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Road rage explained

Road Rage 4BC Mornings: There has been a spate of road rage attacks in Queensland over the past few days, with one man smashing through the front window of a moving car. Clinical psychologist Grant Brecht joins Summer Morning's Ian Maurice.

Customs drug scandal

Customs 4BC Mornings: A network of custom officers at Sydney Airport has allegedly been working with organised crime figures to import drugs, according to investigative reporter with The Age, Nick McKenzie. McKenzie joins Ian Maurice.

Aussie food icons: gone

Rosella 4BC Weekend Mornings: Aussie Food Icons, Going, going, gone? Rosella sauce became the latest Aussie icon to disappear. Dr Gary Mortimer from the QUT Business School joins Ian Maurice on who to blame and who's next in line.

Stevenson makes Christmas free

Christmas pressies 4BC Weekend Mornings: Ian chats with Dennis Stevenson, who can be described as a man in a million. Several years ago Dennis found the joy of simply giving things away and each year he opens a free shop called the Spirit of Christmas.

Premier Newman with Cary

newman 4BC Mornings: Premier Newman joins Greg Cary in-studio talking about the effect of public service job cuts, the year that has just passed and the year ahead. The Premier also takes questions from listeners.

Stafford retrial ruled out

Stafford 4BC Mornings: A retrial call for Graham Stafford has been ruled out. Former investigator Graham Crowley who was highly involved in the case tells Ian Maurice, Graham Stafford wants a retrial and why the people of Queensland deserve to know the truth.

Fiscal year ahead

reserve bank 4BC Mornings: Senior Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon has broken ranks to call on the Government to "give up" on its promise to deliver a budget surplus next year. Chief Economist of AMP Shane Oliver tells Greg Cary the real state of our economy, and the year ahead.

Aussie schools, poor results

school 4BC Mornings: Australian school children are well behind a host of other countries when it comes to reading, mathematics and science, according to a new report. Director of Education Standards Institute Kevin Donnelly tells Greg Cary.

Speeches, that shaped history

hawke 4BC Mornings: Editor of ‘For The True Believers Great Labor Speeches that Shaped History,’ Troy Bramston, speaks with Greg Cary about the great speeches, that can inspire armies, change opinions, and move a person to tears.

Kevin Rudd with Greg Cary

rudd 4BC Mornings: Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has told 4BC Mornings announcer Greg Cary that he believes global factors, were behind the RBA's decision. Rudd also takes questions from Cary's listeners in-studio.

Click Frenzy

frenzy 4BC Weekend Mornings: Ian Maurice chats with Dr Gary Mortimer, a Consumer Behaviour Expert from the QUT Business School, about "Click Frenzy".

Pay for carry on?

gh 4BC Mornings: Would you pay for carry on baggage? Secretary of Flight Attendants Association of Australia Jo-Ann Davidson tells Ian Maurice customers should, as flight attendants are regularly being injured and running out of space in the aircraft.

Daniel's funeral this friday

Daniel Morcombe 4BC Mornings: Day seven of the committal hearing into Daniel Morcombe's murder has begun. 4BC Court Reporter Amelia Birnie speaks with Greg Cary on what the court has heard today and on Daniel's funeral this Friday.

Gold Coast growing

gold-coast-thumb 4BC Breakfast: After years in the Doldrums, the Gold Coast is growing again, according to new research. Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast hear from social researcher David Chalke. Listen now and have your say.

Daniel Morcombe

Daniel Morcombe 4BC Mornings: Today marks the last day of the committal hearing into Daniel Morcombe's case, Amelia Birnie tells Greg Cary what she heard from more witnesses today. Tomorrow is Daniel's funeral, we urge all our listeners to wear red in his memory.

Hot 30 Prank call backlash

Mel and MC 4BC Mornings: Sydney radio station 2Day FM tried to contact London's King Edward VII Hospital several times to discuss its pre-recorded prank call.

Croc awareness

croc 4BC Mornings: Are crocodiles a real issue for Queenslanders? Some people believe we should eliminate all crocodiles, while others believe Queensland is their natural habitat and we should protect them. What do you believe? Andrew Powell, talks with Greg Cary.

