Brendan Batty

Video Review – Adria Coral Motorhome

This might be a broad-stroke racial stereotype, but the Europeans just know how to do motorhomes. Or maybe they don’t but the few that trickle into Australia through importers like Adria are just the cream of the crop and so often just make sense. ... [Read More]
April 4, 2018

Tassie Council to Close more free campsites

They Mayor of Meander Valley Council has made a statement about the closure of the Westbury Recreation Ground to free camping and overnight stays. This is in response to the council stopping people from camping in the popular free-camping location, ... [Read More]
March 6, 2018

Tasmanian free camp shut down by council

The Meander Valley Council in Tasmania's north, has shut down a popular free campsite in the town of Westbury, which is on the route between Devonport and Launceston. Westbury is a small town which doesn't have a caravan park (the closest is in ... [Read More]
February 27, 2018

Travel – Noosa to Inskip Point on the beach

From the north side of Noosa all the way to Inskip Point (the sandy spit that almost touches Fraser Island) is a trip that takes over two hours if done in a conventional car on conventional roads. There are pretty sections along it, but it’s ... [Read More]
February 27, 2018

Free caravan safety checks continue in QLD

Media release: Caravanning Queensland together with the Department of Transport and Main Roads and Queensland Gas & Petroleum Inspectorate have renewed their unique free caravan Safety Check Days for a fourth year. Since announcing the ... [Read More]
February 26, 2018

Demise of Living Edge Caravans highlights benefits of dealer network

Two weeks ago, Melbourne-based caravan manufacturer, Living Edge Caravans, was declared insolvent and entered liquidation. The company, only a few years old, was reportedly started by former employees of Windsor Caravans' Victorian factory, which ... [Read More]
February 26, 2018

Man arrested over Elite Caravans embezzlement

A former employee of Elite Caravans has been arrested in relation to the embezzlement of hundreds of thousands of dollars of company money. At the time of his arrest, the man was allegedly working as a sales representative of another caravan ... [Read More]
February 26, 2018

Aussie Swag Campers Shuts Up Shop

One of Australia's premier hard-floor camper builders has allegedly closed down. A notice has been posted by clearing house, Auctioneering Link outlining details that all of the manufacture's assets are to be sold off on February 15. Assetts include ... [Read More]
February 8, 2018

Win a Whale Watching Adventure in Byron Bay

ROAM, Australia's premier magazine for great caravanning stories and trustworthy reviews and travel advice, has teamed up with Out Of The Blue Adventures to give away five Byron Bay whale watching tour double passes worth $198 each! Venture into ... [Read More]
January 14, 2018

Teardrop Camper Builder in Voluntary Administration

A Queensland manufacturer of custom teardrop campers, Gidget Retro Teardrop Campers Pty Ltd, has entered voluntary administration due to insolvency of the company (see the notice here). An email to customers says the manufacturing has ceased and ... [Read More]
January 13, 2018