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Police suspicious of caravan that “looked too new”

By Kimberley Nicoll An insurance company has taken possession of a caravan seized by Victoria Police during a drug arrest. Authorities say they became suspicious when they took part in a raid on a house in suburban Melbourne and noticed an ... [Read More]
3 June 2017

Mooloolaba Park No More

Photo credit: Mooloolaba Beach Holiday park By Kimberley Nicoll The Sunshine Coast Council has passed a notion to close one of Australia’s beloved caravan sites. Temporarily, Mooloolaba Beach Holiday Park will become a parking lot over ... [Read More]
3 June 2017

Horizon celebrates 600th sale

John and Lynette Andersen of Hervey Bay QLD were recently honoured with purchasing the 600th Horizon Motorhome. The seasoned travellers are typical of many new motorhome buyers, swapping their caravan for the comfort and convenience of a Horizon ... [Read More]
2 June 2017

Elite comes to Hinterland Caravans

Award-winning caravan manufacturer Elite Caravans has now teamed up with Australia's premier dealership, Hinterland Caravans. Bill Parsons, General Manager of Hinterland Caravans and Mr John Kerr, CFO of the Hinterland Group of Companies say ... [Read More]
2 June 2017

Apollo Motorhomes’ Overlander Unveiled

Australian-owned rental company Apollo Motorhome Holidays has launched a brand-new 4WD camper with enough room to sleep five. Available for pick up from Apollo rental branches in Alice Springs, Broome, Cairns, Darwin and Perth, the Apollo Overlan... [Read More]
2 June 2017

Why did the chicken cross the caravan park?

A caravan park in Victoria has been plagued by 300 chickens a day from a neighbouring farm. For two weeks the animals have been running feral at Big4 Hopkins River Holiday Park, inundating the site with their mess and eggs. “We have up ... [Read More]
16 May 2017

BIG 4 wins big at Aus Tourism Awards

BIG 4 Holiday Parks has scooped the pool at the Australian Tourism Awards, winning gold, silver, and bronze in the Caravan and Holiday Parks category. The top gong went to Big 4 Deniliquin Holiday Park, who beat five other contenders for the ... [Read More]
9 March 2017

Is 2017 the end of the road for Wicked?

An end appears to be in sight for the notorious backpacker camper vans which have built their business model around being offensive. For years Wicked Campers have ignored complaints and rulings by the Advertising Standards Board, refusing to ... [Read More]
9 March 2017

Industry rejects calls for towing licence

Caravan industry leaders have rejected calls for the introduction of towing licences for caravanners despite a recent spate of towing-related accidents. Caravanning Queensland CEO Ron Chapman says while caravan accidents grab people’s attenti... [Read More]
8 March 2017

Do you need rated shackles when towing?

A rumour circulating around the country suggesting police are cracking down on unauthorised caravan attachments is continuing to dupe caravan owners. Social media has been abuzz with stories suggesting highway patrol officers in various states ... [Read More]
7 March 2017