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    Supporting the health of the Nyoongar people of the South West Region of Western Australia

Supporting the health of the Nyoongar people of the South West Region of Western Australia

The South West region of Western Australia has played host to significant meetings of Nyoongar People and their cultural events, for thousands of years. The South West region has always been of high cultural significance for local Nyoongar People who regard the area as an important food resource.

RAC staff talk about the Wheatbelt

In March, we launched the next stage of a five year campaign to highlight the Wheatbelt’s unacceptable road safety record; the Elephant in the Wheatbelt.

Symbolising the elephant in the room, the life-sized African elephant sculpture is made out of wrecked cars and is touring the Wheatbelt throughout the year to generate awareness and discussion about the issue.

So far, we’ve had an overwhelmingly positive response from the Wheatbelt community, and many people have bravely shared their personal stories with us either on Facebook, or in person at community events.

By |September 25th, 2015|Community|0 Comments
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    President’s message: Better transport options for older Western Australians

President’s message: Better transport options for older Western Australians

Providing reliable, safe and convenient transport options for our older Western Australians is an issue that should concern everyone.

The ability to own and drive a car is often taken for granted. The convenience of having a car is not always appreciated until it is unavailable, particularly in times of urgent need.

Without a car we must find suitable alternatives. We may be forced to rely on others, and if family or friends are unavailable, we may have to miss out on certain activities altogether.

RAC’s Ageing and Driving Survey of 1,200 65 to 90-year-olds and beyond found as people age, they typically have fewer people around them to depend on and fewer transport options. This can lead to the car being their main form of mobility and a source of independence.

By |August 17th, 2015|Community|0 Comments

RAC loves apprentices

RAC has been supporting young Western Australian apprentices for many years.

Providing on the job training for apprentice mechanics in our auto services workshops is one of the ways RAC has been committed to furthering the knowledge of young apprentices around the state – as seen here with this photo of RAC apprentices back in 1996.

Buying a used car?

When buying a used car, it’s important to be aware of the car’s history in order to know that your purchase will be safe and problem free.