Caravanning Queensland will hold free educational
towing and weights "masterclasses" at Nambour Showgrounds on August 29.
The award-winning Dalrymple Cabin and Van Park located at the northern
entrance to Charters Towers on Queensland's Lynd Highway has been bought for
a reported $2.2 million by the park's operators, Brad and Tanya Chilton.
Noosa Shire Council in Queensland will receive
$410,000 from the state government for upgrading facilities at the Boreen
Point Campground. The handout will come from Queensland Government's $50m
Unite and Recover Community Stimulus Package and will create or support
more than three jobs.
Southern Queensland Country Tourism chief executive
Peter Homan reports "strong enquiries" at caravan parks across the region as
travellers plan to take advantage of next Friday's new Ekka public holiday
long weekend. The holiday is for people living in Brisbane, Weipa,
Rockhampton, Livingstone, Mackay, Gold Coast, Logan, Burdekin, Charters
Towers, Cloncurry and Whitsunday (for the Bowen area only) council areas.
Holiday Haven and Tall Timbers caravan parks in
firing line of floodwaters in Shoalhaven region of NSW.
Next year's WA Tourism Conference, jointly presented
by Caravan Industry Association WA, will be held in Geraldton from May 3-5,
it has been announced.
Maclean Parks is looking for a couple to manage its
camping ground on Queensland's world heritage-listed Fraser Island. And, it
says, the successful applicants will have the opportunity to meet guests
from all walks of life .... "from our local anglers to scientist from around
the world". The campground is also used as an environmental education camp
for scientist and University of Sunshine Coast students.
WA government's Gascoyne COVID-19 recovery plan
includes $1.47 million to upgrade wastewater services to allow expansion of
Coral Bay Caravan Park.
Victoria's Moyne Shire Council has closed its seven
caravan parks for the next two months as part of the state's stage 3
Caravanner left stranded after their towball hitch
was stolen from their rig at Kenilworth showgrounds west of Nambour in
Reports coming in of caravan breaking free from ute
on Queensland's Bruce Hwy near Ilbilbie.
Reports today say that three times more caravanners
were heading south on Quensland's Bruce Hwy than travelling north. It comes
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced
closure its border to
New South Wales from 1am on Saturday.
Victorian-based Crusader Caravans has taken to
YouTube to explain its position as COVID stage 4 restrictions brings
industry to a halt. To view its four-and-a-half-minute video,
Beachport’s Southern Ocean Tourist Park becomes fully
accredited as part of South Australian Quality Tourism Accredited Business
Police hunting thieves who made off with a 2012 Jayco
Discovery caravan from driveway at Corio in Victoria.
Victoria Park Lake Caravan Park at Shepparton in
northern Victoria will be allowed to operate with strict controls under the
state's new COVID Stage 3 restrictions.
Caravan Industry Victoria chief executive Robert
Lucas will be holding meetings with Victorian government this morning over
COVID stage 4 restrictions. He will discuss "a possible exemption for our
industry on a reduced staffing level".
Queensland crews cordoned off Skinner St in Hervey
Bay yesterday after a caravan's gas cylinder developed a leak.
Claiming to be an industry first, New Age Caravans is
using hospital-grade Nanocyn ‒ which is said to
kill the deadly COVID-19
virus in 30 seconds ‒
to disinfect all caravans
before they leave its factory.
Major Mitchell Caravan Park in south-west Queensland
is looking for a management couple to take over the reins from Oct this year
to March next year and offers "an annual ongoing appointment for the right
Breaking News - July 2020
Breaking News - June 2020
Breaking News - May 2020