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.
Advocates call for more action on Closing the Gap
Researcher Gerry Georgatos says Closing the Gap indicators are misleading, and in reality the divide has widened, and continues to do so.
He warns that unless real change is implemented, by 2020 the gap will have “entrenched catastrophic impacts”.
Australia has the widest divide between its First Peoples and the rest of the population throughout the globe.