Nomad News from December 2019

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WA town hopes free camp will attract more nomads

Another West Australian town has been persuaded of the economic benefits of offering free camping in order to attract grey nomads and other... Read more

toll roads in NSW upsets grey nomads

NSW Government feels the heat over streamlined tolls

The outcry over the ‘streamlined’ vehicle class system now used on many toll roads in New South Wales looks like it may be... Read more

Can CCTV cameras save lives in campsites

CCTV cameras … coming to a campsite near you?

With more travellers venturing into the Outback, there have been rising incidences of anti-social behaviour in the bush. One possible way of tackling... Read more

guitar playing grey nomad

We’re finally on the road … and our Big Lap is on song

It was a long time in the planning but grey nomad John Tuffs and partner, Chris, are finally on the open road fulltime... Read more

The Esperance region is a grey nomad favourite

Esperance van park to get facelift as tourism surges

An idyllic Esperance caravan park is to be given a major facelift … with local officials predicting it will keep tourism numbers in... Read more

Tenterfied wants grey nomads after bushfires

Fighting back from drought and bushfire trauma

Even before summer arrived, bushfires and the threat of bushfires dominated news headlines for weeks. Like everyone else, grey nomads have seen dramatic... Read more

Woman dies on the Outback

Body found in search for woman missing in Outback

A body, believed to be that of missing woman Claire Hockridge, has been found in Central Australia. NT Police have announced they found a... Read more

Gravel pit camping

‘No camping’ signs, ranger patrols … summer’s here!

With the peak camping season approaching, many coastal communities in particular are gearing up for an annual influx of free campers … some... Read more

Woman rescued from waterhole

Two rescued after Outback ordeal. Woman still lost

A second member of a trio which went missing during a drive in the Northern Territory Outback two weeks ago has been found... Read more

New Zealand free camping problems

Cameras to keep an eye on NZ freedom campsites

Artificial intelligence and solar-powered cameras are among the high-tech tools that are being trialled in New Zealand as ways to combat some of the... Read more

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