RACQ CQ Rescue

RACQ CQ Rescue publishes 2020 mission stats

RACQ CQ Rescue publishes 2020 mission stats

14-Jan-2021Source: RACQ CQ Rescue

  RStatistics revealed today show the region’s lifesaving rescue helicopter clocked up a staggering 164,000km and 631 missions last year. That’s an average of nearly two missions a day flying more than 449km for RACQ CQ Rescue’s Bell 412 helicopter to help save lives across Central and North Queensland. CQ Rescue CEO Ian Rowan said... Read more

Babcock and RACQ CQ Rescue renew contract

Babcock and RACQ CQ Rescue renew contract

19-Jul-2017Source: Babcock

RACQ CQ Rescue CEO Ian Rowan has announced that Babcock Mission Critical Services Australasia will continue to provide critical helicopter services support to the Australian community-funded organisation until at least 2024. The seven-year contract renewal is a reflection of RACQ CQ Rescue’s ongoing commitment to providing a highly efficient and world-class helicopter emergency medical service... Read more

RACQ network clocks up 1220 missions in just five months

RACQ network clocks up 1220 missions in just five months

13-Jun-2017Source: RACQ

RACQ’s sponsored rescue helicopter network has clocked up more than 1220 missions saving hundreds of lives in just the first five months of the year. The network, which included RACQ LifeFlight Rescue, RACQ CQ Rescue and RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service, provided care to more than 75 percent of Queensland. RACQ spokesperson Lauren Ritchie said... Read more

RACQ CQ Rescue flies 7000th mission

RACQ CQ Rescue flies 7000th mission

11-Aug-2016Source: RACQ

The airlift of a critically ill patient from one of the Whitsunday Islands on Saturday night marked the 7000th mission for RACQ CQ Rescue. The milestone mission, the 314th task this year for the Mackay-based rescue helicopter, was incredibly significant for both the region and the community-funded organisation which next month celebrates two decades of... Read more

Future of RACQ-CQ Rescue staff is in the air

Future of RACQ-CQ Rescue staff is in the air

9-May-2013Source: Daily Mercury

The futures of some RACQ-CQ Rescue staff are still up in the air after CHC Helicopters lost their contract with the rescue service last month. (See Full Story)... Read more

BMA backs CQ’s rescue services with $330,000 donation

BMA backs CQ’s rescue services with $330,000 donation

10-Apr-2013Source: The Bulletin

RACQ CQ Rescue and the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue may be used to lending a helping hand, and now they’ve had the favour returned with BMA contributing $330,000 over three years to these organisations (see full story).... Read more

RACQ CQ Rescue crew awarded National Emergency Medals

RACQ CQ Rescue crew awarded National Emergency Medals

20-Mar-2013Source: CQ Rescue

Members of the RACQ CQ Rescue helicopter crew have been awarded National Emergency Medals at a ceremony held at the service’s hangar today. Presented during a special Rescue 412 (formerly the Rescue 100 Program) breakfast event, National Emergency Medals are given to individuals who respond to nationally significant emergencies within Australia and render extraordinary service... Read more

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