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Travelling Back to your Roots

It’s been around six years since I last visited England and over 25 years since I set foot in the land of Single Malt Whiskey, lake-dwelling monsters and my place of birth. So I was keen to see how I felt during a recent trip to catch up with family.

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The Dying Rivers of Western New South Wales

Water use in cotton farming and one of the worst droughts in recent history are combining to quickly drain the Darling River of its last drops. the consequences for New South Wales and wider australia could be enormous.

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McArthur River Crossing outside Borroloola. IMAGE CREDIT: Theo Sloots.

Camping by a Stoney Creek

10,000 kilometres through Queensland and the NT, living in an RV. How’s that for a month and a half of travel? It’s what the founder of Stoney Creek Campers, Hank Rojek, recently undertook, using RV designs that he’s spent his lifetime developing.

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Next time you go for a drive get the kids to count the bottles and cans

The Real Cost of Littering

Does it really take monetary rewards and legal sanctions for folks to start using bins? It’s time us overlanders took responsibility for our rubbish.

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Inside Word: Rhinomax Campers

Camper caught-up with RhinoMax Director, Andy Dean, to discover more about their eye-catching, super-capable and well-appointed stable of top-spec hybrid campers.

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Inside Word: Zone RV

Camper catches up with Zone director, Matt Johns, to talk about the brand’s distinctive style and learn more about their ambitious expedition-focussed vision.

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Taking Camping Culture to the World

Camper trailers burst into new international markets, as BRS forge their way into the US and Patriot test European and Asian waters.

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Tall Tales: Australia's Convict Slaves

There’s no way Britain sent convicts to Australia to reduce overpopulation. A darker, more sinister motivation lies behind the historical move.

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Dumping Dilemmas

While the self-sufficiency of owning a portable toilet might be appealing, the go-anywhere dunny can have a dark side too.

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Stop Trying So Hard in the Kitchen

You can throw away the chef’s hat. When you’re camping, eating something simple, as a family, is much more important than gourmet dining

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Top 10 Tropical Beaches for Wet Season Escapes

Summer is an excellent time to beach-hop the tropics from Townsville to Weipa, because when the crowds flee south with the first rains, all these top beachfront camps, rainforested waterholes and barramundi fishing spots become exclusively yours.

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The true apex predator.  Unlike the croc, which favours barramundi, its prey is data

How I Scored a Seat on Hema’s Map Patrol

Sitting in the hot-seat of a Hema vehicle, 4WDing for a living, might seem like the dream job, but what does the mapping work actually involve on a day-to-day level? And what does it take to score the gig?

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