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.
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Customs officers in Thailand have confiscated 21 rhinoceros horns worth approximately five million dollars, with officials calling it the country’s largest seizure in years.
The rhino horns were found in luggage sent from Ethiopia, and arrest warrants have since been issued for two Thai women travelling from Vietnam and Cambodia to collect them.
A UN convention bans the global trade of rhino horn, which is prized as a traditional medicinal treatment for a wide variety of ailments including cancer.
Brisbane City Council senior officers leave post after IT blowout
Two senior officers have left the Brisbane City Council over the $60 million IT Systems cost blowout.
It’s tempting to see the terminology we’re raised with as correct, or at least harmless. Casual ignorance is for our grandparents with their stereotypical fondness for out-dated racial slurs. However, individuals who normally err on the side of political correctness seem unaware (and sometimes unconcerned) that the word pr*stitute is a slur; that the term perpetuates harmful stereotypes and assumptions; and that, no, ‘just kidding’ doesn’t give you a free pass.