ACC Awesome Bundy Cruisers at
their recent ‘meet and
greet’. Photo: Janelle Allen.
ACC Rainforest Ramblers at
their inaugural meeting.
Photot: Eddie Wickham.
continues to grow
Caravan Club still branching out
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THE Australian Caravan Club's soaring membership over the past year has
led to the formation of two new branches in Queensland.
ACC Rainforest Ramblers has taken off with a running start in the state's
far north, becoming the club's 51st branch and boasting an initial 34
It will service RVers from Cooktown to the Cassowary Coast, including
Cairns, Kuranda, the Atherton Tablelands and their surrounds.
Further down the coast at Bundaberg, the ACC Awesome Bundy Cruisers was
launched days later to service RVers in the Rum City and surrounding
"We are very proud to announce the formation of these two new Queensland
branches," ACC chairman Craig Humphrey said.
"The Rainforest Ramblers is a new branch in the Cairns region and the
result of the invaluable efforts of dedicated club members from our
Tropical Tourers branch based in Townsville who staffed a stall at the
He said members were "bursting with enthusiasm" and he looked forward to
watching it grow.
Inaugural president Eddie Wickham said the branch had a long list of
suggestions for upcoming musters following a recent 'meet and greet'.
"We are busy planning our first muster for August at the Fishery Falls
Caravan Park just south of Cairns," he said.
"Our group focus is very much about fun, friendship and adventure within
the recreational vehicle community."
Mr Humphrey said the club's new ACC Awesome Bundy Cruisers would fill a
gap along the Queensland coastline.
"I congratulate and thank our club's membership team and our members in
Bundaberg who have worked tirelessly to bring the branch to fruition," he
ACC Awesome Bundy Cruisers branch convenor Janelle Allen said inaugural
members recently met at the Innes Park Country Club.
"It gave everyone a good chance to get to know each other," she explained.
"We are all very excited about our new branch of the ACC and are keen to
see our membership grow.
"We are really looking forward to our first muster planned for Arvos
Campground between Maryborough and Biggenden from July 27 to 31."
Mr Humphrey said the ACC was one of the largest RV clubs in Australia and
had enjoyed a 12 percent boost in membership during the past year.
"Our Australia-wide membership is currently around 5000 and growing," he
"ACC membership brings with it a huge range of advantages including member
benefits, free farm stays, and social and fun activities including muster
and tagalong events where our members share RVing experiences with
"We invite RVers interested in joining one of our branches or finding out
more about us to contact the ACC on 1800 734 493."
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