How to get to RACQ MotorFest

Motoring enthusiasts heading to RACQ MotorFest this Sunday have been urged to plan their trip ahead of time with this year’s event held at a new location.

Budget must stem congestion, hike public transport lull

RACQ has urged the Palaszczuk Government to deliver congestion-busting infrastructure projects and prioritise public transport in the upcoming State Budget with new data confirming Greater Brisbane traffic is worse in some areas than pre-COVID levels.

Independent servos help drivers save

RACQ has urged drivers to fill the tank at independent service stations offering the cheapest deals after it was revealed motorists in Australia’s five largest cities could have saved almost half a billion dollars by doing so last year.

Council's e-scooter scheme on track, but more work needed

RACQ has called for better infrastructure to encourage greater suburban uptake of e-scooters and e-mobility devices and more enforcement for those who break the road rules, following the release of Brisbane City Council’s plan to support the rapidly growing technology.

Townsville locals meet and greet RACQ Board

RACQ’s Board of Directors was in Townsville this week for a chance to meet and learn from local members and community groups about the issues facing their region first-hand.

'Left turn on red' scheme to be scrapped

RACQ has warned motorists to keep their wits about them at intersections after the State Government moved to scrap a program allowing drivers to turn left on a red traffic light.

Beware of hidden home fire risks

RACQ has warned mice plagues in parts of regional Queensland could pose an increased risk of home fire this year if residents were not vigilant in checking heating equipment.

Fast food eating away at Queensland budgets

Queenslanders looking to tighten their budgets have been urged to consider how much they spent on lunches and take away food as new RACQ Bank research revealed one third of those surveyed admit they have had to forego buying groceries due to financial pressures.

Federal funding needed to stem road death crisis

RACQ has called on the Federal Government to commit desperately needed funding in the upcoming Budget to fast-track vital road safety upgrades and halt the growing number of lives being lost on Queensland roads.

Questions raised over Coomera Connector: RACQ

RACQ has urged the State Government to release more detail about its plans for the Coomera Connector after it was revealed the first stage designs of the $1.5 billion road project may be reduced from six to four lanes in some sections.

Dos and don'ts of lending money to family

As house prices continued to soar, Australians wanting to enter the property market have reportedly turned to family members to help secure home loans, with the “Bank of Mum and Dad” now Australia’s ninth largest lender.

Check the health of your superannuation today

As new figures revealed many Australians struggled to maintain the levels of superannuation they’d need for a comfortable retirement, RACQ has offered several tips on how to check in and revive this vital future security blanket.

Don't replace rego, licence fees with travel tax

RACQ has questioned a proposal to overhaul licence fees, stamp duty, fuel excise and registration in favour of a tax per kilometre travelled, saying it would add an unnecessary burden to everyday families, without supporting Australia’s transition to electric vehicles (EVs).

RACQ supports action to reduce insurance premiums

As the Federal Government announced a $10 billion fund designed to help drive down high insurance premiums across north Queensland, and keep locals insured, RACQ reiterated its commitment to the region it had been insuring for almost half a century.