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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.

NM Insurance Community Grants Program launches to support local initiatives focused on caravanning, boating and motorcycling.

Leading trans-Tasman insurance agency, NM Insurance, is proud to announce the launch of the NM Insurance Community Grants Program.

23-24 Pre-Budget Submission

Caravan Industry Association of Australia is pleased to share that our Pre-Budget submission has been received by the Treasury, and is now publicly available.

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.

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.

What will change in ROVER Release 8B?

ROVER Release 8B will see new and more streamlined functionality that will make it more user-friendly.

Austrade Caravan Parks Grant Program – Information Session

You’re invited to the Austrade webinar on Wednesday 7 December 2022 at 1:30pm (AEDT) The Caravan Parks Grant Program is now open. Applications will close at 4:00 pm (AEDT) on Thursday 22 December 2022.  Please join Austrade for a webinar on Wednesday 7 December 2022 at 1:30pm (AEDT) to answer any questions you may have about the […]

Pushing Safety First Focus Ahead of the Summer Rush

The ‘Caravan & Camping Safety campaign’ calls for Aussies thinking of caravanning or camping over the summer to take personal responsibility for their safety and others. November sees Caravan Industry Association of Australia’s summer ‘Caravan & Camping Safety’ campaign launch– reminding Australians to focus on safety across the month before they hit the road. With over 840,000 […]

Hugely successful ‘Road to a Million’ finishes in style!

‘Road to a Million’ generated over 77,900 entries resulting in 339,238 camping nights and over 852,000 entries recorded.

Caravan Park Infrastructure Funding Released

Caravan Park Infrastructure funding is open for submission through the Austrade website, Monday 21 November through to December 22, 2022. It is with great pleasure that we announce that the $10 million funding program will be live on Austrade’s website from today – Monday 21 November.  We encourage you to head over to the website now […]

The Road to Success

Road to a Million stimulus campaign proves to be a roaring success with over 850,000 entries recorded! The ‘Road to a Million’ campaign closed with over 78,000 individual entrants registering their caravan park stays, representing 339,000+ nights in market. The campaign was designed to aid domestic tourism recovery within the caravan and camping sector.  As […]

October Industry Insights

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

Safe Guarding Drive Tourism in the Transition to a Low-Emissions Future

Caravan Industry Association of Australia is pleased to share that our Future Fuels and EV paper has been successfully submitted for discussion to the National Electric Vehicle Strategy consultation. Ensuring regional tourism, and drive tourism more broadly, is represented and its interests protected.  The paper outlines the industry’s economic value and how it is ideally situated to […]

Big Spend on Future Goals in Low Emissions, EV & Manufacturing

Last night’s Federal Budget announcement will see significant steps forward in key areas of EV, future fuels and manufacturing.  The policy was an important one for the Australian Caravan Industry.  As we put the finishing touches on our EV and future fuels submission paper, the future fuels policy state took a major step forward in […]

Budget Night Boost for Caravan Parks with Infrastructure Grant Program Funding

Caravan Industry Association of Australia welcomed last night’s federal budget with the announcement of Caravan Park Infrastructure Upgrade Funding. The announcement of targeted infrastructure investment for the nation’s caravan parks will see a big shot in the arm for many park operators looking to build on the quality customer experiences already on offer across the country. […]