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.
Greens concern over gay marriage bill push
The House of Representatives is set to debate the Marriage Amendment Bill 2012 for half an hour tonight. Greens MP Adam Bandt is worried about the move. He said he is concerned about pushing an early vote so Tony Abbott won’t be brought under any more pressure to grant a conscience vote. Mr Bandt believes Prime Minister Julia Gillard needed to show leadership and change her position on the issue to make sure she’s not on the "wrong side of history".