Sunshine Coast PGA in doubt

Clive Palmer PGA 4BC Mornings: More drama surrounds the PGA tour with Clive Palmer's resort and PGA in dispute over on-course advertising of Titanic II venture. So will the future hold for the Sunshine Coast holding PGA tours?

Fiji: Schoolies death

death 4BC Mornings: A school leaver who drowned in a resort pool in Fiji was the vice captain of a private Catholic college in Brisbane. Harrison Kadell, 17, is being mourned by students at St Thomas More College at Sunnybank.

Rosella in the red

Rosella 4BC Mornings: The Australian food manufacturer which owns the Rosella brand has gone into receivership.

William McInnes

William McInnes 4BC Breakfast: William McInnes love writing – and Redcliffe. He covers both during an in-studio chat with Peter and Mary from 4BC Breakfast. Listen and comment now.

50 shades of grey matter

Dr Karl 4BC Mornings: Everyone's favourite scientist Dr Karl joins Greg Cary live in studio talking on his new book '50 shades of grey matter' and taking listener calls.

Fluoride: the facts

Dental 4BC Mornings: Dr Paul Connett, Co Author of "The Case against Fluoride" tells Greg Cary why fluoride isn't safe to use in water anywhere in the world and why it shouldn't be in our water. Do you agree?

Fashion designed story

Liz Davenport 4BC Mornings: Liz Davenport joins Moyd and Loretta in studio to discuss her colourful life from being raised on a sheep and wheat farm to becoming one of Australia’s greatest fashion designers. Listen now and join the conversation.

DrinkWise with Susie O'Neill

Drink spiking 4BC Mornings: Former Olympian Susie O'Neill speaks to Greg Cary, on behalf of DrinkWise, about the importance of educating the next generation of Australian drinkers on how to drink safely and responsibly and the role of adults. Listen now.

Super coach Leigh Matthews

Leigh Matthews 4BC Mornings: Super coach Leigh Matthews speaks with Greg Cary for his weekly sports wrap; talking about the Australian Cricket Team, the role of a coach and the tension between star athletes and their teammates in sports.

Dr Carole Hungerford

internet-lead 4BC Mornings: Dr Carole Hungerford, author of Good health in the 21st century, joins Greg Cary for her weekly chat about all things health related. This week's topics include: internet addiction in our kids, the importance of proper breathing techniques, and takes calls.

How To: Make News

tv 4BC Mornings: Greg Cary speaks to the new Director of News and Public Affairs at Channel 7, Rob Raschke, on what makes a good news service and the challenges facing the news media in the 21st Century. Listen in to hear where we are heading as a community.

"The Lost Diggers"

4BC Drive: Manly War Memorial 4BC Mornings: Ross Caulthart, investigative journalist from channel 7s Sunday Night, speaks with Greg Cary about his new book. "The Lost Diggers" is a riveting detective story of the hunt across Northern France for a rumoured treasure trove of antique glass photographic plates.

PM Gillard fights on

gillard 4BC Mornings: Greg Cary speaks to chief political reporter for the Fairfax Network, Michael Pachi, on the last day of Federal Parliament for the year about the latest on the AWU scandal in what will be a fiery finish to the year for the Prime Minister.

MP Carl Judge talks loyalty

judge 4BC Mornings: Greg Cary speaks with Carl Judge, Member for Yeerongpilly, as he weighs up the decision to break away from the LNP, reasoning not being heard in parliament and the tension between party loyalty and his loyalty to the people of his electorate.

The Italian Sisters

gillard 4BC Mornings: The saga of the Italian Sisters custody battle has entered a new phase following Sunday night's episode of 60 Minutes. Greg Cary speaks to family law specialist Katrina Oner about the interview. Listen now.

Put up or shut up, acts PM

gillard 4BC Mornings: Prime Minister Julia Gillard has batted opposition questions on the AWU matter in parliament, by referring to answers she gave at a 50-minute media conference before question time. Deputy Opposition Leader Julie Bishop opened question time on Monday by asking Ms Gillard why she provided legal advice to AWU officials Ralph Blewitt and Bruce Wilson.

