Nomad News from July 2018

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Tenterfield Showground camping

‘We won’t pay to use dump point! Oh, it’s a donation!’

Grey nomads aren’t normally known for happily shelling out their hard-earned travelling dollars to use a dump point … but that’s exactly what’s... Read more

My Health Record

To stay in or to opt out? That is the question!

While not all grey nomads are yet to be fully convinced of the merits of the system, the rollout of the Government’s much-vaunted... Read more

Calliope river rest area

‘One cheap camping option down, time to shut another’

A local caravan park owner has expressed delight at the imminent closure of  Gladstone Showgrounds to campers, but he says he would now... Read more

Regional infrastructure investment

‘Camping in Australia could be a river of gold!’

If caravanning and camping in this country is to go to the next level, then there needs to be a huge investment in... Read more

A free camping area in Tasmania.

Tassie free camping report delayed by two months

A report clarifying the regulations surrounding free camping on council land in Tasmania has been delayed by two months. The Tasmania Examiner says... Read more

Marree Hotel in South Australia

Another iconic Outback pub put on the market

Another of the Outback’s most iconic pubs is up for sale. Seven years after taking over the lease of the Marree Hotel in... Read more

Gibb River Road for grey nomads

‘In-a-rush dirt track drivers are putting lives at risk!’

Grey nomad Ferg le Juge de Segrais explains why he believes that in-a-hurry grey nomads and other holidaymakers are a very bad mix... Read more

Douglas Shire camping

Council claims victory in war on illegal campers

A war on illegal camping in an area of Far North Queensland is apparently bearing fruit … with a significant reduction in unwelcome... Read more

Gladstone Showgrounds

All over! Gladstone set to end showgrounds camping

It was good while it lasted but the Gladstone Showgrounds looks set to no longer welcome visiting grey nomads. The local council plans... Read more

Macquarie Point Hobart for grey nomads to stay

‘Waterfront site in Hobart would make ideal RV park’

A proposal to use a prestigious waterfront spot in Hobart as a temporary caravan park has been slammed … but those behind the... Read more

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