Licence Cost Lowered for Learners
First-time drivers will save more than $100, with the cost of obtaining a Queensland learner's license being reduced to $75 effective 1 March 2023.
The learner's license will remain valid for a period of three years, which is the average amount of time it takes for Queenslanders to upgrade to their provisional license.
“... the department will continue to review driver licenses and fees as they prepare for the rollout of digital licenses this year.”
The average age for a Queenslander to obtain a learner's license is 16 years and 3 months, and to upgrade to a P1 license is 17 years and 11 months.
Transport Minister Mark Bailey said his department will continue to review driver licenses and fees as they prepare for the rollout of digital licenses this year.
Reducing the cost of obtaining a learner's license in Queensland has been viewed as a positive step towards making driving more affordable for young people.