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Jurgens Future In Doubt

Updated below - Rumours are circulating around the internet and social media that Pakenham-based caravan manufacturer, Jurgens, has been evicted from its factory by the landlord. A image posted on social media shows a sign that says, "Notice of ... [Read More]
March 18, 2019

AL-KO Unveils Futuristic Light-weight Chassis

AL-KO (or more correctly, its parent company DexKO Global) has been on a caravan chassis spending spree the last eight months, having snapped up G&S Chassis in June last year and Preston Chassis earlier this month, so that it now somewhat ... [Read More]
February 21, 2019

Trakka Rebuilds A Classic

Around the world, the most sought-after Kombi camper conversions are undoubtably the old Wesfalia's, but in Australia, those done by 40-something-year-old Trakka are becoming increasingly popular. The family owned business is very proud of its ... [Read More]
February 11, 2019

Oztent updates the Foxwing

Back in 2007, Oztent changed the way we think about vehicle awnings when it unveiled the Foxwing, the world’s first commercially available, 270°, swing-out awning. It’s had a few small updates since then, but none as comprehensive as the latest ... [Read More]
February 6, 2019

Kimberley Kampers Resurrected Again, For Real, Hopefully

Kimberley Kampers is back from the dead, again, I hope (because every other time I've said so, the news has changed not long after!). After months of negotiations over the intellectual property of the brand, a former dealer, James Cockburn, working ... [Read More]
January 12, 2019

Book Review – Explore Australia by Caravan and Motorhome (6th Ed.)

Can the author of his own book write a balanced review of it? Probably not. I've known the author of Explore Australia by Caravan and Motorhome (6th Ed.) all his life, and I have to say, I’ve never met a more humble, good-looking or talented ... [Read More]
December 11, 2018

Free Camping in Rocky Comes to an End

Caravanning Queensland has won a legal battle in the Planning and Environment Court against Rockhampton Regional Council to have the free camping area in Kershaw Gardens closed down. In its statment, Caravan Queensland has said – "In late 2017 ... [Read More]
November 16, 2018

Two Caravan Builders On The Ropes In One Week

Victorian caravan manufacturer, Billabong Custom Caravans has been placed in to administration and Diamond Caravans, also from Victoria, has entered liquidation this week. This comes just weeks after NSW-based Ultimate Campers was put into voluntary ... [Read More]
October 25, 2018

Ballina RV Dealer Continues Winning Awards

Ballina Campervans, Motorhomes & Caravans (BCMC) continues to dial up the volume on its business success this year – being recognised on both a local and a national level. Not only was it the winner of the ‘Business Excellence’ award at ... [Read More]
October 23, 2018

Top Gong for Tweed Coast Park – Again

The Tweed Coast’s top family holiday destination – Tweed Coast Holiday Parks Kingscliff Beach, has taken home the award for ‘Best of the Best NSW Holiday Park’ and the ‘Best Holiday Park North Coast’ held at the recent  2018 Caravan ... [Read More]
October 23, 2018