The rally is no longer at newstead its at Campbells Creek, just outside of Castlemain
This is the biggest british bike rally in the southren hemisphear, theres about 1500 people and bikes that turn out for this rally and growing, its been going for 31 years, this year its a 3 day long weekend with Anzac day on the friday,its mostly camping only.
Its mainly a classic and vintage rally but last year there were 200 + hinkely and more expected this year, you can pre-book and receive the sort after badge, ticket are about $40 pre-book or $45 at the gate, I does pay to get there on Friday to get a good spot for camping, wood is suppled on site and camp fires are ok at that time of the year, you can down load a entry form from the B.S.A site
Food, tolets/ nude shower, Bar, Bands, swap meet, pub with in walking distance, firewood, and bike eye candy is avalible.
Theres alway a door prize of a classic bike (like a raffle ticket) only for pre-payed entrys
More info at http://www.ratbags.org.au/Ratbags%20Site/Welcome.html