The answers to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), as provided below are generally generic. Each Caravan club is autonomous and has their own rules.

 Please contact the Secretary of a club for their rule relative to your FAQ.

FAQ about Affiliation (4)

There are many benefits for Clubs, as well as members, when a Caravan Club is affiliated.   Please refer to the affiliation page to learn of the advantages of being a CCQ affiliated club.

No. The CCQ does not offer vehicle insurance.

CIL Insurance donates a small amount back to the member’s club.

Club members can take advantage of Ken Tame Insurance through the NACC Benefits Card scheme.

Yes.  All Clubs must be incorporated to be affiliated.

Incorporated clubs require public liability insurance thus providing protection for the club, office bearers and members against any personal liabilities.

Yes.   Minimal annual affiliation fees apply.

Affiliation fees comprise a set club fee plus a small fee for each financial member in that club.

FAQ about Clubs (14)

A caravan is a significant investment for you. Why let it sit in the back yard and only use it once a year for the annual holiday?

Join a caravan club, and not only will you get more use out of your van, you will also get to meet and make new friends.

Those new to caravanning will be able to draw on a wealth of knowledge from more experienced caravanners, whilst meeting other club members and going  to new places.

Category: FAQ about Clubs

Follow this link to the Affiliated Clubs listing page.

The clubs are listed in Alphabetical order and show the Local Government Area in which they are based.

Click on a Local Government Area to show details of all Affiliated Clubs in that Local Government Area.

Contact details for the Secretary are provided.

Category: FAQ about Clubs

This will vary from club to club.

Most clubs have specific rules on what constitutes an appropriate caravan or RV. 

Category: FAQ about Clubs

Members come from all age groups and all walks of life.  However, the majority are nearing retirement or already retired.  

A Family Club has been formed for young families with children.

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Members’ children under 17 years of age are considered part of the family unit. 

Children over 17 years may be required to join as Associate Members.

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Absolutely not. 

There are a lot of older caravans in the clubs. You would be welcome in all clubs.

Category: FAQ about Clubs

Generally, No.  This will vary from club to club.

However, previous club members who no longer own a caravan are usually accepted as associate members.

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It is not necessary. 

Prospective members must attend three rallies before becoming a member of a Club.  If time permits, then join a club. 

Being a club member has advantages; it is a good way of meeting club members from other States and you will have access to benefits through our supporters.

Category: FAQ about Clubs

Costs vary from club to club. 

Clubs charge a one-off joining fee and an annual membership fee which covers the cost of a monthly newsletter and club running costs.

There is also the camping fee cost charged by the venue at which the rally is held each month.

Fees are kept to minimum as all clubs are incorporated and classed as being a non-profit organisation.

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The CCQ is not a club as such. 

It is the State Association for Caravan Clubs in Queensland an umbrella organisation representing all the affiliated Caravan Clubs in Queensland.

Individuals may join one of these affiliated clubs. Click here for further information.

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This will vary from club to club.  Most clubs have a uniform.

Some ask that it be worn on special occasions or on a particular day of the rally.

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No.

You are welcome to join any club that suits you. Providing there are vacancies.

Some members travel many more kilometres than other members when attending a rally.

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Yes.

Clubs are non-discriminatory. Singles are welcome in all clubs.

However, some clubs may not have any singles at the time so you may like to check with the Club Secretary.

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Generally No.
Some clubs are brand specific; meaning that you must own that brand of caravan or RV.
Some clubs have capped membership numbers and may not have vacancies from time to time.

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FAQ about Rallies (12)

Rally venues depend on a number of factors including:

  •  The size of the club in relation to the size of the capacity of the venue.
  • Costs.
  • Distance from where the club is based.
  • Some venues are not open to the general public

Venues include:

  • Caravan Parks
  • Showgrounds
  • Scout Grounds
  • Recreation Grounds
  • Other venues that can accommodate the club.

There will often be two costs to be met. 

The campsite fees, going to the management of the venue, being the major cost for the rally.

The other being rally or club fees which will vary from club to club and rally to rally. These fees are to cover catering, entertainment or activities that may be provided for the rally.

Clubs have a wide variety of activities including but not limited to:

  • Visiting local attractions
  • Participating in games and other activities organised by the club
  • Relaxing and enjoying the company of other members.
  • Film evenings
  • Camp fire meals

In general, have fun and be involved as much or as little as you feel inclined.

Yes.

The official dates of most club rallies are for the weekend.

Members can arrive and depart any time they wish.

Members may bring guests from time to time.

However, she may need to join the club in her own right, i.e. as an Associate Member.

Be aware that at some venues, there may be additional camping fees for extra people.

Club rallies are usually held every month.

State Caravan Rallies are held annually in a different location and hosted by different clubs.. 

National Caravan Rallies every three years, on a rotational basis, in one of the five mainland states.

Rallies are usually held at venues up to a couple of hours drive from where the club is based. 

Some clubs hold roving rallies from time to time where quite long distances may be covered over an extended timeframe.

No.

Some clubs have a minimum yearly attendance rule.

No.

Only members of affiliated caravan clubs can attend a State or National caravan Rally.

Yes.

Children are welcome in all clubs.

Be aware that at some venues, there may be additional camping fees for extra people.

No.

Rallies are held at venues easily accessible by standard vehicles.

This will vary from club to club. Some clubs are pet friendly.

Clubs that allow pets have some strict rules such as:

  •  pets must be kept on a leash at all times
  • pets are not allowed in the general meeting area or where food is being prepared or consumed.

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