CMCA Solos Network
a support network
for solo travellers
Many members of the Campervan and Motorhome Cub of Australia (CMCA) travel alone. To cater for them, a Special Interest Group was formed to offer support. It is known as the Solos Network, and might be compared to a club within a club. Most of our members are retirees, and the Network is responsibly run, dynamic, and financially sound. This is our website. The picture to the right was taken at Bollon, during a Tagalong. The theme on the night was Op Shop Glam— we don’t always dress like that.
The Network was established in 1997, to foster a culture of sharing, encouragement, and support so that lone travellers might continue to enjoy their traveling lifestyle even though they may have suddenly found themselves facing life under radically different circumstances. There are about nine hundred Solos across Australia.
The Solos Network is a Special Interest Group, and CMCA members may be a member of a SIG as well as a chapter, so by joining the Solos Network, you do not need to leave your chapter friends behind— you just double the fun. We promote week-long rallies, outings, country gatherings, and tagalongs where members are free to travel as they wish during the day, but meet each night according to an established itinerary for happy hour, shared meal-times, and to stay overnight. There is no obligation to do anything, or to go anywhere.
Upon joining the Solos Network, new members are invited to provide a little information about themselves and their interests for inclusion in our Contacts Register which is circulated privately to our members. In this way, a network of people in similar circumstances is established. Members are also sent a quarterly newsletter with news, details and pictures of our events— it creates wonderful images of our members exploring this wide, brown land.
You've obviously found our website… our Facebook pages are at Solos Network.