Yearly Archives: 2015

December 23rd, 2015

RAC Perth Caravan & Camping Show, Claremont Showground

Wednesday 16th March to Sunday 20th of March 2016

The annual RAC Perth Caravan & Camping Show is back in 2016, bigger and better than ever. The Show will feature over 400 caravans, 130 camper trailers and more gadgets, gizmos and accessories than you could poke a tent pole at.

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your existing set up or just starting out, WA’s biggest caravan and camping showcase has everything you could possibly need for your next outdoor adventure, and all in the one place.

Not just for big kids, it’s a guaranteed fun day out for the whole family with loads of entertainment and always something new to see and do.

The 2016 RAC Perth Caravan & Camping Show: your adventure starts here!

To find out more visit

October 22nd, 2015

Notice of Annual General Meeting – 11th November 2015

Please be advised that the Caravan Industry Association Western Australia Inc is providing notice to Members and Industry Stakeholders for the 2015 Annual General Meeting.

Notice of AGM

Date: Wednesday 11th November 2015

Time: 5pm registration for a 5.30pm start

Location: Unit 15 64-66 Kent St Cannington WA 6107

For the election of the President, Vice President Trade, Vice President Parks and general Board Members, the adoption of the financial statements for the year ending 30th June 2015, honorarium to the President and the appointment of Auditors for the 2015/16 financial year.

For catering purposes, please RSVP  if you are attending the AGM to Tracey Clarke at prior to 9th November and if you are an apology please email CEO Simon Glossop at

2014/2015 CIAWA Annual Report

Agenda AGM 11 November 2015

Nomination form for Election of Board Members

Nomination form for Election of President and Vice President Trades and Parks

September 22nd, 2015

2015 WA Tourism Conference

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For more information visit  WWW.WATOURISMCONFERENCE.COM.AU 

September 11th, 2015

Charity Partner Announced – Albany Hospice

We’re pleased to announce that the official charity partner for The Great Southern Caravan & Camping Show 2015 will be the Albany Community Hospice.

The Albany Community Hospice is a community owned and run non profit private hospital dedicated to the provision of hospice care of referred palliative care patients, their families, and friends.

The Albany Community Hospice services Albany and the surrounding Lower Great Southern region.

We’ll have donation tins at the entrance into the event for those visitors who wish to show their support to this important local organisation.

For more information on the Albany Community Hospice, please visit:

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September 21st, 2015

The Great Southern Caravan & Camping Show

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The 2019 Great Southern Caravan & Camping Show will be held at the Centennial Park Sporting Precinct (Cnr North Rd & Lockyer Ave) in Albany, WA, from Saturday 30th November to Sunday 1st of December 2019 – 9.00am to 5.00pm daily.

With free entry for visitors, there is no better place to be informed of all you need to know before heading off on your next caravan and camping holiday! The Show will feature over 45 exhibitors with a range of product on display; from caravans, motorhomes, camper trailers, lifestyle accessories, accommodation providers and local tourism information. Below is a list of the exhibitors and what site number they will be at.

Exhibitor List Coming Soon!

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The Show will also be fundraising for a local charity – we’re pleased to announce that the official charity partner for The Great Southern Caravan & Camping Show 2019 will be the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

August 19th, 2015

Caravan Industry Association WA – Industry Statistics Video

May 26th, 2015

Let’s Go Caravan & Camping – From Geraldton to Kununurra

CIAWA in partnership with Tourism WA and The Sunday Times, are pleased to bring you the latest edition of the Let’s go Caravan & Camping Guide.

This special edition 56 page glossy magazine promotes caravan and camping in Western Australia and focuses on the north, from Geraldton to Kununurra. The magazine is full of information on the sector, top travel destinations and all the products and accessories you could possibly need to get you on your way.

The magazine was published in The Sunday Times on Sunday 3rd May 2015 and was heavily promoted radio and online with supporting print advertising around the magazine.

Check out the latest Let’s Go Caravan & Camping magazine, HERE!





April 30th, 2015

CIAWA Launches “Community Welcomes Recreational Vehicles” for local government authorities

CIAWA is pleased to announce the launch of a new initiative to assist Local Government Authorities seeking to provide services and facilities to the growing recreational vehicle market.

CIAWA understand that a number of Local Government Authorities (LGA) are trying to attract as many travellers to their town and community as possibly, CIAWA have developed a set of criteria to allow any town, community or destination to promote itself as a destination that Welcomes Recreational Vehicles, for all travellers, those towing a caravan, camper trailer or a self-powered unit such as a Motorhome.

Adoption of this Community Welcomes Recreational Vehicle branding by an Local Government Authority will make the community eligible for inclusion in all CIAWA marketing activities and promotion of the community on the CIAWA consumer webpage, with over 100,000 unique visitors annually.

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Community Welcomes Recreational Vehicles