Camping

Sat 8 Aug 2020

‘You dig a hole’: Squatters turn beaches into dump

Premium Content ‘You dig a hole’: Squatters turn beaches into dump

Years of buck-passing over illegal campers and their questionable toilet habits have forced frustration to boiling point at beaches north of Palm Cove.

Wed 15 Jul 2020

Boy's terrifying camping text

Boy's terrifying camping text

When Paige opened her phone she was expecting photos of campfires and pristine wilderness. Instead it signalled the beginning of a 30 hour nightmare.

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Anger as Straddie campsites empty over holidays

Premium Content Anger as Straddie campsites empty over holidays

Tourist-starved businesses on North Stradbroke Island are up in arms after the two-week school holiday period in which the island’s five main caravan parks remained...

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Govt warns campers after 4WDs turned away

Premium Content Govt warns campers after 4WDs turned away

Many campers without the right paperwork were sent home over the weekend as they travelled up the beach towards Rainbow

Fri 3 Jul 2020

$650 fine for arguing about child custody and camping

Premium Content $650 fine for arguing about child custody and camping

“Don’t even park in the driveway. I’ll send them down. I don’t want to see you”

Sun 14 Jun 2020

Camp bookings open but some beauty spots ’too dangerous’

Premium Content Camp bookings open but some beauty spots ’too dangerous’

We can book most campsites in national parks up to 12 months in advance to support tourism and regional jobs as part of Unite and Recover for Queensland Jobs.

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