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MAY 2021



 

 

BREAKING NEWS:

MAY 10:
Organisers of the Victorian Caravan, Camping & Touring Supershow have warned of its official Facebook listing being used to set up unauthorised fake events.

MAY 9:
Mums staying at the NRMA Dubbo caravan park tucked into a hearty Mother's Day breakfast today, courtesy its managers who delivered a card, eggs and bacon plus muffins for hubbies to cook them a treat on this special day! Other NRMA parks also provided treats for mums, with the holiday park chain declaring on its Facebook page: "
We say thank you! Happy Mother's Day."

MAY 9:
G'day Group plans to install more than 100 new powered campsites at Victor Harbor's McCracken Country Club in South Australia.

MAY 9:
The 62-site Riviera Country Caravan Park at Lakes Entrance in Victoria is on the market for $2.5 million.

MAY 9:
More than 200 exhibitors will be at the Brisbane Showgrounds from June 2 to 7 for Queensland Caravan and Camping Supershow, which will feature towing masterclasses and an interactive off-road towing course where visitors can put their skills to the test.

MAY 9:
Holiday Haven Lake Conjola in NSW scooped the Gold Award in the ReviewPro Caravan Park of the Year category at the Caravan Industry Association of Australia National Conference. Ocean Beach Tourist Park on the Gold Coast won Silver with BIG4 Ballina Headlands Holiday Park taking out Bronze.

MAY 8:
Ingenia, which operates a chain of lifestyle and holiday parks, reports that its holiday business has rebounded "strongly" in COVID times, with parks near cities showing the highest demand as people travel closer to home and take shorter breaks. Its 28-acre pet-friendly Cairns Coconut Holiday Park particularly benefitted after borders were opened and airlines increased flights to the northern Queensland city, Ingenia said.

MAY 6:
Free safety checks are being offered by Transport for NSW in conjunction with NSW Police to owners of caravans or camper trailers registered in NSW. There are limited spaces available and advance bookings are essential for the checks at the Wauchope (May 18 and 19) and Morisset (May 21 and 22) showgrounds.

MAY 6:
More caravan parks, roadhouses and wayside inns will renovate their facilities and give tourists more reasons to stop during their journey in the NT, according to the Northern Territory Government. It says its Tourism Comeback Plan is set to create jobs and stimulate the local economy.


MAY 5:
The Caravan Industry Association of Australia has secured a $364,500 grant from the Federal Government's Cyber Security Business Connect and Protect Program for its project to boost cybersecurity awareness in the caravan and camping industry.

MAY 5:
More than 300 members of the all-female Rolling Solo group - which enjoys roadtrips, tagalongs and camping - will be leaving the NRMA Merimbula Beach Holiday Resort in NSW tomorrow after a successful weeklong get-together.

MAY 4:
Queensland's annual six-day Caravan and Camping Show will return to Brisbane Showgrounds from June 2. More than 200 exhibitors reportedly lined up to attend.

MAY 4:
Insurance assessors checking claims after the recent Cyclone Seroja swept through parts of WA solved the tyranny of distance and accommodation problems ... by hooking up a caravan and towing it with them.

MAY 3:
Two people arrested after NSW police discovered stolen camping equipment in camping area on Paringa Paddock Road, Murray Bridge.

MAY 3:
Car and caravan in accident on NSW's New England Highway Bypass at St Aubins Street, Scone.

MAY 3:
Caravan involved in accident on Manilla Road at Anchor Road, Hallsville, north of Tamworth in NSW. No further information available.

MAY 2:
Members of Caravan Industry Victoria are being reminded that nominations for the Hall of Fame business awards close this week.

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