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...]

LNP to Review Speed Limits in Government

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The LNP announcement to review speed limits on 100 Queensland roads if they win the next election would be a major bonus for motorists on roads across the Warrego electorate, according to state member Ann Leahy. "It’s a move to ensure limits are sensible and safe.” “In South West Queensland, … [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...]

Funding Approved for Miles Western Access Upgrade

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Things will get easier as we drive through Miles soon with a major upgrade of the Warrego Highway set to begin early next year. Federal Member for Maranoa David Littleproud says works would focus on upgrading intersections, improving safety for pedestrians and vehicles travelling through the … [Read more...]

Road Safety Heads Up

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With the Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races set to get underway this coming weekend local Police are urging a bit of common sense and caution on the roads.   Sergeant Greg Finucane says the festival sees many visitors to the Tara area.   “Drivers are reminded to drive … [Read more...]

Warrego Highway Upgrades

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FKG Group and McIlwain Civil have been awarded the contract to upgrade the Warrego Highway through Dalby. The upgrade will focus on improving conditions for motorists and pedestrians by creating better connectivity and providing extra turning lanes and safety features. Federal Member for … [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...]

A Call to Action

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Final submissions are being called for the National Freight and Supply Chain Inquiry discussion paper with the Federal government saying stakeholder input is essential to ensure the nation can best take advantage of the growing freight task. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren … [Read more...]

Interchange on the Range

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Earthworks on vital interchanges west of Toowoomba as part of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project are getting into full swing, with Stage 2 of the Gore Highway works at Athol and the Warrego West interchange projects now underway. The plan aims to ensure that the Warrego West interchange … [Read more...]

Community Road Safety Grants up for Grabs

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Schools, P&Cs, Local Governments, PCYCs and clubs such as Rotary are being encouraged by Member for Warrego Ann Leahy to put up their hand for grants aimed at enhancing road safety across the regions. MS Leahy says all such groups now have an opportunity to receive funding to implement and … [Read more...]