Commemorative plaques, plates, clocks and campouts is turning the 100th anniversary of Anzac Day into a crass commercialization. John Stanley & Garry Linnell reveal how Lest We Forget is fast being turned into a cash cow, not a time of contemplation.
The Abbott government will today outline a plan to reform Australia's tax system. A discussion paper will be released, calling for cuts to corporate and income tax. There are also suggestions to raise Australia's GST, above its current 10% rate.
Cafes, restaurants and retailers across the state are calling for an end to excessive penalty rates. With 4 back-to-back public holidays coming up, businesses say they're feeling the pressure, many arguing it costs too much to remain open this weekend.
12:37 PM Star of stage and screen, Daryl Somers, is set to return to the spotlight in a dazzling new production of the all-singing, all-dancing Broadway favourite, Hot Shoe Shuffle. Stuart Bocking speaks with the Hey Hey star about treading the boards.
11:43 AM Saturday was a huge day for the Greens. 4 seats in the lower house, a record result, and probably 5 members of the MLC, Dr John Kaye included. Stuart Bocking speaks with him about the policies that attracted such a high voter result for the party.
8:37 AM Mac Attack reports to The Whisper that a countdown clock has begun appearing on screens of computers supplied by schools for students. Telstra has quietly given fixed broadband customers increases in customer download limits to cope with Netflix.
10:13 AM Will Labor respect the mandate given to Mike Baird for the privatization of the electricity poles and wires across NSW? Stuart Bocking catches up with NSW Shadow Treasurer Michael Daley about respecting the wishes of voters.
10:06 AM The election result was a strong endorsement for Mike Baird’s plans for NSW. Stuart Bocking takes a look at the results of Election 2015 and the results for the Coalition, Labor and the high vote intake for the Greens in several seats around the state.
12:10 PM This Week: the dangers of medical tourism, a breakthrough with eczema treatment, more breast cancer news, the link between prostate cancer and smoking, new vitamin D advances, myths about fever, and the best tips for getting to sleep.
Honesty is the best policy they say, and Tim Webster claims that’s what got Mike Baird across the line to remain Premier. How did you see the election campaign play out? Was there far too much dog whistling coming from Luke Foley for voters liking?
Mike Baird has been re-elected as Premier of New South Wales as the Coalition claim government following Election 2015. This is despite suffering major swings in some seats against the Baird Government. Labor appear to have picked up 10 seats.
Todd McKenney joins Stuart Bocking to discuss the week on the regular Long Lunch. A tongue in cheek look back on the week of news, views and issues. This Week our very special guest is the clever comedian Vince Sorrenti.
A look back on the issues and news that lead our talkback through the week and discussed around the water cooler at work. Angela Catterns with a detailed look at the biggest events. This week with Lyn MacIver and Michael Koziol.
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The 2015 Sydney Royal Easter Show starts next week. Stay tuned to 2UE as we're giving away tickets every day starting on Monday March 23.
8:42 AM Camp Gallipoli in Centennial Park, clocks that play the last post and Diggers appear, and Anzac Day themed memorabilia is becoming a little crass. John Stanley & Garry Linnell with Charlie Linn on more appropriate ways to commemorate.
How does an outsider observe the Australian economy? Steen Jakobson of Europe’s Saxobank gives his take. Over unionised, very complicated, punitive system, no incentive structure, and a political establishment which likes to be complacent.
Should drug and alcohol testing be mandatory on all construction sites, both the workers and employers? Stuart Bocking speaks with CFMEU national construction secretary Dave Noonan about the high-risk industry grappling with drugs & alcohol.
Have we stopped celebrating the ANZAC legend properly and just turned it into a cash cow? Has it become a story of legend, or a story that money makers are starting to exploit? Angela Catterns on turning the Anzac story into a cash cow.
French officials say it appears the co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings plane which crashed in the southern alps wanted to destroy the plane. All 150 people onboard perished, after the plane plunged for 8 minutes before crashing into a mountain.
Petrol prices across Sydney are up at least 20 cents a litre more than they should be. Justin Smith has a job for Ricky Muir. Show he is a motoring enthusiast and get the government to do something about the way petrol prices are displayed.
From our archives comes a classic 2UE promotion with Mcleans toothpaste with the voice of the man soon to become the king of radio, John Laws. Listen back and enjoy a Memorable Moment as 2UE celebrates 90 years of broadcasting to Sydney.
From our archives comes a classic rewind of our 2UE Top 40 with Mark Roman. Here is where Top 40 radio began in the late 50’s. Listen back and enjoy a Memorable Moment as 2UE celebrates 90 years of broadcasting to Sydney.
Listen here to what the week ahead may have in store for you with Sharina's Stars for March 29th.
Join Amanda Woods on her Adventures All Around on 2UE with Tim Webster every Sunday afternoon.
Sharina's Tarot Wheel Stars is a chance to find out what may be in store for you each week from Sharina's Psychic Encounters March 29th.
Sharina reads your lucky tips, numbers and feng shui numerology for the week of March 29th.
Look back on the big stories and the major issues to make news this week with Stuart Bocking and Isentia on 2UE 954.
Gallipoli is the most famous battle our volunteer soldiers ever fought. The 100th anniversary of the battle is commemorated this year. Jonathan King reveals to Luke Bona some of the unknown personal stories of those Anzacs that served their nation.
The latest news & issues on technology with expert Trevor Long and Angela Catterns weekly on 2UE afternoons.
Who is behind the biggest spin of the week? John Stanley and Garry Linnell look at the spin cycle in this week's news with Sue Cato.
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