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February 17, 2020

Seasonal change in the NT

The dry season in the Australian tropics starts after the monsoon or wet season, generally from mid-May onwards and can last into January if the wet is late.
January 9, 2020

The Airstream International caravan

You’ve probably always wanted to drive a Ferrari. But, what about living in one? Great Australian Outdoors magazine heard that the Ferrari of caravans, the Airstream International, had hit our fair shores and that they need to be seen to be believed. So we did just that.
January 9, 2020

Licence to grill, 24/7

Your day is winding up and it’s time to relax around the campfire. The sun is dropping towards the horizon and the air is beginning to chill. It’s comfortable next to the flames and you just don’t want to move away from that radiating heat.
January 9, 2020

Among the pigeons: Why our cats belong indoors

This fascinating book offers a telling insight into the conundrum raised by conflicting appraisals of the enigma of the domestic cat. How can a cuddly, purring household pet be transformed into a sleek, feline killing machine once it steps outside the threshold and makes the outdoors its domain?
October 31, 2019

Dingo debate: pest or protected?

Genetic records suggest the dingo could have been in Australia up to 18,000 years ago.
August 6, 2019

Red Sand Green Heart: Ecological adventures in the Outback

Red Sand Green Heart: Ecological Adventures in the Outback offers an insight into a rarely seen part of Australia. The non-fiction book follows John L Read’s journey into the outback after he was employed in 1989 by a uranium mining company as an ecologist.
August 5, 2019


LifeStraw is a simple and widely celebrated water filter which removes more than 99 per cent of bacteria and 99.9 per cent of protozoa (single celled organisms) by the time water is sucked from one end of the straw to the other. While the original LifeStraw can filter up to 4000 litres of water, newer and larger versions of the LifeStraw can filter up to 25 times that while also removing 99.9 per cent of viruses and microplastics from water.
August 5, 2019

Leatherman Wave multi-tool

Leatherman upgrade takes Wave multi-tool to next generation. Leatherman has been a name synonymous with excellence since the Oregon-based tools manufacturer burst onto the scene in 1983.