Dear Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads,
I would like to request a record for myself holding a Queensland drivers licence. I can provide my personal details when required, I believe I held a license from 2004 - 2016 excluding some disqualification time. I require this information to help me obtain a Canadian drivers license.
Any help would be greatly appreciated
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Dear Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, I would like to
request a record for myself holding a Queensland drivers licence. I can
provide my personal details when required, I believe I held a license from
2004 - 2016 excluding some disqualification time. I require this
information to help me obtain a Canadian drivers license.
Any help would be greatly appreciated
Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
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