Everything you need to know about the ERC partnership

Consumer demand for environmentally friendly products is continuing to increase, Governments from both sides of the aisle have committed to net-zero emissions targets, and investors are seeking brands with an eco-conscious reputation. For the caravan industry that means in order to remain equitable and compliant, we must work toward a net-zero target.

Budget Breakdown | Federal Budget 2024 

This year’s Budget squarely focused on balancing cost-of-living relief and maintaining the view of curbing inflation. More than likely, this will be the final budget before the election, and a clear priority has been placed on supporting low-income earners and incentivising investment in the key areas of housing and renewable energy creation and transmission (largely through the Future Made in Australia Act).

Ben says bye to Oasis

When Ben Reichstein took over Oasis Tourist Park in Virginia in the Nothern Territory (20 minutes south of Darwin), he didn’t know what to expect. Over the past five years, he has experienced tribulations and triumph – securing himself a bronze at the Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards.  In 2019, Mr Reichstein took over the […]

Accessibility on the Tablelands

Sitting in the stunning landscapes of the Atherton Tablelands, Lake Tinaroo Holiday has been transforming over the past five years. Since current director Lachlan Farquharson took over as Directory in 2019, there has been a concerted effort to increase the park’s accessibility options. Mr Farquharson indicated two strong reasons for this: there has been an […]

Meet some of the Strong Women Driving Change within our Industry

The industry is made up of so many talented and dedicated females who drive thought leadership and innovation across active roles within industry boards and associations and as strong leaders within their respective organisations.  On International Women’s Day, Caravan Industry Association of Australia profiles seven exceptional females in our industry and shares their diverse backgrounds, experiences, thoughts and wisdom around the opportunities available within the Australian caravanning and camping industry.

Where Doing Good Meets A Business Opportunity

In the realm of tourism lies an often-overlooked goldmine, both underestimated and curiously ignored.

Caravan Parks are gearing up for the Easter Holidays

The Easter Holidays are one of the busiest times for caravan and holiday parks. The long weekend – plus the week of school holidays – is the perfect size for people to hitch up the caravan—long enough to get out of the house but too short for a trip overseas.

Improving Risk Management & Business Operation Plans

With the challenges caravan holiday park operators have had in recent years with insurance affordability and accessibility, the key take away has been that parks must improve their risk mitigation and make their businesses more risk adverse. An effective Risk Management & Business Operations Plan in a caravan holiday park is essential to operating a safe […]

Government and Industry Leaders Celebrate Launch of BIG4 Launceston’s Latest Cabins

Big4 Launceston Holiday Park recently marked a significant milestone for the Australian caravan and holiday park sector with the grand unveiling of their latest collection of cabins. This momentous occasion not only demonstrates the park’s dedication to innovation but also highlights the thriving potential of the caravan and holiday industry in Australia. The ceremony was […]

Holidayers are more inclined to recline

Holidayers in Tasmania are more willing to spend time seeking rest and relaxation than other activities. A study conducted by BIG4 Holiday Parks says 84 per cent of Tasmanians hit the snooze button while on break compared to 74 per cent of Aussies overall, and 89 per cent say they prefer quiet time over socialising.