4BC Breakfast: Some Queensland couples are choosing 12/12/12 to get married, including more than a dozen at the Registry Office. Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast catch up with Anthony Skliros, who is marrying his longtime partner today.
4BC Breakfast: Three people have been arrested at Brisbane's Musgrave Park after supporters tried to re-establish an Aboriginal tent embassy shut down by the council. Officers from the Brisbane City Council moved in yesterday.
4BC Breakfast: Fires have destroyed bushland and homes on North Stradbroke Island. Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast hear from Peter Shackell at the Myora Caravan Park, plus Texan traveller Kristin Repsher.
4BC Breakfast: Philanthropist and matriarch Dame Elisabeth Murdoch has died, aged 103. Entertainer Kamahl owes a lot to her, for his life in Australia. He explains to Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast.
4BC Breakfast: A Petrie Dad had to deliver his wife's baby beside Anzac Avenue at Kallangur this week. Now he wants to thank the triple zero operator, who helped him. Dean Ivosevac tells Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast.
4BC Breakfast: You can now give to a good cause, and score some free city parking too. Visitors to the Edward Street blood bank can get their parking at Queen's Plaza validated. Belinda Haynes from the Blood Bank explains
4BC Breakfast: It's 20 years since the world's first SMS was sent - and it said simply "Merry Christmas". The man who sent it was British engineer Neil Papworth. He tells Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast about the historic moment.
4BC Breakfast: The New Zealand capital Wellington is abuzz, with the premiere of the new Peter Jackson movie , The Hobbit. 3AW Reporter Donna Demaio is there, and has the details for Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast.
4BC Breakfast: City Council has approved plans for highrise development around Doomben and Eagle Farm racecourses. So what's the next step? Brisbane Racing Club Chairman Neville Bell has the details for Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast.
4BC Breakfast: In a world first, plain cigarette packaging laws come into effect tomorrow. But already they're having an effect on sales, as Ad Guru Jane Caro explains to Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast.
4BC Breakfast: A Queensland doctor has lodged a compensation claim, for damage to his wrists from having to write too much.. and perform delicate operations. However some authors still prefer to write longhand, instead of typing. Join the conversation.
4BC Breakfast: It's Asbestos Awareness Week, and we're being warned to look out for the fatal fibres when we're renovating. Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast get advice from Scott Cam of Channel 9's The Block.
4BC Breakfast: ATM skimming devices have been found on ATMs in the Queen Street Mall. They're very sophisticated devices, as Detective Superintendent Brian Hay from the Fraud Squad tells Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast.
4BC Breakfast: A Logan charity that feeds the needy has been hit by break-ins, four times in the past fortnight. Even their security cameras have been stolen! Reporter Katherine Hornbuckle joins Pastor Terry Walker at the Tribe of Judah Motorcycle Ministry.
4BC Breakfast: Dairy farmers are getting out of the industry in droves, due to the supermarket milk price war. Recent auctions have seen dozens of dairy cows sold off. Kenilworth farmer Shane Paulger joins Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast.
4BC Breakfast: NSW is set to rob Queensland of an Origin match next year, under a new schedule organised down south. So after 7 wins in a row, do we want to lose a home ground advantage? 4BC Roving Reporter Katherine Hornbuckle asks Brisbane.
4BC Breakfast: Queensland researchers are working to develop prawns which are bigger and cheaper, and as low as $6 a kilo! Prof Wayne Knibb from the University of the Sunshine Coast explains, to Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast.
4BC Breakfast: Schoolies are laying low on the Gold Coast this morning, after a big weekend of partying. 4BC Breakfast Roving Reporter Katherine Hornbuckle turned up to one of the hotels that's been taken over.
4BC Breakfast: More women are joining the ranks of tradies, and Laura Madden is the proof of that. Madden's just won a swag of awards, as she tells Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast. Listen now and join the conversation.
4BC Breakfast: More plans have been released for the old Red Hill skate arena site, but an local group is concerned about parking problems if a hotel or bar is built there. Katherine Hornbuckle's parents drop her off at the rink to report.
4BC Breakfast: A new study has found that anti-depressants are being over-prescribed by doctors. Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast take up the issue with GP Dr Ginni Mansberg. Listen now and join the conversation.
4BC Breakfast: Macleay Island residents are in shock at this week’s murder of an 85-year-old resident. Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast hear from one of the island’s taxi drivers, Carol Bowen. Listen now and join the conversation.
4BC Breakfast: There are concerns over the use of after-hours gyms, with experts warning of personal safety and injury issues. 4BC Breakfast Roving Reporter Katherine Hornbuckle catches up with gym customers, to hear what they think.
4BC Breakfast: Next month it’s Work in the Nude Day, where people who work from home get really comfortable. It’s being promoted by the website “Flying Solo”. Editor Jodie McLeod tells Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast abour the naked day.
4BC Breakfast: A hug a day keeps the doctor away, according to new research. It’s due to a “feel good” chemical in the body, as GP Dr Ginni Mansberg tells Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast. Listen now and join the conversation.
4BC Breakfast: If you watched yesterday’s eclipse without eye protection, you might have damaged your eyesight. Opthalmologist Dr Bill Glasson explains the problem, to Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast.
