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How “live and local” must content be?

Tuesday 11 June, 2019

It was on April 10, 2015 that Adam Lang, then COO of the freshly merged Fairfax/Macquarie radio network flew to Brisbane to tell 4BC staff that, for 18 of them, it would be their last day.

Confirmed: Alan Jones has re-signed with 2GB

Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Macquarie Media Limited has just confirmed to radioinfo it has re-signed Alan Jones, the host of its 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane breakfast radio programs, to a new two year contract which will commence on July 1st 2019 at the conclusion of his current contract.

In announcing the signing, MML Chairman Russell Tate said he was very pleased that Jones would continue to be an integral part of the Macquarie on-air team for at least another two years.

AirCheck Survey: Which political party has spent the most on election advertising?

Thursday 21 March, 2019

With the NSW state election approaching this weekend, and other states also in an election cycle, AirCheck Australia has tallied which advertisers, markets and stations aired the most political spots.

Continuous Call Team returns for their 33rd year

Monday 11 March, 2019

Starting this Friday 15 March, Ray Hadley’s Continuous Call Team will return for their 33rd consecutive year on air , covering the National Rugby League on 2GB, 4BC, Macquarie Sports Radio Melbourne, Macquarie Sports Radio DAB+ Perth and  Network stations across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

History was NOT made on 2GB on Sunday

Wednesday 05 December, 2018

Our original headline was: History was made on 2GB on Sunday - maybe

Nine Fairfax merger gets Federal Court Approval

Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Today the Federal court has ruled in favour of the merger between Nine and Fairfax, the final step for the two companies to become one.

Macquarie Media launches its first national program

Friday 26 October, 2018

Macquarie Media has launched its first national program, Macquarie Weekly, hosted by Justin Smith.
 
With a focus on news and current affairs, the program is live each Sunday on 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR and will look at the news of the week through the eyes and ears of the presenters, journalists and listeners of Macquarie Radio.
 

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.

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