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|$3m regional strategy launch builds tourism reach in Murray River region in concert with Vic. and NSW councilsA new strategy to attract visitors to events in the Murray River region was launched today by the Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford.|
In Swan Hill for the Murray River Group of Councils 2015 conference, Ms Pulford said tourism in the Murray Region was worth more than $1 billion per year and employed an estimated 15,500 Victorians.
The most ambitious regional marketing campaign in Victoria's history, highlights regional Victoria's treasures and showcases regions.
|Milawa Gourmet Region definitely a Victorian destination to savourIt's all about the wine at Brown Brothers Milawa 120 years on and still growing. This is not a traditional wine maker.They quite probably produce the biggest range of different wine varieties of any cellar door in Australia.|
The Milawa Cottage Bakery's Big Brekkie Pie won a Gold Award at Australia's Greatest Pie competition in Sydney in 2013.
Snow Road Produce showcases the unique foods and wines of the Milawa region.
Red Stag Deer Stud and Emu farm Tourist complex is like dining in the Italian Alps.
|Ross, Jo and Friends head their caravans into Tasmania's Wild WestRoss and Jo Whitty are now in Tasmanias North West bound for Strahan 'on the Around Australia via Tasmania road' with two other couples who are towing their own rigs.|
Ross and Jo have a brand new Giest 630 caravan towed by a Toyota Prado turbo diesel. Apart from two short shakedown trips they are novices who are learning fast.
Here is the latest in their adventures -
|By Spirit to Devonport, Launceston, North-East and East CoastRoss and Jo Whitty are now 'on the Around Australia via Tasmania road'. They have a brand new Giest 630 caravan towed by a Toyota Prado turbo diesel. They are novices.|
Ross and Jo asked GoSeeAustralia to suggest routes for their Lap of The Block. Here is the second in the Around Australia via Tasmania series of features.
|GoSeeAustralia Great Drives of Australia. The Monaro Way. Melbourne to Canberra via Sale, Bairnsdale, Lakes Entrance, Cann River and CoomaWe decided to head for Canberra via Cann River and Cooma because we had not done the Monaro Hwy leg before. That makes it different and therefore interesting.|
So we saddled up GoSeeAustralias restored 1985 Sahara Land Cruiser manual diesel. Plugged in a borrowed Engel frig to the auxiliary battery, added food, tools, bedding and camping gear and tackled the 735km route. Twelve hours later we reached our destination in Banks ACT. Our actual travelling time was 9 hours 45 minutes and we spent 2 hours and 15 minutes in stops along the way.
|Park the caravan and go by 4WD to Newcastle on Stockton Beach When we left the GoSeeAustralia caravan in Canberra and headed to One Mile Beach Holiday Park, Port Stephens it was a great opportunity to stretch GoSeeAustralias big Sahara 4.2 TD Land Cruiser. Bu|
|Great Drives of Australia - GSA Tours WA's Icon'sBy Lisa Morrison and Kitty Laredo
Western Australia is so fresh and the people are friendly.
|GoSeeAustralias Great Drives of Australia 'Once around The Block please'
Aileen H. asked GoSeeAustralia to help with the ultimate road journey in Australia. Australias famous, caravanning nomads rite of passage, the Lap of Honour, Around 'The Block'. Aileen and her husband plan at least 12 to 24 months to see Australia. 'We have a 93 Nissan Patrol 4.2 diesel towing an 18ft pop-top' she told GSA. 'We hope to leave Wagga Wagga approx March April all going to plan. We thought of going anti clockwise but welcome any suggestions,' she said.
|GSA's Great Drives of Australia - Savannah WayThe Savannah Way links East and West through Australias North.|
The Savannah Way from Cairns to the Northern Territory border is rich with natural wonders and the Top End route is passable to all vehicles including caravans during the dry season, generally late April to early October.
|GoSeeAustralia's Great Drives of Australia - Sydney to Melbourne Coastal RouteVia Wollongong, The Shoalhaven, Jervis Bay National Park, St Georges Basin, Ulladulla, Durras, Batemans Bay, Tuross Head, Narooma, Bermagui, Tathra, Merimbula, Eden, Lakes Entrance,|
|Nambucca Heads has a Masters in relaxation
Quaint, coastal Nambucca Heads started out as a ship building town and the links with the sea are everywhere. The Nambucca Mural in the centre of town dances with ocean icons.
|Sail your caravan through the Nullarbor windsBashing into strong winds is no fun regardless of whether the RV involved is a caravan, campervan, motor home, 4WD or camper-trailer behind a family sedan.|
Crossing the Nullarbor is one caravanning experience which can be a lot easier if a close watch is kept on wind and weather.
|Carry your own comfort stop
TravelJohn is a useful solution to uncomfortable personal situations which can be part of the caravan, RV, camping and touring experience.
|Cairns to Sydney on an Australian motor home RV adventure
When Paul Tindale and family contacted GoSeeAustralia from the UK about their planned Australian Motor Home RV adventure it gave us food for thought.
|Camper family four wing north by Swan
The four McMahons from Pakenham, Victoria, are typical of what getting full use, all year, from a camper trailer, caravan or RVis all about.
|Apostle down, but so much more Great Ocean Road to know|
Don't panic, the icon stacks of the 12 Apostles on Victoria's Shipwreck Coast are not in a hurry to become fallen angels.
|Eurobodalla means angler's heavenThe meaning is Land of Many Waters and with the shining waters come many fine fish. This part of the South Coast of NSW is an angler's heaven.|
For something really different to do with your day go and see endangered species like tigers, snow leopards and red pandas at Mogo Zoo.
Mogo's gold rush days can be relived at Old Mogo Town just behind the town, or pan for gold on a goldfields tour.
Batemans Bay, Moruya and Narooma, are said to be among the best seaside holiday destinations in New South Wales.
|Around Australia by the book|
|To Perth and back by "Statesman RV"|
After some time spent hunting around in the shed at home looking for camping equipment that had not been used for five years, Pam and Alan Hislop turned their Holden Statesman into a luxury RV, made a quick check of the vehicle fluid levels and tyres and drove to Perth and back just because they wanted to.
|To Cape Otway by DoveAn easy going camper trailer If good things come in small packages, then the Dove camper trailer is a good thing indeed. But it is a surprise package from caravan industry leader Jayco and small it is not with the roof raised and the twin double beds extended....|