The Road Ahead Sampler : April May 2014
ROADAHEAD.COM.AU THE ROAD AHEAD APR/MAY 2014 4 contents APR/MAY 2014 COVER: The Great Wall of China. PHOTO: Thinkstock NEWS 06 President's viewpoint 06 RACQ help 08 F Road Safety Yellow Ribbon Campaign 10 F free2go Website update 12 Editor's note 12 Have your say LIFESTYLE 14 F Qld Interview: War Veteran Keith Payne 16 Lifestyle news 18 Qld living 20 Wellbeing 22 Time out 24 Tech+gadgets 26 Dollars+$ense 28 F Ultimate Dinner Party: Top tips 30 F The Road Ahead App: Read all about it TRAVEL 34 F Departure International: Made in China 38 F Departure International: India's river of life 40 F Departure National: Longreach and beyond 44 F Qld Great Escape: Life's a beach on 'Straddie' 48 What's on QUEENSLAND'S LARGEST CIRCULATING MAGAZINE road ahead THE LIFESTYLE TRAVEL MOTORING RACQ MEMBER ESSENTIALS + MORE APR/MAY 2014 RACQ.COM MID-SIZED SEDANS COMPARED I40, OPTIMA, ALTIMA SPECIAL REPORT DANGER LURKS IN THE DRIVEWAY YOU COULD WIN A $3840 TROPICAL NQ EXPERIENCE CHINA EXPERIENCE THE WOW FACTOR QUEENSLAND INTERVIEW DECORATED WAR VETERAN KEITH PAYNE 38 EXEC. MANAGER, PUBLISHING Jim Mathers EDITOR Barry Green JOURNALISTS Deb Eccleston Belinda Peters GRAPHIC DESIGNERS Evie Joannou Garrett Bonita Forsyth ENQUIRIES, CLASSIFIED ADS Jenie Maloney 07 3872 8653 DISPLAY ADVERTISING Kelley Wiseman 07 3872 8640 ADDRESS PO BOX 4, Springwood, Queensland 4127 FAX 07 3257 1863 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org PUBLISHER The Road Ahead Publishing Co Pty Ltd (ABN 72 009 716 465) CIRCULATION (CAB) 886,739 Plus 170,000 digital. COPYRIGHT No part of this magazine may be reproduced without the publisher's written permission. CONTRIBUTORS The views expressed in The Road Ahead by external contributors and advertisers are not necessarily those of the RACQ. ADVERTISING: All advertisements in The Road Ahead are the responsibility of advertisers. Advertising is accepted on the understanding that it does not contravene the Competition and Consumer Act. Responsibility is not accepted by The Road Ahead Publishing Co Pty Ltd or the RACQ for statements made or the failure of any product or service to give satisfaction. Inclusion of an advertisement should not be construed as an endorsement by The Road Ahead or the RACQ. For the latest lifestyle, travel and motoring news, visit our website, roadahead.com.au RIVER OF LIFE Cruising the Lower Ganges Life's a beach on 'Straddie' 44 BUY & SELL ONLINE visit: racqclassifieds.com.au FREE SERVICE The paper used in The Road Ahead is PEFC certified and comes from sustainably managed forests and controlled sources.
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