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On The Road has 10 Stovetop Toasters to give away. To enter our draw, write your name and address on the back of an envelope and send it to On The Road Stovetop Toaster Giveaway, PO Box 310 Williamstown, Vic 3016 to reach us by 29 July, 2005. Readers may enter as many times as they wish up to that date.
On The Road is Australia's top monthly magazine for people who enjoy camping, caravanning and touring Australia.
Have a look at our selection of books for travellers, DVDs, maps, back issues, binders
and much more.
Current Issue
July 2005

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GREAT PLACES TO GO
Visit Mt Augustus in Western Australia, a “sleeping giant” that is bigger than Uluru.
Retreat to the Pioneer Valley
Not far from Mackay in Queensland is an area known as the Pioneer Valley, where rainforest, sugar cane and wildlife help to make a visit extra special.
These four national parks, hidden among the ranges, are sure to leave you with fond memories.
Campsite reports
This month our campsite reporters have found some superb places to camp in South Australia, New South Wales, Western Australia and Victoria.

CARAVANS & MOTORHOMES
Trakmaster’s Nullarbor caravan won’t mind being taking through the rough stuff.

GOOD GEAR & GADGETS
Walkabout
This month we’ve found some excellent books for travellers, where to go and see koalas in the wild, how to have a special bicycle holiday and much more.

CAMPERS’TALES
If you plan to take your trailer off the bitumen it, and your vehicle, must be prepared. Dick Eussen offers some practical advice to get you there and back again safely.
Campfire safety
2005 Australian of the Year Dr Fiona Wood talks to On The Road about burns prevention and first aid in the
outdoors.
Pat Hayes takes it easy on a journey to Alice Springs aboard the legendary Ghan.
An expert on camp oven cooking shares some secrets on how easy this methods of cooking can be.
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JUST FOR READERS
This campground in the Northern Territory is a pleasure to stay in and has won for a reader a pair of fantastic daypacks from Snowgum.

GETAWAY VEHICLE
Kia has updated its Sportage
soft-roader.
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CATCH A FEED
Paul B. Kidd offers advice for every owner – and occupant – of a small boat.

REGULAR FEATURES
Readers’ letters
A reader urges others to learn what their four-wheel-drive can and can’t do.
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Win a stovetop toaster
We have 10 of these to give away.
Aussie Cross Quiz
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In August On The Road we’re off to explore an inland waterland at Coongie Lakes, a place that is yet to be discovered by the tourist hoards. We’ll join Deborah Schutz on a journey to some fun outdoor destinations that are close to Adelaide – just perfect for a weekend tour – and take a camping trip to the tip of Australia, where incredible sunsets are just part of the appeal. And, we’ll have our regular dose of some of the best places to camp in Australia, ideas for campfire cooking, fishing advice and lots more.
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