Grey Nomads

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

Mon 12 Feb 2018

Dreaming in Kenworth SAR

Dreaming in Kenworth SAR

Hailey couple's customised purple Kenworth is their perfect home away from home

Thu 8 Feb 2018

Sign up for handy health records online

Sign up for handy health records online

SENIORS and "grey nomads” are being urged to register online for My Health Record for professionals to access their health information faster.

Mon 29 Jan 2018

Grey nomad says Cooroy RV site can do a lot better

Grey nomad says Cooroy RV site can do a lot better

Call to upgrade stop to attract more campers

Fri 12 Jan 2018

Book in for a unique grey nomad experience

Book in for a unique grey nomad experience

WHEN you are looking for a new travel experience, RSPCA Brisbane are inviting you to stop in for a short-break and a unique animal encounter.

Wed 10 Jan 2018

Jillaroo Jess' tips for caravan drivers

Jillaroo Jess' tips for caravan drivers

JILLAROO Jess shared some helpful tips for caravan drivers driving around trucks in a funny “educational” video on Facebook.

Grey nomads keep great aviation show flying high

Grey nomads keep great aviation show flying high

GREY nomads have been commended for keeping aviation show The Great Eastern Fly-In flying high at Evans Head.

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