When travelling by car through the Outback, what do I need to be mindful of?

Don’t drive fast, take your time. Move off the road for large roadtrains, they can’t get off the sealed parts. Be aware that animals stray onto the road especially at the ends of the day and at night. Carry an extra spare tyre, plan your refueling stops, carry emergency food and water (some cans of food and muesli bars is sufficient).