Queensland law requires all persons travelling in a vehicle fitted with seat belts to be appropriately restrained. It is the driver’s responsibility to ensure correct use of seatbelts and child restraints. Significant fines and licence demerit points apply.
Queensland Legislation for child restraints is based on the age of the child, not the child’s weight and height.
All child restraints used in Australia must comply with Australian / New Zealand Standard 1754.
RACQ has a comprehensive range of restraints and accessories for sale, but we do not offer a hire service. See a list of organisations that hire Child Restraints.
How to fit a Child Restraint - including where to fit a child restraint, what to know about anchor points and where to get a child restraint professionally fitted.
Tips for using and maintaining a Child Restraint. When to use an accessory Child Safety Harness and information on the positioning of a child restraint within your car.
Information on when children are permitted to ride in the front seat of your vehicle and the safety risks.
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