Before 4ZZ could start broadcasting in 1975, a transmitter was ordered from the U.S. But after it was lost on the dock in New York, 4ZZ's chief engineer at the time Ross Dannecker built the station's first transmitter.
Age of consent laws to be changed in Queensland, Farmers turning to welfare due to poor crop sales, Bill Cosby to stand trial for sex offense charges and more Zedlines
Age of consent laws to be changed in Queensland
The Palaszczuk Government has announced they are introducing legislation to standardise the Queensland’s age of consent.
Queensland is the only state to have different age restrictions for specific penetrative sexual acts.
The disparity especially affects gay male teenagers who wish to access safe sexual practices and health information, as practitioners are forced to inform them of the illegality of specific acts if they are under 18.
Researchers at Newcastle University have developed a groundbreaking Scanning Helium Microscope, which could be a game-changer for new discoveries. (Source: Pixabay)
NSW scientists develop groundbreaking microscope
Researchers at Newcastle University have developed a groundbreaking Scanning Helium Microscope, which could be a game-changer for new discoveries.
Rather than light, the microscope uses helium as a source to examine samples in their true state.
University of Newcastle researcher Professor Paul Dastoor says the microscope will allow researchers to examine many surfaces for the first time ever, which could lead to groundbreaking discoveries in the future.
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