Pressure builds on PM Gillard

gillard 4BC Mornings: Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has called for Prime Minister Julia Gillard to provide a "complete, open and transparent" account of her role in establishing a union slush fund 17 years ago.

Premier Newman with Cary

newman 4BC Mornings: Premier Campbell Newman joins Greg Cary, claiming lobbyist are great at knowing government and business mechanics, and are skilled at getting results, claiming normal Queenslanders have the same level of access.

Is the BoM doing enough?

Weather Radar Icon 4BC Mornings: Greg Cary asks Anthony Cornelius, the Qld Manager of Weather Watch, whether or not the BoM did enough over the weekend to warn Qld residents?

Dr Carole Hungerford

health 4BC Mornings: Greg Cary is joined by regular guest Dr Carole Hungerford, author of Good Health in the 21st Century, to talk about a range of health topics including; Post Natal Depression, the risks of antibiotics during pregnancy and the delicate issue of voluntary euthanasia.

Memory champion

Memory 4BC Weekend Mornings: If you are worried about losing your memory, then you might want to attend the 10th Annual Australian Memory Championships next weekend. Ian Maurice speaks with Russell Baeur, the Australian Memory Champion.

Smiling to reduce dental costs

dentist 4BC Mornings: A survey of 60,000 people conducted by Australia's dental plan organisation smile.com.au revealed Queensland residents were likely to avoid a trip to the dentist due to cost.

Bionic eye under threat

bionic 4BC Mornings: It was revealed three months ago that Australian scientists have won the race to produce the first implanted bionic eye. Unfortunately, on the cusp of making medical history, the entire Bionic Eye project is under threat.

Lee Kernaghan

Lee Kernaghan with Greg Cary 4BC Mornings: Country music legend and 2008 Australian of the Year, Lee Kernaghan, speaks to Greg Cary about his journey to the top of Australian Country Music and his experiences in rural Australia on the release of his new album, Beautiful Noise.

330 child drownings

Drowning 4BC Mornings: Shocking figures show over 330 Australian children under 5 have drowned in the past 10 years. Greg Cary talks to former Olympian and swimming teacher Samantha Riley from Royal Life Saving about the figures.

Qld Health: ban sugar drinks

Softdrinks 4BC Mornings: This week Qld Health called for a ban on sugar drinks for young people. Geoff Parker, CEO of Fruit Australia called for rational debate. Greg Cary moderated the debate between Parker and David Gillespie. Listen now and comment.

Police taunted: no pursuits

Police chase 4BC Mornings: Ian Stewart, the QLD Police Commissioner, and Bluey O’Gorman, a former police officer, talk to Greg Cary about how criminals are taunting police over the controversial “no pursuits” policy.

Uncommon Soldier

Chris-Masters 4BC Mornings: Multi-Walkley Award winning and Logie Award winning Australian journalist and author, Chris Masters, chats with Greg Cary about his new book, “Uncommon Soldier”, which challenges many stereotypes about soldiers.

World's largest sea park

Osprey Reef (inside the new Coral Sea marine reserve). This is the first of its kind and is the product of 36,000 images taken over the past few months as part of the Catlin Surey: supplied images of for bridie smith story 15 november 2012. 4BC Mornings: The Honourable David Crisafulli, the Minister for Local Government, talks with Greg Cary after 40 new marine parks were declared in Australia today. Listen now and join the conversation.

PM accusations continue

Prime Minister Julia Gillard 4BC Mornings: As Julia Gillard continues to be dogged by accusations and investigations over her time with Slater & Gordon, the Prime Minister has lashed out at The Australian. Greg Cary is joined by Francis Keany in Canberra.

Editorial: Flegg resignation

Flegg email 4BC Mornings: The resignation of Bruce Flegg as Minister for Housing has raised serious questions about the State Government’s ties to lobbyists.

Dr Carole Hungerford

Coconut 4BC Mornings: Doctor Carole Hungerford, author of Good Health in the 21st Century," speaks to Greg Cary about the benefits of vegetarian diets and looks at the humble coconut as a super food. Listen now and join the conversation.

