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Macquarie Media:Full Year Results up by 24%

Thursday 09 August, 2018

Macquarie Media has released its annual results with growth in Net Profit After Tax of $21.5 million up $4.2 million, or 24% on last year.

As reported last week on radioinfo, Fairfax Media, currently in merger talks with the Nine Network, is a major shareholder with 54% of shares, but Macquarie Media controls the daily operations of the company.

It’s time I got a little bit selfish and think of me: Ben Davis

Saturday 14 July, 2018
4BC Brisbane Live Drive host Ben Davis has made the sudden to decision to quit the station.

Vale 4GG's Bert Robertson

Saturday 10 March, 2018
Queensland radio icon Bert 'Birdbrain' Robertson has passed away at age 89.

Born in Melbourne, Bert began his career as a technician/operator at 3KZ, later working at 2MW and 2UW in NSW.

Moving to Queensland in the 1950s, he presented mornings on 4BC and then moved to 4GG Gold Coast (now Gold FM) in the 70s. His unpredictable pranks, stunts and high profile OBs made him a household name in the region.

Brisbane local starts petition on change.org to "Revive 4BC and 4BH"

Tuesday 13 February, 2018

“Revive 4BC and 4BH as strong, locally sourced radio stations” says the heading on the change.org petition started by Brisbane based blogger and radio fan Adrian Cutts.

Bolt and Devine bury the hatchet after bloody brawl on Macquarie Radio

Tuesday 07 February, 2017
Things got nasty Monday night on the Macquarie Media Network's 2GB, 3AW and 4BC. Miranda Devine took the regular call from fellow conservative commentator Andrew Bolt to discuss political events of the day.

Troy Cassar-Daly inducted into Tamworth Roll of Renown

Friday 03 February, 2017

At this year's Tamworth Country Music Festival, Troy Cassar-Daly was selected for the industry’s most prestigious award - the Australasian Country Music Roll of Renown.

He is the 50th recipient since the Roll was inaugurated in 1976.
 

Troy’s wife, 4KQ’s Laurel Edwards and children, Clay and Gem (pictured below) were in Tamworth alongside him to accept the award which came as a complete surprise to the family.
 

4BC was hacked. Your station could be next

Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Radio Tomorrow with James Cridland

Vale Rod Tiley

Tuesday 05 July, 2016

Veteran Radio announcer Rod Tiley has passed away after a long battle with cancer, aged 66.

Macquarie Radio reports fall in revenue

Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Following last year’s merger of Fairfax Radio with Macquarie Radio, Macquarie Media has posted a 9% fall in half year revenue to $66.83 million.

This is the first full six month period of the combined groups since the merger came into effect on April 1st 2015.

4BC down to just one local weekday show with afternoons networked from 2GB

Tuesday 26 January, 2016

2GB’s Chris Smith has three new babies to start the year. 

Twins were born by partner Susie Burrell a few days ago and his 2GB afternoon show is starting on 4BC on February 1st.

Smith announced on air this morning on 2GB, where he has been filling for Alan Jones who is still on holidays, that his regular afternoon show will be networked into Brisbane’s 4BC from next Monday - midday to 3pm.

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