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ANZAC Day Memorial Park Goondiwindi
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At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them

Memorial Park Goondiwindi The Ode always brings a tear to my eye. ANZAC Day is a solemn reminder of all the lives lost and impacted by war. This year it also commemorates the 80th anniversary of D-Day in WWII and Army women serving overseas. As we travel Australia, we see war memorialised in avenues of trees, swimming pools, gates, arches, cenotaphs, crosses, gardens, hospitals – even roads and bridges. More often, we see cenotaphs, obelisks or a “digger” statue, like this one from Goondiwindi, Queensland. On April 25, Australians gather around them, to remember all who have fought for our

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Apollo Bay Fisherman's Co-Op
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Get the latest camping news from coast to coast

Although the majority of campsites and caravan parks don’t change, updates come and go – here’s our camping news round up from across Australia. And a recipe that has people talking on our socials! Also remember Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 12, this year. So now is the time to organise presents for mums, nannas and grandmas! It helps to check on the latest site information in your Camps Australia Wide App. Download it for free, it is easy to check the latest on sites you are planning to visit – like Apollo Bay, Victoria. (Here’s our yummy seaside

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Owners Trinity Islands
Camping

NEW owners for Trinity Islands Holiday Park, Burrum, Queensland

Welcome Dan and Nora! Congratulations to Dan and Nora Gleeson, new owners of Trinity Islands Holiday Park! Travelling with the CAMPS guides from way back, they’ve found a special corner of Australia to call their own. Plus they are sharing it with all of us! “Dan and I travelled around Australia with the kids (now adults) navigating from the back seat with Camps 4. Mary and George would check what services were available at different sites in our Camps 4 Book, Dan would ask if the region’s industry seemed likely to have suitable work,” Nora said. Amazing Travelling Experiences They

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Another camp you can swim at is Aslings beach rock pool, Eden, Bega region NSW
Camping

Imagine camping at these swimmingly cool destinations!

Aslings beach rock pool, Eden, Bega region NSW There is nothing we love more than a camp you can swim at! How about you? Right now, I’m planning our “Across the centre” QLD to WA roadtrip next month. If you are trip planning, here’s some favourite swimming and camping destinations from our last trip and around Australia. I especially loved the ocean pools! Yes, this is an ocean pool! We were in heaven swimming here last month! Check out our pick of the best ocean pools on the NSW South Coast! King River Free Camp Spot a platypus at waterside

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Go camping at these NEW caravan parks and sites!
Camping

Go camping at these NEW caravan parks and sites!

Whilst we’ve been scouring the coast and country – our team have been working hard adding new sites to our free Camps Australia Wide App! One of the new sites we came across is a budget pet-friendly camp, Buchan Rec Ground, Victoria. As the caves are still closed, the community REALLY needs visitors to come and support local businesses. Anyway, we checked over 50 camps in one morning alone! And hundreds more in our 5 week trip – so keep posted with this newsletter (like the sites below) and the Camps Australia Wide App feed for updates. PET FRIENDLY RACEWAY

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Rules Beach Holiday Park ocean side
Beaches & Coasts

Rules Beach Holiday Park Queensland – remote beachfront location

Here’s an ocean side beauty, brand new Rules Beach Holiday Park, Queensland.  It is unspoilt, unique and uncrowded.  It has lush green lawns, lots of open space and brand new amenities. Rules Beach is our newest listing.  A remote idyllic beachfront location, with state of the art camping facilities, sealed bitumen roads and a beautiful new camp kitchen. The perfect place to relax, 4WD on the beach, fish, fossick or swim – and there’s no crocs to worry about here. On your doorstep is the Deepwater National Park,  Baffle Creek and the Southern Barrier Reef. The park has powered camping

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Camping

Freedom Camp of the Month: Hebel, QLD

Hebel has two great free camps in such a small town – and a cracking pub! Check out more great Aussie roadtrips north to St George and south to Lightning Ridge!  Read the full article here. Find sites like this and more nearby in the FREE updated CAMPS 12 guide books, CAMPS Pendium boxed set and CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App, and remember Summer is calling, so share our giveaway! Download the Camps App for iPhone/iPad or Android                         

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Big Lap part 5 – what we forgot to tell you - McKillops Bridge
Camping

Big Lap part 5 – what we forgot to tell you…

If you’ve been following our socials, you’ll know about our NSW South Coast roadtrip into East Gippsland. This week, we’re in the Victorian High Country and loving it! Like our swim in the Snowy River at McKillops Bridge! Meanwhile, I had promised to tell you about our horror happening at Elephant Cove, latest apps and share info on the states we didn’t visit on our first ever lap. Winner Announcement Congratulations to Bev B. from Hervey Bay, QLD who won our $20,000 Kimberley Holiday Giveaway! Thanks to everyone who entered. We’re hoping to experience the Horizontal Falls, too – perhaps

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