WA's City of Wanneroo looking for people to join new
advisory group which will shape future of caravan/tourist park at the
previous Quinns Rocks Caravan Park site.
Bark Hut on the NT's Arnhem Highway will add nearly
$1m to a $150,000 grant from the Territory's government to provide 50 new
powered sites, two new camp kitchen barbeque areas and install a jumping
pillow for children. Bark Hut owner Grahame Wilcox commented: "This funding
will give our business a leg-up, and we can't wait to get started on the
renovations and to show locals and visitors just what Bark Hut has to
Ingenia, which operates a chain of holiday and lifestyle
parks, has secured a $75 million loan from the federal government's green
finance fund to boost its carbon reduction and for energy initiatives. It
aims to reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent in the next five years.
Victoria's Surf Coast Shire has received nearly 200
objections to plans for a multi-million dollar caravan park to be built on
the iconic Great Ocean Road near Torquay. A decision will be made by
councillors on February 23.
Victoria's Geelong City Council has clamped down on
illegal campers at Eastern Beach Reserve, issuing several infringement
notices. It has warned of increased patrols between dusk and dawn and
maximum fines of $1500.
Rescue helicopter airlifts man to hospital after
collision involving caravan and van on NSW's Pacific Highway at Yamba Rd
off-ramp this morning.
Fire crews called to blaze involving transportable home at
Banana Coast Caravan Park on Pacific Hwy at Coffs Harbour yesterday
afternoon. No reports of injuries.
Caravan crooks have struck again. A New Age Mantaray caravan
rego TF38NE was stolen from outside house in Kahibah, Newcastle, NSW, last
night. Anyone with information can contact police or its owner Shaun Egan
via his web page
Mongans Bridge Camping Park will upgrade its
amenities block to include disabled facilities thanks to a $385,000 grant
from the Victorian Government's Great Outdoors program.
Shares in Ingenia Communities, which operate a chain
of lifestyle and tourist parks, opened at a 12-month high of $5.48 today.
Notice from lawyers on gates of Jurgens caravan
factory in Pakenham, Victoria, orders the manufacturer to quit the premises.
Meanwhile, owner Paul Kyriacou has posted a notice on its Facebook
page saying that the company was "committed" to continued manufacturing in
Australia and would be moving to new premises. "Our factory relocation has
been precipitated by a dispute with the landlord," he wrote.
Shares in Fleetwood, which operates Camec and
Melbourne-based Northern RV, soared 10 percent to close at $2.56 after it
announced its half-year results yesterday. Preliminary unaudited results for
the preiod indicate an EBITA of $15 to $16 million.
Locals fear local wildlife would be put in danger if plans for a $30m
caravan and tourist park at Victoria's Kirwans Bridge in Nagambie get the
Councillors will tomorrow decide whether to implement
"dynamic pricing" at their NRMA-managed Shellharbour Beach Holiday Park in
NSW, which would mean fees could be adjusted according to demand. The system
is already used by other parks in the area.
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