Members of the ACC’s
new Sydney Freedom Seekers are looking forward to an exciting year
ahead. Photo: Diane Brown.
Exploring on a budget
ACC welcomes its first
NSW freedom camp branch
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A LOVE of freedom camping and the great outdoors has inspired a
group of RVers to form a new branch of the Australian Caravan Club that
will cater specifically for their passion.
formed ACC Sydney Freedom Seekers - the club's 49th branch - will be the
first of its kind for the club in New South Wales.
Bushrangers and ACC Drovers, both located in Victoria, already choose only
freedom and budget camps for their musters.
"Members of the new
branch are particularly interested in taking advantage of free and
low-cost camping facilities as we explore NSW and beyond," the ACC's NSW
membership support representative, Lorraine Theodoros, herself an
inaugural member of the new branch, said.
A freedom of choice of
camping options is important to the members of the new branch.
want to fully explore our great outdoors seeking free camping options as
much as possible and practicable," Mrs Theodoros said.
attending our musters and tagalongs will be advised what is available at
the facilities we have chosen.
"If they wish to join in the
activity, they should ensure their RV fully meets the requirements of such
"At times, RVs will need to be able to cope with a
lack of shower and toilet facilities and fresh water at sites. They must
be able to contain grey water when required."
support director Graham Christie said the club was very excited about the
"A number of our members enjoy nothing more than to
get out there, freedom camp and enjoy all that the great outdoors has to
offer," he explained.
"On behalf of the ACC, I welcome the new
branch into the ACC family."
The ACC has a broad membership of
around 4500 members, all with different interests.
the security and amenity of caravan parks, some liked to only freedom camp
and others enjoyed a mixture of both, Mr Christie said.
Sydney Freedom Seekers are planning their first muster as a tagalong next
month to the Stone the Crows Festival in Wagga Wagga.
muster exploring the Hunter Valley is planned for April.
wanting to find out more about the ACC or the ACC Sydney Freedom Seekers
can contact branch secretary Lorraine Scowen by
clicking on this link to email the Sydney Freedom Campers..
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