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Counter-terrorism raids in Melbourne

Posted by: Lauren Gillin | Lauren Gillin 30 September, 2014 - 9:14 AM
4BC Online Melbourne counter terrorism raids

4BC Online: Victorian and Federal police have raided 5 suburbs in Melbourne this morning, Seabrook , Meadow Heights,Flemington, Kealba and Broadmeadows.

Police say the raids are not a response to a threat to public safety or the fatal shooting by police in Endeavour Hills last year.  

Australia Federal Police took one man into custody from a house in the busy Point Cook Road. 

Victorian Premier Denis Napthine has confirmed the raids are counter terrorism related.

LISTEN 8.45: The Victorian Premier Denis Napthine talks to 3AW's about the counter-terrorism raids this morning.

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LISTEN 8.27AM: 3AW reporter Yvette Gray talks to 4BC Breakfast about the counter terrorism raids

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Marcia Hines in the Queen St Mall

Posted by: Lauren Gillin | Lauren Gillin 29 September, 2014 - 12:24 PM
4BC Afternoons Marica Hines preform in Queen St Mall

4BC Afternoons's Michael Price got to share the stage with one of Australia's true music greats Marcia Hines. 

With a career spanning four decades, Marcia is an inspiration to women everywhere, constantly reinventing herself and setting industry benchmarks from being the first black women to star in Jesus Christ Superstar, to standing up for women’s rights on Australian Idol, to advocating ceaselessly for diabetes and being inducted into the ARIA Hall of fame.    

Marcia's has a brand new album 'Amazing' out now  

 

Marica Hines and Michael Price

Marica Hines woos the crowd

Terror suspect planned to behead police

Posted by: Staff writers | Staff writers 24 September, 2014 - 8:47 AM
4BC Online Counter terrorism police shooting

4BC Online: Police involved in a counter-terrorism operation have shot dead an 18-year-old man Numan Haider who allegedly stabbed two police officers. 

Police said the two officers met the 18-year-old outside the Endeavour Hills police station before he lashed out at the officers with a sharp instrument.

Onlookers at the scene said the dead man had been shouting insults at Prime Minister Tony Abbott and the Australian government in general.

He then ran towards the police station and was shot.

4BC will be speaking to experts and reporters on the ground through the day, follow our rolling coverage here. 

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5:30PM LISTEN: Ali Kadri, leader of Holland Park's Muslim community attempts to demystify and educate people on 4BC Drive.

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Shooting victim and terror suspect: Numan Haider. (Photo: Facebook)

2.32PM LISTEN: 4BC reporter Stephanie Macdonald gives a wrap up of Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart's media address to 4BC Afternoons

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Following last night's shooting of an 18-year-old terror suspect in Melbourne's outer south-east, Premier Denis Napthine and Victoria Police held a press conference to address the situation.

 

The Prime Minister has released a video statement following the fatal shooting.

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8.40 AM LISTEN: Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart and two leaders of the Turkish Muslim community talk to 4BC Mornings about the impact of the shooting will have on the Muslim community and the police force

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8.38 AM LISTEN:The Queensland Police Union President Ian Levers talks to 4BC Mornings about need for increased vigilance and protection for police.

 

8.09AM LISTEN: Terrorism expert Greg Barton gives his analysis on the shooting overnight in Melbourne on 4BC Breakfast

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6.47 AM LISTEN: Channel 7 reporter Brendan Roberts gives 4BC Breakfast and update on the situation.

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5.12 AM LISTEN: 3AW reporter Ashley Brown describes the scenes that took place overnight in Melbourne on 4BC Breakfast

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4BC at the SOAP

Posted by: Pak Yiu | Pak Yiu 23 September, 2014 - 7:00 AM
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4BC VIDEO: 4BC's young and energetic street reporters, Olympia Kwitowski and Pak Yiu, checked out SOAP at this year's Brisbane Festival - watch the video for more.

Sex offender captured after escaping

Posted by: Pak Yiu | Pak Yiu 19 September, 2014 - 7:34 AM
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UPDATE: 10:10AM Police have confirmed sex offender Christopher Charles Gardner has been caught in NSW. 

The 29-year-old male sex offender is now under supervision in New South Wales and remains in custody.


 

Dangerous sex offender, Christopher Charles Gardner, has escaped a supervised detention centre at Wacol in Brisbane's West.

He was reported missing overnight. Police have advised the public not to approach Gardner if they see him.

Queensland Police and Corrective Service Officers have described him as being around 180cm tall, weighing 88kgs with a fair complexion, blue eyes, has blond hair with a purple streak and a clean-shaven face.

He has a scar on his left knee and multiple tattoos on his face - a dot under his right eye, left arm, left hand, left leg and right leg.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppers.com.au