Months after a severe hailstorm ripped through parts of central Queensland, ‘storm chasers’ have continued to door-knock residents trying to coerce them into signing a contract they might later regret.
Unleaded fuel prices across regional Queensland have plunged by more than 40 cents per litre (cpl) in past six months but Mt Isa prices have remained largely unchanged, according to analysis released by RACQ.
After a challenging start to the year, Queenslanders are holding their money close to their chest, as new RACQ research revealed almost 70 percent planned to put their tax return toward savings or to pay off debt.
Queenslanders looking to buy a home have been urged to do their research and ask the right questions before signing a contract or risk unexpectedly high and potentially unaffordable insurance premiums.
RACQ has congratulated its former Group CEO, Ian Gillespie, and current Board Deputy Chair Elizabeth Jameson on being awarded Members (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list on Monday.
As many rural families faced financial hardship, RACQ Foundation has teamed up with charity Drought Angels to deliver hundreds of grocery packs to those doing it tough in the bush, through its COVID-19 donation drive.
As restrictions continued to ease in Queensland, RACQ has urged any members who had postponed progressing repairs on a motor vehicle claim because they had been staying put at home, to get on the phone and get it moving again from today.
As Queenslanders rushed to take advantage of COVID-19 restrictions being eased, RACQ has issued a reminder about home security as new data revealed it had received more than 4,100 insurance claims for theft in recent years.
With Queenslanders reporting some of the nation’s largest amount of household financial stress, the State’s largest Club has launched a financial wellbeing portal to provide accessible, relevant and helpful information.
With millions of Aussies now registered for an early withdrawal of their superannuation funds, and scammers seizing on opportunities to empty retirement funds, RACQ has urged every Queenslander to check their super balance.
As Queenslanders turned to heaters and blankets to warm up, RACQ has warned about the importance of electrical appliance safety checks, with the insurer recording almost 1,000 claims for fire damage to homes in the past three years.
As Queenslanders looked for new ways to save money and tighten their budgets, RACQ Bank has urged homeowners take a closer look at their mortgage, and to secure the best deal available, if they weren’t already on it.
RACQ has welcomed today’s announcement by the Queensland Government of more than $400 million in new, accelerated roads funding for drivers across the State, a move the Club had been calling for to help stimulate the economy.
RACQ has applauded the State Government’s announcement it would renew funding for the regional Household Resilience Program, which would create jobs and decrease insurance premiums in north Queensland.