The BIG4 Hidden Valley Holiday Park at Darwin is
seeking someone to manage its Hidden Delights Cafe. "This is an exciting
opportunity to manage our fully equipped cafe for a busy 2023 peak season,"
the park said. Interested people should contact Dani on 8984 2888 or
Caravanners and other travellers have been urged to
take extra care after a woman was bitten by a snake at a driver reviver site
on a rest area at Miriam Vale in Queensland. She was airlifted by helicopter
Queensland Police investigating cause of accident in
which 50-year-old man's caravan rolled on northbound lanes of M1 at Ormeau
north of the Gold Coast yesterday.
Sunbuster Caravans ‒ ATF The Green Sport Australia
Trust trading as K9 Vans ‒ is under administration. The first creditors'
meeting will be held on February 6 at Morton + Lee Insolvency in Queen
Known for his charitable support to organisations
including NSW's Coachstop Caravan Park at Maitland, John Byron Wade received
a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in today's Australia Day Honours.
Governor General John Hurley said recipients went
"above and beyond" and
contributed every day and
in every way imaginable. "These
are the people who see us through good times and bad," he
the first to show up and the last to leave."
The three-day Newcastle Caravan Camping Lifestyle
Expo will throw open its gates at Newcastle Entertainment Centre &
Showground in NSW on February 3. About 150 exhibitors will showcase hundreds
of brands and thousands of products.
NSW-based peer-to-peer caravan rental company
Camplify cashflow report for the financial year's second half on January 20.
An investor briefing will be held via an audio phone conference at 10am AEDT
on January 30. Presentation material for the meeting will be lodged with the
Australian Stock Exchange before the conference call, which will feature
chief executive and founder Justin Hales and chief financial officer Andrea
The community-owned and volunteer-operated Booleroo
Centre RV Park in SA is a finalist in the Community Stay category of the
Grey Nomad Awards, which recognise excellence and innovation in seniors'
tourism. Booleroo Centre Community Development and Tourism Association
secretary Emma Waters reports that it is the second time the park has won a
place in the finals.
The Federal Government will pour more than $1.1
million into the development of the 80-site Wiluna caravan park in regional
WA. This follows a lack of tenders for the work.
Two new caravans next door to unoccupied premises
which were set on fire in Tasmania's Hobart Road at Kings Meadows were
damaged by heat from the blaze, thought to have been suspicious lit..
Caravan parks across WA servicing caravanners on
around Australia trips and entering from SA or NT will receive assistance
from the state government's $6 million Tourism Flood Recovery Package.
Wellington Shire Council is selling, via tender, the 21-year
Crown leases of Woodside Beach and Lochsport caravan parks east of
Camping fees at Mackay Regional Council's Theresa
Creek Dam in Queensland will rise to $20 nightly on February 1. The council
said the increase ‒ the first since 2015
‒ is to keep up with rising maintenance costs.
"Council has worked to ensure this increase is consistent with other
campgrounds and still allows Theresa Creek Dam to remain competitive," it
Urana Caravan Park will receive $100,000 from the NSW
Government's Stronger Country Communities Fund for much needed work.
"Federation Council will be able to work on improvements to maintain its
position as a driver of the local economy through encouraging tourism and as
an affordable accommodation option," Member for Albury Justin Clancy,
Caravanners began hitting Queensland's eastern roads
again today after being stranded for several days in heavy rains.
Tasmania's former 147-hectare hydro town of Tarraleah Estate in the Central
Highlands is again on the market ... and at $12 million-plus comes complete
with a caravan park.
Brisbane-based Sustainable Park Solutions is
marketing ‒ via tender ‒ the lease, development and management of Victoria's
Loch Sport Caravan Park and/or the Woodside Beach Caravan Park east of
The Wellington Shire Council is
the Committee of Management for the both parks.
Tenders close on February 13.
