Tasmanian Family Caravanning

My family and I have just arrived back to what my youngest two daughters call Australia from a 28-day tour of Tasmania. What a whirlwind. This was our second trip across Bass Strait; the...
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Caught napping!

I was getting ready to do the washing when a ping told me I had an email. Oh dear – it was the editor asking for my column and I hadn't written a word! So...
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Jurgens Legal Dispute Resolved

A legal dispute between Jurgens Australia and Al-Ko appears to have been resolved. On April 17, Jurgens released a statement to announce that the legal proceedings instituted by Al-Ko over a large sum of money...
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Jurgens Jindabyne Pop-Top Review

When we think about family caravans, we often think of 23-plus-footers – and that’s just the body length. These vans typically have a forward bed, a rear bedroom for the kids, a rear bathroom,...
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Review: Everest Caravans Kombat 19ft 7in Family Van

Though the company is quite young, Everest Caravans appears to be establishing itself as a long-term player in the Australian RV manufacturing industry. That’s if the style, fit and finish and overall build integrity...
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Review: Pioneer Mitchell Hybrid

In mid 2018, Pioneer Campers was purchased by Gason, the company that also owns Trakmaster Caravans. And we all wanted to know how the well-regarded Pioneer range would change, particularly the hybrid Pioneer Mitchell. This...
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Jurgens Australia Rolls On

Jurgens Australia remains operational. That’s the message from company director Paul Kyriacou, following the mid-March closure of the Pakenham, Vic, factory. The gates were chained and locked shut, with a notice lease termination notice fixed to...

Top 10 RV Modifications

So you’re thinking about giving free-camping a go. You would like to travel without having to pay for caravan parks every night but you’re not sure whether your camper is equipped to do so. Well...
New Age

New Era For New Age

In the space of eight weeks, New Age Caravans has opened four new dealerships, increasing its network to 16 locations around Australia and New Zealand. “Between the first of July and the first of September,...
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...