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".
Qld government defers electricity price regulation for 12 months
Energy minister Mark Bailey says it allows the government to receive independent advice for a fairer electricity system, given steep price rises over the last three years.
Deputy opposition leader John-Paul Langbroek criticised it as bad news for competition, jobs and business.