The Heat is On and The Warning is Out

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Firefighters are bracing for another hot and dry period with heightened temperatures and increased fire danger keeping Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) on alert. Rural Fire Service Assistant Commissioner Tom Dawson says high temperatures were continuing to cause erratic fire … [Read more...]

Keep School Zones in Focus

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Motorists be ready and aware!! The kids are heading back to school, so school zones apply to every school day for the next 10 weeks of term one and that means time to start watching our speed. It would seem we’re not all that good at watching the speedo in school zones and Police say we need … [Read more...]

Moonie Highway Crash Toll

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The young boy airlifted from yesterday’s horrific crash site on the Moonie Highway continues to cling to his life today in Brisbane’s Lady Cilento Hospital. The two -year -old toddler was one of five in the car which slammed into a tree at lunch time yesterday. The accident closed the highway … [Read more...]

Who am I? And Where the HELL Are We?

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Travellers confusion - and those forgotten “things” we may forget to include in the caravan - can come back to bite us during a holiday. That’s the warning from Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) who are asking Queenslanders to kick off the ‘pre-back to school' holiday break … [Read more...]

The BLITZ -The Next Phase

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Police have praised the majority of Queensland motorists following a decrease in both traffic crashes and traffic offences during the Festive Break phase of the Christmas Road Safety Campaign. For now, the 50-day Christmas Road Safety Campaign is in phase three – ‘School Holidays’ until 11.59pm … [Read more...]

Boaties – Speak Now!!

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Queensland’s boaties are being invited to have a say on what equipment they need to carry to keep safe when they’re out on the water. Maritime Safety Queensland (MSQ) is carrying out a once-in-a-decade review of its boating miscellaneous equipment rules. Main Roads and Ports Minister Mark … [Read more...]

Droning On

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Did you or someone you know get a Drone for Christmas? Here’s the thing - there are a bucket of rules that go with the operational aspects of the unmanned flyers and here are some of them for you. You should only fly the drone in a line of sight, that is, where you can see it without the … [Read more...]