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On the show today….

Publisher and CEO of Star Observer, Daniel Bone, explains why the community journal of record is on the brink of going under and how you can help.

The Institute of Many – or TIM – reaches 500 members and Nic Holas joins us.

Tim Peppard from the Victorian chapter of Australian Marriage Equality talks about the up and coming fundraising event.

Martin Cole discusses his new book ahead of the official launch at the Melbourne writers Festival and the Hollywood production of a TV series from his books.

And Ben joins us with the latest news.


About the author: Dean


Producer. Broadcaster. Community Advocate. ENUF Ambassador.
Dean Beck has over 5 years experience as a broadcaster and radio producer. Dean is the founder and original presenter of community radio’s most popular show about sex, sexuality and self, Hide And Seek. He presents the nationally syndicated interview program Word For Word, heard each week on JOY 94.9 and across the Community Radio Network. He also presents a weekly news and current affairs program, On The Line. A tireless advocate for people living with HIV and ENUF Ambassador, Dean coordinated and hosted JOY 94.9’s groundbreaking radio and video web streaming broadcast, World AIDS Day Worldwide, a global 24 hour conversation held on December 1 2013, World AIDS Day. In 2013 JOY 94.9 presented Dean with the Addam Stobbs Broadcast Excellence Award and Living Positive Victoria presented him with their coveted Community Endeavour Award. Dean's work in promoting gay men’s health saw Hide And Seek receive the HIV Awareness Media Award from Living Positive Victoria in 2013.


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