Social and Health Benefits

Our Focus

Demonstrating the critical role played by caravanning & camping in improving people’s physical health and mental & social well being

Real Richness

Mental Wellbeing

People who undertake regular caravan and camping trips are happier, more satisfied and less stressed in everyday life.


Family, Community & Society

Caravanners and campers feel closer to their loved ones, their communities and their friends than people who do not caravan or camp.


Nature & Self

Caravan and camping consumers feel closer to nature and healthier than people who do not caravan or camp.

Latest Announcements

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 […]

Camping trips proven to improve mental wellbeing. Campers really are ‘Happy Campers!’.

There are many ways that we can look after our mental health and wellbeing, one of which being a caravan or camping holiday. Research from Caravan Industry Association of Australia has found caravan and camping trips can bring a number of benefits to our lives.