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.
Time in green space improves mental health, Grandmother avoids sentence for medicinal marijuana, Police case against cheating Indian students and more Zedlines
Time in green space improves mental health
Recent research conducted by the University of Queensland has found that even a small amount of time spent in green spaces can lead to measurable improvements in a person’s health.
University of Queensland Associate Professor Richard Fuller says spending 30min or more in outdoor green spaces each week can decrease prevalence of depression by 7 percent, and high blood pressure 9 percent.
Free Go Card trips to be scrapped in new budget, an attack on Jordan Security Office leaves five dead and more Zedlines.
Free Go Card trips to be scrapped in budget
The ‘nine and free’ fare scheme on Queensland’s public transport is set to be scrapped in the state budget, as the government has lost over one hundred and seven million dollars since 2012.
In the last financial year alone, the tenth free trips accrued by Translink users has cost the state almost 28 million dollars in lost revenue, which has only benefited around fifteen per cent of south-east Queensland’s Go Card users.
For the first time in 15 years Townsville Hospital will receive funding towards redeveloping and expanding their children's ward.
Brisbane set to manufacture MND drug
Queensland Premier Anastasia Palaszczuk announced yesterday a significant deal that would see Brisbane manufacture a potential new treatment for Motor Neurone Disease (MND).
Palaszczuk told the BIO International Convention in the United States that Woolloongabba’s Patheon signed a deal with Queensland company NuNerve Party Limited to manufacture a drug for MND, which will eventually be used in human trials.
After destructive weather battered Queensland and New South Wales, Tasmania and eastern parts of Victoria are now bracing themselves for wild weather bringing heavy rain, flash flooding and damaging winds. (Source: Wikicommons)
More flooding as wild weather moves south
After destructive weather battered Queensland and New South Wales, Tasmania and eastern parts of Victoria are now bracing themselves for wild weather bringing heavy rain, flash flooding and damaging winds.
Emergency services in Tasmania warns Launceston is facing its biggest flood threat in more than 90 years as rivers in the states north and northwest are rising faster than anticipated.
Redlands Residents Support Same Sex Marriage, Polls Show Opposition Toward Transgender Education, Australian Tourist Not Exempt From the Death Penalty and more Zedlines (image: youtube)
Redlands Residents Support Same Sex Marriage.
A survey conducted by a Redlands group in support of marriage equality has found over 94 of respondents support same-sex marriage.
The survey was conducted in conjunction with Australian Marriage Equality after Liberal MP Andrew Laming claimed the electorate was divided on the issue, citing 50/50 results of a poll he had conducted.