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‘Australia’s RV capital’ opens lifestyle village

The rise of the grey nomad lifestyle has seen the rapid emergence of ‘permanent’ accommodation options that serve as a base for some... Read more

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Man airlifted to hospital after rooftop tent fall

A man in his 50s has been flown to hospital after falling from a rooftop tent while on a camping trip. In an... Read more

Grey nomads have to leave campsite

Grey nomads stay put as Victorian campsites close

The snap five-day lockdown in Victoria announced on Friday caused chaos and confusion at many campsites … but it seems many long-term grey... Read more

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Street camping crackdown continues to gather pace

Another coastal council has introduced strict new rules intended to crack down on camping in local streets and reserves. Overnight parking restrictions have... Read more

Grey nomads face border closures

Here we go again! Victorian cluster sees borders close

Every time grey nomads feel like the borderless Big Lap is within touching distance, another Covid outbreak seems to scupper the dream And... Read more

caravan sway

Unlocking the mysteries of the perils of caravan sway

Mark George, a senior accident investigator with more than four decades of experience (and a part-time grey nomad), explains why knowing your rig... Read more

Grey nomads' favourite games

Life on the open road can be all fun and games

Games have always been an important part of many grey nomads’ Big Lap experience, but it seems that the pandemic has now taken... Read more

Free camping in WA

WA free camp to stay shut … will others do the same?

When free camping areas across the country closed as the pandemic struck last March, the more cynical among the grey nomad community questioned... Read more

Dripping Rock may offer campsites

Grey nomads to get chance to camp at Dripping Rock?

At a time when grey nomads are finding that camping in many beauty spots is becoming more difficult, there are some places where... Read more

Torquay caravan park

Surf Coast locals slam plan for ‘mega caravan park’

Locals are up in arms over plans to build a new ‘mega caravan park’ near Victoria’s iconic Great Ocean Road. The Surf Coast... Read more

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