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".
Remaining Al Jazeera journalists released on bail
The first released prisoner, Mohamed Fahmy (Farmy) was the acting bureau chief for Al Jazeera English when he was arrested in December 2013 with the other released prisoner, Egyptian producer Baher (Ba-her) Mohamed and Australian correspondent Peter Greste.