Fleetwood, who operate RV accessories
company Northern Camec and Melbourne-based caravan repairs and services
company Northern RV, will release its financial results for the year ended
June 30, 2022, on August 25.
Murray River Police District officers are searching
for a single-axle 1999 Jayco Freedom caravan, Victorian registration number
N23076. It was stolen from a Hickey Drive, Moama, address between August 7
and 8. Anyone with information should contact Moama Police on 03 54920099 or
Deniliquin Police Station on 03 5881 9299 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000
Shellharbour City Council in NSW is being asked to
approve plans for a new caravan park which would mean the Calderwood Valley
Golf Course losing nine holes. The new park would comprise over 200
long-term sites and four short-term ones.
Hooded thief made off with 2007 grey Nissan Navara
registration XOJ005 after smashing through boom gates at Adelaide Caravan
Park on Richard Street at Hackney in SA in the early hours.
The Victorian Government is splashing out $4.6 million on
upgrading caravan parks at Hindmarsh, West Wimmera and Yarriambiack. "Many
Victorians have cherished childhood memories from stays at caravan and
holiday parks across the state," Minister for Tourism, Sport, Major Events
and Creative Industries Steve Dimopoulos said. "These three projects will
deliver even more holidaymakers to Victoria's region."
Alvin Manning, who recently celebrated a monumental
101st birthday and enjoyed a life full of caravanning around Australia until
well into his 90s, has been invited to the International Day of Older
Persons party at Barroul House Cafe in Kiama, NSW, on September 30. They
will be celebrating the International Day of Older Persons. Alvin's advice
to anyone wanting to see 101 years of age: "Stay warm and stay vertical!"
Lodzi Holdings, formerly trading as South East
Queensland Campers & Gear, has gone into liquidation.
Billed as Australia's premiere outdoors lifestyle
event, the three-day National 4×4 Outdoors Show will return to the Melbourne
Showgrounds on August 19. It will bring together all the top and latest
products in campers, caravans, accessories, outdoor adventure, tourism and
apparel. "We are thrilled to be returning to Melbourne after a two-year
hiatus due to Covid interruptions," event director Jon Perry said. "And with
Australians continuing to look to holiday locally, the timing couldn't be
No one was seriously injured when a ute towing a
caravan veered off the road and collided with trees on the Beechworth to
Wodonga road at Wooragee in Victoria yesterday afternoon. No other vehicle
was involved. The caravan disintegrated.
The Australian Caravan Club has reminded members that
registration for its October 2022 National Muster at Lithgow in NSW closes
on August 31.
Bullara Station Stay in WA has used a $203,000 Regional
Economic Development grant to open two new high-end glamping tents and 60
new affordable camping and caravan sites. Bullara Station ‒ located between
Coral Bay and Exmouth in the Coral Coast region ‒ has built a reputation
over the last 12 years for providing an authentic station stay experience.
Caravanning Queensland has announced that free
caravan weight and safety inspections will be held at Queensland's
Willowbank Raceway on Sept 9 and 10, with overnight camping available for
self-contained rigs, and Toowoomba Showgrounds on October 7 and 8.
Queensland police have appealed for witnesses after a car and 4WD towing
caravan collided on the Capricorn Highway at its junction with Anakie
Sapphire Road between Emerald and Alpha yesterday afternoon. A 64-year-old
passenger in the car died at the scene. The driver of the 4WD, a
37-year-old Moura man, and two female passengers aged 14 and 12 were taken
to Emerald Hospital for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.
Queensland's South Burnett Regional Council will
spend $250,000 on upgrading the Tipperary Flat rest area as a contribution
towards Nanango’s 175th birthday celebrations next year. A public meeting
attended by the mayor, councillors and SBRC staff will be held there on
August 12 to gather community input on necessary work. Some early
suggestions include improving the park's drainage, fewer entrances and
exits, clearer marking of camping areas and refurbishment of the park’s
wooden structures to fix termite damage.
The Australian Caravan Club's Tassie Travellers recently held
a muster at Eugenana in the Apple Isle. Members took a railcar ride on the
Don River Railway, visited the Devonport Maritime Museum, did beer tasting
at Seven Sheds Brewery and mulled wine and folk music at Prickly Mo
It might officially be a pet-friendly caravan park,
but the NT's Dundee Beach Holiday Park certainly didn't throw down the
welcome mat for its latest arrival ... a 2.5m saltwater crocodile. A couple
discovered the croc in the middle of the night after being woken up by
noises outside their caravan.
Family-owned 7th Street Caravans becomes the first
NSW-based dealership to attain accreditation in the Caravan Industry
Association of Australia's National Retail Dealership Accreditation Program.
The program identifies the leaders in the industry and recognises their
professionalism in achieving benchmark performance levels in business
planning, risk management, business improvement, HR management and sales and
Wayne Freeman (Masterpiece
Caravans) and Peter May (Peter May Caravans) have been inducted into the
Caravan Trade and Industries Association of Victoria's Hall of Fame.
Fleetwood, which operates RV accessories company Northern Camec and the
Melbourne-based caravan repairs and services company Northern RV, has
appointed Bruce Nicholson as managing director. "The board has observed
Bruce's commitment, strategic vision and contribution to the board since his
commencement as CEO on July 1, 2021," Fleetwood’s chairman John Klepec (pictured)