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

10 May 2021

Our Rainbow Country – Scholarship for regional, rural and remote Australians

Apply Now (Limited Spots Available) Always wanted to start a podcast or make radio but didn’t know how?   JOY 94.9 is giving 24 lucky people living in ...

7 May 2021

Brown Bear Coaching – Feel proud in your life and work

In a world facing the consequences of a global pandemic, it's extremely normal for many people to feel directionless. Those ...

4 May 2021

Men on Men 2021 Art Exhibition and Competition

Known famously as one of Australia's longest running gay-owned and operated venues, the Laird Hotel is a safe space and ...

28 Apr 2021

Everything you need to know about the Midsumma Festival 2021 Program

The highly anticipated 2021 Midsumma Festival is happening right now at multiple venues across Melbourne! Known as Australia’s premier LGBTQIA+ ...

27 Apr 2021

Radiothon 2021 – THANK YOU! (Final Amount)

All of us here at JOY would like to give you our biggest thanks for all the support you have ...

12 Apr 2021

Win BIG this Radiothon with Daily Prizes and Giveaways!

Become a Member or Donate to JOY! JOY Radiothon is back for another year and we're gearing up to fully #EmbraceJOY ...

8 Apr 2021

Creating community, connection and comfort for Foster Families

For decades, The Lighthouse Foundation has been a safe haven for young homeless people from backgrounds of long-term neglect and ...

18 Mar 2021

LGBTIQA+ Mental Health Survey – Making Change

Mental health services should be accessible to all and provide support that meets the unique needs of those seeking it. ...

18 Mar 2021

Have your say JOYsters! – Favourite Soul/R&B Song

Hey JOYsters! We want to hear your thoughts! For their Easter Sunday special,  Caffè Lattè is asking you "What are your ...

11 Mar 2021

Radiothon 2021 is here! #EmbraceJOY

It’s time for the rainbow community to shed the COVID cloak and embrace the joy of being LGBTIQA+. We’re leading ...

14 Dec 2020

Listen live to JOY Daytimes

  You can listen live to JOY Daytimes - Australia's Most Uplifting Music Mix with the JOY Daytimes crew, from 9am ...

3 Dec 2020

Independent community media is alive and well at JOY 94.9

[caption id="attachment_9980" align="alignnone" width="2050"] JOY Annual General Meeting was held on Zoom. November, 2020[/caption]   With much discussion around the commercialisation of ...

2 Dec 2020

Here is the story of JOY – the Prequel !

Author – Chris Furneaux JOY 94.9 Volunteer Archivist – Text updated 1 Oct 2020 Let’s start with a little bit of ...

1 Dec 2020

Restrictions to JOY music podcasts

To our dear community of listeners,   JOY 94.9 as an independent community media organisation is in a privileged position that allows us to use music in our podcasts. We are also privileged to ...

2 Nov 2020

JOY Wins CBAA Best Special Event Broadcast Award for 2020 Mardi Gras Broadcast

Congratulations to everyone involved in JOY's 2020 coverage of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras for taking home the ...

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