Nomad News from August 2018

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‘Here comes the buildup … there go the grey nomads!’

With the weather changing and the buildup about to start in the Northern Territory, the grey nomads are reportedly heading south in numbers.... Read more

White kangaroo sightings abound south of dog fence

Drought conditions could be behind recent sightings of white kangaroos in western New South Wales and South Australia. The ABC reports that the... Read more

Convoy of grey nomads

Motorbike + motorhome + camper = convoy of joy

When it comes to taking the Big Lap, there are no rules, no one-size fits-all template. The variety of rigs and people you... Read more

caravan park plans

Diggers Rest caravan park plan runs into brick wall

Plans for a new camping and caravan park in the small Victorian community of Diggers Rest to Melbourne’s north west have run into... Read more

Caravan rollover

Drivers urged to take extra care as van rolls in rain

A nasty caravan rollover on the Pacific Highway in northern New South Wales has prompted police to warn grey nomads and other motorists... Read more

rock stacks

Quirky Aussie humour, or environmental vandalism?

Travellers in Australia have been leaving their mark on the landscape for decades with grey nomads commonly coming across everything from rusted metal... Read more

Grey nomad pain at the bowser

Many reasons for high fuel prices … but it still hurts!

Grey nomads are feeling the financial pain at the bowser and it’s fear of war in the Middle East, a political crisis in... Read more

grey nomads and 4WD modifications

‘It’s time for uniformity on our 4WD upgrade rules’

The ongoing confusion over exactly what impact the proposed 4WD law changes in Queensland will have on caravanners and other drivers has highlighted... Read more

Timber Creek bakery

Pie tourism on the rise … if we bake it, they will come!

Pie tourism is on the rise and it seems grey nomads are taking an awfully big bite of the pastry. With sometimes hundreds... Read more

Caravan accident

Grey nomad couple killed in highway horror crash

A grey nomad couple were among the three people killed in a multi-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway just north of Bowen. A... Read more

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