In November 2013, Queer Radio was chosen by an independent panel of judges to win the CAN Awards 2013 Media Award. The Community Action Network Awards were first introduced in 1997 to recognize achievement that is positive and makes a difference in the inner city areas of Brisbane. Coordinated by the New Farm Neighbourhood Centre, the award citation reads "For excellence in journalism/social media which promotes the social inclusion and equality for all".
Tasmanian mental health system "chronically underfunded"
Health union delegate and social worker Ben McGregor said delays due to inadequate staff numbers were making mental health problems worse.
Industrial action has been taken by a group of health workers, citing the case of a nine-year-old child waiting more than a year for mental health treatment.
Health Minister Ferguson said the State Government's green paper process on reforming the health system would chart a way forward.