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Hume Highway closure

Out-of-control grass fire forces highway closure

The predicted nightmare bushfire season is already here and causing major dramas. Today’s scorching temperatures in some parts of the country is making... Read more

Crocodile shot

5.2-metre crocodile killing sparks safety concerns

A  5.2-metre crocodile has been found dead in the Fitzroy River with a single gunshot wound to the head. The killing at Alligator... Read more

Budget busters for grey nomads

Do you trick yourself into busting a Big Lap budget?

Few grey nomads travelling long term around Australia are in a position where they can just forget about the budget and spend whatever... Read more

colony of bats

Massive bat colony calls Katherine Gorge home

While a visit to Katherine Gorge is always memorable, it’s not just the stunning scenery that’s making a big impression on grey nomads... Read more

Missing dog in the bush

Pup still missing in bush days after caravan crash

Being involved in a caravan rollover on the Bruce Highway is a traumatic enough event on its own but, for Emma and Caz... Read more

Koala rescued in creature hitchiker

Hitchhiker alert: Check for snakes, toads … koalas!

The amazing story of a koala found clinging to the axle of a 4WD in South Australia a few days ago is a... Read more

silo art in Merredin

Grey nomads find meaning in expanding silo art trail

Silo art fever is continuing to spread in the Outback with the Western Australian Wheatbelt town of Merredin the latest to unveil its... Read more

Grey nomads missing daschund

Dachshund found after a month missing in the bush

Grey nomads who may have kept an eye out for the most famous missing dog in Australia will be delighted to hear that... Read more

Albury showgrounds grey nomads

Showground camping to be allowed … for now!

The long-established tradition of camping at the Albury Showgrounds has been granted a temporary reprieve … but with greater restrictions imposed. Following complaints... Read more

campsite claim

Campsite ‘staker outers’ can be a peak season pain

As summer approaches and many campsites get busier and busier, the issues around the controversial practice of ‘staking out’ territory are set to... Read more

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