Brendan Batty

The History of Millard Caravans

There are few people in the history of caravanning that have had as much influence on our pastime as John and Peter Darlington – the two brothers who ran Millard Caravans through its heyday years. And there are few products that have been so ... [Read More]
October 9, 2018

What’s New at Melbourne Leisurefest

Melbourne Leisurefest is on this weekend and there's a whole swag of new caravans, campers and camping products on display. Here's some of the most notable. On The Move Caravans Traxx Series II The Victorian manufacturer's first slide-out model, ... [Read More]
October 5, 2018

Narva launches more efficient driving lights and VR experience

Ever used a set of virtual reality goggles or watched a 360° video? Leading automotive electrics supplier, Narva, has just launched a VR experience to show off its entire range of high-performance driving lights, and it's pretty cool stuff. The ... [Read More]
October 4, 2018

New Viscount Models Revealed

It’s taken much longer than two months to raise Viscount out of the ashes, although it’s been revealed that Concept Caravans is behind the move. Concept, a Victorian manufacturer, also builds Franklin and Newlands brand caravans, both well-known ... [Read More]
September 20, 2018

Kimberley Kampers to be resurected

Less than two months after Kimberley Kampers shut its doors, having been put into liquidation, ROAM has been told the company is to be resurrected by Grant Clark, the CEO of K Care Healthcare Solutions. ROAM has been told that although Grant has ... [Read More]
September 14, 2018

4WD Aftermarket and Caravan Industry on QLD Towing Laws

AAAA & CIAA CLARIFY CURRENT 4WD UPGRADE RULE STATUS August 23, 2018 - The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA), the nation’s peak body for the manufacturers, distributors and retailers of automotive parts and accessories, ... [Read More]
August 23, 2018

So what’s actually happening with QLD towing laws?

Yesterday, Queensland and Australia’s towing community erupted in outrage at a suggestion by the Courier Mail that Queensland would be preventing aftermarket upgrades to towing capacities. The article in question said that “The new laws mean any ... [Read More]
August 22, 2018

No changes to QLD towing laws, says Minister

The Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads, the Honourable Mark Bailey, has said there are no changes to Queensland towing laws, as reported by the Courier Mail overnight. The Queensland newspaper has reported that "TOUGH new laws to be ... [Read More]
August 21, 2018

Trakka Unveils its Fastest Motorhome Ever

No one could accuse Trakka of ever taking the modest path through motorhome building. As far as we know, it's still the only company to ever enter its products into overland rallies, including the four times in the Australian Safari in vehicles as ... [Read More]
August 17, 2018

Horizon Motorhomes Adds to its Trophy Cabinet

No one could accuse Ballina motorhome builder, Horizon Motorhomes of being a wallflower - it's won just about every award there is to win in the last few years. Owner Clayton Kearney, Managing Director of Horizon Motorhomes and Ballina Camper... [Read More]
August 17, 2018