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Pardoo station fire

Bushfire forces closure of Great Northern Highway

A huge fast-moving bushfire is threatening lives and property on the Great Northern Highway near the Pardoo Roadhouse. A bushfire watch and act... Read more

Gosling Creek Reserve camping

Orange camping plan runs into fierce local opposition

While many local authorities are finally coming around to the idea that offering free or budget camping can bring a range of economic... Read more

Kimba seeks free camping grey nomads

Our free camp is great, so how do we make it greater?

Whereas many small communities across Australia are still wrestling with the ‘issue’ of whether offering free camping is a good idea, the South... Read more

Gas bottle explosion at caravan park

Four injured in gas bottle explosion at caravan park

The need for extreme caution while around gas bottles has been highlighted by an horrific accident at a caravan park in Queenscliff in... Read more

Tragic Outback deaths spark safety warnings

The deaths of six travellers in remote Australia in the past week or two has sparked renewed warnings about the need for caution... Read more

Grey nomads and motorhome or caravan choice

Motorhome or caravan? The classic conundrum

Carron and Geoff Stevenson had been dreaming of hitting the endless open road for decades, but it took a serious health scare back... Read more

dust storm covers caravan

Massive dust storm envelops caravan park

A massive dust storm has given travellers in a caravan park at Wilcannia, near Broken Hill in Outback New South Wales the scare... Read more

Grey nomads and advertising in national parks

Should national parks be advertising-free zones?

When an Australian icon like the Sydney Opera House was used as a giant advertising board for a horseracing event last month, opponents of... Read more

New Zealand beach miracle

Boy pulled from the ocean in NZ campsite ‘miracle’

A man staying at a campsite in New Zealand has rescued an 18-month-old boy from the ocean, in an incident described as a... Read more

William Creek mobile services

Outback towns hit by intermittent phone service

The intermittent Telstra phone service that has plagued parts of South Australia’s Outback for well over a week is putting people in danger,... Read more

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