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.
NSW trade hall on UNESCO shortlist
The building dates back to the 1890s and is one of three Australian union buildings on the shortlist for a new UNESCO list celebrating the international labour movement.
The Broken Hill building is already on the national heritage list, and supporters are hopeful this will add to the building’s chances.
The other two Australian candidates for the list are union halls in Sydney and Melbourne.