideas!

If you are not feeling well, please do not attend this meeting.

Everyone entering will be required to enter their name and contact details on a special "COVID-Safe Attendance Record". This is a condition of entry.

Hand sanitiser will be available at the entrance (and exit).

There will not be any supper or tea and coffee provided.
If you need a snack or drink, please bring your own, but no sharing.

Social distancing of 1.5 metres will apply. Family members may sit together.

Note: Memberships (new and renewals) are now all handled on-line. There is an exception for those who have not access to the internet.

You don't have to be a member to attend.
Visitors are very welcome.
Visitors are ask to pay a $4.00 entrance fee to help cover meeting room hire.

Venue details ...

Vogue Theatre,
 25 Belair Road,
 Kingswood 5062

This meeting will be held in the Function Centre, which is on the northern side of the theatre.

Entry to the building is via the northern car park.

Parking is available in the northern and southern car parks.
(Belair Rd is the continuation of Unley Rd.)
Note: The car parks against the northern wall are reserved for plug-in vehicles.

Join us for a meal prior to this meeting at "Caffe Buongiorno Mitcham" 
anytime from 5:30pm
...even if it's just for a coffee.
Address: 212 Belair Rd, Hawthorn 5062
(Corner of Wemyss Ave)

Phone: (08) 8272 8877


Future meeting dates:

  • February 17, 2021
    Guest Speaker: TBA
  • March 17. 2021
    Guest Speaker: TBA
  • April 21, 2021
    Guest Speaker: TBA
  • May 19, 2021
    Guest Speaker: TBA
  • June 16, 2021
    Guest Speaker: TBA
  • July 21, 2021
    Guest Speaker: TBA
  • August 18, 2021
    Guest Speaker: TBA
  • September 15, 2021
    Guest Speaker: TBA
  • October 20, 2021
    Guest Speaker: TBA
  • November 17, 2021
    Guest Speaker: TBA
  • December 4, 2021
    Picnic in the Park
    (no general meeting in December)

For meetings in other states, please visit the AEVA National Website.

Previous Meeting Activities

21st October, 2020 - Minutes
Guest Speaker:
Barrie Rogers from "Eyre to There Aviation" (Pipistrel ALPHA Electro aircraft)

Members have access to the video of this presentation on the Members' Page

16th September, 2020 - Minutes

Note: The SA Branch AGM was held at this meeting.                   - AGM Minutes

Guest Speaker:
Viv Rush (from the original Flinders University Electric Vehicle Project team)

Viv showed us original photos and video of the Investigator 1 he took during construction (not seen before).
Bruce Tonkin (the current owner of Investigator 1) showed us more information of other electric vehicles from the Flinders University.

Members have access to the video of this presentation on the Members' Page

19th August, 2020 - Minutes

Guest Speaker:
Regan Whitehead from Mercedes-Benz was the guest speaker at this meeting.

Regan had the EQC 400 4MATIC on display, for everyone to inspect.

Members have access to the video of this presentation on the Members' Page

15th July, 2020 - Minutes

Guest Speaker:
Rob Gregory
from East Waste talking about their fully electric waste collection truck.

Members have access to the video of this presentation on the Members' Page

Because of COVID-19, meetings were not held in: April and May 2020

We did hold a "Members only" ZOOM meeting in June 2020, where 21 members attended.

18th March, 2020 - Minutes.

Guest Speaker:
Kristian Appelt
: Director at Auto Services Group spoke about Independently Imported Vehicles, EV's in particular; OKA Grey Imports.

Members have access to the video of this presentation on the Members' Page

9th February, 2020 - No minutes taken

We were guests of: Anthony Kittel,
REDARC CEO & Managing Director.
This meeting was held at REDARC Electronics at Lonsdale, with a facility tour, followed by an introduction by Anthony Kittel and then a presentation by: eMobility Business Unit Manager, Tarnia Conti and Business Development Manager, Tom Cross

46 present, 18 came in EVs and 1 in a hybrid.
(20 attended the meal prior to the meeting at the Lonsdale Hotel.)

REDARC eMobility Business Unit Manager:Tarnia Conti

15th January, 2020 - Minutes

Guest Speaker: Anthony Pearson 
from "Classic and Vintage Bulbs" talking about LED replacement lights in vehicles.

Members have access to the video of this presentation on the Members' Page

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