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Lego Caravan World Record

It’s said that memories of childhood are the dreams that stay with you after you wake. For me, my childhood dreams were of blocks of plastic, each with eight little nobly bits on one...

Kershaw Camping Kiboshed

RV camping at Kershaw Gardens in Rockhampton, Qld, is no longer allowed. On November 15, the Planning and Environment Court ruled against Rockhampton Regional Council, finding that the use of the site for RV camping...
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Major Award for Cruisemaster

Cruisemaster, the company behind the highly regarded Cruisemaster suspension systems and Hitchmaster couplings, has received independent recognition for “consistently achieving high standards in its business operations”. The long-time Caravanning Queensland member has been recognised for...
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Jayco Launches Tent Camper JTRAK

In a move bound to shake up the camper trailer market, Jayco has launched a tent trailer range. Known as JTRAK, the camper comes in four forward-fold variants: Touring, Touring X, Outback and Outback X....
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Gear Up For Melbourne Leisurefest

Melbourne Leisurefest, the second largest RV show in Victoria, is set to take over Sandown Racecourse from October 4 to 7. Caravan Industry Association of Victoria CEO Robert Lucas said this year’s Leisurefest would showcase...
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Campers Win RV Show’s Biggest Prize

A Redbank Plains, Qld, couple are planning their family’s next big trip after scooping the top prize, worth more than $100,000, at the 50th Queensland Caravan, Camping and Touring Supershow. Scott and Carla were the...
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Motorhome Tax Increase

The Caravan Trade & Industries Association of Queensland (Caravanning Queensland) has waded into the furore created by The Courier Mail’s August 21 report claiming the Queensland government was about to ban GCM upgrades. Caravanning Queensland...
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GCM Upgrade Furphy?

Two of Australia’s peak automotive and leisure industry bodies have moved to allay fears sparked by recent media reports that the Queensland government was about to change the laws concerning upgrading the Gross Combined...
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Dogs Welcome at Border Show

The Caravan Industry Association of Victoria has announced that dogs will once again be welcome at the Border Caravan & Camping Expo. The expo will be held this Friday to Sunday (August 24-26) at Wodonga...
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Caravan Industry Mourns True Icon

The Australian RV industry is mourning the death of one of its icons and pioneers, Gordon Smillie. Gordon Smillie began his career in a company called U&I (Underwriting & Insurance) in 1956 – he was...