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.
UQ offers free climate change course
The seven-week program, ‘Making Sense of Climate Change Denial’, was developed by UQ’s Global Change Institute and will be offered from 28 April.
Sir David Attenborough is among several experts who will feature in interviews and lectures.
John Cook, coordinator and climate communication research fellow, said the subject “is not about trying to change the minds of deniers, it’s about inoculating the rest of the population”.