On 14 December 1988, 4ZZZ was taken off air and forcibly evicted from its UQ premises by the then student union executive, headed by one Victoria Brazil. The move prompted many previously apolitical students to take a firm stand against the move and to rally support for the station. While Zed was not to return to the premises its' volunteers had helped hand-build, unprecedented community support saw the station live to fight another day.
BCC clash with Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy
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Monday saw the Brisbane City Council descend on the Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy, which saw the sites sacred fire being extinguished.
Jagera elder Kevin Arjin was arrested for lighting the fire but was later released without charge, and had his tent confiscated.
4zzz reporter Sarah Wykes spoke to Kevin Arjin about the events of the day and the actions of the Brisbane City Council.
Lord Mayor Quirk's office was unavailable for comment at the time.