Outback Australia

Outback Australia, Tips & Tech


SNAKE SAFETY, MADE SIMPLE. As a 4WDer and a venomous snake catcher, I get to share both of these passions with friends and workmates. Even people I don’t know are insisting I join them on offroad adventures down some forsaken track. However, I’m sure I’m not invited for my personality,...

Cape York, Outback Australia, Travel


Sean Scott’s on a mission. And it’s taking him down every gravel rabbit hole, forestry path and overgrown farming track.
He’s spent so much of the last five years wandering the bush in his trusty Toyota that his brain has become a topographical map. It sees rivers, it sees scarps, it sees swamps, it sees headlands. And it locates the best of it all like a homing missile.

Outback Australia, Travel


FROM AUSTRALIA, WITH LOVE. (#87, Australia Issue, October 2019) Let’s kick things off by saying that there were two Brisbane Valleys. The famous one being the inner-city vice district, not far from my school, and once full of hookers and druggos. The other Brisbane Valley was much less notorious, and...

Outback Australia, Travel


THE BIG RED BASH. STILL THE DON’T-MISS EVENT OF THE OUTBACK CALENDAR. It was a matter of time until the annual desert migration had its own focal point. And for eight years now, the Big Red Bash has been just that. A meeting point at the ultimate end of the...