Grey Nomads

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Tow laws would hurt Coast caravanners

Tow laws would hurt Coast caravanners

RETIRED couple Lynn and Neil Carlson are in their second year of a fledgling tradition to migrate north to Hervey Bay to escape the cold Victorian winters

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Take a journey to Holland without leaving Coffs Harbour

Take a journey to Holland without leaving Coffs Harbour

IF YOU can't afford to go all the way to Holland to see historic Dutch villages and wooden clogs, The Clog Barn Holiday Park could be a fascinating alternative.

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Passion for the people

Passion for the people

Visitors to the Emerald Showgrounds boast about the fantastic grounds and service received by the caretaker.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

LETTERS: Happy Kershaw campers or freeloaders?

LETTERS: Happy Kershaw campers or freeloaders?

Letter writer RF Warner says Kershaw Gardens campers shouldn't be getting something for nothing.

Fri 3 Aug 2018

Croatian grey nomads enjoy Rocky's winter sun

Croatian grey nomads enjoy Rocky's winter sun

ANTON Savkovic reveals why he enjoys visiting Rockhampton

Wed 25 Jul 2018

Caravan crashes: Clayton's towing has their say on why

Caravan crashes: Clayton's towing has their say on why

CLAYTON”S Towing have been asked countless times why they seem to attend so many caravan crashes and each time what caused them.

Sat 21 Jul 2018

Two good mates take on an outback odyssey

Two good mates take on an outback odyssey

TURNING off your car ignition is not usually a big deal, but at the end of an epic road arriving back home becomes a poignant moment of reflection.

Mon 9 Jul 2018

'It's not about trucks v the caravans'

'It's not about trucks v the caravans'

"THE road is there to share.” That's the message ATA CEO Ben Maguire is trying to get out there when conversations turn to the gripes with grey nomads.

Thu 5 Jul 2018

'Shock' tax hitting grey nomads in wallet

'Shock' tax hitting grey nomads in wallet

BUYING a new motorhome will now include an extra 2per cent tax, recently implemented by the Queensland Government.

Wed 27 Jun 2018

First-ever lighthouse shining through history since 1800s

First-ever lighthouse shining through history since 1800s

THE first coastal lighthouse in Queensland, the Bustard Head Lighthouse at 1770, began operation on June 26, 1868 – 150 years ago.

Sat 23 Jun 2018

Grey nomads weigh into Kershaw Gardens time limit debate

Grey nomads weigh into Kershaw Gardens time limit debate

'It's not a spot where you camp for your holiday. That's taking advantage of it'

Wed 13 Jun 2018

Back road bandits head home

Back road bandits head home

For Hervey Bay locals Hans and Liz Van Kalken, home was just on the horizon.

Sun 10 Jun 2018

Burnett is thriving with travellers this time of the year

Burnett is thriving with travellers this time of the year

FREQUENT visitors to the North Burnett, Pam and Joe Draheim are the leading foundation members of the Rum City Ramblers that was formed 14 years ago.

Retired couple enjoying new lease on life as travellers

Retired couple enjoying new lease on life as travellers

BUNDABERG couple Avril and Sandy Cowrie have just begun their grey nomad journey, recently joining up with Rum City Ramblers at the weekend.

Grey nomads explore hidden treasures of the Burnett

Grey nomads explore hidden treasures of the Burnett

Towns were bustling with people as visitors from the Rum City Ramblers strolled the beautiful Burnett River.

Fri 8 Jun 2018

Grey nomad: Hop onboard for free ride to Kangaroo Island

Grey nomad: Hop onboard for free ride to Kangaroo Island

TAKE a free ferry trip to the beautiful Kangaroo Island when on your grey nomad adventure.

Tue 29 May 2018

Truckie turned grey nomad's wise words for caravanners

Truckie turned grey nomad's wise words for caravanners

KEN Beggs might be travelling around Australia in a caravan now, but the veteran truckie had some words of wisdom for his fellow travellers.

Sun 13 May 2018

'Stralia's on the move in search of retirement Utopia

'Stralia's on the move in search of retirement Utopia

It is not about how you travel, it's all about the travel itself.

Fri 11 May 2018

A woman's fearless journey around Australia

A woman's fearless journey around Australia

IMAGINE this. You are a single 67-year-old female with two little dogs and you take off on a year-long journey around Australia in a small van.

Sat 31 Mar 2018

The grey migration

The grey migration

Like a flock of birds, the nomads make their slow way towards the sun to survive the southern winter

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