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...]

Cyclone Debbie Update

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As the eye wall of severe tropical cyclone Debbie continues to impact the Whitsundays this afternoon the BoM Cyclone Warning Zone now shifts inland to Charters Towers, Mount Coolon, Moranbah, and Pentland. Townsville to St Lawrence and extends to include Townsville, Mackay. Areas to the south and … [Read more...]

Think you Can speed safely? Think again

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A new Easter road safety campaign is urging drivers to rethink their speeding habits on Queensland roads. The new advertisement, launched this week, shows how everyday people can be adversely affected by speed through one wrong choice on the road. Main Roads and Road Safety Minister Mark … [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...]

Stay Safe in the North

A car is trapped in flood waters on Stevens Road, Glenview, Sunshine Coast
Photo Jason Dougherty / Sunshine Coast Daily

Fire and Emergency Services Minister Mark Ryan is reminding Queenslanders to plan and avoid flooded roads as heavy rain continues to drench some northern parts. The Minister says as rain subsides in some areas and rivers continue to rise we need to remain aware that the Bureau of Meteorology is … [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...]

Flinders Upgrade

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The freight, mining and agriculture industries will benefit from the completion of $25 million of upgrades to Queensland’s Flinders Highway.  A further $42 million has been committed by the Australian and Queensland Governments (80:20 funding) towards the Flinders Highway upgrades under the … [Read more...]

Remember the Frontline

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Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Corrective Services Minister Mark Ryan is encouraging Queenslanders to take a moment during this year’s festive season to think of the State’s frontline officers working hard to keep people safe. “As many Queenslanders enjoy their family holidays, gather … [Read more...]