Before 4ZZ could start broadcasting in 1975, a transmitter was ordered from the U.S. But after it was lost on the dock in New York, 4ZZ's chief engineer at the time Ross Dannecker built the station's first transmitter.
QLD Government offers new pay deal
The government will offer a new pay deal including 2.2 per cent a year pay rise. The new deal does not include a freeze on pay rises within salary bands, which is a key element that has angered unions. Public sector union, Together, said it’s a step in the right direction but job security is the biggest issue for members. It said the new offer does nothing to address this concern and is a panicked attempt by the government to try head off industrial action.