(left) and Mr Lazzaro
where products come from
RV industry partners with
Australia Made Campaign
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peak body for the caravanning and camping industry is now official
bedfellows with the Australian Made Campaign.
The Caravan Industry Association of Australia's new partnership will
support and promote Aussie manufacturers which contribute to the nation's
"The Australian caravan manufacturing industry is steeped in history and
continues to prosper despite strong international competition when other
automotive manufacturing in Australia is falling away," CIAA chief
executive Stuart Lamont said.
"The local manufacturing industry designs and manufactures these products
for the harsh conditions that Australians like to put their products
"Australian consumers deserve to better understand that a strong local
Australian manufacturing industry exists and where their RV products come
Australian Made Campaign chief executive Ben Lazzaro said it was
"wonderful" to see the Australian Made logo paired with Caravan Industry
Association of Australia.
"Caravanning and camping are quintessential Australian pastimes which are
underpinned by an extensive network of businesses, including some of
Australia's most impressive manufacturers," he said.
"This industry produces some of the highest quality products and employs
thousands of Australians, so it's important we support it and help it
continue to thrive."
The Australian Made Campaign logo is underpinned by a third-party
accreditation system which ensures products bearing the logo are certified
as genuinely Australian.
This means customers can be sure they are buying authentic products made
to demanding Australian standards.