4BC Afternoons: Imagine smart wallpaper or clothes with anti-body odour technology? Sue Carney tells Moyd and Loretta about thirteen of the world’s smartest ideas. Listen now and join the conversation.
4BC Afternoons: With one week until the Melbourne Cup, Moyd and Loretta’s ‘Trip Down Memory Lane’ with Donna Lynch features our racing history and racing guru, Bart Sinclair joins in to share his memories.
4BC Afternoons: In 1944, Thomas Beck, escaped a Nazi internment camp in Budapest, leaving behind sweetheart Edith Greiman. Sixty years later, he found her again and they are in love and living together in Melbourne.
4BC Afternoons: An ex-millionaire bought his way out of bankruptcy for only $7500. How does this happen? Ivor Worrell, a Partner at Worrell Solvency, forensic accountants discusses the latest bankruptcy laws with Moyd and Loretta.
4BC Afternoons: A documentary about a female jogger attacked in Central Park and a look at the life of Roman Polanski are two of the docos at this year’s Brisbane International Film Festival. Director, Richard Moore joins Moyd and Loretta.
4BC Afternoons: Our ‘Trip Down Memory Lane’ with Donna Lynch features the history of Fortitude Valley — and artist and author of “Two to the Valley” and the “Faces of Chinatown”, David Hinchliffe joins Moyd, Loretta and Donna to share memories.
4BC Afternoons: Author, Rob Drewe, joins Moyd and Loretta in studio to discuss his memories of the three atom bombs detonated off the west coast of Australia in his childhood, as featured in part two of his memoir, “Montebello”.
4BC Afternoons: Do you know that you shouldn’t exercise or take baths on some medication and that you should stick to the script? Dr Lisa Nissen from the University of Queensland tells Moyd and Loretta why.
4BC Afternoons: Crime Corner is back with the story of Caroline Grills who in the 1950s, tried to poison family members with rat-bait laced goodies! Author Wendy Lewis joins Loretta Ryan to tell the story.
4BC Afternoons: Moyd is off with suspected food poisoning! We’ve all experienced it, but how common is it? Julianna Madden, from the Food Safety Institute Council tells Loretta how it happens and how to avoid it.
4BC Afternoons:In 1864, three young children went missing in the bush and were found alive nine days after. Their tale influenced some of our major art and literature. Dr Stephanie Owen Reeder joins Moyd and Loretta to the incredible story of the Duff children.
4BC Afternoons: Retiring Principal, Adele Rice, has touched the lives of generations of new Australians. Rice is soon to retire as Principal of Milpera State School and tells Moyd and Loretta the highlights of her career.
4BC Afternoons: In light of the recent spate of crime, is it time to bring back conscription and hard labour? Terry O’Gorman, Vice President, Qld Council for Civil Liberties and John ‘Bluey’ Gorman, former top cop join Moyd and Loretta to discuss.
4BC Afternoons: You are not your OP. With year 12 students about to enter final exams, Susanna Freymark, education writer and author, reminds Sally and Murray that many of us got by without topping the class.
4BC Afternoons: 4BC Afternoon’s Sally Chester-Law & Murray Shoring spoke with Jennifer Byrne, the only Australian journalist to interview JK Rowling on the eve of the release of the author’s first ever adult novel, The Casual Vacancy.
4BC Afternoons: In Crime Corner, co-author of the book Gangland Queensland, Susanna Lobez, joins Sally and Murray to talk about the exploits of mobsters, club owners, crooked police and bikies over the last century.
4BC Afternoons: In 1970, Arthur Allan Thomas was convicted of the double murder of a farming couple in NZ. But he was wrongly convicted. Now, journalist and author, Ian Wishart believes a police officer committed the murder and he joins Moyd in Crime Corner.
4BC Afternoons: Some men feel they are getting a raw deal on marriage. Bettina Arndt has been inundated with letters from men complaining about being in second place. Arndt asks, is marriage a dud deal for men? Moyd and Loretta find out!
