Brendan Batty

Aussie Swag Campers Shuts Up Shop

One of Australia's premier hard-floor camper builders has allegedly closed down. A notice has been posted by clearing house, Auctioneering Link outlining details that all of the manufacture's assets are to be sold off on February 15. Assetts include ... [Read More]
February 8, 2018

Win a Whale Watching Adventure in Byron Bay

ROAM, Australia's premier magazine for great caravanning stories and trustworthy reviews and travel advice, has teamed up with Out Of The Blue Adventures to give away five Byron Bay whale watching tour double passes worth $198 each!Venture into ... [Read More]
January 14, 2018

Teardrop Camper Builder in Voluntary Administration

A Queensland manufacturer of custom teardrop campers, Gidget Retro Teardrop Campers Pty Ltd, has entered voluntary administration due to insolvency of the company (see the notice here). An email to customers says the manufacturing has ceased and ... [Read More]
January 13, 2018

Kingscliff Beach Holiday Park To Open Early

Currently undergoing a multi-million-dollar redevelopment as part of the Kingscliff Foreshore revitalisation project, the Tweed Coast Holiday Parks Kingscliff Beach property is expected to open to campers and caravanners months earlier than antici... [Read More]
January 11, 2018

Why are caravan weights and masses so confusing?

Caravan masses and towing weights are two of the most confusing aspects of caravanning – and it’s not hard to see why. To ensure you stay legal when towing, you really need to know a lot of data, and only some of it isn't actually what’s ... [Read More]
January 9, 2018

Legal action against Lemon Caravans Facebook group founder dropped

Lotus Caravans has made a statement on its Facebook page stating it's ceased legal proceedings against Tracey Leigh, the founder of the Lemon Caravans Facebook group which she set up after feeling she'd bought a lemon caravan from the Melbourne ... [Read More]
January 2, 2018

The Best Road Trip Audio Books For Aussie Summer

We're caravanners and campers, so we spend a lot of time driving, or just relaxing around camp? Have you ever considered listening to audio books on your next road trip or camping trip?I've always been a bookworm. I can still remember reading my ... [Read More]
December 31, 2017

Towing Mirror Comparisons

I go through a lot of towing mirrors, and I don’t think I’m alone in wondering if there is a ‘perfect mirror’. One that doesn’t vibrate, is easily adjustable, offers good vision and most importantly, won’t break. Here’s a rundown of ... [Read More]
December 29, 2017

Caravanning in Peterborough, SA

Once a thriving rail junction connecting the silver wealth of Broken Hill and meagre wheat income of the Flinders Ranges with the world, Peterborough (formerly Petersburg), is now a charming hub of history that shouldn’t be passed by if you’ve ... [Read More]
December 29, 2017

Kimberley Kampers goes into voluntary administration

Kimberley Kampers Pty Ltd has placed itself in voluntary administration, according to a notice placed on the ASIC website. Kimberley Kampers is generally credited with building the most advanced and highest quality rear-fold camper trailers and ... [Read More]
December 16, 2017