4ZZZ launched its glorious tradition of counting down listeners' 100 favourite songs on New Year's Day 1977. More than 10 years later, 2JJJ in Sydney (which employed many ex-Zed staff) began conducting its own Hot 100. Because 4ZZZ held the rights to the name Hot 100, there was a little bit of legal biffo when TripleJ became a national broadcaster, so they changed the name of their survey to the "Hottest 100".
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.