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

underground skyscraper

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

Grey nomads staying on farms
14 Apr

Station stays a ‘win-win’ for farmers and grey nomads

As huge numbers of grey nomads head out into Australia’s remote regions, an army of farmers and station owners will once again be opening their doors to these hardy travellers. For many of those who live on the land and...

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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

Grey nomads take to the sky with drones

Alvan & Pam

Former helicopter pilot Alvan, 67, and wife Pam, 65, take their ‘drones’ with them as they hit the open road – and the open skies – in their Avan We had a Supreme Territory off-road but found we spent so...

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