July 6, 2020

The value of vacuum-sealed food

In recent years vacuum food sealers have become common, useful household appliances. The special bags used in vacuum sealers provide a superior barrier to conventional plastic bags. This refrigeration of food within an impervious and robust bag has worthwhile benefits, significantly extending storage life.
June 25, 2020

Catching jetty squid

One of the common activities for people visiting coastal towns is a spot of fishing. Many such municipalities are situated in sheltered locations that have jetties or piers. These quays provide an opportunity to spend a few relaxing hours enjoying the therapeutic background sound of water lapping against pylons, watching the changes in colour of the sea and sky as day turns into night, and quite possibly obtaining a decent feed of wild seafood.
June 17, 2020

Trapping flying ferals at home to protect native species

The recent restrictions on movement within Australia has resulted in considerable disruption to the conservation work undertaken by many firearms owners and users, including major Conservation and Wildlife Management programs being put on hiatus
May 21, 2020

Bee involved

With the celebration of World Bee Day this week, it had us thinking about the importance of our pollinating pals
May 18, 2020

Private aquarium off the scale

The Port Lincoln, South Australia home of the late Ron Forster OAM boasts the Southern Hemisphere’s largest private aquarium.
May 4, 2020

Funding a ‘lifeline’ for zoos’ survival

Australia’s zoos and aquariums will receive almost $95million in federal funding to help them survive the COVID-19 crisis.
April 28, 2020

DIY Caravans

With movement restrictions still in place, you probably can’t go travelling in a caravan, but you might be able to build on instead. According to Goldstar RV, a caravan project might be just what the doctor ordered.
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.


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