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Review: Malibu Caravans Family Adventurer

There are a couple of ways to measure value in a caravan: the amount and quality of the gear that’s been fitted, and the time and material behind the build. The Malibu Caravans Family Adventure...
Bailey Australia

Bailey Australia Shutting Up Shop

Bailey Australia has become the latest manufacturer to shut up shop. The company announced on August 1 that its Australian manufacturing operation would be closed by the end of the month, or shortly thereafter.  Bailey Australia’s...
caravan watervideo

Caravan Water Wise

Anyone who goes camping understands the limitations that a lack of water can impose. Aside from keeping our bodies hydrated and for those morning mood-enhancing coffees and teas, water is needed for other daily...
Border Expo

Gear Up for Border Expo

The 2019 Border Caravan & Camping Expo is returning to Wodonga Racecourse, Vic, in late August. This will be the ninth Border Expo. Each year, the Caravan Industry Association of Victoria has contributed a combined...
Gibb River Road

Travel Guide: The Gibb River Road

Last January, GoRV took you along the Savannah Way stretching from Cairns to Broome. In Kununurra, we pointed out that you could continue on the official Savannah Way along the Great Northern Highway, which...
road vehicle standards act

Industry Blasts Compliance Delay

The Caravan Industry Association of Australia has blasted a federal government decision to introduce an Amendment Bill to delay the Road Vehicle Standards Act (RVSA). As reported in our digital magazine, the RVSA was due...
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Caravan Maintenance on the Road

There appears to be an attitude that the more you spend on your setup, the less likely it is that you’ll encounter problems. With an AusRV Byfield XT (offroad) family bunk van that cost...
Paramount Caravansvideo

Review: Paramount Caravans Thunder 186 Pop-Top

There’s a lot to be said for smaller vans, from little weekenders – effectively a bed on wheels – to 18ft pop-tops. They’re typically light, which in turn brings numerous benefits. Less fuel, less...
Hilltop Caravansvideo

Review: Hilltop Caravans Macedon 21ft

Hilltop Caravans has been manufacturing caravans for about five years. Frankly, the company had mostly flown under my radar, a sort of quite achiever in the industry. Though it is a relatively small outfit, building...
Jurgens Australia

Jurgens Australia Rolls to Recovery

Jurgens Australia has issued a statement to announce the company is on the road to recovery. This follows the mid-March closure of the Pakenham, Vic, factory over claims Jurgens had breached the terms of its...