Vintage & Classic

Reno Rescue: 1973 Millard

Tired of removalist expenses each time they moved, frequent nomads Andrew and Tanya Filak decided to invest in a permanent home – with wheels. With the help of their young daughter, Tasca, the trio gave Milly - the vintage 1973 Millard - a new ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

Reno Rescue: 1969 Franklin

After years of vowing never to buy a caravan, Dave & Margie Williams found a little Franklin they just couldn't live without. Where did you find your van and how did you come to buy it? David & I have been involved with Custom Cars for ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

Reno Rescue: Viscount Ambassador

It was an “easy fix” that turned out to be more difficult that initially thought, but with perseverance and a little elbow grease, Lisa Blanco managed to give her classic Viscount Ambassador a new lease on life. Here’s how she achieved ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

Reno Rescue: 1976 Viscount Supreme

Paul Jogever shares his experience bringing a 1976 Viscount Supreme back to life, and advice for others thinking of tackling their own renovation rescue. Where did you find your van and how did you come to buy it? I owned a mid 1970s 15-foot ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

Meet the Murrumba Star

Graeme and Kim Boyne confess to being compulsive caravan collectors. Their four sons would use stronger language to describe the couple’s love for caravans and desire to collect them.  Both admit to being under strict orders not to buy any ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

Alan Stevens, Caravan Collector

The 1947 Don featured on our Feb/Mar 2014 cover, matched with a 1949 Austin Princess, are the pride of the fleet of vehicles in the collection of Alan Stevens. Alan is an avid collector of just about anything ranging from Ford Prefect and Anglia ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

The rise and fall of Carapark

Australians love nicknames and they love caravans, but there is only one caravan that has a nickname all its own. Caraparks are fondly referred to as  “The Toaster” thanks to their shiny metallic box appearance.    Not at all aerodynamic ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

Plonk the Floating Caravan

Is it a Caravan? Is it a boat? No, it’s Plonk! John Hogan fell in love with his compact 1994 Regal caravan four years ago, took it on two laps around Australia, then started making plans to build the ultimate “off road” vehicle. The idea ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

Twin Properts – Tammy and Ruby

A Laurieton couple has the rare honour of owning and restoring two Propert folding caravans. It started out as a hobby for the Gills when they retired and moved from Canberra back to their hometown of Laurieton NSW. The couple had grown up there, ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

Keen for Kombis

The soaring land formation known as the Nimbin Rocks provides a stunning backdrop for Lorraine and Andy Keen’s “treechange” home – and their pride of five retro Kombis and two caravans. The collection began when Lorraine was about to ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017