Vintage & Classic

The Amazing Propert Family – Caravan Inventors

A family of great inventors If you grew up in Australia in the 20th century, chances are your life has been made easier by a Propert. Folding Caravans are one of many treasured products designed and built by this inventive family. John and ... [Read More]
6 May 2017

Adelaide’s All Star Caravans

South Australia produced more than its fair share of caravans in the 1950s and 1960s  Most vintage caravan enthusiasts view the mid-20th century as the golden age of caravans. After all, it was the dawn of an era when every family aspired to own ... [Read More]
6 May 2017

Restoring a classic Viscount

The idea for time to Roam came from the two-year restoration of a classic Viscount that had been in the editor’s family since 1969. Back in 1974 when I was just four, my Dad’s work with the RAAF took us on a four year adventure from our home ... [Read More]
6 May 2017

The Rise and Fall of Sunliner Caravans

The story behind the rise and fall of the Sunliner – Australia’s first fibreglass caravan. Bert Tickner was barely a teenager when he left school, so it’s hard to believe he went on to design and manufacture one of the most sophisticated ... [Read More]
6 May 2017

The Model Maker

By Paul Howe Russell Walsh started making models of caravans as a teenager and now, many decades later, has one of the country’s biggest collections. His home in Magill Adelaide is a sight to behold as he continues to add to the bespoke ... [Read More]
10 March 2017