Changing the brain

4BC Mornings: Greg Cary speaks to Author Barbara Arrowsmith–Young. 4BC Mornings: Greg Cary speaks to Author Barbara Arrowsmith–Young. As a youth she struggled with learning disabilities but in her book ‘The woman who changed her brain’ she describes how she and others can harness ‘neuroplasticity’.

Tony Abbott's character

abbott 4BC Mornings: Labor's focus on Tony Abbott's character is paying dividends, but is the dislike for Tony Abbott real? Greg Cary speaks to The Australian’s Political Editor, Dennis Shanahan, about the mounting pressure on Abbott.

Digger can't find work

army 4BC Mornings: We all acknowledge the sacrifices and bravery of our troops serving overseas but what happens when our veterans leave the armed services and try to re-enter society. Greg speaks to Shaun Gerritsen, soldier injured while serving in Afghanistan.

Royal Commission called for

Church Cross 4BC Mornings: Independent Senator of South Australia, Nick Xenophon, has joined a growing number of public figures in calling for a Royal Commission into child abuse and cover ups within the clergy of the Catholic Church.

Good and bad debt

money 4BC Mornings: Australians are increasingly concerned about their personal debt situation, Greg Cary speaks to Financial Expert Noel Whittaker and 4BC Real Estate’s Kevin Turner about good and bad debt and the risks and benefits of investing early.

Kepler Wessels with Cary

keplar 4BC Mornings: With the first test match of the season starting today at the Gabba, Greg Cary is joined by former South African Captain and cricketing legend Kepler Wessels for a quick chat about the match and his life in South Africa

Robinson River Community

rob 4BC Mornings: Greg Cary talks to Bill South, CEO of the Robinson River Community in the Northern Territory about the challenges of managing a shire the size of Victoria with a population of 6,000-7,000 people.

The Heiner affair

Heiner Affair aka shreddergate still in the news after 18 years 4BC Mornings: Greg Cary speaks on the importance of the current Child Protection Inquiry’s focus on a re-examination of The Heiner Affair. It will be brought in Federal parliament today.

Peter FitzSimons: Eureka

Peter FitzSimons 4BC Mornings: Former Wallaby, and SMH journalist, Peter FitzSimons joins Greg Cary in the studio promoting his new book "Eureka Stockade - The Unfinished Revolution" and takes listener calls.

Chinese Middle-Class

chinese 4BC Mornings: With the rise of the Chinese Middle-Class, Australia is ideally situated to reap the benefits of the Chinese tourism dollar. Politicians on all sides have weighed into the debate and 4BC’s Greg Cary talks to Frank Gyzemyter.

‘Gouging’ Queenslanders

Flood class action? 4BC Mornings: Greg Cary speaks to Federal MP, George Christensen, on insurance companies ‘gouging’ Queenslanders with high premiums, using them as ‘Free ATMs’ for profit. Listen now and share your experience here.

Qld Health: Royal Commission

Springborg 4BC Mornings: Greg Cary asks Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg why aren’t we having a Royal Commission into the payroll debacle of Qld Health? Do you think we need one? Listen now and join the conversation.

Ian Thorpe: This Is Me

Ian Thorpe with Chris Adams 4BC Mornings: Chris Adams talks to one of the greatest Australian athletes of all time, Ian Thorpe, about his new autobiography This Is Me and the challenges and struggles he’s faced throughout his amazing career.

True cost of shoplifting

Shoplifting 4BC Weekend Mornings: Dr. Gary Mortimer from the QUT Business School joins Ian Maurice on the true cost shoplifting. What does it really cost Australian retailers and who is doing it? Listen now and join the conversation.

Hungerford with Greg Cary

drugs 4BC Mornings: Greg Cary talks to Doctor Carole Hungerford, author of Good Health in the 21st Century, about new potential cures for dementia and the possible role of multivitamins in lowering the risk of Cancer in healthy older men.

More Queensland power pain

Electricity 4BC Mornings: Pensioners and other small households will be hit with a hefty rise in electricity fees under Queensland government reforms. The LNP went to the election promising cost of living relief.