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.
Super Storm: Insurance costs reach over a billion dollars and rising
The massive storm, which only lasted an hour, tore into the Brisbane region last November, and subjected Brisbanites’ homes, workplaces, cars and property to golf-sized hail stones, torrential rain and gale force winds of about 140 kilometres an hour.
The Insurance Council of Australia says more than 100,000 claims have been lodged with 65,000 of those for damaged cars.
It is expected Insurance companies will continue to pay out claims to repair damaged property until the end of 2015.