RESOURCES

Our members willingly share their knowledge and expertise and have developed a range of excellent resources

Everything you need to know about planning for a trip.

Excellent hints and tips prepared specifically with the 4WD enthusiast in mind.

Everything from first aid kits, snake bites, bush fires and recovery equipment.

Our members favorite recipes and camp oven tips.

A bit of this and a bit of that including map reading and photography tips.

 
Trip Tips
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4WD Day Trips

March 2021

Day trips can be just as challenging as longer trips so it is important you are prepared for all possible scenarios.

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Writing Trip Reports

October 2020

Need to write a Trip Report but not sure where to start? Here's some suggestions to get the ball rolling.

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Camping Checklist

February 2021

Ever been on a camping trip and forgotten the essentials? Our camping checklist will help you prepare for your next trip.

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Track Classification

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4WD recreational track classification and corresponding WW4WDC classification.

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Club Trips

November 2020

In this article Kelli Edwards reminds us that club trips do not always have to be off-road 4WD adventures.

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Min. Requirements

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This document details the expected minimum requirements to participate in a WW4WDC trip.

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Driving Tips
Dealing with Dust

November 2020

​Written by John Kent this article provides some handy tips when driving in dusty conditions.

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Equipment to Carry

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Must have, should have and nice to have equipment to carry when 4WD driving.

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Tyres

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One of the most important, and problematic, things influencing the performance of your 4WD.

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Why do we 4WD?

September 2020

Graham McKenzie has perfectly captured the essence of 4WDriving in this article.

John's Laws of 4WD

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John Kent's 27 Laws for 4WDing.

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UHF Antennas

2016

Some useful information from the Autobarn Christmas Catalogue 2016 regarding UHF antennas.

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Hill Stall Recovery

June 202

Another great article by John Kent providing step by step instructions for both auto and manual hill stall recoveries.

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Bush Trip Prep.

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Learn about the 7 P's of Bush Driving... and some other helpful fips.

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IP Ratings

2016

Water and Dust Proofing "Ingress Protection" Rating information.

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Safety Tips
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Bushfire Safety

NSW Tourism & Recreation Caravan and Camping Bushfire Safety Brochure.

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Snake Bite Advice

Snake bite advice from the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

5 October 2017

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Lighting a Fire

RFS Quick Facts guide to your responsibilities when lighting a fire.

2017

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First Aid Kits

Local Pharmacist Michael O'Reilly shares his thoughts on what to include in your First Aid Kit.

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Camp Cooking
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Camp Ovens

May 2017

Everything you need to know about choosing, preparing, cooking and cleaning your camp oven.

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Other Tips
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Map Reading

Map reading and navigation is an essential skill for safe and enjoyable bush travel. Learn more in this article by John Kent.

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Photography

Learn about the relationship between aperture and shutter speeds and how to use these for great photos.