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.
New papaya treatment to save Qld growers thousands
The technique involves dipping fruit into tubs of heated water, with the best results achieved when papaya is submerged in 52 degree water for five minutes.
About a third of Queensland's wet season papaya crop is lost to post-harvest diseases, costing farmers thousands of dollars in lost production.
The treatment is not yet available in Australia, but local growers are reportedly very interested.