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...]

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...]

What’s your Farm Safety Story?

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That’s the question being asked of being asked of high school and university or agriculture college students aged between 13 and 21 by the Primary Industries Health and Safety Partnership (PIHSP) who are seeking young people’s input into farm safety. The inaugural farm safety student video … [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...]

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...]