Island community fights for the right to use golf carts on roads

“It’s sort of the perfect place to run a trial,” Mr Jackson said.

“We don’t want people running around in unregistered things … [and] you can’t actually go hooning in golf carts.”

Russell Jackson said police use of a registered four-wheel-drive buggy on the island, which you “could be forgiven” for thinking was a golf cart, showed a lack of consistency.

Their proposal is modelled on government arrangements for resort sites such as the Gold Coast’s Hope Island and Hamilton Island on the Great Barrier Reef.

“They’re alive with them,” Mr Jackson said.

Petitioner Peter Rankin, whose recent appeal to Transport Minister Mark Bailey was sponsored by Labor Redland MP Kim Richards, said he had treated the issue “like a…



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