Radiothon 2017

Radiothon 2017 – We Built This Station

Celebrating 25 years in our Barry Parade home.

From August 18th-27th subscribing to 4ZZZ will land you in the running to win some amazing prizes and help us to keep the lights on for another 25 years.

This year's artwork was designed by Radio Reversal host and former 4ZZZ board member Anna Carlson, whose illustration brought our building with all it's quirks and context to life. Additional design for the digital graphics was provided by Grace Pashley and Nic Addenbrooke. 

Take a look through the prizes below and then subscribe online, call our phone team on 07 3252 1555 to subscribe over the phone or come down to 264 Barry Parade (or find our merch stall at one of the many Radiothon events) and subscribe in person!

Subscribe now!


Friday, August 18 to Sunday, August 27

What is a Radiothon?

As a not-for-profit community radio station, each year we host an annual membership drive over a ten-day period to help raise funds to support running costs. We entice members of our community to subscribe to the station with the chance to win a huge variety of prizes!

Radiothon is always a big celebration of the community who rally around us with support from year to year and 2017 is no different.

Subscription categories and rates (12 month membership):

Under 18: $15
Concession: $33
Full: $55
Passionate: $130 ($140 to post)
Band: $155
Solo musician/DJ: $80
Artworkers: $80
Business: $130
Community Group: $80
Pets: $15
Interstate Sub: $33
International Sub: $15 (AUS)

What are the Benefits?

There are heaps of benefits for subscribing to 4ZZZ including:
* specials deals at our sub discount outlets
* cheap entry at 4ZZZ presents' gigs and shows
* win on air prizes
* make requests
* post accommodation notices
* become a volunteer at the station
* receive the weekly electronic zedletter & annual Radio Times

And a Passionate Subscription gets you even MORE:
*Free Entry to 4ZZZ gigs (ones produced by 4ZZZ)
*4ZZZ t-shirt
*4ZZZ tea-towel
*4ZZZ sticker
*4ZZZ drawstring backpack


A very special thanks go to our sponsors for providing this year's fantastic major prizes. All Under 18s*, Concession, Full, Artworker and Passionate subscribers can choose which draw they would like to enter:


Dendy Gold Pass Dendy Cinemas are offering up a Dendy Annual Gold Pass for two that will get you and a friend entry into any film for a whole year! Dendy Cinemas is regarded as Australia's leading Art House cinema

Dendy Cinemas

Dendy Gold Pass - Winner: Michael Elvidge
Regarded as Australia's leading Art House Cinema, Dendy Cinemas are offering up an Annual Gold Pass for two that will get you and a friend entry into any film for a whole year! For Dendy Portside and their new location at Dendy Coorparoo (opening late 2017)


Byron Bay Bluesfest

Byron Bay Bluesfest Festival Package - Winner: Jessica Sichter
Byron Bay’s iconic Bluesfest is giving you the chance to win a 2 x 5 full day tickets complete with free camping space. Just be sure to bring along your own tent and camping gear. If that's not all, you get a special VIP upgrade.


The Tivoli

Annual Venue Pass - Winner: Debbie Ellis
The Tivoli is offering you a Golden Ticket to their classic Brisbane venue. Enjoy the freedom of getting into any gig you want for FREE for 12 months. *Over 18s only


Netherworld Arcade

Netherworld Prize Pack - Winner: Andrew Williams
Netherworld will swing a custom-built arcade cabinet your way worth $1500, plus a $300 bar tab and $200 worth of game tokens to explore their otherworldly drink and arcade offerings. (*Bar tab over 18yos only)


1300 Flowers

Foo Fighters collector guitar - Winner: Julian Neall
One signed Foo Fighters framed collector guitar with a certificate of authenticity. Valued at $5000.


Beserk Clothing

Beserk Prize Pack - Winner: Euan Boyd
$1500 prize pack PLUS a $500 gift voucher to spend at Australia’s largest and longest running Alternative online store.




