/ 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 membersadmin@joy.org.au.

Why you should join as a member

  • JOY connects our community and your membership proudly signifies your support for a dedicated gay and lesbian community radio station
  • 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 94.9 membership types

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

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

 JOY 94.9 membership rates

Family Individual Concession Under 18 Organisation
$124 $84 $42 $22 $165 $300
  • membership subscription includes GST
  • membership is for 12 months
  • the start date of a new membership is the date a membership application is received with payment in an acceptable form
  • renewal payment in an acceptable form to be received within one calendar month of renewal date to retain continuity of membership
  • Automatic membership renewal option is available

Your member benefits

  • our commitment to you is to deliver uplifting music, entertaining discussion and relevant news and current affairs, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • your membership also makes you eligible for movie passes, concert tickets, theatre tickets, cd’s, books, t-shirts and other goodies that we give away every day on JOY – prizes must be collected within 28 days of the pick-up date advised to winner.
    If you are not able to personally collect the prize within the 28 days, arrange for a friend (with appropriate authority) to collect it for you. Alternatively, email prizes@joy.org.au (or phone the station) to let us know that you are unable to come into the station but you will post in a prepaid post bag so that JOY can post the prize back to you.
  • 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.

Thank you for considering a membership of JOY 94.9

Join JOY 94.9 online

Steps to joining online:

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

Join JOY 94.9 by phone

Steps to joining by phone:

  • Please call us, with your Credit / Debit card (MasterCard, Visa or AMEX) to join-up over the phone 1300 JOY 949 (1300 569 949).
  • You will be sent a membership confirmation via email.
  • Please allow up to 3 days for your membership to be processed.

Join JOY 94.9 by post

Steps to joining by post:

  • Download the JOY Membership Form.
  • Please complete a membership form (with Cheque or Money order attached; or complete the Credit / Debit card details – please do not post cash) and send via post to:

JOY Melbourne
Level 9, 225 Bourke St
Melbourne, VIC, 3000

  • Once we process your payment, your membership will be activated.
  • You will be sent a receipt and a membership conformation via email.

Please allow up to 7 days from when you post for your membership to be processed.