It’s Time- BEEF UP the BEEF ROAD

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State and Federal MPs have joined forces to investigate and identify safety trouble spots along the notorious Fitzroy Developmental Road between Dingo and Nebo. Federal Members for Capricornia and Flynn, Michelle Landry and Ken O’Dowd, and State Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar, have toured … [Read more...]

Piling Works on the Pioneer

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The landmark $497.3 million Mackay Ring Road project is taking another step forward with the start of piling works at the new Pioneer River crossing. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Barnaby Joyce says the Mackay Ring Road Stage 1 project would give the city a … [Read more...]

Share the Road

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Road Hogs be warned - We’re all watching you today. As part of Road Safety Week, the focus for today is on Sharing the Road. Today’s theme sees Police encouraging Queenslanders to share the roads with others – be patient, move over and off as needed, let somebody in, give a wave of thanks to … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Good News for Heavy Vehicle Operators on Eton Range

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A successful heavy vehicle trial on Eton Range over the weekend undertaken by Transport and Main Roads and NQ Group Heavy Haulage Australia has been a success. The trial, to explore possible changes to heavy vehicle restrictions currently in place on Eton Range has resulted in the restrictions to … [Read more...]

Rest area Upgrade – Peak Downs Highway

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Work begins this week on a $1.3 million rest area on the Peak Downs Highway to improve fatigue management options for transport operators and a well-appointed rest point for all motorists. Minister for Main Roads and Road Safety Mark Bailey says the rest stop near the Wuthung Road intersection, … [Read more...]