4EB's April 2018 Newsletter

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Radio Training News

  The next 4EB Broadcast/Induction Training session is coming up on Tuesday Night 1 May, 2018 at 6.15pm. This is for all new members and prospective new broadcasters and it's the first step in becoming involved in 4EB Programs. Remember, you must be a financial member to attend this session. Application forms available online. Applications are closing soon for the next Panel Training Classes due to begin in May, 2018. The Thursday class 12noon - 2pm begins on 3 May (limited places available) while the next Monday night classes will begin on 14 May, 2018.

Gold Coast Film Festival April 17-29

The 16th annual Gold Coast Film Festival will showcase up to 40 Feature films including one world premiere this year along with other Australian premieres including seven Qld Premieres. You can also view a host of short films, events, filmmaker Q & A sessions and an incredible Virtual Reality (VR) film experience. Enjoy the thriller ' The Second' on opening night with the director Mairi Cameron and cast including Rachael Blake and Vince Colosimo in attendance.

Spanish Film Festival - 26 April - 13 May

The 2018 Spanish Film Festival will showcase a number of excellent films to celebrate the culture, life and Cinema of Spain. Four films will  make their Australian premieres, Mist & the Maiden, Abracadabra, The Chess Player and Dying. On openig night enjoy 'The Tribe' (La Tribu), a female driven musical comedy of family reconciliation. For more information go to www.spanishfilmfestival.com

Brisbane City Council Events


Are you ready for Storm Season? It's important to prepare your home and learn what to do if you are impacted by storm and flooding. The Brisbane City Council is working with residents to prepare for severe weather by asking you to sign up to the free Early Warning Alert Service, which sends you an alert w

henever severe weather may be about to impact your area. Find out more from the BCC website below.

Choose your own cycling adventure with Cycling Brisbane's online route planner. Choose your own adventure by selecting speed settings, flat or hilly options and whether you might like to include a ferry ride as part of your journey.

Did you know there are around 40 Food Trucks around the city and now you can track down your favourite one by using the Brisbane Food Trucks website. This is your one stop shop to find out where an when they are serving in Brisbane. you can even find out about menus and even book them for your next event. This is one way Brisbane City Council is building our local economy while supporting new and innovative jobs.  bnefoodtrucks.com.au

For more information, visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au

Fair Comment Show

The award winning 'Fair Comment' is an independent community radio Current Affairs Interview style program broadcast every Thursday on Global Digital at 1.30pm and again on Monday nights at 10.30pm on 4EB. The program is jointly produced by Radio 4EB and 4ZZZ and provides a fresh focus on topics that are on your mind and featuring 'Fair Comment' from community broadcasters from across Australia.

Listen on Monday Nights at 10.30pm on 4EB, Thursdays on Global at 1.30pm and on ZED Digital at 6pm

Email your thoughts to faircomment@4eb.org.au

'The Wire' in 2018

'The Wire' is an independent current affairs news program produced by a consortium of progressive community broadcasters from Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane. The flagship national program has been part of the community radio sector since 2004 and is produced in Brisbane on Fridays. 

THE WIRE is produced with the assistance of University Journalism students from QUT, UQ and Griffith Universities providing real experience on a national news and current affairs program. 

To find out more about joining The Wire as a volunteer producer send an email to jeff@4eb.org.au

'The Wire' is broadcast on Radio 4EB Monday to Friday at 5.30am and Monday to Thursday at 1.00pm.

You can listen back to any of the interviews broadcast by clicking on the website below.


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If you are thinking of becoming a broadcaster on 4EB or GLOBAL Digital now is a great time to begin training. Radio is fun and it does not matter how old you are (preferably above 17). Become a broadcaster in one of our many youth programs on offer or join a language group of your choice. You will be made very welcome in any group. We even have several multiculuturla programs across the week that broadcast in English. Our panel training classes are run every 8 weeks. All you need to be is a financial member as training is delivered free by a qualified and experienced broadcaster.