Tasmania Police investigating blaze which destroyed
caravan in Sturt Crescent, Mayfield, overnight.
Finalists vying for gold in the Caravan & Holiday Parks
category of the 2021 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards include: Cheynes Beach
Caravan Park, Coral Coast Tourist Park, Experience Lancelin Holiday Park,
Kimberleyland Waterfront Holiday Park - Kununurra, RAC Exmouth Cape Holiday
Park and RAC Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort. The winner will be announced on
More than 100 exhibitors will be showing their wares
at what is described as one of Brisbane's most popular caravan and camping
events. Caravanning Queensland's four-day Let's Go Brisbane Caravan &
Outdoor Show will throw open its doors at the Brisbane Showgrounds on
October 28. "Whether you're a seasoned nomad, weekend road tripper or family
explorer, the expo has something for everyone," a spokesperson said.
"Cara-fans will get the chance to experience the latest in caravan and
camping technologies and gadgets to prepare them for a safe, secure and
enjoyable Aussie adventure."
Perth-based Fleetwood, which operates RV accessories company Northern Camec
and Melbourne-based caravan repairs and services company Northern RV, will
hold its AGM on November 17. Due to continued COVID restrictions on travel
and public gatherings it will be done virtually. "The health and safety of
our shareholders, employees and the broader community is paramount," the
Peer-to-peer RV hire company Camplify will release
its new quarterly cashflow results on October 21. An investor briefing will
be held during an audio phone conference featuring chief executive and
founder Justin Hales (pictured), chief financial officer Andrea MacDougall
and chairman Trent Bagnall.
WA's Shire of Pingelly seeking expressions of
interest from people interested in buying chalets at its Pingelly Caravan
Park for between $120,000 and $150,000.
SA's District Council of Grant is inviting community
feedback on eight proposed new free camping sites. They are located at
Surfers Way Beach carparks 2 and 3, Birdhide, 816 Eight Mile Creek Road, Dry
Creek, Blackfellows Caves, Orwell Rocks and Allendale East Recreation
Caravan Industry Association of Australia reminds
people that nominations to join its board close on Friday this week.
A facility at a Victorian caravan park has been
listed as a COVID Tier 1 exposure site. Anyone who has used the Wakiti Creek
Resort - Caravan Park shower block on Yabuna Bridge Road in Kotupna on
October 5 from 8am to 11am and October 6 from 8.30am to 11.30am must get
tested and isolate for 14 days.
South Australia Police investigating blaze which
destroyed caravan in Dunorlan Road, Edwardstown, early this morning.
NSW's Tenterfield Lodge and Caravan Park is a
finalist for the third time in the Excellence in Small Business category of
the New England North West Regional Business Awards.
Copper Coast Council in South Australia is seeking
comments from the public on plans to extend the lease and improve Kadina
Crusader Caravans today welcomed back some of its
workers to its factory at Epping in Victoria, with manufacturing again
underway after its COVID shutdown. "Our absolute and clear focus is to
minimise the impact of this disruption on current orders, whilst adhering to
our strict quality control standards," it said in a Facebook posting.
"Naturally, ensuring the safety of our staff and suppliers remains our
Police today appealed for help after the July 25
murder of a man at a caravan park on Ethel St at Sanctuary Point on NSW's
South Coast. They are particularly keen to speak with anyone who may have
information relating to several people seen leaving the park around the time
of the stabbing.
A 77-year-old Jingili caravanner injured in a single
vehicle crash on Queensland's Gulf Development Road at Croydon on October 4
has died in hospital.
Plans for a new 46-site caravan park and campground near the
Bremer River at Ipswich ‒ with future concept plans showing up to 230 sites
‒ have been submitted to the local city council west of Brisbane.
The NT's Tumbling Waters Holiday Park, set on 100
acres near Berry Springs, will build a new ablutions block and swimming pool
thanks to a Roadhouse to Recovery grant. The State Government said the
upgrade would help boost the experience for holidaymakers "who are
increasingly taking to the road to support the Territory's booming drive
tourism market". Tourism and Hospitality Minister Natasha Fyles commented:
"By upgrading the Territory's wayside inns, caravan parks and roadhouses in
our more remote regions, whether its new cabins or a playground for
families, provides more options for travellers that might have previously
just popped in for fuel and a rest.”
Police investigating after eight-year-old girl died
in accident involving a moving caravan at a Victoria camping ground.
According to reports, an off-duty paramedic performed CPR but was unable to
save the child. The accident happened at the Tidal River camp in Wilsons
Promontory National Park.
