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RACQ Roadside celebrates 30 million call-outs

It wasn’t until 20 years after the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland was formed that the first RACQ roadside patrols took to the streets. In 1925, two mechanics, George Clark and Wally Henderson, were commission by RACQ to patrol the roads – on motorcycles with sidecars for their tools – in search of disabled vehicles. Since then, RACQ has rescued more than 30 million motorists from the roadside and grown to a network of 110 ...

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Winter warmers pack a punch

We’re now in the middle of the one month of cool weather that we in Queensland like to call winter, and the nights have become decidedly chilly in our little wooden house. ...

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Visit Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula

Just an hour’s drive from Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula combines the essence of European coastal living with traditional Australian charm. For those whose trip corresponds with the second Saturday of the month, consider visiting the Mornington Farmers Market from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. Accredited by the Victorian Farmers Market ... More

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Discover Western Australia’s Coral Coast

Spanning 1100km of coastline, Western Australia’s Coral Coast is home to notable natural landmarks, vibrant coral reefs, white sandy beaches and delicate wildflowers. Less than a day’s drive will take you to the coastal towns of Cervantes and Jurien Bay, and to the impressive Pinnacles of Nambung National Park. Attracting more ... More

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Trek the Thorsborne Trail

Renowned as one of the world’s best backpacking adventures, the Thorsborne Trail – commonly known as the East Coast trail – is a challenging experience for seasoned and amateur adventurers. Located off the coast between Townsville and Cairns, Hinchinbrook Island offers tropical wilderness, beaches and pristine mountain streams for those ... More

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Watch the sunrise at Cape Hillsborough National Park

Cape Hillsborough National Park is located on the impressive Hibiscus Coast. Well known as the point where the rainforest meets the waters of the Great Barrier Reef, the park provides not only breath taking scenery, but also a diverse number of activities for travellers to enjoy. When visiting Cape Hillsborough National Park, ... More

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Explore the Tarkine

The Tarkine is 477,000 hectares of uninterrupted wilderness – the greatest expanse of cool temperature rainforest in Australia, and the second largest in the world. Home to ancient plant and animal relics, unique habitats and the cleanest air on earth, the Tarkine offers many unique experiences for all kinds of travellers. ... More

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Recognising anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is an allergic reaction that is severe and can be life threatening. This can occur in people who are highly allergic to things such as nuts, seafood, certain medications (such as penicillin) and bee stings. If you know what to look for, recognising anaphylaxis is relatively easy – look for the following signs: Nausea Vomiting Breathing trouble Skin rash Weak pulse Sudden drop in blood pressure Some people who know they are highly allergic to ...

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