4BC Afternoons: Are we alone? Brett Vollus from Collaroy in NSW claims he saw two UFOs this morning and captured them on his iPhone. Moyd and Loretta spoke with Vollus on his encounter with the third kind.
4BC Afternoons: It's not so much that the Lance Armstrong story was too good to be true. Now it might just be too good to let go. Even after investigators unveiled a scathing report portraying him as an unrepentant drug cheat, Armstrong continues to confound his public with rivalling images.
4BC Afternoons: What is happening with our public spaces? An online survey found that people overwhelming want grass returned to King George Square and now we have a $1 million elephant artwork at GOMA.
4BC Afternoons: One in eight Australians live in poverty according to a report by the Australian Council of Social Service. An estimated 2,265,000 Australians live below the internationally accepted poverty line.
4BC Afternoons: Struggling Australian media empire Nine Entertainment has fallen into the hands of US hedge funds as part of a last-ditch deal over its Aus$3.3 billion (US$3.4 billion) debt. Steve Allen, media analyst joins Moyd and Loretta to shed some light on it.
4BC Afternoons: The author of the new book “Married to the Business: Honey I love you but our business sucks”, Dr Greg Chapman, says husband and wife businesses have a great advantage. Listen now and have your say.
4BC Afternoons: It is not uncommon to be retired at 60 and divorced by 62! Sandra Kimball, relationship counsellor, tells Moyd and Loretta why this happens and how to avoid it. Listen now and have your say.
4BC Afternoons: Calling collectors of curiosities, the Queensland Museum wants to hear from you. Tracy Ryan, Senior Curator tells Moyd and Loretta what collections the museum has, and what they are looking for from the public.
4BC Afternoons: Mary-Rose MacColl tells Moyd and Loretta the true story about a run-down Abbey in France that was converted to an operating hospital in WW1; which is the subject of her new book “In Falling Snow”.
4BC Afternoons: You might remember some of the great dance movies and stage shows like Cabaret, Black Swan and Flashdance. Well Helpman Awards nominee, Trevor Ashley brings his new show to the stage, Fat Swan.
4BC Afternoons: The Mayor of Richmond, John Wharton, tells Moyd and Loretta why Richmond is selling land for $1 and Real Estate Expert, Kevin Turner discusses if it is worth it. Listen now and have your say.
4BC Afternoons: Twenty-eight years ago a book of photos from Changi was released featuring the photographs of Prisoner-of-War, George Aspinall. It has been re-released for a new generation and author, Tim Bowden joins Moyd and Loretta.
4BC Afternoons: Is Derek Percy Australia’s most prolific child serial killer? Journalist and author, Debi Marshall writes about Derek in her book “Lambs to the Slaughter” and joins Moyd and Loretta in Crime Corner. Listen no and have your say.
4BC Afternoons: European cities are open with big public spaces and no traffic. Should we do the same? Lord Mayor, Graham Quirk joins Moyd and Loretta to discuss our city mall along with what tours are available for visitors.
4BC Afternoons: The case of the four Italian girls, that was first heard on Moyd and Loretta’s program, continues, and Annette Lakey from Hall Payne Lawyers joins Moyd and Loretta to discuss how the views of the four sisters were factored in.
4BC Afternoons: Sally and Murray talk with Peter Zarris, CEO of Public Leadership and Organisational Psychologist on dealing with the ‘Corporate Psychopath’ in your work place on how to identify and deal with these people.
4BC Afternoons: Murray & Sally Dr Jeff Kemp, President of the Asteros Association about his work with at risk youths on the Gold Coast & on his winning of the Winston Churchill Fellowship which will see him travelling to New York.
4BC Afternoons: Sally and Murray are joined by Nathan Handley, a young man who was left with quadriplegia following a BMX accident at the age of 17. Nathan is now defying the doctor’s diagnosis to walk again.
