After 4ZZZ was evicted from its UQ premises in 1988, staff temporarily broadcast from the Mouth Coot-tha transmission tower, using a cassette player which was set up to go straight to air.
Bat urine provides Hendra breakthrough
The discovered pathogen is thought to be harmless to humans and other animals but is a close relative of the rare Hendra virus.
The CSIRO have called the discovery “a lightbulb moment” that could help in the development of a Hendra vaccine for humans.
The virus was named Cedar after being discovered in Cedar Grove south of Brisbane.