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.
Queensland study into pre-loading
Operation Smart Start, conducted by Griffith University and the Queensland Police Service monitored how much partygoers pre-loaded, before heading out.
The study surveyed more than 3000 people and revealed that ninety per cent of people drank at home before a night out.
The results showed partygoers tended to spend more money because they were already drunk.
Further, pre-loading contributed to more alcohol-fuelled violence.
Researchers hope this study will help educate people on knowing their limits on drinking and staying within them.