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.
Government warned indecision could harm the Reef
The World Heritage Committee is assessing whether the reef should be listed as "in danger" in a report due at the end of the month.
QRC chief executive Michael Roche said the report recommendation would depend on whether or not the government would sign off on new legislation, which commits to restricting port development for the next 10 years.