Menu
Lifestyle

More than 900,000 calls made to RACQ in 2015

RACQ TO THE RESCUE: About 277,000 calls to fix flat car batteries were made, along with 1,300 rescues of children and 710 rescues of pets from locked cars.
RACQ TO THE RESCUE: About 277,000 calls to fix flat car batteries were made, along with 1,300 rescues of children and 710 rescues of pets from locked cars.

RACQ ROADSIDE assistance patrol men and women are expected to be kept busy this year if last year's figures are anything to go by.

RACE spokeswoman Lauren Ritchie said RACQ had been called to over 900,000 roadside assistance jobs in 2015.

"Our fleet of 425 patrol men and women will once again be working 365 days this year servicing Queenslanders 24/7."

About 277,000 calls to fix flat car batteries were made, along with 1,300 rescues of children and 710 rescues of pets from locked cars.

Ms Ritchie said there was never a safe time to leave children or pets unattended in cars.



Nurse stole $23,700 from 81-year-old patient

The victim's son noticed the transactions.

Dingo extinction feared by experts

ENDANGERED: Experts believe pure bred dingoes could soon become extinct.

Number of pure bred dingoes significantly reduced.

How much vandalism is costing Fraser Coast ratepayers

Vandalism is costing Fraser Coast ratepayers big time.

Ratepayers are footing the bill for hundreds of thousands of dollars

Local Partners

Aussie Nando’s stores infested with rats

THESE disgusting pictures reveal just how unhygienic conditions were at two Nando’s stores, one of which had ‘extremely high rodent activity’.

BIZARRE: Woman creates turkey dinner using just her mouth

She chews up all the ingredients and spits it into a bowl

First name revealed for I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here

Isuzu D-MAX will be in the middle of the reality TV action this year.

Series four name revealed ahead of program launch.

Massive snake kills 6-day-old baby goat on farm

A carpet python has killed a baby goat at a Northern Rivers hobby farm.

Don't joke about living with a python (warning: Distressing image)

BMW X2 continues the crossbreed revolution

The BMW X2 is scheduled to reach showrooms during March priced from $55,900.

New BMW X2 forecast to arrive in showrooms by March.

Incredible drone footage of Byron Bay, Gold Coast

A shot from the stunning video. Credit: @LukesDroneEdits

"I basically go out exploring and I film it.”

Lucrative Disney job everyone wants

Working as a server at the mysterious Club 33 at Disney theme parks is one of the most sought-after jobs in the company. Picture: Angela Saurine

Workers and their families and friends reveal best jobs