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.
Boat capsize off Libya kills 400 migrants
The Italian coast guard rescued 144 people on Monday and launched an air and sea search operation in hopes of rescuing others.
It is the latest tragedy in the Mediterranean where the death toll from shipwrecks has surged this year.