This Fact Sheet explains how free-flow tolling works on South East Queensland roads and what it means for motorists. It discusses the products and services offered by the two providers, the options available to pay tolls and provides some advice on how motorists can minimise toll transaction costs.
A map is also provided to highlight to motorists current and future toll roads to be developed in South East Queensland.
Updated 04/10/2012 Download PDF (350.6 KB)
This report analyses the prices for off-street capital city parking across Australia. In the Brisbane Central Business District (CBD), weekday motorists are paying an average of $28 for one hour of off-street city parking, $42 for two hours and $66 for eight hours. These prices reflect an increase of 28.7 percent over the past year, compared to increases of 7 percent and 3.5 percent in Sydney and Melbourne respectively.
Updated 04/10/2012 Download PDF (1.4 MB)
This RACQ fact sheet explains how motorists unable to pay annual or six monthly car registration fees in a lump sum can pre-pay their registration in instalments on a Registration Payment Card.
Updated 04/10/2012 Download PDF (62.0 KB)
The RACQ explains the value of the Queensland Fuel Subsidy Scheme (QFSS) to motorists and why the Queensland Government should not be abolishing it. The QFSS reduces the price of fuel by 9.2 cents a litre. People living in regional areas and outer metropolitan suburbs, who do not get much benefit from public transport subsidies, will be the ones to suffer most.
Updated 04/10/2012 Download PDF (133.7 KB)
This RACQ Fact Sheet has analysed the Queensland motor vehicle registration fees and compared them with the arrangements in all other states and territories following the recent Queensland Government commitment to freeze registration prices for three years. The Fact Sheet examines various vehicle registration fees and charges, including CTP insurance, and provides a comparison of 'on road costs' for a standard motor vehicle within the various capital cities. The comparison confirms that Queensland has the highest registration fees in Australia.
Updated 04/10/2012 Download PDF (239.0 KB)
RACQ Submission to the Australian Transport Council/Environment Protection and Heritage Council - Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Working Group
The RACQ welcomes strategies to make fuel-efficient, low emission vehicles more affordable. This submission supports many of the initiatives outlined in the Working Group’s Discussion Paper, and suggests further initiatives.
Updated 04/10/2012 Download PDF (153.3 KB)
The RACQ supports a system of fair and justifiable taxes and charges for road users. This submission specifically addresses vehicle related taxes and highlights the need to reconsider the mix of fixed and variable motoring taxes.
Updated 04/10/2012 Download PDF (139.3 KB)
RACQ Report - The Price of Parking in Brisbane CBD And Comparison with Prices In Other Australian Capital Cities
This report summarises the findings from TTM Consulting (Qld) Pty Ltd research regarding the price of casual CBD parking in capital cities across Australia. Research was undertaken for the CBDs of Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Darwin.
Updated 03/05/2011 Download PDF (103.8 KB)
Under an old common law ruling, landowners are protected against liability for their straying livestock. This statement formalises the RACQ’s position on the respective liability and rights of motorists involved in collisions with straying livestock on roads and the owners of such livestock, and forms the basis for the RACQ’s submission to the review announced by the Attorney-General of the law relating to straying stock on roads
Updated 30/03/2004 Download PDF (59.4 KB)
RACQ members regularly comment on the steady decrease in the number of fuel service stations offering driveway services. This is a particular worry for members who have physical disabilities that limit their mobility thus preventing, or restricting, them from doing simple tasks on their vehicle such as refuelling, checking tyres, etc.
This statement defines the RACQ’s position on the provision of services and facilities for motorists with physical disabilities that limit their mobility.
Updated 06/06/2003 Download PDF (60.0 KB)