The really, really dopey country – Outback Travel Australia

Back in 2015 I ran a blog entitled ‘Living in the Dopey Country’. I didn’t think it could get more stupid than that, but i was wrong. In 2017 Australia … Read More

Toyota 70 Series recall – Outback Travel Australia

There have been documented fires in 70 Series vehicles around Australia, caused by dry vegetation getting caught around the hot DPF housing and we’ve been warning potential … Read More

Australia’s ridiculous licensing and towing laws – Outback Travel Australia

When well-meaning authorities and pressure groups call for reduction of the road toll it’s surprised me that no-one mentions the criminally negligent situation that different lawmakers tolerate across this so-called … Read More

Bushfire Neglect – Outback Travel Australia

At the beginning of the disastrous 2002/3 Victorian Alpine fires we were camped at Wrens Flat and after lightning strikes on December 1st we saw many small valley fires from … Read More

Holden is no more – Outback Travel Australia

Holden is no more “God bless the child that’s got his own,” ran the lyrics of the 1941 Billie Holliday song, but their wisdom was lost on 1930s Australian politicians, … Read More