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".
Parents struggling to cope after daughter with Asperger's killed by police
Raymond Woody, principal of Freeman Catholic College where Ms Topic had previously been a student, said that their deepest sympathies went out to all who knew Ms Topic, and that their “deepest prayers and sympathies have been extended to the family concerned.
He also said that the they would “continue to monitor the well being of all students and staff in this difficult time.”