Seventh Street Caravans First NSW Dealership To Attain Accreditation Retail Dealership Accreditation Program

Caravan Industry Association of Australia is pleased to announce Seventh Street Caravans as the first NSW based dealership to attain accreditation in the National Retail Dealership Accreditation Program (RDAP).

Caravans and Motorhomes Exempt from Deferred Sales Model for Add On Insurance Products!

We welcome the recent announcement by the Federal government to exempt motorhomes and caravans from the deferred sales model for add on insurance products. This decision provides certainty for both consumers and businesses that recreational vehicle owners can access comprehensive insurance before they drive their vehicles off for the first time.  The Government’s ongoing review […]

Educate your Business and Reduce your Cyber Risk

90% of cybercrime is due to human error, and in 2020 Australian businesses saw over $175m lost to scams. The Australian caravan industry is particularly at risk, with 1 in 3 caravan industry businesses falling victim to ransomware attacks in the last 18 months. Further to this, with the recent boom in period in the […]

CEO’s Message:  Large marketing push to drive more Australians to buy caravanning and camping product 

A message for the Trade Sector from our CEO Stuart Lamont Yet again, the resilience and determination of the caravan and camping industry and the people that work tirelessly within it continues to astound me.  There is no doubt that the last year has been one of the most difficult on record, and sadly despite […]

3 Powerful Ways A Business Plan Can Help You Succeed

The following article looks at how creating a business plan can be one of the most valuable activities you can undertake as a business owner/manager. You need to have a business plan if you are trying to secure additional finance, outlining your priorities, maximising your efforts and helping you gain a sense of control over […]

First Licenses Granted for Dealership and Industry Supplier Accreditation Recipients

Caravan Industry Association of Australia is pleased to announce the successful launch of the Retail Dealership Accreditation Program (RDAP) and the Supplier Accreditation Program (SAP). The first two businesses granted accredited status in each of the newly formed programs are; Australian Caravan Co. – RDAP, and Vehicle Components – SAP. Further to the two inaugural […]

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Safe Work Australia will recognise World Day for Safety and Health at Work on Friday 28 April 2017. This is also Workers’ Memorial Day – a day when we honour those who have died at work. It’s a day to think about how our actions can prevent future work-related deaths, injuries and illnesses. Australia’s work-related fatality rates have been […]

First Retail Dealership Accreditation License Agreement Signed

The first license agreement has been signed under the new Retail Dealership Accreditation Program (RDAP), which became available from 1 January 2017. Caravan Industry Association of Australia commends Australian Caravan Company (ACC) from Adelaide for successfully completing the accreditation process to become the first retail dealership in Australia licenced to display the Accreditation Key. General […]