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TOP 4x4 TRAVEL LINKS
GENERAL TRAVEL AUSTRALIA
Smartraveller.gov.au - The Australian Government's travel advisory and consular assistance service
Australian Dept of Immigration & Border Protection
Australian Tourism Commission
Australian Bureau of Meterology (Climate)
Australian Yellow pages
ANFWDC (4x4 Australian Council)
Secure Sentinel - Australia's leading provider of registration and retrieval services to help protect your personal possessions.
A handy new Travellers guide to Australian Interstate Quarantine is now available. The book details all Quarantine areas in Australia and you may be surprised at how much of the country is affected, and the restrictions on taking food in and out of both states and regions. For more details and a free copy visit: www.quarantinedomestic.gov.au or freecall: 1800 084 881.
Remote Area Travel Permits
On the National 4WD Council website at, www.anfwdc.asn.au/permit_information.php, you’ll find handy information on the permits you may require when travelling remote areas of Australia and how to apply for them. This includes permits for national parks, Aboriginal land and some of the tracks and remote regions of Australia that us four wheelers want to visit.
Outback Travel Australia - for information on all outback travel - practical and up-to-date information about 4WD vehicles, 4WD equipment and Australian outback and remote area travel.
RECOMMENDED 4WD PRODUCTS & ACCESSORIES
ARB (4x4 Aftermarket products)
Bushranger Offroad Products (Suppliers of 4WD and ute accessories).
Cooper Tyres (4x4 Tyres)
Garmin (GPS products)
Outback 4WD Service Centre (For all your mainteneance requirements and accessories.)
TJM Products (4x4 Aftermarket products)
Marks 4WD Adaptors (Engine & Gearbox Modifications)
Warn Offroad Products (Warn winches for tough recovery situations.)
New South Wales National Parks
Parks & Wildlife Commission NT
Queensland National Parks
South Australia National Parks
Tasmania National Parks
Victoria National Parks
Western Australia National Parks
Permits for Aboriginal Land
Arukun Shire Council: http://aurukun.qld.gov.au/
Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Council: www.pormpuraaw.qld.gov.au
Northern Territory / Central Australia:
Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Council: http://www.anangu.com.au/
Northern Land Council: www.nlc.org.au
Central Land Council: www.clc.org.au/
Ngaanyatjarra Council: http://www.ngaanyatjarra.org.au
South Australia :
Travelling the State's Outback Region parks and reserves requires a Desert Parks pass: http://www.environment.sa.gov.au
Western Australia: http://www.daa.wa.gov.au/en/Entry-Permits/
NSW: NSW Live Traffic
RACQ Queensland - Road Information & Conditons (click on Road Conditions then select the region you want).
Queensland Government - Traffic and Travel Informaiton -for up to date information on road conditions and closures, ph: 13 19 40, or check out their web site at: http://131940.qld.gov.au/Home.aspx
Dept of Transport - South Australia - Road Condition Reports
Main Roads Northern Territory - Road Information
Forestry Tasmania: http://www.forestrytas.com.au/visiting/road-closures
Victoria - Parks Victoria: http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/safety/fire,-flood-and-other-closures/seasonal-road-closures2
Vic Roads: http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/
Four Wheel Drive Victoria: www.fwdvictoria.org.au
Main Roads Western Australia - Road Information (Select 'Regions', select area and then choose 'Road Information'