Help us keep local heroes in the air

Being member-owned means we can do more for Queensland communities every day. That’s why we’ve proudly supported the RACQ Air Rescue Network for over 25 years.

Our network includes RACQ Capricorn Rescue, RACQ CQ Rescue, and RACQ LifeFlight Rescue, all of which provide lifesaving care and transportation when it's needed most. From heart and respiratory events on rural properties, to car crashes, search and rescue missions, and inter-hospital patient transfers, our network helps Queenslanders when they need it most.

  • In 2020, the RACQ Air Rescue Network completed 2,068 lifesaving missions and the RACQ LifeFlight Air Ambulance Jets completed 486 missions^
  • In 2020, the RACQ LifeFlight Critical Care Doctors helped 6,104 people
  • RACQ has supported the medical and in-flight training of 140 LifeFlight Doctors

We’re proud to sponsor three air rescue networks

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RACQ Capricorn Rescue
Covering St Lawrence down south to Agnes Water

Based in Rockhampton, last financial year RACQ Capricorn Rescue helped 338 Queenslanders in trouble.
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RACQ CQ Rescue
Covering Bowen down south to St Lawrence

Servicing an area four times the size of Tasmania, RACQ CQ Rescue averages one rescue per day.
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RACQ LifeFlight Rescue
More than 68,000 critical rescue missions and counting

LifeFlight Rescue is a 24-hour flying intensive care unit fully equipped to retrieve patients from anywhere in Australia.

Other ways RACQ is looking after Queensland communities

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RACQ Foundation
In the last decade, the RACQ Foundation has distributed more than $10.3 million in disaster-relief funding to 300 community groups and clubs.*
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Community Sponsorships Program
The RACQ Community Sponsorships Program funds dozens of initiatives including school kits for underprivileged kids, community gardens, Men’s Sheds, and historic car rallies.
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Mobile Member Centre
The Mobile Member Centre is an RACQ store on wheels. It responds to the needs of our members in times of emergency with immediate, on-the-spot help and claim lodgment.
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Public policy
As Queensland's peak motoring organisation, RACQ works hard to lobby decision makers for safe, affordable, and sustainable mobility for our 1.7 million members.

Things to note

*Figures based on 2021 statistics. See the 2020-2021 RACQ Foundation Annual Review for more details.

^See https://www.lifeflight.org.au for more details on statistics.