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Posted by: Candice Marshall | Candice Marshall 13 June, 2014 - 3:57 PM
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4BC Drive: Looking for something to do in the River City this weekend?

Ben Davis speaks to Jodi Panayotov from Must Do Brisbane.com about some exciting things going on

This weekend Jodi suggests...

*Love-Song-Circus (QPAC's Cremorne Theatre)

*Cribbie: A nostalgic musical play about a Brisbane suburb that disappeared (Ipswhich Civic Centre)

*Chalet Bar (a cosy underground hideaway in Spring Hill that is as close as it gets to an apres ski lodge bar without leaving Brisbane)

*Racecourse Road Winter Lights Festival

*Highland House (a family busineness servicing Brisbane's Scottish community)

*Peppa Pig Live! Treasure Hunt (Ipswhich Civic Centre) 

 

LISTEN: Jodi Panayotov from Must Do Brisbane.com

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Must Do Brisbane

Posted by: Staff Writers | Staff Writers 6 June, 2014 - 4:21 PM
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4BC Drive: Looking for something to do in the River City this weekend?

Ben Davis speaks to Jodi Panayotov from Must Do Brisbane.com about some exciting things happening. 

For this long weekend Jodi suggests...

*Caxton Street Seafood & Wine Festival

*Rugby Union’s Wallabies vs France game

*The Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway

*Open house and guided tours of Government House

*Lifeline Bookfest

And for the kids...

*‘History Alive’ at Fort Lytton

*The new ndoor trampoline park at Tingalpa. 

LISTEN: Jodi Panayotov from Must Do Brisbane.com

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How to negotiate your energy

Posted by: Candice Marshall | Candice Marshall 26 May, 2014 - 5:53 PM
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4BC Drive: If you are currently receiving the eight cent solar feed-in tariff (which ends on July 1) the Queensland Consumers Association has some tips for negotiating with energy retailers.

It is also expected the Queensland Competition Authority will be releasing higher electricity prices soon, so what can you do to avoid bill shock?

Ben Davis spoke to Ian Jarratt from the Queensland Consumers Association, to get some advice. 

Mr Jarratt said negotiating with these big companies is a daunting task.

 

You are one of thousands and they are one of about four or five. And they have all the knowledge and all the power so it is difficult for consumers.

 

“All we can say is people really have to do their homework and try to learn some negotiation skills, be prepared and make it clear that you are prepared to shop around,” Mr Jarrat said.   

“You’ve just got to equip yourself to be out there in the marketplace. Consumers can do a lot to improve their situation.”

 

 

 

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Friday Drinks 210314

Posted by: Staff Writers | Staff Writers 21 March, 2014 - 6:22 PM
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4BC Drive Every Friday Ben Davis speaks to resident wine blogger Steve from QWine. This week the spotlight is on the Riverina district in New South Wales

Steve’s Picks this week include:

Westend 3 Bridges Durif: A red wine which is big and bold and oozes depth whilst also soft and supple. Great for a roast or bbq steak and is readily available for $25.

De Bortoli Vat 5 Botrytis Semillon. In short, botrytis or noble rot, draws moisture out of the fruit which concentrates the flavours. An ideal accompaniment to desserts such as lemon tart, there is lots of orange peel and apricot characters here. It’s not too thick or syrapy and is certainly a bargain for $14.

 

Must Do Brisbane

Posted by: Staff Writers | Staff Writers 14 March, 2014 - 6:21 PM
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4BC Drive: Looking for something to do in the River City this weekend? Ben Davis speaks to Jodi Panayotov from Must Do Brisbane.com about some exciting things happening here: