Australian Caravan Club members at one of their musters
opportunity to showcase your area'
caravan club canvasses local councils
Have your say
THE Australian Caravan Club is canvassing local councils who could
be interested in helping to host a
An Expression of Interest package has been sent to over 60 local
authorities in Queensland with a view to identifying and working with
The 5000-member club, which stages an annual national muster each October,
says it will work closely with interested parties to identify suitable
venues, activities and entertainment.
The musters attract members to a regional area of Australia, where they
sightsee, shop and dine out. This means the
event provides a significant boost to the local economy as well as online
and print media coverage.
Chairman Craig Humphrey said his club welcomed the opportunity to work
with local government authorities, regional tourism authorities, regional
agricultural societies and other parties interested in hosting the Annual
National Muster in 2020 and beyond.
"It is a great opportunity to showcase your area and bring much needed
dollars into the local economy," he said.
"The impact of the national muster to regional areas shouldn't be
"For example, in 2015 the national muster at Beaudesert in Queensland's
Scenic Rim saw our members boost the region's economy by over $266,000.
"These annual events attract over 200 RVs for up to three weeks. Many
members arrive early and stay well after the national muster is over."
The Australian Caravan Club is Australia's second largest multi-brand RV
club, a not-for-profit organisation representing all RVers.
It has members from Cairns to Perth, including
The main objective is to promote the use of recreational vehicles and the
RVing lifestyle throughout Australia.
The ACC also has a strong focus on advocacy.
Further details about the club are available from the
or telephoning 1800 734 493.
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