A Safety Switch Turn On

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During April, Queenslanders are being reminded to protect themselves from electrical shock by having safety switches installed on every circuit in their homes. A new advertising campaign to reiterate that safety switches really do save lives has been commissioned and the key message is to … [Read more...]

Takata Airbag Warning Ahead of Holidays

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The ACCC is urging drivers of vehicles with defective Takata airbags installed to check if their car is affected by the biggest global vehicle recall in history before driving long distances this summer. The higher risk alpha airbags were installed in some models of Honda, Toyota, Nissan, BMW, … [Read more...]

Paving the Way to Market

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Researchers have provided the most detailed map of routes and costings across Australia's entire agricultural supply chain with an update to data based on modelling cross the country. The CSIRO researchers have applied the logistics tool TraNSIT (Transport Network Strategic Investment Tool) to 98 … [Read more...]

Stay water safe these School Holidays

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Pulling out the Boat for the school holidays at any time? If so Police are asking one simple question - Do you know how to use your? Senior Sergeant Thiry says with a large number of different brands and types of safety equipment now available to boat owners, it is important to take the time … [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...]

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...]

Quad Bikes Recall

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Polaris is recalling thousands of children’s quad bikes following the discovery that 12 of their models have parts in them that may contain asbestos. The manufacturer says tests have found that asbestos may be present in brake pads, brake shoes, gaskets and washers in 12 of its youth … [Read more...]

Keeping Kids Safe on The Farm

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A focus on keeping kids safe on farms is the logic behind the State Governments’ annual farm safety calendar competition this year. Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace says the annual programme invites kids from across the state to draw pictures about health and safety topics on … [Read more...]