Success at second annual Federal Technical and Regulatory Industry Symposium

On November 13, Caravan Industry Association of Australia held the second annual Federal Technical and Regulatory Industry Symposium at the  Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre proudly supported by Wells Fargo. The symposium was designed to help attendees gain comprehensive knowledge of the federal obligations within the caravanning and camping industry. This year’s symposium covered topics such as […]

BREAKING NEWS: New Road Vehicle Standards Act set to transform the Caravan Industry

Caravan Industry Association of Australia warmly welcomed the Road Vehicle Standards Act (RVSA) navigating its final hurdle through the Senate on Tuesday evening. The Association’s CEO, Stuart Lamont, commented that this legislation will see safer caravanning products for Australians, and provide better conditions for industry businesses currently burdened with competing with cheap imported product which […]

The most colourful celebrations yet

Caravan Industry Association of Australia proudly waved the rainbow flag alongside Australia’s Gay Nomads for the second year in a row at the 2018 Sydney Mardi Gras, with this year marking the 40th and biggest year of the annual celebration. With the support of Caravan and Camping Industry Association of New South Wales and Apollo […]

Look For The Key- RVMAP Promotion

We have launched a new RVMAP promotion to highlight the importance of the accreditation key Accredited RVMAP Businesses are encouraged to participate in the current consumer promotion and competition designed to build further awareness amongst the caravan and camping public of the importance of looking for the RVMAP Accreditation key when purchasing a caravan, camper […]

Accredited Caravan Holiday Park Consumer Promotion

Accredited Caravan Holiday Park Consumer Promotion Launching next week is a dedicated Caravan Industry Association of Australia Accredited Caravan Holiday Park Promotion which is designed to encourage consumers to choose and look for the Accredited Key when booking their caravan holiday accommodation. We are also delighted to announce Dometic as promotion partners, their support for […]

New Federal Chairman platforms on unification to drive industry growth

At the Caravan Industry Association of Australia National Board meeting conducted earlier today, Mr Grant Wilckens, CEO of Discovery Parks was elected new Federal Chairman. With a large financial investment in the industry spread nationally across almost all state and territories, Grant recognises the need for the industry to come together for future success to […]

Inaugural Federal and Technical Regulatory Symposium was a breakout success

Thursday 9th November 2017, saw Caravan Industry Association of Australia host a booked out one-day Technical & Regulatory Symposium at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre proudly supported by principal sponsor Wells Fargo Commercial Distribution Finance. The event attracted ninety-six representatives attending from the caravan and allied parts manufacturing industries as well as ten trade […]

Australian Standards Explained

What are Australian Standards? Standards are documents setting out specifications, procedures and guidelines. They are designed to ensure products, services and systems are safe, reliable and consistent. They are based on industrial, scientific and consumer experience and are regularly reviewed to ensure they keep pace with new technologies.  Australian Standards cover everything from consumer products […]

Franklin Expands Through Govt Funding

Concept Caravans has continued it’s managed expansion with the official opening of their new dedicated manufacturing facility for their Franklin brand at Barry Road, Campbellfield on Friday 28th July.  The new facility was partly funded by the MNIIF grant program (a Federal and State Government initiative in conjunction with Ford Australia to encourage investment and employment […]

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 […]