Backyard Sunraysia: Grey nomads in the driving seat

The highways and roads into Queensland, Northern Territory and northern Western Australia are about to become very busy as an armada-sized fleet of motorhomes, caravans and four-wheel drive vehicles begins the yearly trek north in search of warmer climes. Pictures: drive.com.au; www.kurrimine.com.au

The highways and roads into Queensland, Northern Territory and northern Western Australia are about to become very busy as an armada-sized fleet of motorhomes, caravans and four-wheel drive vehicles begins the yearly trek north in search of warmer climes. Pictures: drive.com.au; www.kurrimine.com.au

The great migration is about to begin.

No, I don’t mean birds heading south for the winter, but we are on the right track.

I am talking about that other great migratory species – the grey nomads.

They might not be taking to the skies, but there will probably be a lot of flapping of arms as they make last-minute arrangements.

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