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

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Could ugly ex-mining sites be made into elegant cities down under?

The mining boom generated an enormous amount of wealth for much of Australia, but it also created a few headaches … not least...

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Nomad News

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17 Jun

New campsite on cards for Cradle Mountain area

Tasmania’s iconic Cradle Mountain area could soon be hosting a new campsite and a tourist fishing facility. A proposal has been put forward to create six spaces for caravans and campervans, and an additional nine unpowered tent sites, on Cradle...

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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

Anton free camping

Anton

Anton, 69, from Tassie is travelling solo … and loving life on the road! He enjoys free camping and says he has been overwhelmed by the generosity of spirit of the people he meets in Australia’s campsites and camping areas....

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