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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

What To Do If You Get A Lemon Caravan

New caravans and campers in Australia are being registered and trundled out onto the road in ever increasing numbers in pursuit of the Australian nomadic dream. You don’t need grey hair to do it. Heads of all colours are chasing their horizons. ... [Read More]
August 7, 2018

Will Viscount Caravans be resurrected?

We don't want to sound too much like a tabloid, but anonymous sources close to ROAM (we have always wanted to use that phrase, though), have revealed that the Viscount name is to be resurrected and new caravans will once again appear on the road ... [Read More]
August 1, 2018

Trakka Announces New Motorhome

One of Australia's longest standing motorhome builders has announced it'll be adding another motorhome to its already impressive line-up. The new Trakkaway 720, sister-vehicle to the popular Trakkaway 700 with rear slide-out, will share most of the ... [Read More]
July 31, 2018

ROAM Issue 34 – Read It Online

Want to know why Roothy would never buy a caravan (and what he'd do the grey-nomad-thing in instead), or how to tow or drive anything into the outback and back out again? Interested in touring West Oz, but don't want to spend a fortune doing it? ... [Read More]
July 31, 2018

Kimberley Kampers Enters Liquidation

Two weeks ago I travelled through outback New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia with the owner of Kimberley Kampers and some of the brand's dealers and staff. It was an incredible two weeks in which we shared great times around campsites, ... [Read More]
July 26, 2018

Lovells Springs Statement About Queensland Towing Law Changes

Here is the full statement made by Lovells Springs on August 22, 2018. Queensland caravaners disadvantaged by Government decision on GCM The Queensland Government is persisting with refusing to permit the revisions of Gross Combined Mass that ... [Read More]
July 22, 2018