After 4ZZZ was evicted from its UQ premises in 1988, staff temporarily broadcast from the Mount Coot-tha transmission tower, using a cassette player which was set up to go straight to air.
Australia May Stop Providing Water and Power to Remote Aboriginal Communities
The remote communities are mostly located across Cape York and the Kimberley region of WA. Some communities are permanent, while other communities only live in their region seasonally, making population numbers small and variable.
The federal government announced late last year that it would stop paying for the utilities, making states responsible for their communities. The Western Australian state government says it can't afford to cover the costs.