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Illegal camping in Tin Can Bay

Illegal camping complaints spark council crackdown

Another day, another crackdown on illegal campers announced Just days after we reported on serious litter problems on a ‘once tranquil’ stretch of... Read more

Grampians national park

New plan proposes more campsites for Grampians

Victoria’s parks authority has published a draft plan looking at the best way to manage the iconic Grampians National Park going into the... Read more

Caravan explosion caused by fly spray

Man injured as ‘fly spray’ blast rips through caravan

A man has been injured after an explosion ripped through his caravan at a van park in Blackall, Central Queensland. He was rushed... Read more

tick bite at campsite in queensland

Camper contracts Q virus after being bitten by tick

A woman has been diagnosed with a dangerous disease after being bitten by a tick while camping at a popular camping spot in... Read more

Grey nomads escape South Australian lockdown

‘Crazy’ scenes as travellers rush to avoid SA lockdown

Huge numbers of grey nomads and other travellers were reported to have rushed out of South Australia just before the state went into... Read more

Illegal camping on the Brisbane River

Disgust at filth left by riverside campers

A ‘once tranquil’ stretch of the Brisbane River is being trashed by irresponsible campers … and the State Government is being urged to... Read more

motorhome waste cassette put in sink

Traveller filmed emptying toilet cassette in sink

In a hard-to-believe act, a traveller has been caught on CCTV footage emptying his van’s toilet cassette into the sink of a Queensland business.... Read more

SA premier steven marshall

Grey nomads grounded as SA announces lockdown

Grey nomads in South Australia are facing a six-day lockdown as the state battles to get on top of a Covid-19 outbreak. The... Read more

Grey nomads and free camping in Townsville

Want to go free camping? You may need to book!

While free camping typically conjurs up images of travellers spontaneously deciding to stay a night or two at a beautiful – or at... Read more

Keeping safe in the Outback

‘I got lost in the Outback … it will never happen again!’

Over the years, veteran grey nomad Klaus Stange has done enough and seen enough to ensure he never takes shortcuts when it comes... Read more

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