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Burdekin free camping

Free camping is set to continue at the Burdekin

Burdekin Shire Council in north Queensland is resisting pressure to impose fees at its camping grounds. The Townville Bulletin reports that the introduction... Read more

Higher toll charges grace period

Toll refund ‘grace period’ extended until February 29

Toll operator Transurban has extended its grace period for travellers ‘caught out’ by a vehicle classification change which left many paying significantly more... Read more

Bruce highway caravan rollover

Another caravan rollover brings Bruce to a standstill

Yet another nasty caravan rollover accident on the Bruce Highway is bound to prompt yet further questions about the safety of the road.... Read more

Grey nomads find it's a small lap after all

Surprise meetings prove it’s a ‘Small Lap’ after all

Australia may be a huge country and the numbers of travellers on the road may be skyrocketing … but the so-called Big Lap... Read more

Caravan park floods in the Gold Coast

‘Life-threatening’ floods sweep through van park

While the drought and bushfires are still causing untold heartache in many parts of the country, elsewhere heavy rainfall and flooding have been... Read more

Trans Access Road

Road closure prompts calls for new Nullarbor route

The prolonged closure of the Eyre Highway as bushfires raged has once again prompted calls for the development of a genuine alternative route... Read more

Ulverstone cabins at caravan parks

Less sites, more cabins … is this the way to go?

In what most certainly appears to be a growing trend, a Tasmanian caravan park has outlined its plan to build 20 new cabins... Read more

Warrnambool caravan parks

‘Plan B’ van parks packed as tourists flee bushfires

Many caravan parks have apparently been overwhelmed by an unexpected influx of guests seeking a ‘Plan B’ as bushfires burn across popular holiday... Read more

Going, going … gone! Birdsville Hotel is sold

The iconic Birdsville Hotel has been sold …. and the good news for grey nomads is that it looks like it’s going  to... Read more

Eyre Highway closure

Nullarbor traffic starts to ease after 12-day closure

Some of the grey nomads and other travellers stranded when the bushfire emergency led to the closure of the Eyre Highway have finally... Read more

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