A very special thanks go to our sponsors for providing our fantastic daily prizes. All Under 18s, Concession, Full, Artworker and Passionate subscribers will go into the draw on the corresponding day they subscribe:


Red Deer Festival

Friday 18th - Winner: Courtney Raven
4 x VIP Red Deer Music & Arts Festival passes. Includes access to the festival, camping, parking, VIP bar access and merch pack. (*VIP Bar Access over 18yo only)


Woodford Folk Festival

Saturday 19th - Winner: Lisa Fleming
Enter the wacky and wonderful world of Woodford Folk Festival with Two Adult Season + Camping Tickets 2017/18


Leaf Cutters

Sunday 20th - Winner: Mark Daly
Planning a garden party or two? Get 2 free days of professional landscaping/gardening services from Leaf Cutters valued over $1300.



Island Vibe

Island Elements Festival

Monday 21st - Winner: Mike Daly
2 x 3-day tickets to soak up the soulful boutique music, arts and eco events of Island Vibes (Oct 26-29) and 2 x 3-day tickets to escape on an immersive retreat of culture and community to Island Elements Festival (Nov 3-5).


Brisbane Powerhouse

Tuesday 22nd - Winner: Graeme Greaves
$500 box office voucher to Brisbane Powerhouse, Queensland’s home for contemporary culture. Featuring events across music, comedy, Writers+Ideas, dance, film, visual arts, cabaret, circus, and theatre.


Urban Climb

Wednesday 23rd - Winner: Belinda Dangerfield
Individual Urban Climb membership for a full year. From beginner to advanced, the walls range through different gradients to really put your climbing to the test. 



Brisbane Star Cruises                    Flangipanis  

Thursday 24th

4ZZZ Party Boat Cruise with Flangipanis! Event Date: Sunday 29 October 1pm-4pm
Get exclusive entry onboard the 4ZZZ Party Boat Cruise with a chance to win 1 of 40 exclusive double-passes to party with your favourite 4ZZZ bands, fellow subscribers and volunteers on the 4ZZZ Party Boat Cruise. 4ZZZ Hot 100 favourites Flangipanis will be playing live. Boat Cruise is provided by Brisbane Star Cruisers. *Over 18s only




Mountain Goat Beer

Friday 25th - Winner: Darren Whyte 
A case of beer a month, every month, for an entire year. Get a taste of Mountain Goat's Hightail, Organic Steam Ale, Pale, Summer and Fancy brews over the first five months, then pick your favourite for the other seven!*Over 18s only


Jungle Love Festival

Saturday 26th - Winner: Mick Deacon 
4 x Gold Passes giving you Jungle Love festival access from the 30th of November through til December 2nd, camping, VIP bar access, a Jungle Love merch pack, and drink tokens. Get around one of the region’s most vibrant and punter-friendly festivals. (*VIP Bar Access over 18yo only)


La Boite Theatre Company

Sunday 27th - Winner: Bec Wilson
2 x Double VIP tickets to the La Boite season launch (4 tickets in total) and 1 x Double 5 Play subscription for you and a friend to enjoy 5 plays from La Boite's 2018 Season.





All Band, DJ and Solo Musician subscribers can choose to enter one of these prize draws.

All Band, DJ and Solo Musician subscribers who pay their subscription up-front will go in the draw for the Bigsound conference package. 


MixJet Music

Heliport Studios

VIA Studios

Package A - Winner: Stephen Ingram from Kombi Killers

Ready for Radio Hit Single Recording Package, including Tracking, Mixing and Mastering. Provided by Mix Jet Music and Heliport Studios valued at $2200. As well as 1 x 10 hour Rehearsal Time at VIA Studios 


Red Octopus

VIA Studios

Package B - Winner: Sonja Ter Horst from Love Like Hate
Get your band on our backs with this $1000 T-shirt merch pack courtesy of Red Octopus, plus 10 hours of rehearsal time with VIA Studios. 


