Dear ExplorOz Reader,
fortnight, we've made some visual and structural changes to the site. We
highlight the changes throughout the newsletter but the most obvious of all is that the home page
has been completely transformed into a fully dynamic page which changes
throughout the day based on visitor activity.
It's all designed to give you ease of access and show you at a glance
what parts of the site everyone else is using.
|New Trek Note -
Wilbinga - WA
Close to Perth, Wilbinga
is the ideal day trip. Suitable to any level of experience from beginner
to expert, its the closest beach driving trek to Perth. This trek note
was put together by Jackie and Juliana after a great day out on a recentExplorOz
This week's Newsletter Special is:
10% discount off all Mosquito
Nets. We have 3 different sorts (untreated,
permethrin treated, and speed nets), each available in 2 sizes.
Remember, this special discount is valid for 7 days
here to browse or call us - we happily take orders over the
phone. Note - Newsletter Week discounts
are additional to the 5% Member Money received on qualifying
ExplorOz is now selling Rooftop
Maps. These maps cover different areas of Victoria, and are especially good
for the High Country. Scales vary from
1:10,000 - 1:100,000, that's obviously excellent detail and include good information. Click here
to view the full range.
Going to the High Country soon? We have 3
different Trek Notes with all the information, waypoints and downloadable plot
files you need.
New and Updated Products
||A beautiful book to hold featuring astounding colour photographs of the outback. But there's
more behind the gloss and pictures - it's a comprehensive and useful travel
guide. Get in early - this would make an excellent Christmas Present.|
E400 - now available in Red
Eflare's are an effective warning light used by all Australian Police Forces
and Emergency Services and can be seen for over 1 km at night.
||Results of the "Become a Member
in September" Draw|
|These 5 lucky Members and their families
are off to the 2005 National 4x4 & Fishing and Outdoors Expo in
Melbourne next week:|
Member - Mark C (VIC)
Member - AdrianLR
Member - Barry K (SA)
Member - Allan C (VIC)
Member - JimW (VIC)
we also say thanks to those who were
initially drawn but due to inability to attend kindly donated their passes back for a
Thankyou to everyone for buying
||In the site menu, you'll see that
Business Search has been renamed Directory
and it's been completely redesigned.
are: search functions have been significantly improved, not
just with a new look and feel but also with a better method. Search
results are now truly ranked by relevance to a keyword or search string
and once you've made a selection from a list, you'll go to the
Advertiser's very own ExplorOz page. At a glance you'll quickly see what
products and services they offer and precisely where they operate. Each
Advertiser's page will also give links to related pages on ExplorOz
where you can read unbiased articles before you buy, and where relevant,
view other similar retailers or manufacturers. You
can also view the top keywords used by site users - this is accessible
from both the Home Page, and the Directory page - results are live, and
aggregated across the month.
the Sat-Trak24 system
SAT-TRAK24 will be demonstrating their low
cost, robust, two-way global satellite communications, navigation, and
remote control system with
24/7 monitoring and interaction services at the Perth 4WD and Fishing
Show on the 4th, 5th & 6th of November at the Burswood Dome, Perth.
information see Sat-Trak24
in the ExplorOz Directory.
of Season Updates
you recently returned from the outback or tropics?
Part of the new site updates
involve showing the latest Forum post activity on the Home
shown appear 7 days/wk on either the Forum Index, or Thread View pages. Additional sponsors appear only on specified
days - currently 4WD Interior Accessories, Fitch, Redarc, and 4B
The ExplorOz Team