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.
RACQ Bank has once again put people before profits, announcing it had cut more than a dozen fees from all transaction banking accounts which would put more than one million dollars a year back in the pockets of its members.
Drivers fed up with traffic congestion have named and shamed more than 400 of Queensland’s worst roads for unnecessary delays with several roads in the Wide Bay-Burnett region receiving poor report cards.
RACQ has pleaded to drivers to play it safe on the roads after emergency crews responded to more 260 calls for help during Sunday’s deluge including swift water rescues when several motorists were caught in flood water.
RACQ has urged vehicle owners to get serious about protecting their car keys as the Club’s new research found 70 percent of Queenslanders admitted to storing their keys in easy to steal places including inside the vehicle.
Following a snub of the North Coast fast rail proposal by Infrastructure Australia, RACQ has implored politicians to focus on fast-tracking sustainable rail improvements, to prepare Queensland not only for the potential 2032 Olympics, but for decades to come.
RACQ has launched a new partnership with Heart of the Nation, installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs), which will help its Traffic Response teams save lives when attending roadside emergencies.