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.
Northam detention centre to reach capacity
The detention centre currently holds 536 detainees with room for 600 asylum seekers.
Northam shire president Steve Pollard says he has been told the centre will have a small overflow capacity of up to 620.
Mr Pollard says the transfer of detainees to Northam is relieving pressure on other detention facilities.
After overcrowding cause riots at the Christmas Island detention centre Northam residents are keen to avoid a repeat of those problems.