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A local’s guide – Great Central Rd

My Wife and I live with our 2 year old on the Great Central Rd in an Indigenous community called Docker River. We see many tourists end up in these parts with half-truths and many questions on their mind. Below are some of the most common concerns and questions

2014 Clarence Valley ‘Country Muster’ 27th October 2014

The second Clarence Valley Country Muster is from October 27th to November 3rd 11 Coulters Lane, Calliope, Ulmarra NSW (19 KM NE of Grafton off the A1)

Chief organiser Wendy Gordon, who runs the muster on her property at Calliope (NSW) just north of Grafton, us looking forward to opening

Great Aussie Camp Out set to mark National Camping Day 2014

Australians from all walks of life are set to celebrate National Camping Day by participating in the Great Aussie Camp Out (GACO) on Saturday 11th October, 2014

Participation is free. Register online at the GACO website and be eligible for some great prizes.  Unofficially, GACO is the world’s larget community

By |September 19th, 2014|Camping|0 Comments|

Consider yourself invited to a country feast

Take a best walk-up artist award of a $2000 recording contract, add a free CD of the performers, throw in raffle prises including a week on a Clarence River houseboat and cover with spades full of seasoned country music while devouring the best locally – produced tucker in the

By |August 19th, 2014|General|0 Comments|

Early Pleasures of Camping With my Parents -Guest Blogger

Recollections of the pleasures of touring and camping with my parents more than 60 years ago in a 1947 Buick. By John Price QLD

My parents, especially my father, loved to get out in the country: walking, camping, shooting. But mostly just breathing the fresh country air and enjoying nature.

Buy a Bale

Buy a Bale, supporting our rural communities in drought. This campaign is providing meaningful support for farmers by delivering hay and other essential items to farmers who have no feed left for their cattle.

 

Pilliga Hay Day 2014

All donations to our campaign have a four fold effect. Some hay is

Great Easter Camping Tips for Beginners

Are you wanting to go camping this Easter but don’t quite know where to start? In the second instalment of our Easter series some of the best camping bloggers have offered their advice for beginners. Before you set out on your Easter adventures take a moment to read these

Blaze Aid

BlazeAid is a volunteer-based organisation that works with families and individuals in rural Australia after natural disasters such as fires and floods. Working alongside the rural families, our volunteers help to rebuild fences that have been damaged or destroyed.
Equally important, volunteers also help to lift the spirits of people who are often facing

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    You’ll Wonder How You Ever Went Without These Easter Camping Tips

You’ll Wonder How You Ever Went Without These Easter Camping Tips

Don’t forget the Easter Eggs and Hot Cross Buns!
– Lionel Mussell from Australian Caravan Club
Easter is fast approaching and there is no better time than the present to start organising a camping trip. If you have been camping before, chances are you will have experienced a hiccup or two somewhere

Stone The Crows Festival

The inaugural Stone the Crows Festival was a wonderful success – a sincerely thanks all the Grey Nomads who came and enjoyed the camaraderie, games, entertainment, seminars and workshops and everything we all shared. The Festival is back for Easter 2014 with more of the same, plus some extra

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