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".
QLD Politics: Palaszczuk announces majority woman cabinet
Eight members of the 14-member cabinet are women, including Member for South Brisbane Jackie Trad and former Bligh government minister Kate Jones.
As promised in her electoral campaign, Ms Palaszczuk cut the cabinet size from 19 to 14 members in order to save $27million over the next three years.
Ms Palaszczuk and the Queensland Labor Party defeated the Liberal National Party 44 seats to 42, forming government with the support of Independent Peter Wellington.