Camping

Tue 8 Jan 2019

How man survived being run over

How man survived being run over

A man who was run over as he slept in a tent at a music festival survived because of the way he was sleeping.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

Family's camping holiday nightmare ends in flames

premium_icon Family's camping holiday nightmare ends in flames

AN EXPLODING battery has left a Bundaberg family terrified and their camp site burnt to the ground after a new year's camping trip went horribly wrong.

Fri 28 Dec 2018

Coast Guard's warning after 'lack of respect' on dunes

premium_icon Coast Guard's warning after 'lack of respect' on dunes

A group of 4WDs that set up camp on the dunes at Inskip Point have angered the Coast Guard over obstructing navigation aids.

Thu 27 Dec 2018

'Stay off the dunes' or cop a hefty on-the-spot fine

'Stay off the dunes' or cop a hefty on-the-spot fine

National park rangers are again warning campers to stay off the dunes at Teewah Beach over the New Year period.

Best camping spots in southeast Queensland

Best camping spots in southeast Queensland

It’s a perfect time to pack the car and go camping. Here are some of the best spots to pitch your tent in southeast Queensland.

Sat 22 Dec 2018

Coast's king tide warning: Cars could be 'swallowed up'

premium_icon Coast's king tide warning: Cars could be 'swallowed up'

Campers and motorists have been warned about hazardous beach conditions whipped up by the "largest” king tides of the year.

Fri 21 Dec 2018

King tides could spell Christmas disaster for campers

premium_icon King tides could spell Christmas disaster for campers

King tides have authorities on high alert on the Sunshine Coast, with one beach in particular looking to avoid a repeat of its Easter nightmare.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Flood watch issued putting coastal campers on high alert

Flood watch issued putting coastal campers on high alert

Campers on the Cooloola, Inskip and Rainbow Beach peninsulas are urged to follow weather reports to prepare ahead for incoming "severe" weather conditions.

Tue 27 Nov 2018

Allora family mourn truckie killed in freak camping tragedy

premium_icon Allora family mourn truckie killed in freak camping tragedy

THE sudden death of a well-known Allora truckie has shocked the community and his family, who were enjoying a weekend in the bush.

Fri 23 Nov 2018

Coast resort sells for $23m to ASX-listed company

premium_icon Coast resort sells for $23m to ASX-listed company

An award-winning luxury camping and glamping resort on the banks of the Maroochy River has been sold for $23.25 million.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

How these schoolies ditched hotel fees

premium_icon How these schoolies ditched hotel fees

Schoolies teens have saved themselves hundreds of dollars in accommodation fees after coming up with a novel way of spending the night — without spending a cent

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Court drives a spike into free camping

premium_icon Court drives a spike into free camping

Free camping ban expected for grey nomads' popular Kershaw Gardens spot

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Grieving mother speaks out after son's gas-shower death

Grieving mother speaks out after son's gas-shower death

The grieving mother of a 12-year-old boy who died from carbon monoxide poisoning in a gas-powered shower has spoken of her sorrow.

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Cool campervan hides entire apartment inside

Cool campervan hides entire apartment inside

IN WHAT could be the ultimate product for travellers, a man has designed an full-sized apartment that fits into a regular campervan.

Aussie camping has never looked this good

Aussie camping has never looked this good

Move over Grey Nomads. The latest trend in caravan and camping holidays in Australia is fuelled by young, travel-loving families.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Caravan court tug-of-war rolls on

premium_icon Caravan court tug-of-war rolls on

'Absurd' metaphor cited as caravan businesses clash with council

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Toddler injured in camping accident back at home

premium_icon Toddler injured in camping accident back at home

A VIVACIOUS toddler who suffered burns to nine per cent of her body in a camping accident is out of hospital and back home with her family.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Dog’s sudden death devastates family

premium_icon Dog’s sudden death devastates family

A FAR Northern family has issued a warning to other pet owners after their beloved dog Bumbles died following a camping trip.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Kershaw camping battle: 'Abnormal' situation at play

premium_icon Kershaw camping battle: 'Abnormal' situation at play

Very strange to have RV overnight campers in such a place, planner tells court

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Brazen thieves have again targeted Inskip campers

premium_icon Brazen thieves have again targeted Inskip campers

String of thefts reported from campers this week

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