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.
Dr Karl: Intergenerational Report flawed
Released every five years, the report provides a snapshot of Australia’s community and society in 40 years. Dr Kruszelnicki - also known as Dr Karl - singled out the reduced focus on climate change for criticism, describing the Government’s stance on the issue as “incredibly short-sighted”.
Despite assurances otherwise, he now believes he put his name and reputation to a report that is highly political. However, Dr Karl says he has not asked for the ad campaign to stop.