About The Grey Nomads

If you are one of the growing army of grey nomads discovering, or hoping to discover, the joys of the open road in this wonderful country, then this site is for you. Whether you are a baby boomer travelling indefinitely, choosing to spend the winter months up north, or simply enjoying a few short trips a year, you are part of the growing grey nomad community in Australia. Whether you are travelling in a caravan, motorhome, campervan, camper trailer, fifth wheeler or a tent, this site is the place to read about people like yourselves … and about the issues affecting the grey nomad lifestyle in Australia.

In The Spotlight

Grey nomads given advice from truckie

A truckie’s-eye view into sharing the open road with ‘wobbly boxes’

As the annual grey nomad northerly migration gets into full swing, veteran truckie Ken Beggs, gives an insight into the challenges ‘caravan season’...

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Nomad News

Grey nomads are easy target for sloppy journalists
26 May

Should attention-seeking journos face ‘menace’ tax?

A controversial opinion piece in Brisbane’s Sunday Mail newspaper attacking Australia’s grey nomads as a ‘menace’ has sparked a furious reaction from the caravanning community. The column, published a week ago under the byline of Paul Syvret called for the government...

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Choosing a Rig


Second-hand or new?

Buying a new caravan, motorhome or whatever gives you a measure of reassurance that everything is going to work pretty much as it should do, although there are inevitably a few teething problems with many vehicles. Happily, these teething problems...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Grey nomad characters of the road Jim and Helen

Jim and Helen

With no previous towing experience, Jim, 70, and Helen, 67, from Lake Macquarie, NSW, decided a motorhome was the best way for them to hit the highways and byways of Australia. And they love it so much that their only...

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