Nomad News from August 2021

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Grey nomads find gold

New campsite could trigger a grey nomad gold rush!

A cattle station in remote north Queensland is hoping a new campsite and new amenities will trigger a modern-day gold rush among grey... Read more

Homeless people living in caravan parks

Housing shortage forcing people to live at campsites

While many grey nomads worry that the character of caravan parks is changing for the worse as they accommodate more short-term housing, there... Read more

Grey nomads want to return too Tasmania

‘Our trip went pear-shaped … thanks to Delta variant!’

Like many other travellers across the country, grey nomads Christopher Smith and partner Christine Robertson have had their travel plans thrown into chaos... Read more

Agricultural shows cancelled

Pandemic effect sees some 160 shows get the chop

Border restrictions, lockdowns, and an overwhelming atmosphere of uncertainty has wreaked havoc on Australia’s events calendar. Many festivals, shows, and fairs have now... Read more

caves road for grey nomads

Renewed push to get WA’s Caves Road heritage listed

There is a renewed push to have one of Western Australia’s most iconic drives heritage listed. Few grey nomads who have toured on... Read more

Victorian travel permits

‘Nomads need more than 24 hours to transit NSW!’

Planning an interstate grey nomad adventure has become an extremely complicated task in recent weeks and months  … and there are fears that... Read more

Mt Isa and grey nomads

Will tourism focus shift away from grey nomads?

The Covid pandemic has seen a boom in younger people embracing the caravan and camping lifestyle and there are signs that some country... Read more

Grey nomads coming to help

Someone’s in trouble! But should grey nomads help?

The recent frightening incident in a Kimberley caravan park in which two young women were viciously attacked by a group of teenagers has... Read more

border restrictions

NT gets advice on allowing vaccinated-only travellers

The Northern Territory has indicated that, at some stage, it would like to only allow fully vaccinated travellers to cross the border to... Read more

Koroit Tower Hill Caravan Park

Workers’ cabins to be built at popular tourist van park

A hugely popular caravan park in the Victorian town of Koroit will soon have a new attraction … cabins! In what may be... Read more

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