Incremental Records

VIA Studios

Package C - Winner: Jamie Araneda from Dirty Jox
Studio time with Incremental Records valued at $1000, plus 10 hours of rehearsal time with VIA Studios.


Big Sound Festival

Upfront payment package - Winner: Marc Cheeseman from Fingerless
QMusic is giving away one BIGSOUND Purple Pass (full conference pass) valued at $670. Any solo musician, DJ or Band who pays their subscription up-front will go in the running. There is only one pass is up for grabs, so bands will have to nominate one member. Plus, 10 hours of rehearsal time with VIA Studios. 




All Business and Community Group subscribers will be entered in the draw:


AS Accounting - Winner: Susie Johnston from Peter McIntyre Chiropractor

One of two $500 vouchers from A.S Accounting to get all your tax and accounting needs in order.

Urban Climb - Winner: Justin Lemberg from Just Soprts N Fitness

One Urban Climb group/team session of up to 20 people valued at $400.





All Pet subscribers will be entered in the draw:



RSPCA - Winner: Cam Lewis

Four Paw Grooming Salon

$100 RSPCA voucher and a $100 Four Paw grooming voucher.




Subscribers in this category get in the chance to win:

Oztix - Winner: Josh Tucker

$250 Oztix online tickets voucher


BRONZE PRIZES (All subscribers go into a random draw after Radiothon)

(*Available to over 18’s only)

5 x $100 bar/food vouchers at The Triffid *

4 x VIP Magic Pass to Village Roadshow Theme Parks

$300 bar tab at the new home of great beer at Silver Bullet Bar in West End *

Six months worth of delivered flowers from Poppy Rose Flowers

Huge REGURGITATOR prize pack from Consume/Valve Records: 9 Vinyl records, shirt and tickets! Inside the pack: “Unit” yellow vinyl, “Tu Plang” clear vinyl, “Mish Mash” vinyl, “Superhappyfuntimesfriends” vinyl, “Dirty Pop Fantasy” vinyl, “Nothing But Cheap Imitations” double LIVE album vinyl, the self-titled EP and their new EP; T shirt; double pass to Brisbane Festival/Tivoli “Regurgitator performs Velvet Underground” show; PLUS: SHONEN KNIFE (band) pack: Double pass Entry to THE ZOO show plus Vinyl, CDs and a tour shirt.

3 x double-passes to Redland Performing Arts Centre's Cleveland Contemporary Music Season Event

1 x double pass to Golden Plains Festival

2 x 6-month memberships to Bikram Yoga The Gabba worth over $1200

$200 food and bar voucher at Heya Bar *

$200 food and bar voucher at Popolo Italian Kitchen and Bar *

Johnny Voodoo Barber Shop prize pack including an $80 store voucher and Johnny Voodoo custom made skate deck, an Uppercut Delux tee plus Easy Hold, degreaser, soap, toothbrush, comb and quiff brush

2 x Adult VIP Package Dinner and Show at Gold Coast Draculas *

Crome Kadet branded bike back pack, Valued $135, Gear shop t shirt, provided by  GEAR West End

2 x 5 double-passes to Women's Adventure Film Tour Festival 

6 x Audio-Technica Headphones

5 x $200 Voucher for tax return and accountant work from A.S. Accounting in Albany Creek

$100 bar/coffee tab at Betty's Espresso & Bar in West End *

Double pass to a Rock Climbing 101 personal lesson at Urban Climb West End, Milton or Newstead Location

One of a kind life-sized (3mx2m) AC/DC official trailer 2015 tour poster, courtesy of The Doc from, "The Doc and The Metal Maiden Show".

5 double passes to 'When The Stars Go Blue: A tribute to Ryan Adams' (September 24th) and 1 double pass to C.W. Stoneking (October 20th), Provided by Lefty's Old Time Music Hall. *