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The Amazing Propert Family - Caravan Inventors

A family of great inventors If you grew up in Australia in the 20th century, chances are your life has been made easier by a Propert. Folding Caravans are one of many treasured products designed and built by this inventive family. John and Emma Propert emigrated from England ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

The Rise and Fall of Sunliner Caravans

The story behind the rise and fall of the Sunliner – Australia’s first fibreglass caravan. Bert Tickner was barely a teenager when he left school, so it’s hard to believe he went on to design and manufacture one of the most sophisticated and stylish Australian caravans of its ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

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Club Meet - Vintage Olympic Caravans - Boyds Beach

On the first weekend of Spring the Olympics came to the Tweed Coast Boyds Bay Holiday Park. But there was no sign of Ian Thorpe, for these were Olympians of a different breed. They were the fibreglass loving, retro enthusing, jukebox listening kind, who drove from as far as Bundaberg ... [Read More]
September 14, 2017

History - Vintage Olympic Caravans

When it comes to vintage caravans, there are few Australian makes as sought after as the fabulous fiberglass Olympic. Advertised as “the Aristicrats of the road”, they’re renowned for their durability and light-weight practical design.  More than a thousand were built ... [Read More]
August 17, 2017

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