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.
Ads to tackle homophobia in sport
Jason Ball claims the lack of players who acknowledge their sexuality at this level limits gay role models and involvement. His petition attracted 25,000 signatures in less than two weeks, with the AFL agreeing to air the No to Homophobia commercials during this weekend’s preliminary finals.
AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou says they take their responsibility as community leaders and organisers seriously, and that screening the ads in front of large attendances will ensure it raises awareness of the cause.