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".
Australia Post prices rising again
Despite the online shopping boom, from the March 2 posting a prepaid 5kg parcel in Australia will cost from 30c to 55c more, return paid parcels will rise by up to 85c, and customers posting parcels in their own packaging will be charged 25c to 45c more.
Australia Post is blaming its ailing letters business as well as higher delivery and transport costs, for the rise in prices and spokeswoman Michelle Skehan says, “we know that price increases are never easy for our customers and we take the decision to implement these cost recovery measures very seriously.”