On 14 December 1988, 4ZZZ was taken off air and forcibly evicted from its UQ premises by the then student union executive, headed by one Victoria Brazil. The move prompted many previously apolitical students to take a firm stand against the move and to rally support for the station. While Zed was not to return to the premises its' volunteers had helped hand-build, unprecedented community support saw the station live to fight another day.
Australia Post prices rising again
Despite the online shopping boom, from the March 2 posting a prepaid 5kg parcel in Australia will cost from 30c to 55c more, return paid parcels will rise by up to 85c, and customers posting parcels in their own packaging will be charged 25c to 45c more.
Australia Post is blaming its ailing letters business as well as higher delivery and transport costs, for the rise in prices and spokeswoman Michelle Skehan says, “we know that price increases are never easy for our customers and we take the decision to implement these cost recovery measures very seriously.”