Brendan Batty

Wheels Across A Wilderness Screening

For fans of off-road adventures visiting the 4WD and Adventure Show in Sydney Friday the 13th of September, they'll have the chance to see a big screen screening of the Leyland Brother's seminal film, Wheels Across A Wilderness. Filmed in 1966, ... [Read More]
October 12, 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

Jayco’s Wild Off-Road Prototype – Caravan News

For the second year in a row Jayco has unveiled a bold off-road caravan prototype at Melbourne Leisurefest, one of Victoria’s largest caravan and camping exhibitions. The concept Jayco XPLO Outback is a squat, rugged looking caravan that seems ... [Read More]
October 5, 2017

ABS For Caravans – The Next Step In Safety

Caravan and trailer towing safety has taken another step forward as Bosch Australia unveiled a brand new trailer stability product which includes an anti-sway function and ABS (anti-lock braking). Trailer Stability Control (TSC) is designed for ... [Read More]
October 4, 2017

LDV T60 4WD Ute Launches In Australia

Australia has had a mottled past with Chinese built automobiles, so it may come as a surprise to find that the 10th largest car builder in the world is Chinese, and it’s about to launch a 4WD dual cab ute that actually looks pretty good. For ... [Read More]
September 29, 2017

Tow Test – 2017 Isuzu MU-X 4×4

If you listen to the marketing rhetoric of most modern 4WD manufacturers, you’d almost be convinced that it’s not a real 4WD if it can’t tow 3500kg and doesn’t produce the sort of power and torque that was restricted to all but the most ... [Read More]
September 27, 2017

Kingscliff Beach Holiday Park To Reopen In April

Tweed Coast Holiday Parks, currently undergoing a major redevelopment of its Kingscliff Beach park, has announced it will reopen the park to the public on April 13, 2018, much earlier than the previously forecast mid-year opening. The Holiday ... [Read More]
September 22, 2017

CMCA Adds More RV Friendly Towns

  Australia’s largest club dedicated to campervan and motorhome owners, the Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia has added two new South Australian towns to it’s popular RV Friendly Town program. The program ensures that a ... [Read More]
September 14, 2017

Camden Caravan Leaves Camden After 45 Years

  One of Sydney’s longest serving caravan dealerships, Camden Caravan, has moved out of it’s Camden site to one more centrally located in Campbelltown. Dealer principle Anthony Rolf told ROAM. “We just found that the money that we ... [Read More]
September 14, 2017

Caravan Industry Well Regulated Says Peak Body

The caravan industry's national body has slammed suggestions by Channel 10's news and current affairs program The Project, that the industry lacks regulation. The television show aired a four-minute segment on Friday night, September 1, citing two ... [Read More]
September 6, 2017