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- Bruce Norman on Farewell Mark 'The Ear' I started listening to Mark when the 4BC came to Tasmania, and I just think the "turf teasers", even though you have to wake ... more
- John on Calls for Island bridge Did buy a block to build and retire to one day. It's nice to get good clean discussion about the Bridge , not to sure about ... more
- Helen Arnall on Calls for Island bridge Private enterprises could be used to build a bridge - Look to Isle of Skye in Scotland - lots of protests, but successfully ... more
- Dale on Crime corner Whiskey au Go Go Bluey O.Gorman loved to go the knuckle with the smartys but no way was he involved with the rat pack or ever on the take. more
- Rita on Calls for Island bridge Russell Island is a fast growing community with needs as any other. A bridge would give RI residents a future with ... more
- GregHS on Calls for Island bridge Walter, if I say just one word - parking, that would crush your arguments. No matter what, growing population will not stop ... more
- James W on Calls for Island bridge Island Owners should stump the money up, if they want it. It will be their land values that will increase to offset the ... more
- walter on Calls for Island bridge The whole idea of island living is the apeal of seperation & apart from mainland living. A bridge would ultimately destroy ... more
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- Craig on VIDEO: Terrorist discussion Only trouble with this video is it was created on the 16th July, that is a day before the plane was destroyed. So who is ... more
- Ash Gulati on Calls for Island bridge OMG still no bridge, I thought it will be due for maintenance soon... since how long the residents been yelling for one... ... more
- Cheryl on Calls for Island bridge Dear readers.Russell Island is defianetly growing.Why because the demand of affordable land is sadly becoming unavailable.I ... more
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- Karen on Boland back for Brisbane I would listen in the mornings if Warren Boland STAYED, otherwise NO!!!! more
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- Reg on Boland back for Brisbane Great to hear that at least 4BC knows Warren's value. ABC really lost the plot when they dumped him. I'm just at a loss to ... more
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- Rita on Calls for Island bridge Russell Island is a community & part of the RCC & should be treated as such. If they need a better solution to transport ... more
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Qld between baby and throne
4BC Drive: Queensland is still at odds with the federal government on how to change Australian laws to allow Prince William and his wife Catherine's first child to become the monarch whatever the gender.
Leaders at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Perth last year agreed in principle to change laws relating to Britain's succession.
A monarch's firstborn son becomes heir to the throne under current laws.
Under proposed changes, a firstborn girl would automatically become heir ahead of any younger brothers.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard said the most legally effective way to deal with the change was for the states to pass legislation to allow the commonwealth to make the changes to succession.
"For that to be a legally effective process, all states have to do it. If one state doesn't do it, then it doesn't work," Ms Gillard told reporters in Canberra after the COAG meeting on Friday.
Listen: Gary Hardgrave on the succession legislation.
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman said his state had a different view from the federal government and all the other states.
"Our view is that we will pass legislation in accordance with our position as a separate sovereign state," Mr Newman told reporters in Canberra.
"We're a federation of states. We're going to do it the right way, the proper way and that's our view."
Mr Newman did not disagree with the succession changes.
"It doesn't stymie it. We believe the end objective is achieved by the states passing their own legislation and the commonwealth," he said.
The proposed changes will also remove a bar on succession by a royal who marries a Catholic.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's firstborn will be third in line to the throne behind his or her grandfather, Prince Charles, and father Prince William, bumping Prince Harry to fourth in line.
If there was one thing the leaders at COAG agreed upon, NSW premier said it was that everyone was "very happy" the royal couple were expecting a baby.