camper

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...
motorhome

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...
GCM upgrade

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...
border expo

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...
caravan industry

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...
caravan registration

New South Wales Caravan Registration Cut

The Australian Caravan Club (ACC) has welcomed news of a 40 per cent reduction in the motor vehicle tax on caravans and camper trailers in New South Wales, but cautions that high registration fees...
Cruisemaster

Cruisemaster Updates CRS Suspension

RV suspension manufacturer Cruisemaster has released a new generation CRS system, CRS2. CRS – Country Road Suspension – was developed to cater for vanners interested in independent trailing arm suspension without the extra weight of...
BMPRO

Jayco’s Exclusive BMPRO BMS

BMPRO has released a new battery management system, the J35D, exclusively for Jayco. According to BMPRO, the lithium-compatible J35D has a charging current of up to 15A in ‘bulk’ mode and 30A in ‘boost’ mode....

DexKo Buys G&S Chassis

DexKo Global Inc., the company behind Al-Ko and Dexter, has bought G&S Chassis and Hume Caravan and Camping Accessories. "These acquisitions allow us to expand into chassis manufacturing and supplying an even more diverse range...
Australian Caravan Club

Tourism Minister’s Knuckles Rapped

The Australian Caravan Club has a gentle reminder for the Northern Territory’s tourism minister: yes, grey nomads do contribute to the Northern Territory’s economy. The club was responding to an article in the NT News...