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Mayors back Brisbane bid for Olympics

Lauren Gillin 5:36 PM   South East Queensland Mayor have voted unanimously today to back a Brisbane Bid for the 2028 Olympic Games.

Joe Hockey on the Intergenerational Report

Treasurer Joe Hockey addresses the media during a press conference on the 2015 Intergenerational Report at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday 5 March 2015. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

Lauren Gillin 5:45 PM   The Treasurer joins Patrick Condren on 4BC Mornings.

International Women's day panel

International Women's Day Panel

Lauren Gillin 4:15 PM   With International Women's day coming up on Sunday, 4BC Afternoons takes a look at issues impacting Australian women.

Labor reveals waiting list for waiting list figures

The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.

Lauren Gillin 5:46 PM   Queensland Health Minister Cameron Dick says 114,000 people are on the waiting list for the waiting list.

Churchie recommends students bring 'young ladies' to formal

Brisbane Grammar School ..

Lauren Gillin 5:48 PM   Brisbane's boys school Anglican Church Grammar says it recommends student not bring same sex partners to its Year 12 formal.

Did Hunt get off to lightly?

Karmichael Hunt leaves Southport Magistrates Court on Thursday. Photo: Chris Hyde/Getty Images

Lauren Gillin 12:44 PM   Commentators have expressed disappointment with the leniency of the penalty given to Queensland Reds player Karmichael Hunt.

Friday Drinks

Half-century: The wine cask celebrates its 50th this year.

6:00 PM   Friday Drinks with Steve from QWines,this week we look at cask wines.

Hunt did not break ASADA rules

Karmichael Hunt arrives at Southport Magistrates Court.

Lauren Gillin   Richard Ings the former CEO of ASADA says Hunt did not break any of its rules.

Queensland banana industry under threat

The Panama TR4 disease could have a devastating impact on the Queensland banana industry

Lauren Gillin   Initial testing of a Queensland banana plantation in Tully shows the presence of the devastating Panama disease.

LNP women's lunch controversy continues

Fiona Simpson will be keynote speaker at the event

Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters says it was a ""poor choice" to host an event that aims to promote gender equality and at a men's only club.

Candlelight vigil for Chan and Sukumaran

Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop and Deputy Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek during a candlelight vigil for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran with Members of Parliament including Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and Prime Minister Tony Abbott, on the forecourt of Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday 5 February 2015. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

Lauren Gillin   Both sides of politics gathered this morning at Parliament house for a candlelight vigil for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.

'I'm with stupid' t-shirt charges dropped

Police arrest Iain Fogerty in New Farm. Photo: Judi Jabour

The man arrested for wearing an 'I'm with stupid' during the election campaign has had all charges against him dropped.

Chan and Sukumaran moved from Kerobokan

A Wolf vehicle carrying Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran. Photo: Kate Geraghty

Lauren Gillin   Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have been transferred under military guard from Kerobokan Prison.

Clive Palmer's scorched dinosaur 'Jeff' will rise once more.

The skeletal remains of Jeff the dinosaur at Clive Palmer's Coolum resort. Photo: Kathy Sundstrom/Sunshine Coast Daily

Lauren Gillin   Clive Palmer says Jeff the Dinosaur who caught fire overnight will re-emerge from the ashes.

Round 1 NRL teams revealed

NRL teams revealed for the opening round of the 2015 season.

Gordon Campbell   The teams for the opening round of this year's NRL season, which will commence on Thursday 5th March, have been announced - click through to see the full line-ups:

Minister wants explanation for thank-you email

Health Minister Cameron Dick

Lauren Gillin   Health Minister Cameron Dick has issued a please explain over a thank-you email .

Backing band for Bill Shorten

Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and Shadow Assistant Treasurer Andrew Leigh address the media during a press conference on multinational taxation at Parliament House in Canberra on Monday 2 March 2015. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

4BC Breakfast noticed something rhythmic about Bill Shorten's speeches

Schools at risk of 'intolerance' to receive security funding

Students sitting test

Lauren Gillin   Two schools in Queensland's along with 52 others across the country will receive funding for new security measures .

Brisbane can handle the games says HG Nelson

Brisbane 2028: Lord Mayor Graham Quirk wants to see the Olympic Games held in Brisbane.

Lauren Gillin   HG Nelson says Brisbane can handle the Olympics Games in 2028.

Peter Wellington Premier's pick for speaker

MP Peter Wellington

Lauren Gillin   MP Peter Wellington will be the new Labor government's nominee for Speaker when state parliament is recalled next month.

Cells ready for Chan and Sukumaran

Undertaker Suhendro Putro's assistant, Sulamin, with the extra coffins ordered for the executions. Photo: Jewel Topsfield

Lauren Gillin   Isolation cells to hold Chan and Sukumaran before they are executed will be ready by Saturday.


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