19 MAY
A walk in their shoes...what it's like to be a drought-stricken farmer

I was lucky enough to team up with a group of RACQ Foundation volunteers last week, helping farmers affected by drought. On our way out to Longreach, I had no idea what to expect. Sure, I’d hea...

Community

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6 MAY
The First Responders : Introducing CareFlight Doctor Emmeline Finn

Every day is different. Every call is different. Every crash is horrific.  The helicopter blades whir above my head, echoing the thump, thump, thump of my heart. The chopper lands, I quickly and...

Community

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5 MAY
A Day in the Life of a Traffic Response Unit Officer

Break downs on the motorway, nose to tail crashes, debris on the road, serious collisions. Whether you’re involved or just another motorist on your way, you can count on the fact someone will cl...

Road Safety

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28 APR
When bigger really is better - Qld's 7 best big things

The saying goes “the bigger the better” and for us Queenslanders, we like things big. Big open spaces, big steaks on a BBQ and a big Origin win. Why would it be any different when it comes...

Weird and Wonderful

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22 APR
RACQ Club Members - helping ANZACs for 100 years

As my brother-in-law prepares to head off on his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, I find myself thinking more than usual this year about ANZAC Day and the sacrifices our soldiers past and present m...

Life Happens

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12 APR
The Commuter Conversations Experiment

I've recently become a public transport commuter. Thanks to living on campus at university and then a career based on shift work, the last time I regularly clambered up and down the bus steps or pushe...

Weird and Wonderful

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1 APR
What the one metre rule means to me

My mother is a cyclist. So are four of my five brothers. My cousin, who I house-shared with at the time, spent years cycling with a professional team. My stepdad, responsible for instilling the love o...

Road Safety

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24 MAR
What does it take to be a vintage car owner?

Each year at RACQ’s MotorFest as I admire the outstanding array of veteran, vintage and classic cars, I often wonder if I have what it takes to be a vintage car owner.  As luck would have i...

Motoring Tips

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17 MAR
Fuel Prices 101

There’s been a lot of talk in recent months about the falling global oil price and outrage we’re not paying less at the bowser. I even overheard someone the other day claiming we should o...

Motoring Tips

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29 FEB
The Rise of Dash Cams...but are they worth it?

The car to your left cuts you off, your light smashes, the paint is scratched. But the driver says it was your fault.  In days gone by motorists would have had little choice but to profess their...

Motoring Tips, Road Safety

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