Brendan Batty

Kimberley Kampers to be resurected

Less than two months after Kimberley Kampers shut its doors, having been put into liquidation, ROAM has been told the company is to be resurrected by Grant Clark, the CEO of K Care Healthcare Solutions. ROAM has been told that although Grant has ... [Read More]
September 14, 2018

4WD Aftermarket and Caravan Industry on QLD Towing Laws

AAAA & CIAA CLARIFY CURRENT 4WD UPGRADE RULE STATUS August 23, 2018 - The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA), the nation’s peak body for the manufacturers, distributors and retailers of automotive parts and accessories, ... [Read More]
August 23, 2018

So what’s actually happening with QLD towing laws?

Yesterday, Queensland and Australia’s towing community erupted in outrage at a suggestion by the Courier Mail that Queensland would be preventing aftermarket upgrades to towing capacities. The article in question said that “The new laws mean any ... [Read More]
August 22, 2018

No changes to QLD towing laws, says Minister

The Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads, the Honourable Mark Bailey, has said there are no changes to Queensland towing laws, as reported by the Courier Mail overnight. The Queensland newspaper has reported that "TOUGH new laws to be ... [Read More]
August 21, 2018

Trakka Unveils its Fastest Motorhome Ever

No one could accuse Trakka of ever taking the modest path through motorhome building. As far as we know, it's still the only company to ever enter its products into overland rallies, including the four times in the Australian Safari in vehicles as ... [Read More]
August 17, 2018

Horizon Motorhomes Adds to its Trophy Cabinet

No one could accuse Ballina motorhome builder, Horizon Motorhomes of being a wallflower - it's won just about every award there is to win in the last few years. Owner Clayton Kearney, Managing Director of Horizon Motorhomes and Ballina Camper... [Read More]
August 17, 2018

Motorhome Review – Avida Birdsville

The gold-standard in caravans, at the moment, seems to be something with a massive ensuite at the rear, but when it comes to motorhomes, that's not quite so easy - because where then do you put the bed. You can't easily put it at the front, because ... [Read More]
August 8, 2018

Review – Redarc Tow Pro Elite

Electric brake controllers have come a long way since electric brakes were first introduced in the 1970s by the company that is now AL-KO. From the large and bulky boxes that sent a predefined amount of electricity to the brakes, no matter how much ... [Read More]
August 8, 2018

Caravan Review – New Age Manta Ray

New Age Caravans has always been well known for its contemporary design, stunning interiors and good value vans. The company has undergone a significant amount of change over the last 12 months, though, which includes significant investment from the ... [Read More]
August 7, 2018

Will Viscount Caravans be resurrected?

We don't want to sound too much like a tabloid, but anonymous sources close to ROAM (we have always wanted to use that phrase, though), have revealed that the Viscount name is to be resurrected and new caravans will once again appear on the road ... [Read More]
August 1, 2018