In light of the recent scam alert issued by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC), this communication aims to brief the Australian caravan industry, encompassing dealers and manufacturers, on the critical aspects of the warning and provide guidance on protective measures. The ACCC’s alert, a part of its endeavours through the National Anti-Scam Centre […]

New educational industry website – RV GAS Ready

The Australian Standard for gas (AS/NZS5601:2) for Recreational Vehicles was published in 2020 and has seen significant change.


The Australian Federal Government is delivering a free National Online Jobs Fair for the Hospitality & Tourism sectors.

Investor Opportunity

An exciting opportunity to invest in a booming market On Tuesday the 20th of July at 3pm four entrepreneurs will present their ideas at a Virtual Pitch Event.   As part of the pilot program for Hitched & Pitched, four emerging and expanding companies looking to enter the caravan and camping industry were selected to participate in business and pitch coaching from a range […]

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 […]

Caravan Industry Supports National Road Safety Week as “Grey Nomads” begin to head north

One caravanning accident is one too many!  There are over 750,000 registered recreational vehicles in Australia, and with many nomads looking to head north as the seasons change, now is an important time to bring road safety front of mind.   In line with other initiatives during National Road Safety Week for 2021, Caravan Industry Association of Australia is taking action […]

With over 400,000 Easter campers expected to hit the road, safety is important to ensuring a great holiday

As camping becomes increasingly popular with Australians with RV registrations surpassing 741,000, safety will be key this Easter to ensuring that the 400,000 plus campers who intend to hit the road have a great time and create happy memories. “The camping lifestyle can play a critical role in the economic and tourism recovery with an […]

Creating Caravan Industry Digital Champions!

Are you one of the 200 small businesses that are currently participating in the Caravan Industry Digital Champions Program? You may have heard us previously talk about the great work happening in the industry thanks to the digital champions grant funding we received from the Federal Government. There is no doubt that there has never been a […]

Caravan Road Safety receives key priority through establishment of Alliance

With the expected boom in caravanning over the next three to five years, it is important that consumer road safety remains paramount for the reputation of the industry, and the wellbeing of the consumers that use industry product.

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 […]