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.
Commonwealth considers voter ID as Queensland wants to drop it
University of Queensland Professor and electoral law expert Graeme Orr said,
“There is sporadic evidence of possible multiple voting in Australia, but not at a level to raise systemic concern; in any event, voter ID is no cure for that,".
Critics argue, marginalised and vulnerable community sectors are unfairly disadvantaged by required voter ID at the polling booths, however the LNP state executive maintains there isn’t concrete evidence from the electoral commission showing these fears have materialised necessitating the removal of the legislation.
The federal government will consider the joint standing committee's recommendations and the state committee is due to report back to the Queensland Parliament ahead of the first May sitting.