Nomad News from March 2021

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gunlom falls

Gunlom Falls faces risk of closure as row escalates

One of Kakadu’s most well-known tourist sites is facing the threat of closure as a dispute between a powerful land council and Parks... Read more

Fraser Island dingoes

Campers ‘behaving badly’ sees campsites stay shut

A number of campsites at Fraser island-K’Gari will remain closed for the Easter break due to visitors ‘behaving badly’ around dingoes. Queensland’s environment department... Read more

community transmission in queensland

Border restrictions rattle tourism industry nerves

For many tourism operators and caravan parks, the new Covid outbreak in Brisbane couldn’t have come at a worse time. Just as the... Read more

flooded campsite at Moree

Rescue drama for campers trapped by floods last week

The heavy rains that hit much of the east coast last week left many travellers in sticky situations, but none quite as sticky... Read more

Bauple camping

Push for new RV camping spot in Bauple area stalls

A community group is pushing for a new RV camping area to be established at Bauple on Queensland’s Fraser Coast, arguing that the... Read more

Grey nomads shocked by campsite fight

Two men – one in his 60s –badly hurt in campsite fight

When pulling up at new campsite, most grey nomads will make a quick assessment of who else is staying there and are generally... Read more

mosquito invasion

Floods could see explosion in biting insect numbers

The heavy rain that caused massive flooding along the east coast may have stopped … but the trouble it brought hasn’t. Experts predict... Read more

caravan crash

Three injured as truck and car towing caravan collide

Three people have been injured in a crash involving a truck and a car towing a caravan on the New England Highway in... Read more

Grey nomads and caravan safety

Police prioritise caravan safety as roads get busier

As we head towards the busy Easter holiday period in the middle of a domestic tourism boom, huge numbers of caravanners are expected... Read more

Fraser Coast caravan parks

More cabins on cards for Fraser Coast van parks

Two council caravan parks on Queensland’s Fraser Coast are to lose 30% of the sites currently available. In adopting the master plans for... Read more

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