Nomad News from July 2018

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Station stays give guests insight into the lifestyle

For many grey nomads, one of the most startling lessons of the Big Lap is suddenly realising just how little they really know... Read more

Great Northern Highway

Bull collision a wildlife warning to grey nomads

A bus has rolled in remote Western Australia after hitting a bull on the Great Northern Highway. The accident, which happened about 90... Read more

Wittenoom danger

Tourism’s fatal attraction to Pilbara asbestos town

Despite the warnings and the dangers, thousands of tourists continue to be drawn to the toxic ex-asbestos mining town of Wittenoom in WA’s... Read more

Aussies saved after driving campervan into NZ lake

Taking a long caravan or campervan trip on unfamiliar roads can throw up a few challenges and frights … just ask the Australian... Read more

Grey nomads crocodile in Katherine

Katherine monster croc caught after 10-year hunt

After 10 years of trying, park rangers in the Northern Territory have finally captured Katherine River’s biggest croc — weighing in at a... Read more

Katherine grey nomads hairdressers

Have scissors, will travel … and make a lot of friends!

While most grey nomads who find work on the road are glad of a little extra ‘pocket money’, for some it’s as much... Read more

Walpole caravan park history

Should history stand in the way of van park ‘progress’

While grey nomads generally applaud communities which seek to offer them greater accommodation options … the plan to develop a new caravan park... Read more

Proud grey nomads

‘I’m a grey nomad … and I make a positive difference!’

Caravanner John Sanderson explains why he is honoured to call himself a novice grey nomad … and is extremely  proud of the contribution... Read more

Grey nomad mayor in Shellharbour

Do part-time grey nomads make the best mayors?

A New South Wales mayor inspired by her own ‘around-Australia travel’ experiences is seeking to turn her town south of Sydney into a... Read more

GPS tracker

‘I installed a GPS tracker … and now I sleep better’

Grey nomad Ralph Westley explains why he decided to install a GPS tracker in his much-loved Jayco Silverline caravan, how the system works... Read more

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