- Published: 22 June 2018 22 June 2018
Congratulations to McLaren Vale Lakeside Caravan Park at McLaren Vale, South Australia, the winner of our Australian Caravan Club (ACC) Park of the Month for June.
Nestled in the heart of the McLaren Vale wine region, ACC members will find McLaren Vale Lakeside Caravan Park a perfect spot to relax, while making it a convenient base for touring the Fleurieu Peninsula and enjoying the region’s many wineries.
Featuring tennis courts, pool and spa, barbeque, kiosk, volleyball court, children’s playground and a beautiful ornamental lake, McLaren Vale Lakeside Caravan Park offers ACC members a 10% discount on powered and unpowered sites up to the value of $30 for every stay. No discounts are available during peak periods or over long weekends. Controlled pets are welcome.
ACC members - to obtain ACC member discount - don’t forget to show your membership card when booking in.
ACC members can find full contact details for the McLaren Vale Lakeside Caravan Park by logging onto this website and clicking on the green accommodation button on the right hand side of this webpage.
- Published: 20 June 2018 20 June 2018
As we always say, it's the people in the ACC that make it the great Club that it is. We mentioned yesterday we had members travelling to our national muster in Denmark Western Australia via 'the long way round'.
While stopping at our ACC Farm Stay at Howard Springs near Darwin in the Northern Territory, Sunshine Nomads Brian and Linda, and Kim and Trevor, were delighted to be joined by Gold Coast Gadabouts Kathy and Vince.
Since it's the third time they have run into each other in the last few weeks on their journey to the West, we're guessing they enjoy the friendships and adventures that they share. Look out for them on the road too - they would be more than happy to say hello and have a chat. Great to see them displaying the ACC logos!
- Published: 19 June 2018 19 June 2018
Our Club membership director Graham is the first Club director to head out on the road to make the journey to our national muster in October in Denmark, Western Australia. Graham and his wife Kaye left their Queensland Sunshine Coast home today and will journey south-west through New South Wales to South Australia, then across the Nullarbor. Keep an eye out for them on the road. They would welcome you to come and say hello.
- Published: 18 June 2018 18 June 2018
Our National Muster in Denmark, Western Australia this year is making history in more ways than one.
The muster will be held at the Big4 Ocean Beach Holiday Park at Denmark from 14 to 21 October 2018.
Not only will this be our very first National Muster to be held in Western Australia, but early registrations are beating previous records!
As at 17 June 2018, registrations for the 2018 National Muster reached 100 RVs (or almost 200 members), and we are still 4 months out.
Many Queensland members are already on their way via the ‘long way around’, with Sunshine Nomads and Gold Coast Gadabouts currently up in the Northern Territory. Our membership director Graham and his wife Kaye head out from the Sunshine Coast to travel the shorter route tomorrow. Other members around the country are putting those last minute arrangements in place.
So it's all go, go, go for Denmark.
Over the coming months, we will keep you updated on our members’ travelling there. Look out for our friendly ACC members on the road, and come up and say hello.
- Published: 17 June 2018 17 June 2018
Yes members, your 2018 Winter Nomad, the biggest Nomad ever, arrived in your email Inbox yesterday!
In our view, this is the best Nomad ever, crammed full of things from front cover to back, to whet your appetite to read more. There is a variety of articles relevant to your RV Lifestyle including travel, RV maintenance and tech talk, Caravan Guru Q & A, lots of Club News and announcements, and some celebratory special anniversary branch musters. Find out which Parks and Freedom Camps were nominated by our members as our Parks and Freedom Camps of the Month during Autumn.
The email you received has links to both Flipbook and PDF print versions. Please be sure to open the email and click on the link to one of the versions (your preference).
If you would prefer to receive a hard copy of The Nomad, it is still being published as a full glossy magazine for an annual subscription of $20 towards the full cost of printing, postage and handling. Your Club meets the difference in cost.
- Published: 17 June 2018 17 June 2018
Pumphry’s Bridge was the site chosen for our ACC Western Wallabies Muster in May.
This is a free camp located on the Hotham River less than 2 hours’ drive from Perth, with the main attractions being the old timber bridge which collapsed many years ago, bird watching and catching yabbies. Across the river is Pumphry’s Historical Homestead which was settled in 1888.
This was a weekend of relaxing and enjoying each other’s company. With the nights getting cooler, the fire pits were very popular for keeping warm and cooking dinner as well as keeping the mosquitoes away.
Coffee, shopping, lunch at the pub and collecting firewood filled in a morning, then game of Shuffleboard was produced and this kept people entertained until dinner time on Saturday night. The weekend was rounded off with a bacon and egg breakfast on Sunday morning.
- Published: 14 June 2018 14 June 2018
A recall notice has been issued on 11 Mazda BT-50s available for sale nationally on 30 April 2018.
The recall notice states that there is a ‘potential quality issue with welding of the lower immediate steering shaft…If the welding of the lower intermediate steering shaft fails due to the inappropriate welding, this may cause sudden, unexpected loss of steering and may pose a hazard to the vehicle occupants and other road users.’
To see if your vehicle is affected or for further information, go to https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/mazda-australia-pty-ltd-mazda-bt-50-4