RACQ has renewed calls to fast-track Bruce Highway safety capacity and flood immunity projects, as well as Federal Government funding for the Inland Highway, after it was once again cut by recent flood waters.
RACQ has urged property owners to prepare their homes for more wild weather, with severe storms predicted for south east Queensland over the weekend and a tropical cyclone likely to form off north Queensland early next week.
RACQ has assured its members critical services would remain available during the Brisbane lockdown period, but urged residents to stay home over the next three days to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
RACQ has informed Greater Brisbane motorists they would no longer need to wear masks while travelling in their own vehicles from 6pm 11 January, but reminded them masks would still be mandatory on other modes of transport.
With motorists using outback Queensland roads to avoid COVID-19 related border restrictions, RACQ has warned drivers not to make the journey west unless they are well-prepared for what can be difficult driving conditions.
RACQ has warned motorists in far north Queensland against taking any risks in flood waters, as a low pressure system crossed the coast as a category one cyclone and threatened to dump hundreds of millimetres of rain for days.
RACQ has pleaded with Queenslanders to avoid walking home drunk this New Year’s Eve after shocking figures revealed 32 pedestrians were killed and 153 were hospitalised with serious injuries during 2020.
Meals on Wheels recipients in the Pine Rivers region are set to receive farm fresh fruit and vegetables in their home delivered meals after a $20,000 donation from RACQ Foundation helped start a mini farm at Samford.
RACQ has renewed calls for the Queensland Government to improve public transport efficiency and review fare structures, after it was revealed the number of journeys on buses and trains was still only at 70 percent compared to pre-COVID levels.
As the rain eased across south east Queensland RACQ has warned residents and car owners who lived or parked in low-lying areas the threat was not over, with the biggest tide of the year to strike Tuesday morning.