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Review: Jayco Freedom Campervan

I’ve told my wife, once or twice, that once the kids have grown up and flown the nest, I’d like to downsize our rig. Why tow a large, family-friendly camper here, there and everywhere,...

Majestic Couple’s Caravan

Chris and Carol Brett met in Guernsey (one of the Channel Islands) when she went there as a nurse. Chris had recently returned to his home there after getting his degree in England.I suppose...

Paddling Lawn Hill Gorge

In my previous column I said I'd tell you more about our time as school photographers. It was great travelling this great country and getting paid to do so and we went to a...

Birdsville or Bust

When Shaye Fischer and her family of four decided to take a 6000km trip to Birdsville – between Stuart’s Stony Desert, the Simpson Desert and Channel Country – they never imagined the adventure they’d...

Tow Vehicles and Best-Sellers

BOOKS I'VE WRITTEN My wife, Vi, was in hospital at Esk, Qld, and I was at a loose end between visits to the hospital, so I started writing down all the things I could think...

Caravan Industry Hits Back

Recent media commentary claiming the Australian caravanning industry has little or no regulation demonstrates ignorance and a lack of understanding surrounding how the industry is governed, claims Caravan Industry Association of Australia CEO Stuart...

Mary River National Park Guide

All of us know about Kakadu National Park; its reputation for superb rock art, stupendous escarpments and breathtaking wetlands is well deserved. Many who approach Kakadu from Darwin speed past signs pointing the way...

Tour: Walkamin Central Van Park

My late wife, Vi, and I called in to the newly opened Walkamin Central Caravan Park in 2006 – a year after it was opened. We intended staying for just a couple of nights...

Advice: Kids and Caravanning

Children add a different, sometimes challenging dimension to caravanning. But there’s no better way to spend the school holidays than pulling up at a beachside camp. However, if that beachside spot is more than...

Chassis Recalled, G&S Praised

Chassis manufacturer G&S Chassis has voluntarily initiated a recall of some chassis fitted with Control Rider TS Suspension.The chassis being recalled were built between May 2015 and June 2016.The move to recall these chassis...