Get ready, Queensland

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Queensland, what’s your plan? You’re at work when a massive crack of lightning rents the air, signifying a classic Queensland late afternoon storm is about to hit, just before you leave work. The pounding of glass tells you hail is beginning to fall hard. This storm is really starting to intensify, the sky is dark and it’s … Read more…

Australian Marine Environment Protection Association wins support from Google

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A Queensland-developed real time portal with the potential to monitor the emissions of ships in more than 3000 ports in 170 countries is in the running to win the Google Impact Challenge. The Ports Emission Portal was developed by the Australian Marine Environment Protection Association (AUSMEPA), a not-for-profit organisation run mainly by volunteers who play … Read more…

Less than a week to go!

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With less than a week to go until the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITSWC), TMR is excited to be plugged into the global energy around ITS and its transformational impact on our transport systems.  Hear Miranda Blogg, Director (Cooperative and Automated Vehicle Initiative), talk about preparing for new technology and why she’s … Read more…

Motorcycle law changes are right around the corner

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Motorcycle riders are some of our most vulnerable road users, with riders and passengers over-represented in the road toll. The skills you need to ride a motorcycle are vital for your safety on the road and, like most things, they are developed over time with practice and experience. Last year, we asked you how you thought the … Read more…

An international perspective on road safety – PIARC

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The World Road Association (PIARC) Council Meeting Cape Town, South Africa 21-22 September 2016  Last week I represented Australia and New Zealand at the World Road Association (PIARC) Council meeting in Cape Town, South Africa as the Australian First Delegate. This was the second World Road Congress I have attended, last year the event was held … Read more…

Shipping: indispensable to the world

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As you sit in your office enjoying your morning coffee have you ever pondered how many of the things around us, things we take for granted, came to be here? Chances are the clothes on your back, the chair you are sitting on, even the beans that make up your coffee arrived from across the … Read more…