Queensland Road Safety Week

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It should be something we do, naturally, every day but this week we’re being asked to focus more than usual on Road Safety as we enter Road Safety Week across the state. Police and Department of Transport and others will be active this week in promoting the message and in an effort to convince us … [Read more...]

Road Safety Week

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Communities, schools and workplaces across the State are being encouraged to take part in this years’ Queensland Road Safety Week. The week will run from August 21-25 and information Kits and packs are now available. ‘Speaking up for road safety’ is the focus and Police say it’s an opportunity … [Read more...]

Road Safety Heads Up

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With the Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races set to get underway this coming weekend local Police are urging a bit of common sense and caution on the roads.   Sergeant Greg Finucane says the festival sees many visitors to the Tara area.   “Drivers are reminded to drive … [Read more...]

Timely Warning for Tourists

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With the tourist season now well and truly underway Police are asking visitors to the area to be a little mindful of the ‘Road hazards unique to Our Towns and Region. Police say tourists need to be aware that in some areas roads are narrow, and those roads need to be shared with Road … [Read more...]

Interchange on the Range

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Earthworks on vital interchanges west of Toowoomba as part of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project are getting into full swing, with Stage 2 of the Gore Highway works at Athol and the Warrego West interchange projects now underway. The plan aims to ensure that the Warrego West interchange … [Read more...]

MP Ann Leahy Seeks a Brush with the Law

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Painted speed zone warnings on the road - They do it down south and the Member for Warrego, Ann Leahy, wants to see those big bold warnings here. Ms Leahy says the New South Wales practice of speed zones painted on the road is along overdue must. “You can’t miss it, and this is something that … [Read more...]

Police Hit the Road – Big Time

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If you had been thinking you’d noticed more Police on our roads and highways over the last week or so you’d be right…but in the immortal words of those 20th century philosophers, rock group, Bachman Turner Overdrive…“You ain’t seen nothin’ yet.” Get ready to spot Police everywhere and be ready to … [Read more...]

Sad Event Sounds a Warning

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It was last Wednesday, when Blackall Police attended a remote location approximately 60 kilometres from the Blackall township - It was the scene of an horrific accident that has left Police wondering how anyone survived. A dual cab four-wheel drive vehicle had been involved in a rollover style … [Read more...]

State Call Out to Councils

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Deadline extended for infrastructure funds. Councils have an extra three weeks to lodge applications for the State Government’s $375 million Building our Regions program. The extensions have been made to give them time to recover from Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Minister for State Development … [Read more...]