Melbourne Leisurefest

Gear Up For Melbourne Leisurefest

Melbourne Leisurefest, the second largest RV show in Victoria, is set to take over Sandown Racecourse from October 4 to 7.Caravan Industry Association of Victoria CEO Robert Lucas said this year’s Leisurefest would showcase...
Hitch-Ezyvideo

Hitch-Ezy Coupling Review

An offroad caravan needs an offroad coupling. Obviously. But they’re not all created equally. While the principal characteristics remain the same – 360° articulation on the horizontal and vertical axes – there are key...
differential

Yemmy’s Back But What’s the Diff?

Following on from last month when I said Yemmy was at the RACQ repairers in Mareeba and they couldn't look at him for a week, well, quite a lot has happened since then, including...
Isuzu MU-Xvideo

Isuzu MU-X Tow-Tested

The GoRV tow vehicle has been on its last legs for, well, a long time. The mighty red 80 Series that you might’ve seen within our pages had a great run, and I’ll be...
Jayco Adventurervideo

Offroad Test: Jayco Adventurer

Unending red dirt, unfolding like a blanket towards the horizon. Saltbush inching towards the bitumen, which rolls on. And on. That’s the coast of Western Australia. We were pushing north from Perth towards Kalbarri,...
Legend Caravansvideo

Legend Caravans Kick Back Off-Road Tested

Not all offroad caravans are created equally. Some are little more than rebadged blacktop tourers with independent suspension bolted underneath and a DO35 coupling whacked on up front. Others, though, are purpose-built machines, rigs...
motorhome

Motorhome Tax Increase

The Caravan Trade & Industries Association of Queensland (Caravanning Queensland) has waded into the furore created by The Courier Mail’s August 21 report claiming the Queensland government was about to ban GCM upgrades.Caravanning Queensland...
Avanvideo

Review: Avan Ovation M7 Slide-Out Motorhome

I’ve long pondered the motorhome lifestyle. I’ve always been an avid caravanner, but during those times of wet weather, hitching up in the mud and rain, wrestling with weight distribution bars, my mind has...
GCM upgrade

GCM Upgrade Furphy?

Two of Australia’s peak automotive and leisure industry bodies have moved to allay fears sparked by recent media reports that the Queensland government was about to change the laws concerning upgrading the Gross Combined...
Lake Ballard

The Lake Ballard Beings

Could it be that in 2003 a party of 51 extra-terrestrial beings landed on the remote saltbed of Lake Ballard, and indeed were turned to black pillars of salt as punishment for some biblical...