Vintage & Classic

Reno Rescue: 1978 Viscount Supreme

Karen Needham is a married mother of two originally from New Zealand who moved to Port Macquarie NSW following the Christchurch earthquake in 2011. She regretted having to leave behind a classic 1973 Oxford Deluxe caravan she’d restored back in ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Reno Rescue: 1970s Franklin

Kaja Andersen and James Sundermann had an ambitious plan to convert a caravan into a mobile bar. But there was one problem… they didn’t actually own a caravan. So began their quest for the perfect vehicle. By chance they came across an eBay ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Reno Rescue: 1979 Millard 15′

ANDREW GILLAN always wanted to restore a classic Millard and grabbed the opportunity when it came his way. Where did you find your van and how did you come to own it? After owning a 1970’s Millard over 10 years ago, I’d grown to like that ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Reno Rescue: 1968 Viscount Duralvan

To celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary, Paul and Gloria decided to lash out on a classic caravan. Viki, as they affectionately named her, was looking a little worse for wear when they found her... but it didn't take long to bring her back to ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Reno Rescue: 1962 VW Microbus

Are you sure that’s been renovated? TIM ELLIOTT is one of a growing number of VW Kombi owners who aspire to keep their renovated vehicle looking as original as possible. He shares his renovation with us, and explains the reasoning behind his ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Murrumba Star – The Space Age Caravan

The story of the Murrumba Star Mini – a caravan way ahead of its time. A year before man landed on the moon this space capsule landed in Caboolture Queensland. It’s no accident it looks like something from an animated space age TV series ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Neil Chesney’s 60 years in caravans

There are plaques alongside framed photographs of Neil being presented with awards. There’s the occasional memento from Australia’s golden days of caravanning in the 1960s and early 1970s when Chesney reigned supreme on the roads of Queensland ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

40 Years Of Jayco Caravans

Gerry Ryan celebrates 40 years in business and reveals how Jayco Caravans outlasted all the other big names from the 1970s. By ROD BRUEM The outer Melbourne industrial suburb of South Dandenong is not the sort of place you’d normally pick as ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

The rise and fall of Franklin

Australians have Geoffrey Robertson to thank as one of the great innovators who made caravan holidays affordable for the masses. For the first time, the Franklin Caravans founder reveals how not taking a holiday led to the company’s demise.  ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

What really happened to Viscount?

In the 1970s when Aussies sang of their love for football, meat pies, kangaroos and Holdens, odds were that close behind the car was a Viscount caravan. Join us as we dive into the history of this caravanning icon.  Viscount brought mass ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017