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Mirima National Park and surrounds in Kununurra, pictured from our previous travels, remains open as does Minyirr Park and surrounding conservation reserves in Broome and Geikie Gorge National Park
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Western Australia National Parks welcome locals to camp once more 

Image: Mirima National Park and surrounds in Kununurra, pictured from our previous travels, remains open as does Minyirr Park and surrounding conservation reserves in Broome and Geikie Gorge National Park Western Australians are now able to camp in their local national parks, reserves and State forests, implemented from midday Friday, 1 May 2020, following the lifting of some restrictions. While the relaxed restrictions announced last week by the Premier allow the Western Australian community to stay connected through activities such as camping, the intrastate travel restrictions remain in place which means people will only be able to visit and camp

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Anzac Day 2015 - Horsemen on the hill - Vaughan Johnson Lookout
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ANZAC Day Memories in Outback Queensland

Colin Toll is a member of our Facebook Group “I Love Camping Australia Wide“. He was a regular soldier, an officer, graduated from what is now ADFA and Duntroon, fought in two wars, resigned as a young Lieutenant Colonel while commanding all the Leopard tanks in the Army.  As a 25 year old he raised a tank squadron of 120 men here in Australia and took to Vietnam in 1969.  A bit over a third were casualties.  He says: “I am in awe of what soldiers do.  So, ANZAC Days are special to me. Not the big city ones but the

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Flinders Ranges photo by @johnnieddu
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Skytrek and Willow Springs Station

Skytrek and Willow Springs Station is a Farm Stay/Station offering accommodation, camping and 4WD action in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia. This is SA site 460 in Camps 10 or find it on the #CampsAustraliaWideApp. Australian Landscape Photographer, @johnnieddu is based in South Australia and said he can’t wait to support these communities again, once the travel restrictions have lifted. Check out his inspiring images on Instagram. link https://www.instagram.com/johnnieddu

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Cockatoo - photo Kate Burgess @buzzystar
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Oi – time for planning not for tripping

Cockatoo – photo Kate Burgess @buzzystar Oi! This little fella is featured on some of our ads, thanks to @buzzystar via Instagram. Isn’t he or she a beauty? If you check out our video promotions, you’ll see we are encouraging everyone to stay put and plan your next trip.  Note that we are following advice – we have cancelled two trips in April. Although it is tough, especially on the kids who love their camping, we are just following recommendations to STAY AT HOME. This virus is certainly turning our world topsy turvy, we are thinking of everyone who has lost their job,

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Beach To Reach - Matt Sinclair
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A Progressive Outback Dinner Party!

The Beach to Reach is a unique event for anyone who loves food, fun and adventure! In September of this year, a bunch of intrepid foodies and travellers will gather for a week-long progressive dinner party starting in Rainbow Beach and finishing in Longreach ….an entree for The 2020 Outback Food and Wine Festival.” Led by Master Chef Matt Sinclair, you’ll wine and dine in the outback towns of Roma and Charleville along the way and with a couple of days between courses, there will be ample opportunity to take in the sights, sounds and tucker of other iconic bush

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Gilberton Outback Retreat
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New Queensland Station Stay – Gilberton Outback Retreat

If you really want to get away from it all, then set your GPS for Gilberton Station, the ultimate Outback retreat in Far North Queensland. Located on the banks of the Gilbert River and 450 km West of Townsville, it is an isolated 7th Generation working cattle property serving up an authentic Aussie experience. This unexpected encounter offers both camping and luxury outback adventure with uninterrupted views of the Gilbert River.Time stops here, so you won’t find mobile phone signal or powered sites (though they do allow generators). It’s truly a unique place and perfect for your camping bucket list!

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Drought Angels Map
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‘GO WEST and stay with a farmer’ raises over $2000

Hurrah – in less than a week, we have already raised over $2000 for Drought Angels. They will provide grocery and fuel cards to drought-afflicted families in farming communities across Australia. Camps Australia WIde is asking Aussies like you to GO WEST and stay with a farmer. And we make it easy! We profile 10 farm or station stays in drought affected areas in NSW and QLD in a professionally produced downloadable document. These farms are already listed in our Camps Australia Wide books/app (for free). The PDF is available for free or you can choose to donate online for

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Four Corners by Paul Zuccarello @mariachi.abandoned.melbourne via Instagram
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GO WEST and stay with a farmer!

Four Corners by Paul Zuccarello @mariachi.abandoned.melbourne via Instagram One of the wonderful things we do as a nation, is get behind the battlers, and help out those in need. We’ve seen it with the bushfires and the MILLIONS of funds directed to communities reeling from lost lives, homes and livelihoods from fire damage. We don’t want Australians in the drought areas to be forgotten – so we are asking you, our CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE Community, to visit these drought-stricken areas. Rains will come (in some places have had a little), but it will still take years to recover from this drought. So

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