Become a member

JOY 94.9 is a not-for-profit volunteer-based community radio station that relies on your support to survive and grow.

If you have any questions on how to join, contact the station on 1300 JOY 949 (1300 569 949) for the cost of a local call (more for mobiles); if calling from overseas use +61 3 9267 6000 or send an email to

Why you should join as a member

  • JOY connects our community, membership proudly signifies your support for community radio. JOY 94.9 is an independent voice for the diverse lesbian gay bi-sexual transgender & intersex communities listened to by 530,000 people in Melbourne and more online (audience figures from a Survey conducted by McNair Ingenuity Research January 2019) .
  • JOY entertains you and your membership keeps your favourite JOY programs on air and enables us to grow so we can present new and exciting programs for your enjoyment
  • JOY gives you a voice and your membership means you can have a say in the way the station is run.

You could also consider a tax-deductible donation to help keep the station on-air. An official tax deductible receipt is issued for donations $2 and over.

JOY membership types

Membership of JOY 94.9 is governed by the Rules of Association  and membership terms & conditions.

  • Individual – Full / Concession / Under 18
  • Family
  • Passionate Individual / Passionate Family
  • Organisation (not for profit)
  • Business


Membership explained

  • The membership subscription is in Australian Dollars, includes GST and it is valid for 12 months.
  • The start date of a new membership is the date the membership application is received with payment in an acceptable form.
  • The renewal payment should be received within one month prior of the renewal date to retain continuity of the membership.
  • Concession: Student, Unwaged, Pensioner, Seniors or Concession card holders.
  • Automatic renewal option is available. (With the exception to Concession and Under 18 membership)

Individual & Family membership

Passionate Family Individual Concession Under 18
$250 $124 $84 $42 $22

Member benefits:

  • Our commitment to you is to deliver uplifting music, entertaining discussion and relevant news and current affairs, 24 hours a day over 365 days a year,
  • membership also makes you eligible for movie passes, concert tickets, theatre tickets, CDs, books, t-shirts and other goodies that we give away every day on JOY,
  • during the year you will receive invites to station events, and regular station and program information,
  • you will be eligible for discounts and special offers from a variety of supporting business and sponsors across Melbourne,
  • the opportunity to be involved in setting the direction for JOY by attending forums, joining committees or nominating for election to the Board.

Business & Organisation membership

$300 $700


Organisation (NFP) / Busines member benefits:

Besides supporting the JOY mission to deliver uplifting music, entertaining discussion and relevant news and current affairs, 24 hours a day over 365 days a year, your Business or Organisation (NFP) membership also gives you:

  • Production of 1 x 15-second Member Recognition Spot thanking you for your support of JOY, and helping build your brand recognition among JOY listeners, valued at $250.
  • The Member Recognition Spot played once a week throughout the year (52 times), valued at $1560.
  • 15% discount on JOY Production Services, including sponsorship packages.

Know more about Becoming a Sponsor/Advertiser

Thank you for considering a membership of JOY 94.9

Join online

Joining online is easy, you need a credit / debit card & an email address:

  • Use our secure online payment system to join with Credit / Debit card or PayPal.
  • You will receive two emails from JOY, a Receipt, and a Confirmation once membership is approved.

Join by phone

  • Call us 1300 JOY 949 ( 1300 569 949 ) with your Credit / Debit card (mastercard, visa or amex)
  • You will be sent a Receipt and Membership Confirmation via email,
  • Please allow up to 3 days for your membership confirmation to be processed.

Join by post

  • Download a printable form.
  • Please complete form, attach Cheque or Money order; or complete Credit / Debit card details, and Post ( Please do not post cash )

JOY 94.9
Level 9, 225 Bourke Street
Melbourne, VIC, 3000

  • You will be sent a Receipt and a Membership conformation via email.

Please allow up to 7 days from when you Posted the form, for your membership to be processed.


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