This ‘Stop Cyberbullying Day’, RACQ Bank has encouraged its members to make their online safety a top priority, at the same time announcing the Bank had implemented measures to prevent online bullying and harassment.
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.
RACQ Bank has urged Queenslanders to be aware of online scammers, after new data from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) revealed Australians lost more than $851 million to scammers in 2020 as more people moved online due to COVID-19.
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.
The State’s peak motoring body has urged the Palaszczuk Government to deliver congestion-busting infrastructure projects and prioritise public transport in the upcoming Budget to get Gold Coast commuters moving.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.