Eye on the Industry

  • 100th Anniversary Limited Edition Suzuki GSX-R Range

    This year, Suzuki Motor Corporation, manufacturer of motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, automobiles and outboard marine engines celebrates its 100th year of incorporation. Originally founded by Michio Suzuki in 1909 as Suzuki Loom...

  • The Three Island Hop

    Sean Scott grabbed his family, his camera and his new LandCruiser and spent a few days loving life. Having grown up in south-eastern Queensland the sand islands of North Stradbroke Island,...

  • Karlamilyi National Park

    At 1.3 million hectares KNP is the largest and the most remote national park in WA. Phil Bianchi has the heads-up for those wanting to explore the region. Ancient ranges, bluffs,...

  • The Big Leagues

    Why Dom Walsh turned his back on a promising rugby league career to chase waves around the world. Dom Walsh cuts a lithe and sinewy figure. It’s a frame that speaks...

  • Semco Says It Won’t Be Beaten On Price Or Service For Toro

    Reliable equipment is a major asset when customers expect a neat, high-quality job, so buying a brand with global recognition makes a lot of sense. Toro equipment is used by premium...

  • An Interesting Week In The Andes

    Recent charges of corruption against the Bolivian government resulted in riots, civil protests and police shootings which eventually saw the beleaguered president resign and flee the country in fear of his...

  • Biggest Rooster On The Block

    Big Rooster Construction is ready to move with the carpentry industry, wherever it’s headed. With social-media savvy, business and marketing nous, and an eagerness to improve and adapt, Managing Directors Jamie...

  • The Excavator Club

    Golf-club maker Ping has teamed up with earthmoving-equipment manufacturer John Deere to put together a 148kg version of its latest Anser putter. Unveiled and put through its paces at the TPC...

  • 60km Mono!

    12-time trials world champion Dougie Lampkin, MBE, has become the first person to successfully complete the iconic 60.7km Isle Of Man TT course in the UK on just one wheel. After...

  • YAMAHA Ténéré 700

    Yamaha’s newest Ténéré has finally landed in Australia. What Tradies Want was lucky enough to blast around NSW on one. Yamaha has been teasing the world with the development of the...

  • Holden Colorado LS- X

    Last issue Holden let us put the Colorado LS-X through its paces on a handful worksites across Sydney. This issue we decided to tackle the lifestyle angle and managed to get...

  • Like Father, Like Son

    Rhys Malcolm was just five years old when he drove his dad’s excavator, 10 when he first went on the job with his dad and 24 when he bought a new...

  • Dive! Dive! Dive!

    Aussie Rhiannan Iffland locked up the 2019 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. The Stari Most– literally translated, ‘The Old Bridge’ – is a rebuilt 16th-century Ottoman span in the city...

  • The Flying Surfing Circus

    It’s still by far the boldest move ever pulled in the history of professional surfing. The year was 1979 and Paul Holmes was the contest director for the Australian 2SM Coke...

  • Tradie Tea Party

    Dig deep for research National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), Australia’s leading national body funding world-class, game-changing, breast-cancer research has launched a new innovative campaign to engage tradies around Australia in its...

  • International Championships Actually Start On 22 Aug – 27 Aug

    With less than five months until the opening of the 45th WorldSkills international championship taking place in Kazan, Russia, WorldSkills Australia has selected an elite team of 40 people, including 15...

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