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

Bushfire at Buchan

How to stay abreast of bushfire crisis … and help those affected

Tourism Australia has urged grey nomads and all travellers to seek the most up-to-date information about the places they plans to visit, and...

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Nomad News

Trans Access Road
17 Jan

Road closure prompts calls for new Nullarbor route

The prolonged closure of the Eyre Highway as bushfires raged has once again prompted calls for the development of a genuine alternative route for crossing the Nullarbor. Hundreds of grey nomads, truckies and other travellers were recently left stranded for...

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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

Grey nomad characters of the road

Brad and Maria

Brad, 50, and Maria, 51, are living the dream … permanently! What rig do you travel in? A 1660 Executive by Supreme, towed by a 2005 HiLux Extra Cab, that has a custom-built camping box (which we affectionately call the...

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