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Our Story


Well to start with 'we' is mostly 'I' as primarily, only one person is responsible for the creation and maintenance of this website. We have had people contacting us who think that there is a large organisation behind the site but basically there are just four of us and we are all members of the same family.

It all started back in 1997 when we gave up our regular jobs and went on a working trip around Australia in an old 1962 Bedford bus that we christened 'The Western Belle'.

At the time there were just two of us and I started to write about our travels and developed a website called '' which has since been removed from the internet. Our site was only the second Australian website about travelling in a motorhome and the whole 'internet thing' was only in its infancy. If only we had the technology back then that we have now, what a huge difference that would have made.

As part of our website we included information about Western Australia in a separate section and this gradually developed into a book.

The book grew and grew and became harder and harder to update so in the end we decided to stop producing it and turn everything into an easily accessible website.

In 2009 this website was created and has continued to grow ever since.

The original intention of this website was to educate people about Western Australian history and to a great extent we have succeeded in this aim. Every year thousands of school children access our site to help in their history studies and a lot of adults drop in to find all sorts of historic data.

We have also included a lot of information about attractions and places to go, with pages dedicated to 'What To Do' and 'How To Get Around'.

Who does what:

Website design and programming : Marc
Photography : Marc, Dororthy, Rosabelle, Katherine. Other photographers are credited by photo.
Research : Marc
Text and Video Editing : Marc
Proof Reading : Marc, Rosabelle, Dorothy
Filming including Quad Copter Operation : Marc


Western Australia Now and Then - Statistics and General information


Recent media coverage:

Radio interview on RTR-FM - March 2018
Radio Interviw on 6PR with Harvey Deegan - July 2018

Website reach: - as of Jan 1st 2020

Cpanel - RAW hits per year - 20,331,102
Google Adsense - 784,548 page views per year for ad monitored pages
Newsletter subscribers - 336

You Tube Channel reach:

Watch time - 12,635 hours per year
Views - 234,683 per year

Facebook reach:

Western Australia Now and then - 4,834
Camping in Western Australia - 20,178
Abandoned Western Australia - 15,936
Western Australian Folklore - 1,327

Other online media I operate on includes :

Flickr page
Aussie Bush Ballads

Examples of product reviews and related topics :

Main website Product Reviews

You Tube Channel : Playlists

National Parks
Abandoned Western Australia
Places to see
Camping and caravanning

Website Feature Pages Examples of the promotion of other businesses.

Feature pages for various tourist attractions
Feature page on our travel blog - Big Grove B&B
Feature page on our travel blog - Forestview Farm Stay

Our publications that are available for advertising

Online E-Books


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