GiveOUT Day returns for 2022

[This post is sponsored by GiveOUT Day] GiveOUT Day returns for 2022 on Wednesday October 15th. Not sure what the day is? Let us break it down for you. What

Diary of a Work Experience Student – Remus

This week we had the delightful honour of hosting Remus, a 15 year old student who undertook work experience with us this at our Victorian Pride Centre studios.   Hey

Celebrating Foster Care Week

[This post was sponsored by Fostering Connections] This Foster Care Week, Fostering Connections the state-wide foster care recruitment service is calling on Victorians from all walks of life to play

JOY’s ‘Money Can’t Buy’ Auction

Get tickets online now!  A Hyundai KONA EV, a private dining experience with the Lord Mayor, a personal chef for an evening, and a collection of rare wine and whiskeys?

#AllAboard the Pride Ride – We Partner with Yarra Trams

We’re so excited to be partnering with Yarra Trams and Midsumma Festival for the next round of Yarra Tram’s #AllAboard Pride tram. Yarra Trams has today launched an exciting competition

JOY Media celebrates Wear It Purple Day

Annually on August 27th, we celebrate Wear It Purple Day to raise awareness of issues faced by LGBTIQA+ youth and celebrate the diversity of our  rainbow young people. We send

Welcome to JOY Media – Transition Statement

In April this year, we invited our audiences and supporters to #GrowWithJOY.   This theme was chosen to reflect JOY’s growth and development, leading us to this point in time,

Become a JOY News Reader!

Start your career in journalism and current affairs! JOY is currently looking for passionate volunteers with journalism experience, to join our News Team to deliver professional, informative, impartial and accurate


Sara Webb x JOY Drive: DART Mission and More!

Em and Warren chat to their astrophysicist, Sara Webb about what’s been happening in space!

Jeffrey Foster x JOY Drive: Optus Data Breach

Em and Warren chat to Associate Professor in Cyber Security at Macquarie University, Jeffrey Foster about what the Optus data breach means for you and how you can protect yourself.

Dr Vincent Ho x JOY Drive: Gallstones

Em and Warren chat to the Gut Doctor, Dr Vincent Ho, about the gallbladder and gallstones.

JOY Drive: What Makes Good Shampoo?

Em got her hair done and asked Warren for some advice about what shampoo to get. Needless to say, they both have no idea!

Suzy Wrong x Dahmer

Em and Warren chat to TV, film and theatre reviewer Suzy Wrong about Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story streaming on Netflix.

World Wide Wrap: LGBTIQ+ News for the Week to October 4, 2022

Listen to the week’s World Wide Wrap where we round up all that was in international LGBTIQ+ news for the week to October 4, 2022. World Wide Wave aims to…


Rihanna, Shakira, Post Malone & More

Direct from Hollywood to JOY 94.9, LA Spinz kicks off this week with the latest on Rihanna, Shakira, Post Malone, Olivia Wilde, Taylor Hawkins, Adam Levine, Maroon 5, The Crown…


Up To Date: Melbourne International Games Week – we discuss what’s happening on the biggest week for Aussie gamers!

It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! Join Elliot, Charlie and…


Begin again – Show #244 (part 2), 7 August 2022

In the second hour of today’s show, Katie pays tribute to the late Uncle Archie Roach and plays more of the songs that were released while she was away. They…


Rainbow Yarning with VACCA

The Rainbow Yarning Workshops are aimed at strengthening connections within the LGBTIQA+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. Dan Powell from the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) joins us…



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