About The Grey Nomads

If you are one of the growing army of grey nomads discovering, or hoping to discover, the joys of the open road in this wonderful country, then this site is for you. Whether you are a baby boomer travelling indefinitely, choosing to spend the winter months up north, or simply enjoying a few short trips a year, you are part of the growing grey nomad community in Australia. Whether you are travelling in a caravan, motorhome, campervan, camper trailer, fifth wheeler or a tent, this site is the place to read about people like yourselves … and about the issues affecting the grey nomad lifestyle in Australia.

In The Spotlight

Centrelink advice for grey nomads

Centrelink advises grey nomads to ensure their affairs are all in order

Hank Jongen, Centrelink’ s General Manager, Human Services, identifies the key things grey nomads should consider doing before they hit the open road...

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Nomad News

Grey nomads and riverside camping in Victoria
12 Nov

Victorian bill seeks to allow more riverside camping

A bill to be introduced to the Victorian Parliament today seeks to revise laws preventing people from camping on the banks of certain state-owned rivers. The Age newspaper reports that a significant number of Victoria’s riverbanks are on Crown land....

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Choosing a Rig

What to look for in a rig

As grey nomad numbers surge, so does the choice of rigs available. To the uninitiated or the inexperienced it’s a dizzying decision. With so much to choose from how do you know what is right for you? A few considerations...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Marg, Leon and Chad enjoy travels in their Winnebago

Marg, Leon and Chad (the spaniel)

Marg, 62, Leon, 70, and Chad the Cocker Spaniel are on the road full-time. What rig do you travel in? ‘Essie’, our 26ft Winnebago Esperance with slide-out suits our lifestyle. I (Marg) am the driver and don’t think I could...

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