Tasmanian fire crews fought a serious blaze at
Jayco Hobart King Caravans
Main Road, Moonah, this afternoon. Adjoining premises evacuated. One witness
posted on Facebook: "The flames were huge." Cause of the blaze being
Queensland Police said early today that heavy
rainfalls have seen more closures of the Bruce Hwy, now at Bowen after
earlier closures at Slaters Creek and near Lascelles Avenue at Goorganga
Campervan involved in accident on northbound lanes of
NSW's Pacific Highway at Nerong this morning. Medical helicopter in
Bruce Highway is closed due to flooding north of Bowen. Police are on scene
and travellers are advised to delay non-essential
travel and avoid the area.
NSW Police have urged people attending the Tamworth
Country Music Festival to lock their caravan or campervan when unattended.
Where possible, campers should use a lock to secure their tent, they added.
Four children badly injured when car driven by 76yo
woman collided with caravan verandah at Toowoom Bay Holiday Park in NSW
today. Police investigating.
Caravanner frantically separated blazing caravan from
tow vehicle on Adelaide's SE freeway. Vehicle hardly damaged but caravan
burnt to ground after developing electrical fault.
Discovery Parks has published a list of its parks
impacted by floodwaters. For information, go to
With 80-plus holiday parks, the chain says it is
Australia’s largest park owner-operator. "Our
park teams are working tirelessly to keep guests, residents
and staff safe," it says.
Reports coming in of car and caravan rollover on
South Australia's Augusta Highway near Davidsons Road, Merriton. No further
THE annual national Retreat Caravan Owners and Family
Group rally will go ahead in March at Wagga Wagga NSW after being cancelled
many times due to COVID-19. It will be held from March 23 to 30 at ACTA
National Grounds & Range Function Centre and is open to all Retreat Caravan
owners throughout Australia. Information and registration forms can be
email@example.com. All money raised will again be
donated to the Cancer Council of Australia, which has received over $46,000
from previous rallies throughout different states.
and car collide on NSW's Pacific Highway near Coolongolook, causing traffic
chaos and closure of one southbound lane. No further details available.
An application by Trevor
Godfredson for the winding up of Infinity Motor Homes Pty Ltd is listed to
be heard at the Supreme Court in Brisbane on January 31.
A GoFundMe appeal has so far raised more than $22,000 for the
flood-ravaged Kingston-on-Murray Caravan Park in South Australia. The
popular family-owned award-winning park, a member of the Kui chain, was
inundated when its levees failed in the December rains. Park owners Geoff
and Barb Calvert say in a Facebook posting that they still cannot
believe the amount of water and destruction caused by the floodwaters.
NSW's Singleton Council has installed a dump point at
the Bulga Recreational Ground in Inlet Rd, adding to camping facilities
which include toilets, playground, tennis courts and BBQ facilities.
Travellers are allowed two free nights and the site is pet-friendly.
Locals have called for clampdown on caravanners and
other travellers illegally camping on Coffs Harbour foreshore in NSW,
claiming it is now "out of control".
Development application could see another 80 camping
sites at Lake Proserpine camping areas in Queensland, bringing the total to
Locals are fighting plans to permanently close the
popular driver reviver station adjoining the travellers' rest area north of
Gin Gin on Queensland's busy Bruce Hwy.
The annual Roadstar caravanners' get together will be held at Lake Monduran
Holiday Park north of Gin Gin in Queensland on October 9.
Caravan Industry Victoria is now selling tickets for
the Caravan, Camping & Touring Supershow at Melbourne Showgrounds from
February 22 to 26.
Ute towing pop top caravan erupted in flames on
Monaro Hwy north of Old Cooma Rd. Passengers escaped unharmed and Golf
caravan untouched by Monday's fire.
Two travellers taken by ambulance to Monto Hospital
early today after a vehicle towing a caravan overturned on Queensland's
Burnett Highway. Said to be in 'stable' condition.
G'Day Parks say the new powered
drive-thru slab sites at the Discovery Hahndorf Resort in South
Australia are "perfect for caravanners who
have bigger rigs or those who don't like backing in!"