Editors pick

Caravan Review – Jayco Expanda 16.49-3 Outback

When friends of mine started planning a six-month trip of Australia with their young family – taking their kids out of school for a couple of terms to bolster their educations with some amazing experiences – they asked me for a shortlist of ... [Read More]
December 6, 2017

Video – 1969 Chesney Regal restoration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEyPtuv0tsw&feature=youtu.be Rod West grew up on the Gold Coast at a time when the region was growing rapidly and tourism was becoming a major industry. He was called to national service in 1967 and shipped ... [Read More]
November 29, 2017

Ray’s Clipper – Jenolan Caves Crash Story In Full

Back in issue 28, we highlighted the history of Flxible Clipper coaches and the impact they had on road travel through the 50s and 60s, and now as transformed motorhomes. Not long after, we heard from Larraine Hobbs, whose father drove the coaches ... [Read More]
October 10, 2017

The Amazing Propert Family – Caravan Inventors

A family of great inventors If you grew up in Australia in the 20th century, chances are your life has been made easier by a Propert. Folding Caravans are one of many treasured products designed and built by this inventive family. John and ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

The Rise and Fall of Sunliner Caravans

The story behind the rise and fall of the Sunliner – Australia’s first fibreglass caravan. Bert Tickner was barely a teenager when he left school, so it’s hard to believe he went on to design and manufacture one of the most sophisticated ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017