Nomad News from January 2021

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WA goes into lockdown

Most of Western Australia goes into hard lockdown

After 10 months of no Covid-19 community transmission in Western Australia, grey nomads have become used to being able to travel inside that... Read more

Rainbow beach campsites

Tourism body angered by campsite restrictions

Tourism authorities at a hugely popular travel destination north of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland have hit out at ongoing camping restrictions which... Read more

caravan rollover at Calcium south of Townsville.

No serious injuries after caravan rolls on highway

A caravan being towed by a 4WD has rolled on the Flinders Highway in Queensland. It is understood there have been no serious... Read more

Man's body found in a campervan

Man found dead in camper was not victim of robbery

The man who was found dead in a campervan at a New South Wales rest stop last week passed away due to natural... Read more

Yinnar offers free RV stop to grey nomads

Rural township hopes free RV stop will lure nomads

The Victorian township of Yinnar in central Gippsland has unveiled a free RV stop that it hopes will encourage more grey nomads to... Read more

Caravan stolen

Police hot on the trail of Tasmanian caravan thieves

Tasmanian police are hot on the trail of thieves who stole a caravan from a Somerset dealership earlier this week. Officers are now... Read more

tracks like the Larapinta Trail

New charges for multi-day hikers in NT national parks

Grey nomads and others seeking to do multi-day hikes in Northern Territory national parks will have to pay for the privilege from mid-year.... Read more

Lake Placid crocodiles

Man survives croc attack in Far North Queensland

A man has had an extremely lucky escape after he was apparently attacked by a crocodile in Far North Queensland. The man was... Read more

Illegal camping in Crescent Head

Illegal camping still a major problem in coastal towns

The summer has once again seen a surge in illegal camping in coastal communities … and a fierce backlash from locals. In Crescent... Read more

Visitor numbers plummet on Great Ocean Road

Dearth of overseas tourists ‘may have some positives’

The Covid-19 pandemic has turned the tourism industry on its head, and not all quieter-than-usual ‘hotspots’ are missing the crowds as much as... Read more

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