NSW's Central Coast holiday parks will throw open
their doors from Monday to guests from Greater Sydney.
Caravan Industry Association of Australia to give
evidence at Federal Government's Joint Select Committee on Road Safety on
There are plans to accommodate more caravanners, campers and other
travellers at Imbil's camping ground near Gympie in Queensland, with the
number of sites to be increased from 45 to 135. Work on the development must
start within six years.
The 89th National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant at
Adelaide Oval on November 13 will feature a 'Summer Holiday' float presented
by Jayco Adelaide. "Christmas caravanners are the essence of summer, and
with more people holidaying in their home states this year it seemed
fitting," designer John Barone said. "Of course, we've added in a few more
Christmas lights to make it even more spectacular." Jayco Adelaide marketing
manager Jade Walsh added: "The Summer Holiday float is a fantastic way to
promote regional tourism and support holidaying in the many great
destinations this state has to offer."
About 200 members of the Caravan and Motorhome Club
of Australia have descended on Queensland's Rum City for today's annual
general meeting. Unfortunately, problems with Bundaberg's WiFi at the
Recreational Precinct prevented the proceedings from being broadcast live.
COVID restrictions had prevented the gathering from being held in NSW as
Caravan Industry Association of Australia will host
Mel Novak from Beyond Blue for 45 minutes starting at 1pm today, outlining
how to establish a workplace wellbeing plan and other free resources
available through Beyond Blue’s NewAccess program.
Members of the Australian Caravan Club are heading to
Queensland's Beef City in readiness for its national week-long muster. About
100 RVs are expected at the event, to be officially opened by Mayor Tony
Williams on Sunday at Rockhampton's showground. Proceeds from the muster
will go to the Lions Medical Research Foundation.
Forty-six members of Queensland Retreat Caravan group
to hold this year's third get-together at the Wondai Showgrounds from the
November 1 to 8 where they will have 46 members attending, kicking off with
a Melbourne Cup lunch on the second day.
Adelaide-based G'Day Parks, which operates more than
300 parks, snapped up three others during a $75 million spending spree in
the last year. Joining the stable were Kings Canyon Resort, Glen Helen
Resort and the MacDonnell Range Holiday Park in the NT, as well as the El
Questro resort in WA.
Shares in Brisbane-based caravan manufacturer and RV
hire company Apollo Tourism and Leisure opened at two-year high of 70c
Queensland's emergency services were kept busy with a
spate of accidents involving caravans today. Two travellers were injured when
their SUV and caravan rolled on the Bruce Highway on Cardwell Range between
Ingham and Cardwell, a guard rail preventing the rig from careering down
steep ravine. Meanwhile, two adults and three children were being assessed
by ambulance crews after their ute and caravan collided with a barrier on
the Bruce Highway at Kybong, south of Gympie. Queensland Ambulance later
all were in
"stable conditions" and
did not require hospital treatment.
A caravanner was also taken to Croydon Hospital in a stable condition after
a single-vehicle towing a caravan rolled at Gilbert River on the Gulf
Shares in RV manufacturer and rental company Apollo
had soared 10 percent to 65c within 90 minutes of the ASX opening today.
Major crash police investigating after pedestrian injured in
accident at West Beach caravan park. The 60-year-woman was rushed to Royal
Adelaide Hospital after collision with camper trailer driven by man aged 66.
He was also taken to hospital where he underwent a blood analysis. The woman
is reported to be in a serious but stable condition.
Two women and two children escaped serious injuries
when their ute and caravan rolled in SA's Adelaide Hills. Police are
investigating the accident which happened on the South Eastern Freeway near
St Ives. No other vehicles were involved. The caravan was wrecked.
Reports coming in of accident involving a Regent caravan and
truck on NSW's Pacific Hwy near Woodburn. Caravanner in 60s understood to
have suffered minor injuries.
Crusader Caravans has been cleared to re-open its
factory at Epping in Victoria after a suspected COVID case. "To ensure
everyone's health and safety, our staff will be returning to the factory in
phases and we expect to restart manufacturing with most of the team on
Thursday 7th of October," it says in a Facebook announcement.
Cheynes Beach Caravan Park, Coral Coast Tourist Park,
Experience Lancelin Holiday Park, Kimberleyland Waterfront Holiday Park, RAC
Exmouth Cape Holiday Park and RAC Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort are battling for
the title of top park in the Western Australian Tourism Awards. The winner
will be announced at a gala dinner on November 13.
Fire crews in SA have attended 46 RV blazes, three fatal, in the last three
years and are stressing the importance of having working fire alarms.