Are you part of the northern migration?

Well, it is chilly down south – even in The Centre. Friends are in Alice at the moment and tell us the nights are very brisk!

Or are you further north, like Ross Gilmartin and Matt Booth (pictured) happily soaking in the sunny on the NSW North Coast? 

I snapped them

What events and festivals do you recommend in Australia?

Who’s experiencing Birdsville’s Big Red Bash this year? 

With Midnight Oil headlining, and 16 other Aussie artists and bands including The Living End, Busby Marou, Kasey Chambers and Richard Clapton – I would love to be there with you! 

It is held July 16-18 – over three days and nights at

Maritime history at Port Albert Parking Area

An overnighter – but a beauty!  Just a slight detour in off the beaten track, Port Albert is a sleepy fishing village on the Victorian coast that caters well for a few self-contained RVs right on the foreshore. 

The town is steeped in maritime history with some of its buildings

Our Stay at Leichhardt Lagoon

Words by Desmond Fittock.  Photography by Beverley Fittock

We arrived at Leichhardt Lagoon caravan and camping park on 31st July 2015, 170 years almost to the day since Ludwig Leichhardt camped by the Norman River on 19th July 1845.  Leichhardt was one of Australia’s early explorers at the time of

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    Camps Australia Wide recognised as No. 1 most influential product in caravanning!

Camps Australia Wide recognised as No. 1 most influential product in caravanning!

Heatley enjoyed a double feature in Brisbane – watching Queensland beat NSW at State of Origin, then following up the boy’s night with a boy’s day at the QLD Caravan, Camping & Touring Supershow. He brought home a few RV brochures AND the latest copy of the Roam magazine. 


Must do: Pearl Luggers

Set in Chinatown, in Broome, WA is a little day out our whole family recommends. Here’s one of our kid’s diary entry: “Today we did a little tour. The divers all smoked opium to help cure the bends and get them constipated.” And another: “It was SO good …

Winter is here

How good does this spot look? Especially when it has been so chilly! We know a lot of travellers are on their migration north. Some move in the opposite direction, and make the most of the lack of crowds and choice of spots in our southern states.

2019 is the Year of Outback Tourism

From star gazing and bush storytelling to camp drafting and dunny racing, The Outback is set to come alive in 2019 and beyond with dozens of new and much-loved tourism events and experiences receiving more than $1.1 million in funding.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the 27 recipients of round one

Pies, festivals and a new camp ground

Concerts are not something I have done a lot of over the years. Probably due to dragging four kids along to events like this is not always easy. 

Well, it was a lifelong aim to see Jimmy Barnes live. On the Mother’s Day weekend we took our two eldest and

Kendenup Nature Based Camp Ground is 5 star

Thank you Viv for this review of WA site 216 in Camps 10, or find it on our Camps Australia Wide App! 
In WA … off the Albany highway, between Cranbrook and Mt Barker, is Kendenup, at the sporting grounds. 
There is power and unpowered sites, very good toilets and showers.