Caravanning and Camping

Australians love caravanning and camping. We see it as a great way to experience Australia’s open spaces and natural beauty. Caravanning and camping has recovered well since the COVID-related lockdowns ended and trips were at 12.7 million by the year ending June 2022, according to Tourism Research Australia caravan and camping data

Standards Australia has released the ultimate guide to camping tents and caravan awnings vocabulary – Draft AS ISO 7152:2024 is open for Public Comment and is a must-have for anyone involved in the camping and caravan industry, from manufacturers and retailers to campers and caravan enthusiasts. This standard is your go-to resource for understanding the terminology used in the world of camping tents and caravan awnings. For campers and caravan enthusiasts, it can aid in the selection and use of products, enhancing the camping or caravanning experience.

Standards Australia encourages views and input from a wide cross section of the public on a draft publication during the Public Comment stage. Create a free account when you login to Standards Australia Connect and browse  Draft AS ISO 7152:2024 Camping tents and caravan awning – Vocabulary in ‘Drafts open for public comment’ closing on 12 March 2024. Read more in the Standards Australia Public Comment Guide. This Standard was prepared by the Standards Australia Committee CS-101, Sports and recreational facilities and equipment, it is identical with, and has been reproduced from, ISO 7152:2023, Camping tents and caravan awnings — Vocabulary.

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