Every two years, the MX-5 Clubs from every state of Australia get together for a national gathering called NatMeet.

NatMeet brings together owners from all around Australia in the one place to talk, have fun and show off their pride-and-joy. The event program combines motor sport with other events like funkhanas, navigation rallies, treasure hunts, convoy driving, a concours d’elegance / show & shine and a good deal of social activity over the four or five days.

These gatherings were born at a meeting of all State MX-5 Club presidents at Daylesford, Victoria, in July, 1993.
NatMeet-birthPictured here are the State presidents at the Mazda-sponsored meeting that saw the birth of NatMeet: from right – Grant George (SA), Peter Randell (WA), David Henry (Vic), Lea Findley (NSW) and David Verna (Qld). At left of the group is Murray Finlay (Vic), who was secretary of the meeting. Sue Ransom took the photo.

NatMeet kicked off in Adelaide in 1994, followed by:

• 1996 – NSW
• 1999 – Queensland
• 2000 – Victoria (Ballarat & Melbourne)
• 2002 – South Australia (Clare Valley)
• 2004 – NSW (Leura, Blue Mountains)
• 2006 – Queensland (Kooralbyn)
• 2008 – Victoria (Beechworth)
• 2010 – South Australia (McLaren Vale)
• 2012 – NSW (Canberra)
• 2014 – Queensland (Caloundra)
• 2016 – Victoria & Tasmxnia (Launceston)
• 2018 – South Australia (Barossa Valley)
• 2020/21/22 – NSW (Cancelled due to COVID)
• 2024 – Queensland (Toowoomba)


NatMeet 2024 (Qld)


Calling for expression of interest.
5 days event full of MX-5 fun and frivolity
Dates – Thursday 11th to Tuesday 16th April 2024
Contact – Henri and Maureen van Roden
Email –

To enable planning of venues and accommodation Expressions to be in by 15th March 2023

Registrations to commence 15th June 2023

Kind Regards,
Peter Franklin
General Secretary