Advertisement  Advertising

Camps ad

 

Caravanning News is registered with the National Library of Australia's PANDORA archive

OCTOBER  2019



 

 

BREAKING NEWS

OCTBER 15:
Nearly a thousand caravanners attending the nine-day triennial Coromal Windsor National Caravan Clubs rally which began at Albany, WA, yesterday expected to pour about $1 million into local economy.

OCTOBER 15:
Queensland's Kilkivan Bush Camping and Caravan Park has scooped the Gympie Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year award.

OCTOBER 15:
Owners of NextGen caravans are heading for Cowra in NSW for their second annual Owners Group Meet-up, which kicks off tomorrow.

OCTOBER 15:
Gold Coast Council's transport committee wants to fast-track moves to ban caravans from parking on streets.

OCTOBER 14:
Australian Caravan Club members in more than 150 caravans have converged on Warrambool in Victoria for their annual week-long national muster.

solar carsOCTOBER 13:
Caravanners and others travelling on the Stuart Highway between Darwin and Adelaide have been warned to beware of some unusual traffic for the next few days. About 50 solar-powered vehicles taking part in the 3000km World Solar Challenge left Darwin this morning headed for Adelaide.

OCTOBER 13:
James Cook University researcher claims caravan park residents face poor living conditions, arbitrary rules and no security of tenure because outdated laws.

OCTOBER 13:
Victoria's Great Ocean Road Coast Committee has released its final master plan for the Anglesea Family Caravan Park.

OCTOBER 11:
Plans by Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of South Australia to pour $7 million into upgrading the Adelaide Showground at Wayville include the provision of an 80-site caravan park.
"It will provide additional accommodation options for visitors coming to Adelaide," chief executive John Rothwell said. "It will provide a further economic contribution to Adelaide businesses and a diversification in revenue for the society." Work is scheduled to be completed in April next year.

OCTOBER 9:
Good news from Australia’s domestic caravan and camping industry. Latest figures show that visitor economy continued a solid performance through June with a rolling annual rise of eight percent in trips to break through 13 million domestic trips for the first time. Nights also increased to a record high, reaching 55.2 million, a five percent annual increase. Total expenditure of caravan and camping visitors increased by 17 percent to exceed $7.9 billion.

OCTOBER 9:
More than 100 exhibitors will showcase their products at Caravanning Queensland's Let's Go Brisbane Caravan & Outdoor Show at Brisbane Showgrounds from October 31 to November 3. It will feature the latest in luxury motorhomes to family-friendly caravans and affordable camper trailers plus outdoors accessories.

OCTOBER 9:
This year's two-day Naracoorte Show in SA, which opens on October 19, will cater for all ages, It will even feature a unique new challenge for grey nomads and other 4WD enthusiasts who will be judged on how they set up their vehicle and campsite with all essentials for visiting remote Cape York in Far North Queensland.

OCTOBER 9:
Shares in holiday and lifestyle parks operator Ingenia continue to rise in value, opening at a year-high of $4.10 on the Australian Stock Exchange today.

OCTOBER 8:
The 40-acre Wolvi Grove working avocado farm east of Gympie in Queensland is the latest listing in Camps Australia Wide.

Gold List starsOCTOBER 7:
Quorn Caravan Park in SA's Flinders Ranges, a member of the Kui chain and holder of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, has again been awarded five stars in Gold List of Australian Accommodation.

OCTOBER 6:
Peak Hill and Double D caravan parks are finalists in The Henrys - Parkes Business Awards' Excellence in Micro Business and the Excellence in Hospitality & Tourism categories. Hosted by the Parkes Chamber of Commerce in NSW, the winners will be announced on October 20.

OCTOBER 6:
Deliveries of some new caravans in Australia reportedly being delayed because of alleged problems with Suburban gas water heaters.

OCTOBER 6:
Strong winds sent a tree crashing down onto a caravan in the Perth suburb of Caversham. There were no reports of anyone being injured.

Awards logoOCTOBER 4:
A total of 32 businesses and 15 individuals have reached the finals of this year's CCIA NSW Awards of Excellence. Winners will be announced at Sofitel Darling Harbour, Sydney, on November 7. See list by clicking here.

OCTOBER 4:
Bundaberg's oldest caravan dealer, family-owned and operated Takalvans, has become one of only three New Age dealers in Queensland. The others are at Townsville and the Gold Coast.

OCTOBER 3:
Locals pushing for closure of unofficial free camping site on banks of Kalang River in Uranga, NSW, after allegations of caravan and motorhome waste being dumped in river.

OCTOBER 2:
Apollo Tourism and Leisure appoints Kelly Shier as group chief financial officer, effective from November 11. She will replace incumbent Karl Trouchet who will take up newly-created position of executive director (strategy and special projects).

OCTOBER 1:
Shares in Aspen Group, which operates chain of lifestyle and holiday parks, opened at a 12-month high of $1.21 today.

Breaking News: September 2019

RETURN TO CARAVANNING NEWS MAIN PAGE

No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted without
the prior written permission of Dennis Amor.

Copyright 2005 Dennis Amor
All Rights Reserved

Kui Parks advert

Caravan Council of Australi advert