December 2019

Published a story 11th Dec 2019 3:40 PM

A TRUCK driver’s wife bullied by trolls hasn’t let them win and has started up her annual Christmas initiative Adopt a Truckie again for 2019.

Time to Adopt a Truckie again this Christmas

A TRUCK driver’s wife bullied by trolls hasn’t let them win and has started up her annual Christmas initiative Adopt a Truckie again for 2019.

Published a story 11th Dec 2019 12:03 PM

THINGS are set to get better for truckies travelling through northwest Queensland with the Cloncurry Shire Council wrapping up $2 million worth of work on a new heavy vehicle rest area.

This new rest area is perfect

THINGS are set to get better for truckies travelling through northwest Queensland with the Cloncurry Shire Council wrapping up $2 million worth of work on a new heavy vehicle rest area.

Published a story 10th Dec 2019 6:12 PM

THE family-run company All Purpose Transport is leading the way, launching the state’s very first 100 per cent electric vehicle today.

This is Queensland's first 100 percent electric truck

THE family-run company All Purpose Transport is leading the way, launching the state’s very first 100 per cent electric vehicle today.

Published a story 9th Dec 2019 3:09 PM

As everyone is always in a rush it seems and the roads are full of traffic, there are some things that truckies wish motorists would think about.

What truckies want motorists to know these holidays

As everyone is always in a rush it seems and the roads are full of traffic, there are some things that truckies wish motorists would think about.

November 2019

Published a story 29th Nov 2019 11:11 AM

The late Dane Ballinger would have absolutely loved how the recent Bathurst truck show turned out, said his mate and show organiser Dean Campbell said.

Dane's memorial truck show 'would have done him proud'

The late Dane Ballinger would have absolutely loved how the recent Bathurst truck show turned out, said his mate and show organiser Dean Campbell said.

Published a story 28th Nov 2019 5:48 PM

A TRUCK driver and his wife have had enough of the disrespect shown to truck drivers by caravan drivers and other campers who continue to park in their designated areas.

ENOUGH: No more ‘absolute ignorance and disrespect’

A TRUCK driver and his wife have had enough of the disrespect shown to truck drivers by caravan drivers and other campers who continue to park in their designated areas.

Published a story 26th Nov 2019 5:40 PM

THE future of the National Road Transport Hall of Fame couldn’t be brighter, says new general manager Lester Hamilton.

New National Hall of Fame boss says future is bright

THE future of the National Road Transport Hall of Fame couldn’t be brighter, says new general manager Lester Hamilton.

Published a story 26th Nov 2019 4:05 PM

A SELFLESS truck driver has paid for dinner for tired and hungry firefighters out of his own pocket and the Woodlea Rural Fire Brigade can’t thank him enough.

Selfless truckie buys dinner for tired firefighters

A SELFLESS truck driver has paid for dinner for tired and hungry firefighters out of his own pocket and the Woodlea Rural Fire Brigade can’t thank him enough.

Published a story 26th Nov 2019 11:33 AM

THE fire-ravaged Cunningham Highway in south east Queensland remains closed and authorities are unable to say when it will reopen.

TMR unable to say when fire-ravaged highway to reopen

THE fire-ravaged Cunningham Highway in south east Queensland remains closed and authorities are unable to say when it will reopen.

Published a story 15th Nov 2019 6:05 PM

Frightening statistics about men's suicide spurred Ken Cowell's Movember fundraiser.

Scary suicide statistic behind Ken's Movember challenge

Frightening statistics about men's suicide spurred Ken Cowell's Movember fundraiser.

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Kate has been with APN for almost two years, starting as a cadet at The Chronicle in November of 2010. She studied at Lowood State High School and the University of Queensland.