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Camp hosting

In many ways, grey nomads have become the victims of their own success. Increasing numbers of travellers has inevitably meant increasing costs at... Read more

Picking blueberries was hard at first

A fruit picking experience

Cheryl & David wrote to us with the following inspiring account of their experiences on the fruit picking trail: My husband and I... Read more

Grey nomads outside their caravan

On the road to retirement?

After decades of working hard to put food on the family table, thousands of older Australians are now hitching up their caravans and... Read more

Fruit picking jobs for grey nomads

Fruits of your labour

If you think fruit picking is the sole domain of European backpackers working under slave-like conditions in the blazing Australian sun, then think... Read more

Jobs for grey nomads

Selling services

Driving around some of the bigger caravan parks you might easily come across two or three ‘hairdressing here’ signs with a big arrow... Read more

Grey nomads earning money on the road.

Selling arts and crafts

Whether you’re into making dolls out of unwanted shirt buttons, knitting woollen hats by the dozen or simply producing great sketches, the open... Read more

Housesitting and caretaking jobs for Australian grey nomads.

Housesitting and farmsitting

Just as many grey nomads leave their home in the care of housesitters while they are away, other grey nomads seek to do... Read more

Foaming on the floor

Picking up some odd jobs

Trying to do the sums but can’t seem to make the finances for your great grey nomad adventure add up? Don’t despair. There’s... Read more

Grey nomads needed by Australia's tourism industryo

See the sights by day … and wait tables by night

Calling all grey nomads. Aus­tralia’s tourism industry needs you! The army of Big Lap travel­lers has been identified by the country’s top tourism... Read more

Relief caravan park managers

Goodbye job! We’re on the road again!

When John and Kay U decided that doing a spot of occasional work as they travelled would be a perfect Big Lap mix,... Read more


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