About The Grey Nomads

If you are one of the growing army of grey nomads discovering, or hoping to discover, the joys of the open road in this wonderful country, then this site is for you. Whether you are a baby boomer travelling indefinitely, choosing to spend the winter months up north, or simply enjoying a few short trips a year, you are part of the growing grey nomad community in Australia. Whether you are travelling in a caravan, motorhome, campervan, camper trailer, fifth wheeler or a tent, this site is the place to read about people like yourselves … and about the issues affecting the grey nomad lifestyle in Australia.

In The Spotlight

Happy grey nomads on the Big Lap

Positive and active grey nomads are definitely on the road to happiness

With more grey nomads hitting the open road than ever before, scientists are beginning to ask why the idea of ‘living the dream’...

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Nomad News

Grey nomad heroes
18 Aug

Hero grey nomads come to aid of Outback crash victim

A grey nomad couple are being hailed as heroes after pulling a police officer from a horrific single vehicle crash in isolated Gulf country. The North West Star newspaper reports that Doomadgee-based police officer Stephanie Tyler sustained severe injuries in a car crash...

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Choosing a Rig

Where to look for a rig

If you’re after a new van or motorhome, don’t be afraid to take a tour of the factory where the model you are interested in is made. Most reputable manufacturers are proud of their set-up and their standards and, considering...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Adam and Lynnie Plate farwell

Terry and Rosemary

Victorians Terry and Rosemary, aged between 60 and 70, are ready to roll. They have enjoyed many, many ‘shorter’ caravanning trips dating back to the ’70s but now retirement is here, they are well and truly up for the Big...

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