One of Australia’s largest truck and motorcycle convoys, the Convoy For The Cure, will move back to its original pre-Covid date in 2021 at Townsville. Read More
Busy veteran truckie Hugh ‘Maca’ Macdonald has been delivering armour rock to the Port of Townsville for the past four months, destined for a new seawall. In between trips, he stopped to chat with Big Rigs about life and trucking. Read More
Travelling right across Queensland, from west to east and back again, this truckie knows this 900km route – and its rough outback roads – like the back of his hand. Read More
Often seen around the streets in Townsville, David Talbot runs a local plumbing business and was recently voted as the city’s best plumber by readers of the local Townsville Bulletin newspaper. Read More
A 17-year-old from the Sunshine Coast is making some big plans for the year ahead. He and his Chamberlain 9G tractor are set to embark on a 13,500km journey across Australia in a mammoth fundraising effort for three charities: Lights on the Hill Trucking Memorial, the Royal Flying Doctors Service and Dolly’s Dream. Read More
Australian demand for sugar is still strong despite the attempts of many a diet guru to make it public enemy number one. That’s a good thing for Australia, and especially Queensland, where many a worker earns a living in our country’s sweetest industry. Read More
Truckie John Kelly caught up with Big Rigs just as he was about to leave the Townsville Port bound for Mount Isa, some 900km away. Read More
Owner operator and President of the Lights on the Hill Memorial committee, Gary Simpson, has a long history of service to the road transport industry.