4BC Afternoons: Sally and Murray have a chat with the hilarious Denise Scott, author, actress & comedian about her latest book The Tour. Part biography, part road trip, the book covers her angst and anxiety on tour.
4BC Afternoons: Edwin Barnard tells Sally & Murray about his new book Capturing Time: Panoramas of Old Australia – which brings together painted panoramas of Australia at the dawn of Australia at the dawn of European colonisation.
4BC Afternoons: Bev Brock, Peter Brock’s partner of 28 years, has compiled the definitive Peter Brock memorial book and joins Moyd and Loretta to discuss Peter and Bathurst ahead of this weekend’s event.
4BC Afternoons: Former diplomat, Richard Broinowski, author of Fallout from Fukushima tells Sally & Murray the story of Japan’s worst nuclear disaster, and the attempts to suppress, downplay, and obscure its consequences.
4BC Afternoons: Dr. Veronica Bonadrew, author of The Cochlear Story: Sounds of Success joins Sally and Murray for one of the great Australian and against-the-odds stories of all time, an invention that has affected millions worldwide.
4BC Afternoons: The RSPCA's Mark Townend, CEO, would like to see Brisbane City Council follow in the footsteps of Logan City Council and have cat owners mandatorily desex their pets. Listen now and have your say.
4BC Afternoons: Comedian and author Lessons in Letting Go, Confessions of a Hoarder, Corinne Grant joins Sally and Murray to talk about the important or lack of importance of 'stuff' and why she is giving all hers away.
4BC Afternoons: Australians are more in love now than before, with the highest rate of marriages in 20 years and almost 60% of people in a de facto relationship or marriage. So how do we keep ourselves from increasing the divorce rate?
4BC Afternoons: With the latest National Drowning Report released today, the Royal Life Saving Society says current systems to reduce drowning are simply failing us. Rob Bradley, CEO, joins Sally and Murray to discuss.
4BC Afternoons: The Sullivans began production on this day in in 1976 for a 13-week series that ended up running for seven years. Tony Cavanaugh was the former writer and editor for the series and for many other Australian productions.
4BC Afternoons: What is the future of Queensland TAFEs? Sally and Murray spoke to QTU president, Kevin Bates, about his concerns that budget cuts and recommendations will mean TAFE Qld will have to do more with less.
4BC Afternoons: To mark the 60th anniversary of the death of Betty Shanks, one of the original reporters on the scene, Ken Blanch and crime buff, Jack Sim, join Sally and Murray in studio to discuss this enduring mystery.
4BC Afternoons:Who doesn’t know “A Little Ray of Sunshine”? Musician, songwriter and producer, Brian Cadd, who will be performing in “The Long Way to the Top” concert in Brisbane next month, joins Sally and Murray in studio.
4BC Afternoons: Author Peter Watt joins Sally and Murray to discuss his latest book and his colourful past as a soldier, prawn trawler deckhand, private investigator and advisor to the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary.
4BC Afternoons: Brisbane City Council is moving to amend a Neighbourhood Plan to allow 12 storey developments in the West End. Councillor Helen Abrahams met with concerned residents this afternoon, and speaks with Sally and Murray.
4BC Afternoons: Do you remember the cone of silence? Or that nifty shoe phone? On this day in 1965, a quirky spy show, “Get Smart” was launched and RMIT University's, Dr Vincent O'Donnell, recalls the impact of this program on popular culture with Sally and Murray.
4BC Afternoons: Hauling two sledges, Felicity Aston this year became the first woman to complete a crossing of Antarctica alone, skiing and trekking 1744km in 59 days. Felicity joins Sally and Murray in studio to tell her story.
4BC Afternoons: A Muslim woman is calling on mothers to help end violence and ask their communities to ''cool off''. Sally and Murray talk with Silma Ihram, project manager and former president of the Australian Muslim Women's Association about her plea.