Around 1998 4ZZZ, 4MBS, and Family Radio started broadcasting from the one installation at Mt Coot-tha. Prior to this 4MBS and Family Radio had merely leased land beside 4ZZZ but then Brisbane City Council decided that having three transmission towers and huts in the one place was an eyesore and encouraged the three radio stations to share facilities. This resulted in the three radio stations developing a company called Broadcasting Park to negotiate with the Council. This company consisted of three shares, one owned by each member station.
Canadian First Nations vow to #ShutDownCanada this Friday
#ShutDownCanada is asked that people don’t buy, fly or work today, and keep the kids home from school”.
The Facebook event page hosted by “In Solidarity with all Land Defenders” is listing events being organised by different organisations throughout Canada, and states that forcing the government to address the thousands of missing and murdered Indigenous women throughout Canada is one of their primary aims.
“Make no mistake that systemic racism and structural violence are connected to the needs of this illegal colonial state to maintain control of the land for exploitation. That is why we must call attention to these issues at the same time,” the Facebook page reads. “It’s all connected.”