Month: July 2020

Emergency Plus App

We’d all love to think that our travels will go without incident, but unfortunately (too often) emergencies occur. If you are in need of emergency services (Police, Fire or Ambulance), there is a useful app to assist you in getting help earlier. The ‘Emergency+’...

Current COVID Travel Restrictions

With a surge in COVID-19 cases in Victoria and New South Wales, and changes being made to border crossings, it is hard to stay up to date with the latest restrictions on travelling. If you are planning on travelling, please check these before you hit the road as many...

Current Travel Restrictions

With a surge in COVID-19 cases in Victoria and New South Wales, and changes being made to border crossings, it is hard to stay up to date with the latest restrictions on travelling. If you are planning on travelling, please check these before you hit the road as many...

Obtaining Police Checks

Many opportunities require a police check and it’s a fairly easy process to apply for one. The Fit2work website provides a simple way of obtaining online criminal history checks (including police, entitlement to work and certain accreditation checks). Fit2work...

Borrowing Books

As you are travelling, you might like to make use of the local libraries to borrow books and other resources. Some states have a ‘one card’ network (where you can use one card at all public libraries in that state) or offer tourist library cards for travellers....

How Do you Deal with Mail on the Road?

One thing we are often asked about is how to deal with your mail while travelling (particularly if you are on the road for a longer period of time). There are a number of options, including diversion of your mail to a mail forwarding service before you leave. A number...

Heavy Vehicle Insurance

This week, I have been asked to re-visit a Tip that we sent out about this time last year. Heavy Vehicle Insurance, and where to obtain it. Some of the insurers that Club Members have used and recommend are: Ken Tame and Associates (Phone: 03 9853 5555. Website:...