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NOVEMBER 2018



 

  BREAKING NEWS

NOVEMBER 14:
Whitsunday Regional Council today confirmed St Catherine's Catholic School Campus Oval in Marathon St as the preferred RV site for Proserpine.

NOVEMBER 14:
Caravan rolls on Victoria's Hume Freeway near Ennis Road, Tallarook, this afternoon. No further details available.

NOVEMBER 13:
Family owned and operated RV dealer Camden Caravan at Campbelltown in NSW has ceased trading.

NOVEMBER 13:
Gympie Regional Council in Queensland is seeking feedback on how it can attract more caravanners and other RVers to the gold mining town and region.

CIAA symposium 2018NOVEMBER 13:
More than 150 delegates from the caravanning industry were today attending the Caravan Industry Association of Australia's Federal Technical & Regulatory Industry Symposium, which was opened by association chief executive Stuart Lamont. Manufacturers, dealers and repairers assembled at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre to discuss current key topics that members need to be aware of and understand.

NOVEMBER 13:
Caravan manufacturer Jayco has announced sponsorship of the GoFish Nagambie freshwater fishing festival which is expected to attract thousands of anglers to the Goulburn Valley in Victoria.

NOVEMBER 13:
Two teenagers airlifted to hospital with serious burns after portable gas stove exploded at Queenscliff's BIG4 Beacon caravan park south-west of Melbourne. Two others suffered minor burns and taken by ambulance to Geelong University Hospital. The injured were understood to be on a school trip.

NOVEMBER 13:
BIG4's Hahndorf Resort, West Beach Parks and Renmark Riverfront claimed gold, silver, and bronze respectively in the Caravan & Holiday Parks category at the South Australian Tourism Awards.

NOVEMBER 12:
Police hunting thieves who stole four bikes from a Darwin family on a round-Australia caravanning adventure. The crooks used bolt cutters in the raid on their campsite at Aitkenvale in Townsville, Queensland.

Allies CreekNOVEMBER 11:
Retired couple Peter and Karyn Peeters plan to turn the former Queensland woodmill town of Allies Creek into a grey nomads' mecca. And members of the online Caravaners Forum have already welcomed the idea, saying they will definitely pay a visit. "We'll definitely be checking it out in the future," wrote one member. "Good on 'em, I say, I hope they are hugely successful!" The Peeters bought the tiny township about 400km northwest of Brisbane for a bargain price of $550,000 after previous owner Natali Williams, who wanted to convert it into a caravan park, abandoned the idea following the death of her husband. They say they will turn the town into a multi-million-dollar retro tourist attraction for tourists, caravanners and other RVers.

NOVEMBER 10:
Several investors understood to be seriously interested in Victoria-based Billabong Custom Caravans, which went into administration last month.

Hummock Hill IslandNOVEMBER 10:
Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General has approved a $1.2 billion tourism project on Hummock Hill Island near Gladstone which will include tourist accommodation, holiday units and camping grounds for about 2700 people. It is the only substantial undeveloped island in the southern area of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park south of Shoalwater Bay.

NOVEMBER 9:
Nanga Bay Resort at Shark Bay in WA, which offers over 70 caravan sites, is on the market. Expressions of interest close on November 28.

NOVEMBER 8:
Ferocious caravan blaze claims life of man at Tara on Queensland's Western Downs.

NOVEMBER 8:
NSW Land and Environment Court rules against Ingenia's appeal application over its planned development at Ingenia Holidays Avina resort in Sydney. Ingenia chief executive said decision would be fully reviewed before deciding on its next step.

NOVEMBER 7:
Huge dust storm sent grey nomads scurrying for the safety of their RVs at Wilcannia caravan park in western NSW yesterday.

NOVEMBER 7:
Tingha Gems Caravan Park, a member of the Kui chain of caravan parks, awarded $47,250 from NSW State Government's Crown Reserve Improvement Fund to upgrade the park's amenities.

NOVEMBER 5:
Police dog and handler tracked down a teenage girl who allegedly attempted to steal property from cars at Woree caravan park in far north Queensland. Girl, 16, charged with two counts of entering premises and committing an indictable offence and one count of trespass.

Water park construction siteNOVEMBER 3:
Victoria's All Seasons Holiday Park in Mildura is building what it claims to be the first water park in Australia to have an activity tower with sky soaker ... and three waterslides. It will also feature mega soakers, spin sprays, splash blasters, water leaves, ground sprays and a double enclosed water-slide with wave catchers. It plans to have the attraction operational in time for the summer season. The park is part of the Top Parks chain.

NOVEMBER 3:
Family owned and operated Whitsundays Tropical Eco Resort at Airlie Beach in Queensland, formerly known as the Flametree Tourist Village, has joined the BIG4 chain.

NOVEMBER 3:
Roadtrain passing too closely blamed for caravan rollover on Eyre Highway just west of Nullarbor Roadhouse in SA. Caravanners, believed to be on Round-Australia trip, unhurt.

Motorhome blazeNOVEMBER 2:
Two travellers escaped unhurt when their Jayco motorhome erupted in flames on NSW's Pacific Highway at Wadalba. There was no news on what caused the fire.

 

NOVEMBER 2:
Owners now paying 40 percent less to register their caravans and camper-trailers in NSW under new rates which came into force yesterday.

NOVEMBER 2:
Aspen Group, which operates chain of holiday and accommodation parks, will hold its annual general meeting in Sydney on November 30.

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