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Michelago/Colinton Driver Reviver

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Each holiday season up to 220 Driver Reviver Sites open right across Australia. Driver Reviver is a community program operated by volunteers from a wide range of Service organisations and community groups, whose members give up their own time to help reduce the road toll.

The Michelago Region Community Association, in conjunction with Colinton Rural Fire Brigade, commenced operations in 2012 at the Colinton Rest Area, approximately 15km south of Michelago.

We run our operation during the peak times of Easter, other public holidays and on weekends during the snow season.

Driver Reviver Sites are an ideal place to take a break on a long journey.  We offer a free cup of Bushells tea, coffee, an Arnott’s biscuit, or simply a place to stop and chat with our friendly volunteers before continuing safely on your journey.

Plan trips so that you will stop at least every 2 hours; 15 minutes is a good break. Get out of the car breathe fresh air have some light refreshments, walk around, do something interesting.

Share the driving, and give your relief driver confidence.

Support our Michelago/Colinton Driver Reviver on Facebook and Twitter.

SNOW SEASON 2017 OPENING HOURS

Our opening hours over the snow season (June-October) are:

June Long Weekend
Friday 9 June 5pm - 7pm
Monday 12 June 10am - 6pm

June/July (16/06/17 - 02/07/17)
Friday 5pm - 7pm
Sunday 2pm - 6pm

July/August (07/07/17 - 27/08/17)
Friday 5pm - 8pm
Sunday 2pm - 8pm

September (01/09/17 - 24/09/17)
Friday 5pm – 7pm
Sunday 2pm - 6pm

October Long Weekend
Friday 29 September 5pm - 7pm
Monday 2 October 10am - 6pm

Please check back regularly to confirm times, as we will also operate depending on demand.

Remember to STOP, REVIVE, SURVIVE!





Driver Reviver 2017
Opening Hours

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Drop in & have a cuppa with us at the Colinton Rest Area, approximately 15km south of Michelago.

Snow Season 2017 Opening Hours

Our opening hours over the snow season (June-October) are:

June Long Weekend
Friday 9 June 5pm - 7pm
Monday 12 June 10am - 6pm

June/July (16/06/17 - 02/07/17)
Friday 5pm - 7pm
Sunday 2pm - 6pm

July/August (07/07/17 - 27/08/17)
Friday 4pm - 6.00pm (UPDATED)
Sunday 2pm - 8pm

September (01/09/17 - 24/09/17)
Friday 4pm - 6.00pm (UPDATED)
Sunday 2pm - 6pm

October Long Weekend
Friday 29 September
4pm - 6.00pm (UPDATED)
Monday 2 October 10am - 6pm

Please check back regularly to confirm times, as we will also operate depending on demand.

Remember to STOP, REVIVE, SURVIVE!

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The Michelago Region Community Association (MRCA) represents our local community and is actively involved in the progress of Michelago as it grows and improves. To continue our work, we need your support, so please consider joining. 

The subscription for 2016 is $10 per person or $15 per family.

To join, please fill in our membership form (pdf, 144Kb).

MRCA Meetings

MRCA meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of every month from 7.00pm at the Michelago Railway Station. All welcome to meet with the committee and have your say.

MRCA Newsletter & Facebook

For information about your region, read the latest Michelago Newsletter.

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