Around 1998 4ZZZ, 4MBS, and Family Radio started broadcasting from the one installation at Mt Coot-tha. Prior to this 4MBS and Family Radio had merely leased land beside 4ZZZ but then Brisbane City Council decided that having three transmission towers and huts in the one place was an eyesore and encouraged the three radio stations to share facilities. This resulted in the three radio stations developing a company called Broadcasting Park to negotiate with the Council. This company consisted of three shares, one owned by each member station.
Transsexualism classed wrongly
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Transsexualism is currently classified as a mental disorder under the World Health Organisation International Classification of DIseases. A number of petitions on change.org has called for this change. Michelle Diamond, an activist fighting for the rights and wellbeing of the LGBTI community heads the Australian petition. She joins Jenna Talackova, Transgender beauty queen to battle with the World Health Organisation.
Pak spoke to Michelle Diamond who tells us about her story and the changes she calls for.