Entries by Rachel Junge

Petrol Price Pain | RACQ accuses servos of ‘punishing drivers’

Shop around and top up, don’t fill up. That’s the latest advice from the RACQ as Queenslanders continue to pay high fuel prices. The motoring body has accused some south east petrol stations of ‘punishing drivers with outrageously high prices’. RACQ spokesperson Renee Smith said while almost 40 per cent of the market now charged […]

Better mobile phone coverage on the way

If you feel as though you spend half your life tilting your head every which way, or hanging off the back veranda just to get one bar of coverage on your mobile phone – you could be in luck. The Federal Government has allocated $25 million to the fourth round of the Mobile Black Spot Program. […]

Queensland man accused of ‘grooming a child’

Hard working Detectives from the Child Protection Investigation Unit have potentially saved a child from falling into the hands of a paedophile. Members from Queensland’s Mackay branch will today extradite a 23-year-old New South Wales man from Sydney on 46 child exploitation charges, relating to the alleged grooming of a 13-year-old child. “It will be alleged the […]

Learner motorbike rider – disqualified until 2068 – busted again

A learner motorcyclist is not likely to ever legally be allowed to get back on a bike, after again being busted by police on the NSW mid-north coast. The 50-year-old, who is already disqualified from driving until 2068, was pulled over by Highway Patrol officers while riding a motorbike on Kanagra Drive in Taree. They carried out […]