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What To Do If You Get A Lemon Caravan

New caravans and campers in Australia are being registered and trundled out onto the road in ever increasing numbers in pursuit of the Australian nomadic dream. You don’t need grey hair to do it. Heads of all colours are chasing their horizons. ... [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

Trakka Announces New Motorhome

One of Australia's longest standing motorhome builders has announced it'll be adding another motorhome to its already impressive line-up. The new Trakkaway 720, sister-vehicle to the popular Trakkaway 700 with rear slide-out, will share most of the ... [Read More]
July 31, 2018

ROAM Issue 34 – Read It Online

Want to know why Roothy would never buy a caravan (and what he'd do the grey-nomad-thing in instead), or how to tow or drive anything into the outback and back out again? Interested in touring West Oz, but don't want to spend a fortune doing it? ... [Read More]
July 31, 2018

Kimberley Kampers Enters Liquidation

Two weeks ago I travelled through outback New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia with the owner of Kimberley Kampers and some of the brand's dealers and staff. It was an incredible two weeks in which we shared great times around campsites, ... [Read More]
July 26, 2018

How To Happy Hour Like A Pro

The humble happy hour is one of caravanning's finest institutions. A time when nomads of a like mind can mingle around a campfire; under and awning; in a camp kitchen and relish the best things of a transient lifestyle. A time when ideas are shared, ... [Read More]
July 19, 2018

Making your caravan or motorhome a tax deduction

The Australian Tax office has recently made rulings about how income and expenses incurred while hiring out a caravan or RV on a peer to peer hire service like Camplify should be reported. We sat down with Camplify CEO and accountant Steph Hinds ... [Read More]
July 18, 2018

Win a Great Southern Tour with CIL Insurance

CIL Insurance, Australia's leading specialist Caravan and RV Insurer, is giving you the chance to win a trip for two exploring some of the most exciting regions of Australia on CIL's Great Southern Tour. Beginning in Perth, take a cruise on the ... [Read More]
July 12, 2018

Coromal and Windsor Sold to Apollo for Peanuts

Coromal and Windsor, two of Australia’s most recognised caravan brands, have been sold to Apollo Tourism & Leisure in a move that wasn’t entirely unexpected considering Fleetwood had been losing money hand-over-fist on the two nameplates for ... [Read More]
June 23, 2018

RAM 1500 Comes to Australia – Price and Specs

The head brass of RAM Trucks Australia have made wild claims about the soon-to-be released RAM 1500, the more reasonably sized pick-up truck from America. “This vehicle drives like a passenger car,” said National Product & Service Manager ... [Read More]
June 12, 2018