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

Centrelink advice for grey nomads

Centrelink advises grey nomads to ensure their affairs are all in order

Hank Jongen, Centrelink’ s General Manager, Human Services, identifies the key things grey nomads should consider doing before they hit the open road...

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Nomad News

campsite etiquette rules for grey nomads
22 Nov

Here’s how we navigate the Big Lap etiquette minefield

They may be highly experienced grey nomads, but Vicki and Tony Batten freely admit they still struggle to understand some aspects of life on the open road … like the intricacies of campsite etiquette. The couple, who are both in...

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Choosing a Rig

Buying a second hand grey nomad rig

Bagging a bargain

Consumers in the market for a caravan or motorhome can be forgiven for feeling somewhat bewildered by the mind-boggling array of rigs that are now on offer. Happily for the indecisive amongst us, the choice is narrowed down by the...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Grey nomad charcter of the road

Mel N

Mel N is an independent, motorcycle-loving 36-year-old woman who is not easily impressed, yet she readily admits to being in awe of the solo grey nomads she has met on the road. Indeed, she says they have inspired her to...

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