Designs Unveiled For Cowes Jetty Triangle Redevelopment

Cowes is set to be even more attractive to tourists and residents alike, with the Andrew Labor Government officially unveiling the concept designs for the Revitalisation of the Cowes Precinct Project. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford was in Cowes today to announce the Labor Government’s $1.8 million backing for the Bass Coast Shire Council … Read More

Stay Safe this Summer

The Victorian Caravan Parks Association is reminding RVers to stay safe as they enjoy all that the state has to offer this summer touring season. “Whether you’re on the road or playing in the sun, prioritise the safety of you and your loved ones – as much as we all love travelling and exploring, don’t … Read More

Making Victoria’s Roads Safer For Visiting Drivers

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new campaign to help International visitors to Victoria drive with confidence and stay safe on our roads. The Visiting Driver Road Safety Program was unveiled by Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren and will focus on visiting drivers travelling during the busy holiday period on unfamiliar … Read More

Penguin Parade Revamp A Win For Local Industry And Jobs

Gippsland businesses, workers and apprentices will benefit from the Andrews Labor Government’s revamp of one of the state’s most popular attractions, the Penguin Parade at Phillip Island. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited the Penguin Parade Visitor Centre to announce the local content requirements for the $58 million project, which will create … Read More

Record Visitor Influx Means Serious Business For Regions

The results are in and Victoria is welcoming more national visitors than ever before, spending their valuable dollars at local businesses and backing local jobs. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren hailed today’s latest National Visitor Survey results, which show record numbers of Australians travelling to regional Victoria. Victoria welcomed almost 24 million … Read More

Getting It Done: Taking White Night Up Another Notch

Melbourne and Ballarat will shine more brightly than ever next year, with new projections, more live music and some old crowd favourites highlighting White Night 2018. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today launched the programs for White Night 2018 in Melbourne and Ballarat, which will deliver a feast for the senses right … Read More

Caravan Industry Association of Australia welcomes proposed changes to the Road Vehicle Standards Act

Caravan Industry Association of Australia today welcomed the release by the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Urban Infrastructure of the exposure drafts for a new Road Vehicle Standards Act. This legislation will replace the existing Motor Vehicle Standards Act which has been in place for nearly thirty years and will modernise and strengthen the … Read More

Incredible Growth in International Tourism Markets

  Latest international tourism data shows that Australia’s international caravanning and camping markets continue to perform strongly with figures for year ending September 2017 from Tourism Research Australia revealing that 373,000 international visitors undertook a caravan and camping holiday in the past 12 months, increasing by 7.5% from the previous year.  These travellers also generated … Read More

New Federal Chairman platforms on unification to drive industry growth

At the Caravan Industry Association of Australia National Board meeting conducted earlier today, Mr Grant Wilckens, CEO of Discovery Parks was elected new Federal Chairman. With a large financial investment in the industry spread nationally across almost all state and territories, Grant recognises the need for the industry to come together for future success to … Read More