Bash Locations

  • Perth
  • Elizabeth Quay
  • Moora
  • Bimbijy
  • Kalgoorlie
  • Kelleberrin
  • Fremantle

Itinerary

Take the long way round from Perth to Fremantle on the ultimate adventure through the heart of the WA outback.

 Starting in Perth on Sunday, 20 August, you’ll be taken on a week-long adventure exploring Lake Ballard, the Goldfields and the WA Wheatbelt. This will be a trip to remember, experiencing the fun and camaraderie that you will only find on the Variety Bash. This travelling carnival on wheels will bring excitement to many towns along the way, before finishing up in the picturesque port city of Fremantle on Saturday, 26 August. 

So gather up your friends, get on board the ultimate bucket list adventure and help raise funds for Variety – the Children’s Charity of WA.

Email motoring@varietywa.org.au for an information kit.

Day 1

Date
Sun 20th Aug
Address
Elizabeth Quay to Moora
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Day 2

Date
Mon 21st Aug
Address
Moora to Bimbijy
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Day 3

Date
Tue 22nd Aug
Address
Bimbijy to Kalgoorlie via Lake Ballard
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Day 4

Date
Wed 23rd Aug
Address
Kalgoorlie
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Day 5

Date
Thu 24th Aug
Address
Kalgoorlie to Kelleberren
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Day 6

Date
Fri 25th Aug
Address
Kelleberren to Mystery location
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Day 7

Date
Sat 26th Aug
Address
Mystery location to Fremantle
Summary

How to get involved

In keeping with the spirit of the event, your Variety Bash Car is a beloved gem, at a minimum 30 years of age. Source your own and we’ll advise you on how to fit it out or get in touch for a pre-loved Bash car for sale! Your Variety Bash crew can be made up of a maximum of four people per vehicle at any time (and a minimum of two).

Need help? Our team is here to assist you with fundraising ideas to support children in need.

FUNDRAISING

The most common way to raise money is through fundraising events (such as trivia nights, golf days, sausage sizzles etc.), approaches to sponsors/supporters and raffles. Other ideas are available in our fundraising guide below (and we’re here to help!)

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ON ROAD SUPPORT

Safety is a major consideration of all Variety WA motoring events and Variety WA’s skilled team of event officials includes a medical crew (which includes a doctor, nurse and three paramedics) and specialist mechanical support personnel (which includes an auto electrician, panel repairer and several qualified mechanics).

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COST TO ENTER

The Bash entry fee is $220 per Car and a participant levy of $1,650 per person (all fees include GST). Also a minimum fundraising total of $10,000 or $8,000 for new cars (that’s just $2,500 each to raise for a crew of 4!). You can fundraise for your donations at work, by holding events or tin shakes, anything you can think of! We’re here to help!

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NEED A BASH CAR?

Restore your own classic or check out our Bash Cars for sale!

To enter the Variety Bash, you’ll need to have a car manufactured prior to 1986, fitted to “Bash” specifications (link here to equipment checklist) .
The car must be licensed, insured and roadworthy as prescribed by state laws. Need to know more about preparing your car? Get in touch via motoring@varietywa.org.au

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HELPING KIDS

Variety – the Children’s Charity is all about empowering WA children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs to live, laugh and learn. By giving practical equipment and experiences, Variety enables children to overcome the obstacles they face, and help kids be kids. But we can’t do it without you – the funds you raise will help us help WA kids in need! In 2016, the Variety Bash raised $720,000 for WA kids.

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