Daily Seminars

Every day free seminars offer a chance to hear from experts about the joys and challenges of the caravan and camping lifestyle.
Daily Seminars

Every day free seminars offer a chance to hear from experts about the joys and challenges of the caravan and camping lifestyle.  This is where you get some great tips and expert advice to get you on your way. Our program includes:

  • Outback Travel Seminar
  • Safer Towing
  • Essential First Aid Tips and Tools for the Great Outdoors
  • Whole of Life – how to earn money from caravans and RVs including purchase tips and rental opportunities.

The daily seminars are located on the Lower Ground Floor of the JR Fleming Stand.

DAILY SCHEDULE & DETAILS

“Presented by Julie Eggenhuizen of Getabout Training, one the largest Outdoor Training Organisation in Australia. With courses in On road and Off road Towing; Girls Only Weekends; Big Lap training courses;4WD, Recovery, ATV’s, Towing; Chainsaw and Bush Mechanics. Julie has travelled to some of the most rugged and remote parts of Australia with her husband and three children. Join Julie as she imparts a wealth of secrets she has learnt over the last 40 years of travelling and camping around Australia by 4WD. Julie is one of the leading 4WD trainers in the country. Topics covered in this seminar include:

  • Vehicle Setup & what to pack
  • Where to go and when.
  • Tips for those just starting out, as well as old hands
  • A visual journey to some of Australia’s best, and little known 4WD destinations

“Presented by Julie Eggenhuizen of Getabout Training, one the largest Outdoor Training Organisation in Australia. With courses in On road and Off road Towing; Girls Only Weekends; Big Lap training courses;4WD, Recovery, ATV’s, Towing; Chainsaw and Bush Mechanics. Julie has travelled to some of the most rugged and remote parts of Australia with her husband and three children. Join Julie as she imparts a wealth of secrets she has learnt over the last 40 years of travelling and camping around Australia by 4WD. Julie is one of the leading 4WD trainers in the country. Topics covered in this seminar include:

  • Vehicle Setup & what to pack
  • Where to go and when.
  • Tips for those just starting out, as well as old hands
  • A visual journey to some of Australia’s best, and little known 4WD destinations

Hayman Reese Technical Towing Expert, Gary Gardiner, will offer information and advice on how to make your towing experience safer and more enjoyable.

Join Gary in his Towing Seminars where he will share his knowledge on the effectiveness of all thing towing.  Topics covered in this seminar include:

  • Weight distribution
  • Towing capacity
  • Reversing techniques
  • The importance of trailer braking systems
  • Other towing tips on how to stay safe on the road.

Free giveaways at every seminar. Presented by St John Ambulance Australia (NSW).

Topics covered in this seminar:

  • Treating injuries such as snake bites, stings, bleeding and burns.      
  • CPR instruction and how to use an AED

St John is Australia’s largest first aid training organisation. Injuries when camping in remote areas can become serious quickly and no matter where you are following a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) what happens in the first few minutes can make the difference between life and death.

Section 1: Introduce the idea of whole of life/evolution. A caravan or RV is not solely a rental or purchase item, but both – with the ability to earn money off the investment after purchase.  (Apollo – Jess)

Section 2: Overview of vehicle rental and the benefits of ‘try before you buy’ (Apollo – Jess)

Section 3: Purchase – key things to look out for in a product (caravans – weights & towing | motorhomes – chassis integration and R&D), platforms to research, trusted avenues to buy (Sydney RV)

Section 4: Rent out – Why should people consider renting out their vehicle? How to do it? Key things to consider. (Camplify)