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AUGUST  2021



 

 

BREAKING NEWS:

AUGUST 4:
Battery pack hooked up to solar panels believed to have caused blaze which destroyed $120,000 caravan outside property at Pelican Waters on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

AUGUST 4:
Chicken who normally lives at the Sandfire Roadhouse and Caravan Park on WA's Great Northern Hwy stowed away in a caravan's tunnel boot for a 300km adventure to Broome ... leaving an egg as a thank-you!

AUGUST 4:
National Road Transport Association has reminded travellers that all caravans and motorhomes must be fitted with fire extinguishers.

AUGUST 4:
A woman sleeping in her caravan at Bakers Creek near Mackay in Queensland during the early hours of today was woken by the noise of her LandCruiser being stolen. Police said a thief had taken the keys to the vehicle, registered number 1JW7ZZ, from the woman's handbag which she had left in the caravan's annex. The white Toyota had roof racks, a white and blue kayak and a bull-bar with mounted floodlights.

AUGUST 4:
Shares in holiday and lifestyle parks group Aspen opened at $1.43 today ... their highest price ever. Meanwhile, shares in Fleetwood, operators of RV accessories company Northern Camec and Melbourne-based caravan repairs and services company Northern RV, will open at a three-month high of $2.60.

AUGUST 4:
A $1.4 million stormwater network upgrade beginning next week will reduce stormwater run-off from Lighthouse Road into Clarkes Beach Caravan Park at Byron Bay in NSW.

AUGUST 3:
Tasmanian Government partners with Moreton Group Medical Services to deliver COVID vaccinations to homeless, including those in caravan parks.

Stolen Crusader caravanAUGUST 3:
Hooded thieves have made off with a dual-axle Crusader caravan from the Moreton Bay region of Queensland. They struck in the early hours of Monday morning, cutting their way through gates at a caravan business in Macdonnell Road, Clontarf, on the Redcliffe peninsula. CCTV footage shows the white and blue caravan, bearing Queensland registration 764QOD, being towed away by a black single cab ute without number plates. The caravan, which now has a distinctive b
right blue checker plate front, was at a workshop to have a new awning fitted.

AUGUST 2:
Brisbane Camperland - Jayco says it has closed until August 9 due to the latest Greater Brisbane COVID lockdown.

AUGUST 2:
A mum from NSW's Hawkesbury region who scooped a whopping $2 million from Saturday's Lotto draw aims to travel in a caravan around Australia with her husband and "help our kids". Meanwhile, a Rutherford man in NSW knows exactly what he will do with his $100,000 windfall from today's Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw ... "spend the prize money on a caravan that I've been wanting to purchase for a while".

AUGUST 2:
Lockdowns  announced today have closed camping areas in Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Noosa, Somerset, Lockyer Valley, Scenic Rim, Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan City, Morteton Bay and Redland until 4pm on August 8.

AUGUST 2:
Shares in Aspen Group, which operates a chain of holiday and lifestyle parks, opened at a one-year-high of $1.42 today.

AUGUST 2:
Grey nomads have warned of an alarming increase in thefts from caravans at Broome in WA. Meanwhile, police at Alice Springs in the NT report a string of break-ins at caravan parks.

AUGUST 1:
Family of four escaped serious injuries when their caravan and triple road train collided on Stuart Hwy north of Erldunda Roadhouse in the NT.

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