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.
September 20, 2019

Australia’s tropical Top End

Great Australian Outdoors writer Dick Eussen provides a glimpse into a sultry paradise
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.
July 30, 2019

Off-road with the Hema HX-1 GPS Navigator

Hema is a Brisbane-based Australian company with 25 years experience in producing detailed street and wilderness trail maps and GPS units. Hema products are popular with off-road, 4WD camping and caravanning enthusiasts in Australia and New Zealand.
July 30, 2019

Rhino-Rack Batwing Awning affords perfect cover

If the Rolling Stones’ catchcry from yesteryear was Gimme Shelter, Rhino-Rack is happy to oblige with the Batwing Awning. Come rain or shine, the Batwing will provide shade and shelter for all outdoor enthusiasts on the move. The Rhino-Rack pioneers have been crafting top-notch racks and related accessories since 1992 with the Batwing the latest innovative item off the production line.


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