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...

Travelling With Kids: Challenges and Rules

Travelling with kids has its challenges. And because it so graphically illustrates the need for everyone to take care, even in the relatively safe confines of a caravan park, GoRV is linking to this...

Top Five Family Caravanning Tips

We are a family of four doing the big lap. We are ‘Four Hands in a Tin Can’: Peter, Annie, Liam and Mia and thought that, as our initials spelt ‘palm’, we could use...

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...

Why We Love Our Caravan

People often ask why we chose an On The Move caravan, as there are so many vans to choose from these days. Most modern vans have great features and what appeals to one won't...

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...

Caravan Trip Planning

1. PREPARATION! Make sure both your car and caravan have been serviced, including wheel bearings on the van. Use reputable companies and tell them your plans so they can check that you are thoroughly prepared...

Traveller Caravan Obsession

Ken and Sylvia Pilkington, my next door neighbours at the Walkamin Central Van Park on the Atherton Tableland, Far North Queensland, are a long way from what used to be their home in Christies...

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...

In Defence of Caravanners

If you’re anything like me, you’re sick of certain parts of the media bleating about ‘bloody caravanners’.The star of one particular truck driver rose recently following his inflammatory comments on a website dedicated to...