Category Archives: Feature Articles

Piston Broke Awards… A snippet of Club history.

Presented by Tony Weldon. September  Meeting 2018

Tony and Stella are Life Members with a 28yr membership. 

"This Club for generations had two major awards, the Ian Lockhart award, named after       our founder and first president and, since 1989, the Piston Broke award.

The latter has been awarded to the person or persons who have most comprehensively stuffed up and/or caused the greatest amusement for other Club members on a Club run or event.

Classic examples...

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Touring WA Issue 34

Issue no: 34 Friday, 2 December 2016 Welcome to Touring WA, where we share some of the latest news from the Department of Parks and Wildlife for visitors to Western Australia’s national parks. In this issue, tips to plan your trip to a national park, a discount for you to one of WA's newest adventure attractions and heaps more! (CLICK HERE TO VIEW NEWSLETTER) ...
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Turquoise Coast Re-development

The following is an extract from On The Road (online) magazine, and thanks to Peter Fry. There are changes afoot on a popular stretch of WA’s Turquoise Coast where a massive redevelopment of four camping destinations between Jurien Bay and Kalbarri is currently taking place. In response to overwhelming visitation from self-sufficient travellers and a $1.5 million injection from the State Government’s Royalties for Regions fund, construction work has begun on two new campgrounds, while others in the region will be improved and expanded to keep caravanners, campers and motorhomers local for longer. By...
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Why did we join a 4WD Club?

Southern Cross and Beyond with 'Stamps'

Southern Cross and Beyond -Trip Leader ‘Stamps’

Kalgoorlie Pipeline. Trip Leader Glen B

Kalgoorlie Pipeline – Trip Leader Glenn B.

Goldfields Trip

Southern Cross  -Trip Leader  Viv Mc.

Goldfields prospecting. Trip Leader Roger F

Goldfields prospecting – Trip Leader Roger F.

Amazing Architecture of the old Pump Shed. Goldfields.

Architecture of the old Pump Shed. Heritage Trail – Trip Leader Glenn B.

Dowerin Gathering. Trip leader Guy L

Dowerin Gathering – Trip leader Guy L.

Huckitta Station. Trip leader Rick I

Huckitta Station – Trip leader Rick I.

Kalbarri skywalks capture new gorge views


Kalbarri Skywalk -artist impression Sealed roads and cutting-edge viewing structures will soon provide exciting and accessible panoramas of the Murchison River Gorge in Kalbarri National Park. New skywalks will take people of all ages and abilities beyond the gorge rim more than 100m above the Murchison River for breathtaking, unobstructed views. The sealed road, parking for coaches and large caravans, shade shelters and toilets will make the trip significantly more comfortable. The park already receives over 300,000 visitors a year and the sealed road will...
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