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Councils suspend parking fines, relax restrictions amid coronavirus crisis
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27th Mar 2020
3 min read

Councils suspend parking fines, relax restrictions amid coronavirus crisis

Local councils in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne are suspending or altering their parking restrictions as more residents are forced to stay at home or avoid public transport amid the coronavirus outbreak. Brisbane City Council announced on Thursday it would be suspending all parking fines, turning off parking meters and reducing parking lot fees in a bid to support those still needing to travel to work during the public health crisis.
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Susannah Guthrie
Queensland may join other states with harsh penalties for cigarette tossers
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20th Jan 2020
2 min read

Queensland may join other states with harsh penalties for cigarette tossers

Queensland's LNP Opposition has called for increased penalties for drivers caught tossing cigarette butts in an effort to match harsher punishments in place in other states, where litterbugs can be fined up to $25,000 and even face jail time.
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Susannah Guthrie
Time Machine Tuesday: 16 October 2018
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16th Oct 2018
1 min read

Time Machine Tuesday: 16 October 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of October 16 in years past. Relive the announcement here Get some nostalgia here They've since been returned to 130km/h... Should the de-restricted sections be brought back? Would you buy a pink LFA?
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James Wong
CarAdvice Podcast episode 11: Open speed limits, pricey new NSX, Aston's new hypercar, Volvo S90/V90 driven, and much more
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10th Jul 2016

CarAdvice Podcast episode 11: Open speed limits, pricey new NSX, Aston's new hypercar, Volvo S90/V90 driven, and much more

Welcome to episode 11 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, Paul Maric and Mandy Turner are joined again by senior editor Mike Costello to discuss the latest CarAdvice news and reviews from across the automotive landscape and Australia's new-car market. As always, expect shenanigans. What happened in this week's episode?
Northern Territory to expand open speed limit zone
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3rd Sep 2015
2 min read

Northern Territory to expand open speed limit zone

The Northern Territory Government will lift speed limits from another 60-kilometre stretch of the Stuart Highway from north of Alice Springs to the Ali Curung rail overpass. The new unlimited zone connects with the two existing unlimited lengths of the highway – 204km between Alice Springs and Barrow Creek, and 72km from Barrow Creek – to create a 336km stretch of unrestricted road (excluding past road houses and through communities).
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Northern Territory Government to extend open speed limit trial
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9th Apr 2014
2 min read

Northern Territory Government to extend open speed limit trial

A 12-month trial returning open speed limits to a 200km stretch of the Stuart Highway looks set to be extended only two months in, following comments by the Northern Territory's transport minister. Speaking on ABC radio, Peter Styles said he believes the trial – announced in October last year – has so far been a success, with people generally being responsible and driving to the conditions, and that the government is already preparing to extend it.
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David Zalstein