Monthly Archives: February 2019

Your latest update from CAMPS

Well Ex-Cyclone Oma left one happy group on the East Coast – surfers! We stayed at Burleigh Heads last weekend, and EVERYONE was on the headland, with picnics and beverages, mesmerised by the surfers and the bravery of the jet ski riders, delivering them into the swell. 

This week, we

Draft RV Strategy released for public feedback

The draft Recreational Vehicle Strategy is now open.

After collecting over 500 responses from Gympie locals, visitors, businesses, industry and government representatives, the draft Gympie Recreational Vehicle (RV) Strategy is ready for public feedback.

In a series of surveys and interviews in late 2018, respondents were asked questions about the needs

By |February 26th, 2019|General, QLD|0 Comments|

Features of the new Hema maps in CAMPS 10 and PARKS 5

The latest Hema maps are a little different to those Hema maps used in previous editions. The new maps has been cut differently with a much larger scale so that “busier” areas are less concentrated, and camp areas can be more spread out and less cluttered.

If you see a

By |February 25th, 2019|General|0 Comments|

POIs for CAMPS 10 and PARKS 5 are now available

The CAMPS 10 and Caravan Parks 5 POI (Points of Interest) is now available for download onto your GPS system or navigator. 

CAMPS 10 Premium POIs now include: 

3 updates, approximately six months apart ie Aug 19, Feb 20 and Aug 20
CARAVAN PARK 5 Locations, Premium Caravan Parks –

By |February 25th, 2019|General|1 Comment|

Free Camping in Tasmania – Report

The news out of Tasmania this past week, that there is to be a reworking of the stance on free camping has no doubt been a hot button issue. From radio talk back shows to Facebook chatter, everyone has had lots to say.

By |February 25th, 2019|TAS|0 Comments|

Wellstead – Little Town with a Big Heart

Somewhere between Albany and Bremer Bay in Western Australia, there’s a tiny little town with a big heart known as Wellstead. With a population of about 20 (they think) and an extended community of around 100 and only

By |February 25th, 2019|General, WA|0 Comments|

What’s everyone’s saying about our brand new CAMPS 10!


Just got off the phone from another very happy camper. He told me his wife would be delighted we have changed the cover for the Easy to Read version. It is lighter than CAMPS 9, and easier if you hold it on your lap, like I do when we

By |February 25th, 2019|General|0 Comments|

Tasmanian camping is open for business

13 February 2019 by Peter Gutwein, Treasurer
There is no better place that caters for the free and low cost camping market.

Importantly, visitors and locals alike continue to enjoy camping, and no camping sites have closed, or are flagged to close.

There has been a review into the practical application of the

CAMPS 10 has arrived!

It’s here, the much anticipated CAMPS 10 is shipping out of the warehouse to homes across Australia, from today! Our preorders were so popular – it was unprecedented. With 950 new sites added since CAMPS 9, the latest Hema maps and a new look – it is no wonder. 


Stay at Burra Caravan and Camping Park

Anne and Wayne Tomsen invite you to stay when them when you are next near Burra. Burra is at an important crossroads – from here you can travel north to the Red Centre or via the Barrier highway to Broken Hill NSW, west to the Yorke Peninsula or even WA, or travel east to Berri and Victoria. But don’t make the mistake of simply driving through.