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".
All three levels of government insist 10% of Bulimba Baracks sale be reinvested locally
Local federal member Terri Butler, state member Di Butler and councillor Shayne Sutton, all members of the Labor Party, have called on the Coalition government to ensure 10% of the barrack sale proceeds are set aside to improve the local infrastructure.
However, the Abbott government has already thrown a spanner into their proposal, saying all proceeds must be reinvested into the Australian Defence Force.
The ADF is selling most of Bulimba Barracks’ 23-hectare site on the open market, once the federal government has completed its ‘due diligence’ and given its size and location that will mean many millions of dollars for the ADF.