Exciting Times Ahead for Caravan Parks with Infrastructure Grants Announced

Caravan Industry Association of Australia thanks the Albanese Government and Minister for Trade and Tourism Don Farrell, on today’s grants announcement of 111 caravan parks from across the country set to receive grants between $10,000 and $100,000.

RV Manufacturing Enjoys Continued Growth with Release of Strong 2022 Figures

Caravan Industry Association of Australia has released the sector’s 2022 manufacturing and import numbers with nearly 50,000 registrations recorded new to market.

Can caravan parks be the answer to EV charging infrastructure?

Caravan Industry Association of Australia believes the answer to future regional connectivity is through the caravanning industry, with calls for support on transforming its national caravan park network into a fast charge super network.

October Industry Insights

A round-up on October manufacturing insights and our recent EV briefing paper submission update.

Caravan Industry Association of Australia urges Federal Government to ready regional tourism for the age of Electric Vehicles

Caravan Industry Association of Australia today acknowledged the release of the Future Fuel Fund by the Federal government, however highlighted that more needs to be done outside of urban Australia to help regional tourism operators connect with EV users. “Drive tourism accounts for 75% of all tourism in regional areas, charging infrastructure and activating the […]

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 […]

Australian made week – local caravan production at 30 year high

The caravan industry in Australia contributes more than $23B annually to the Australian economy and has extensive local supply chains that involve more than 6,000 businesses across manufacturing, dealerships, servicing, repair and tourism (caravan and holiday parks). There are currently more than 750,000 recreational vehicles (caravans & motorhomes) registered on Australian roads, with 90% of […]

Federal Budget Stimulus sought by Caravan Industry Association of Australia

This year it has been more important than ever to bring the Caravan and Camping sectors front of mind with politicians, and with the Federal Budget being delayed due to Coronavirus, business operators are eagerly awaiting October to see what the 2020-2021 Federal Budget will bring. Caravan and camping is such an important park of […]

An Open Letter to Industry | National COVID-19: Update #1

There is no doubt we are living through unprecedented times and that the impact of the Bushfire crisis and the COVID-19 outbreak will have significant impacts on communities, businesses, industry and the economy across Australia. While the tourism industry is suffering, the caravanning and camping sector will prove the most resilient. History tells us that […]

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 […]