Links & Sponsors

Local sponsors:





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Based in Lonsdale, South Australia, Redarc has over 30 years experience in the research, design, development and manufacture of a range of electronic voltage converters and associated products including inverters, power supplies, battery chargers, CANBus modules, turbo timers, glow plug timers, trailer braking products and customised electronic modules.


TREDs are the ultimate all-in-one 4×4, ATV and equipment recovery device in sand, mud, sludge, slime or snow. Designed and manufactured in Australia from specifically engineered polyolefin materials, TREDs can handle intense levels of torque, flex, weight and impact. With a designated shovel feature, extreme hex grip nodules, dual size offering, aggressive ramp entry teeth and ultimate wear resistant properties, TREDs are the best option to get you going when loss of traction disrupts your journey.


The Biji-Barbi is an Aussie invention. It is a dished BBQ plate that has three fold up legs and a practical, long, fold-up handle. Derived from the Australian plough disc/shear, the Biji-Barbi is ideal for gas burner or open fire cooking.

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The Navman MY Escape II is a must device for your next road trip. It includes an Australian Food Guide with reviews of places to eat and stay, Lonely Planet Travel Guides, Lonely Planet Scenic Routes, 4WD tracks with camping sites and fishing spots and special route information for drivers towing a trailer or caravan. Landmark Guidance Plus uses details such as the colour and names of buildings and geographical features in its directions to help make navigation easier.

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“Filmed over 2 years and now available as a 10 episode series on 3 DVD’s, The Big Lap is the inspiring true story of our family’s epic 46,600km 4WD adventure to the extremes of the Australian continent. Determined to get ‘off the beaten track’ and find some real adventure, we set themselves the goal of visiting every state and territory and reaching the extremes of the continent . . .that’s the north, south, east, west, the exact centre and even the highest point at Mt Kosciuszko . . . All while travelling many of Australia’s toughest roads and visiting many spectacular remote destinations. We even stopped in at Lightning Ridge and explored one of the local opal mines.” We’re please to offer members and friends of The Lightning Ridge Police Bush Safari a $5.00 discount on The Big Lap DVD Series which is valid from now until October 31st 2015 – just use the coupon code LRPBS2015 during checkout to get the discount. The-Big-Lap-Map


Other Links and sponsors:

Lightning Ridge Tourist Association Official Website
The official website for Lightning Ridge. All the information you need about what to see, what to do, where to go, and most importantly – where to go shopping! The Lightning Ridge Visitors Information Centre is located in the Lions Park in Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge.

Lightning Ridge: Australia’s Black Opal Capital
All about Lightning Ridge and Black Opal: An informative website containing a wealth of information about Lightning Ridge, including extensive business listings and history.

Outback Now
Your guide to the Australian Outback – get local information on secret fishing and camping spots, enjoy a beer with a local in a great outback pub, or kick up your heels at a country music festival! Everything you could ever need to know about the outback of Australia.

4wd TV

Tread Lightly, KeepIt Safe, Play Hard!

Black Opal Tours

Tour “The Ridge” in style with Black Opal Tours. Our friendly, knowledgeable tour guides, together with the vibrant flavour of the opal fields and their inhabitants, guarantee an unforgettable experience at Lightning Ridge.

Billman’s Foundry
Australia’s leading manufacturer of bronze fountains, street, park and garden furniture and ornamental castings. Proudly sponsoring the 2015 LRPBS!

Engel Australia
Portable Fridge-Freezers: A legend in reliability!