Keep up to date on all things happening within the Australian LGBTIQA+ community and across JOY Media.

16 Sep 2022

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 ...

16 Sep 2022

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 ...

11 Sep 2022

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 ...

2 Sep 2022

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 ...

2 Sep 2022

#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 ...

30 Aug 2022

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 ...

21 Aug 2022

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 ...

22 Jul 2022

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 ...

19 Jul 2022

Annual General Meeting 2022 – JOY Melbourne Inc (Save The Date)

19th July 2022 The Board of JOY Melbourne Inc invites all members to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held at ...

8 Jun 2022

Just Ask Mama – #FabJab


In October 2021, CEO of Transgender Victoria, Mama Alto, sat down with Dr Anita Muñoz to answer YOUR questions on ...

17 May 2022

Rainbow Ready Roadmap Announcement

To coincide with IDAHOBIT 2022, JOY CEO Ange Barry, sat down with Todd Fernando, the Victorian Commissioner for LGBTIQ+ Communities, ...

16 May 2022

How TikTok’s ‘For You’ Page is platforming queer stories to the mainstream

The online book-focused LGBTIQA+ subculture on TikTok is starting to change what inclusivity means in today's literary world.  With over a ...

14 Apr 2022

Volunteer Position: Head of News

Located at the Victorian Pride Centre in Melbourne, JOY is Australia's LGBTIQA+ community media organisation. We provide entertaining and uplifting ...

14 Apr 2022

Unbolt the Vault – Winner Announced for Radiothon 2022

What a fantastic radiothon we have had here at JOY! After 10 days of fundraising to help us all #GrowWithJOY, ...

13 Apr 2022

Exploring Queer: Stories from the NGV Collection on Sunday Arts Magazine

Recently, Sunday Arts Magazine team David Hunt and Neil D'Vauz had the pleasure of chatting with curators from the National ...


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