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.
Mount Isa Council to hold public forums regarding water shortages
Drinking water supplies fell to just 6 per cent on Sunday, prompting the council to vote for the public forum at a council meeting this week and hopes to hold it in the coming weeks.
Councillor Brett Peterson says "we've got to start to work together on (this) …. letting the ratepayers and residents of Mount Isa know exactly what is going on."