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The Man from Marble Bar

Satan sat by the fires of Hell As from endless time he’s sat, And he sniffed great draughts of the brimstone’s smell That... Read more

Open grassland is the bush of the future

Outback to the future

Grey nomads of the future will be travelling in a very different Australia than the one we know today. Indeed, a new CSIRO... Read more

Tassie ferry fares

Is it time to further subsidise Tassie ferry prices?

Tasmania has come in for a hard time recently. Even before recent devastating bushfires hit the tourism sector, there were clear signs that... Read more

No peak season van park fees

End of road for peak season van park fee hikes?

A family-owned West Austral­ian caravan park is standing by its ‘greed is bad’ philosophy and steadfastly refusing to hike its peak-season fees. Despite... Read more

A driverless car on the horizon?

Driverless car

The dawn of the driverless car era could be about to revolutionise the way grey nomads travel. The US state of Nevada has... Read more

British grey nomads

Wheels come off UK vanning lifestyle

Despite the rain, snow and wild winds, the hardy British leisure seeker remains deeply in love with the caravanning and motorhoming holiday. According... Read more

National driving licence idea for grey nomads

National driving licence a way off

Calls by some grey nomads for a federal driving licence and standard nationwide vehicle registration system look to have fallen on deaf ears.... Read more

Mining boom keeps grey nomads out of caravan parks

Miners V Grey Nomads

The enormous pressure the mining boom is putting on accommodation in regional towns means that, in peak season, many grey nomads are being... Read more

Grey nomads keep regional tourism afloat

Hooray for the grey nomads!

It’s official. The grey nomad phenomenon is keeping Australia’s flagging tourism sector afloat. New Tourism Research Australia statistics show a quarter of domestic... Read more

Grey nomad frienly caravan park Halls Gap

Is the grass greener on the other side of the van park fence?

Travel-loving family drop anchor … and build up a nomad-friendly business While grey nomads are famed for their sense of adventure and fun,... Read more


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