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Surat's Cobb and Co Festival

‘Bigger and better’ events on the Outback horizon

Many grey nomads plan their travels to coincide with ‘events’ in country communities … and now some of these looks set to be... Read more

Charters Towers free camping

Charters Towers budget camp plan under fire

The idea of offering grey nomads and other visitors a low-cost camping option in Charters Towers has been given short shrift by local... Read more

Wicked campervan slogan

‘Paintbrush lady’ declares war on Wicked slogans

The anger over the slogans painted on Wicked campervans, which are commonly described as misogynist, racist and sickeningly offensive, is threatening to boil... Read more

snake regurgitates another snake

Python spotted in van park regurgitates another snake

Grey nomads are used to keeping a wary eye out for snakes on bushwalks or when camping in the wilds … but sometimes... Read more

Meteor crash

Suspected meteor lights up night sky in two states

There were plenty of grey nomads glancing upward last night who would have have been treated  to the stunning sight of what is believed... Read more

gold nugget find

Second giant nugget find to spark new gold rush?

Two major gold nugget finds may have given renewed hope to the multitude of grey nomads who travel with detectors and sieves in... Read more

Quarantine inspection at WA border

Travellers still flouting WA quarantine regulations

Western Australia’s $8 billion agriculture industry is being put at risk by travellers attempting to bring potentially destructive organic produce into the state.... Read more

dingo attack on Fraser Island

Fraser Island dingo debate heats up after Easter attack

The repercussions from the Easter weekend dingo attack on a 14-month-old child are still being felt on Queensland’s Fraser Island. The incident, in... Read more

Grey nomads enjoy photography

Veteran grey nomads relish picture-perfect Big Lap

For grey nomad Don Featherstone and long-term travelling companion, Judy, the most enjoyable part of life on the road is simply being free... Read more

Bulahdelah free camping success

Free camp success paves way for new caravan park!

While it is commonly claimed that the popularity of free camping poses a threat to the viability of many caravan parks, there is... Read more

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