4BC Breakfast: It’s Steve Irwin Day, when we’re encouraged to wear khaki in memory of the Wildlife Warrior. 4BC Breakfast Roving Reporter Katherine Hornbuckle catches up with Wildlife Ambassador Jess Origliasso at Australia Zoo.
4BC Breakfast: A new Sheraton hotel has been announced for Brisbane, and it’ll go up in record time. Richard Munro from the Accommodation Association has the details for Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast. Listen now and join the conversation.
4BC News: Network Ten has axed its low-rating morning show Breakfast, a month after declaring it would air in 2013. A Ten spokeswoman says Breakfast and Ten Morning News would be screened for the last time on Friday, November 30.
4BC Breakfast: Day turned into night for part of Queensland this morning, because of the solar eclipse. Brisbane was treated to a partial eclipse, while it was a total eclipse in the far north. 4BC Breakfast Roving Reporter Katherine Hornbuckle joined the crowds watching at Lota.
4BC Breakfast: The latest 4BC Community Engagement Poll has found a lack of street parking is a big issue for residents. Councillor for The Gabba Helen Abrahams has concerns over fewer parking spots, and more parking meters.
4BC Breakfast: Cairns is packed, ahead of tomorrow’s total eclipse.. with no spare rooms or even hire cars. Mayor Bob Manning explains the situation in the tourist centre, to Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast.
4BC Breakfast: The city of Mackay is rallying behind workers, who’ve been left without jobs after a weekend shopping centre fire. As investigations continue, there’s an ANZ fund set up, as well as a Facebook page. Mayor Deidre Comerford explains.
4BC Breakfast: One man’s waged a constant battle against aircraft noise at his Tingalpa home. Charles Bill has lodged 270,000 complaints since the new Brisbane Airport opened in 1988. 4BC Breakfast Roving Reporter Katherine Hornbuckle joined him at his home.
4BC Breakfast: The Gold Coast will trial “left turn on red” at certain traffic light intersections. But is the move safe?Chris and Kim from 4BC Breakfast talk to RACQ Technical Advisor Steve Spalding. Listen now.
4BC Breakfast: It’s an emotional time for Kerri-Anne Kennerley – as she was battling cancer, her brother had to undergo radical brain surgery. Kerri-Anne has covered it all, in a special report on Seven’s Sunday Night.
4BC Breakfast: A group of children received a real fright on Halloween night, when the stairs to a Hawthorne home gave way as they were trick-or-treating. Cassie Stefan was among the group, and she talks to Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast.
4BC Breakfast: How much can a baby koala bear? Julie Zyzniewski is caring for an abandoned baby koala, keeping it in a coffee cup on her desk. Zyzniewski explains the feeding process, to Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast.
4BC Breakfast: The Council Opposition is behind a petition to bring back the grass, to King George Square. Peter and Mary catch up with 4BC Breakfast Roving Reporter Katherine Hornbuckle, in the already hot and shade-free area.
4BC Breakfast: Part of the Roma Street Parklands is set to be named after gardening guru Col Campbell. For a preview, Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast hear from Roving Reporter Katherine Hornbuckle, curator Bob Dobbs, and Col’s wife Bev.
4BC Breakfast: It’s Super Tuesday, where punters have a choice between the Cup and the $100million Lotto jackpot. So what are you better off backing? Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast speak to UQ Mathematician Dr Peter Adams.
4BC Breakfast: A West End business has fought a graffiti problem - by embracing it. Taxi Film Production asked an artist to create a design for their dorr - and it's ready. Anthony McCormack from Taxi tells Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast about the finished result.
4BC Breakfast: Dads Army star Clive Dunn has died, best known for his role as Lance Corporal "Jonesy" Jones in Dad's Army, aged 92. UK Correspondent Enda Brady tells Chris and Kim from 4BC Breakfast about his showbiz career.
4BC Breakfast: Tony Abbott’s swagger is apparently turning off voters, and its turning into a real media issue, so can he change his ways? Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast ask Podiatrist Rachel Broadbent.
4BC Breakfast: Some foodies are celebrating World Vegan Day tomorrow – but what’s veganism all about? Breakfast Roving Reporter Katherine Hornbuckle headed to a Brisbane vegan café to find out. Listen now and have your say.
4BC Breakfast: The state government and Gold Coast City Council are announcing a new plan to get a cruise ship terminal for the tourist strip. There’s land on offer, but will a developer go for it? Listen now and join the conversation. Updated.
4BC Breakfast: Erik Sprague, The Lizardman, certainly stands out from the crowd. Sprague’s spent a lot of time and money on tattooing and implants, so he can look like a lizard, and he joins Peter and Mary in the studio.
4BC Breakfast: There’s a battle between two retail giants, just north of Brisbane. Westfield has been trying to stop a giant Costco from being built nearby at North Lakes. 4BC Breakfast Roving Reporter Katherine Hornbuckle speaks to Peter and Mary about the checkout war.
4BC Breakfast: 4BC Breakfast has been asking people on Brisbane’s northside about local problems. State government job cuts topped the list. For advice on how to bounce back after retrenchment, Peter and Mary spoke to recruitment expert Sarina Russo.