Everyone at Golden Days Radio congratulates two people who have received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the General Division.
Firstly, Station Manager Alex Hehr for service to the broadcast media, particularly through community radio.
Secondly, receptionist and member of our Strategy sub-committee Keith Irvine for service to community health through a range of volunteer roles and to social welfare organisations.
Well done to Alex and Keith.
Tony Staley Award
At an awards presentation last night (Saturday 12th November) at the Pullman Hotel in Albert Park, GDR won the prestigious "Tony Staley Award". It is named after Tony Staley who was instrumental in the development of the community broadcasting sector.
The award is given to a community broadcasting organisation or initiative that actively promotes the values of community broadcasting in the areas of democracy, diversity, access and independence.
Larry James Station President accepted the award on behalf of all the volunteers at GDR. Also present at the awards were Peter Thomas and Dudley Chamberlain.