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.
Sri Lankan politicians vote to reduce presidential powers
215 out of 225 politicians approved a constitutional amendment yesterday to restore a two-term limit for presidents. The bill also removed the president's power to dissolve parliament; and to appoint judges, police and public officials.
The amendment rolls back changes made by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa after he successfully crushed the Tamil separatist uprising.
Rajapaska’s term in office is now the subject of corruption and human rights abuses investigations following his surprise defeat in January’s election. Justice Minister, Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe says "This amendment marks a historic moment in Sri Lanka returning to a democracy.