Preserving history in the Macedon Ranges

We are team of volunteers maintaining, restoring and displaying a collection of historical steam and vintiage machinery

May 19th 2024 is our major Steam Rally Day and we encourage everyone to come along and join in.

For any information about stalls or displays please refer to our contacts page.

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Learn more about us

The Society is an incorporated body, and an entirely voluntary and non-profit organisation.

Members of the Society are a diverse group of enthusiasts, interested in vintage machinery, restoring and displaying historic oil and steam equipment, engines, farm machinery, tractors, cars and trucks, railways large and small, models, history of engineering and technology, radio transmission.

Some of the items we own and display include:
  • Ruston-Hornsby portable steam engine, ex Bullengarook sawmill.
  • Steam sugar cane locomotive, by Perry Engineering, Adelaide, 2 foot gauge.
  • Fowler steam roller, ex Essendon Council.
  • A huge model train layout .
  • And more ...

Refer to our other details in the website.

New members always welcome.

Events at the Steam Park

Keep an eye on the list below for future updates.

Annual Steam Rally

May 19th - 9:30am to 3pm

Lots of displays, rides, Tractor pull, stalls and catering all onsite.

Click here for more information

Family Run Day

March 3rd - 11am to 3pm

Family Run Day

April 7th - 11am to 3pm

Family Run Day

May 5th - 11am to 3pm

Family Run Day

June 2nd - 11:00am to 3pm

During the winter months the Run Days take a break and will be back in Spring.

Annual Rally at the Steam Park

19th May 2024.

The Rally is the major fundraising event for the year and takes place in May to allow the Society to fire up its Steam driven machinery as part of the big day.
Train Rides, model train displays and other activities for the kids.

The day highlights all of our own machinery and exhibits as well as stationery engines and other related machinery from other clubs in Victoria.

Additionall there is a big Tractor Pull event that runs for most of the day as well as exhibitors and stalls selling items of enless variety.

Entry Fees are $15 per adult with Children Free. Classic Vehicles and drivers are free with adult passengers $10 each.
EFTPOS is available at the gates. Please note not all sales vendors may accept EFTPOS.

Opportunities exist for the following

  • Food Vendors
  • General Sales stalls - all types of items welcome
  • Community groups
Additionally the Gisborne Vintage Machinery Society would welcome expressions of interest from commercial sponsors willing to participate on the day.

For all enquiries please refer to the Contact pages or ring Graham Williams on 0419 393 023.

Some photos from the Steam Park

Whilst we operate at the Steam Park monthly - we also take our 7 1/4 train to other events for displays.

This section will be updated shortly.

Th GVMS Committee

All volunteers with a passion to support the interests of the Society.

Graham Williams

M: 0419 393 023

Adrian Guillot

M: 0429 193 496

Len Redway


Frequently Asked Questions

  • On the first Sunday of every month from September to June.
    There is also the major Steam Rally in May each year.

  • Membership is open to families and individuals. Contact the Secretary for a membership form. Junior members are also welcome but require parental and / or guardian approvals and support.

  • Yes there are toilets at the park and these are open on Run and event days

  • The SteamPark is a public park in the local government area. As such dogs are permitted but must be 'on-leash' as there is valuable equipment on display as well as other members of the public.

  • On event days the Society runs a BBQ with sausages and drinks available for purchase.

  • The Steam Park is a public reserve and is open all year however the Society only operates Run days between September and June - the warmer months.

Contact Us


Web Crescent, New Gisborne, Victoria, Australia 3438


+61 0419 393 023