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Tuesday Morning Magazine: 9 am - 12 pm
"Good Vibes" with Jessica Quinlan
Hi, I’m Jess. I’ve always been known as the bubbly energetic one, as I have grown, I’ve developed a calm nature too – it’s a good balance.
I’m pretty much about loving life, having a positive mindset and doing things that light you up.
With my working journey, let’s say I have stepped into many different roles and industries - from personal training, working with children, working in disability, events and promotions, life coaching, being an adventure guide, barista and lots of different retail positions. I have even been a skater waiter in a diner – now that was fun!
It seems that I have been searching for “my thing” - the thing that lights me up every day. Get me behind a microphone and I feel such a buzz. After working in several commercial radio stations as a promotional assistant,
I can honestly admit watching the presenters made me dream that one day I wanted to do that. I was told about Noosa FM radio’s trainee course and I jumped at the chance of learning to become a presenter.
So here I am - ready to bring you my “Good Vibes” radio show served with more than a dash of positivity and quirkiness.
Lunch Time: Thursday 12 pm - 2 pm
"Easy Hits" songs from the 70s to now.
Lunch Time: Thursday 12 pm - 2 pm.
Recently moved up to the Sunshine Coast from the rural outskirts of Sydney. and now calling Cooroy "Home".
For the May to September 2020 program I am at the lunch time program "Easy Hits".
Tune in on Thursday 12 pm - 2 pm to listen to my lunch time song selection from the 70s to now.
Noosa FM would like to thank all volunteers for their time, skills and efforts over the past year.
This is Volunteers’ Week, so we at Noosa FM invite you to nominate a volunteer you want to say "thank you" to. You may also nominate yourself :)
You can call Noosa FM 101.3 on 5447 2233 and leave the name and contact of your favourite volunteer in a message and why you are nominating them. You can also text their name and contact to Noosa FM’s live studio on 0451 543 161.
We have 4 sponsored vouchers – two for a spa and two for a golfing session – as prizes!
This is how it works:
Your nominee will go into a draw for a spa thermal suite hydro massage and steam experience, infra-red sauna and blitz shower at Noosa Springs. Or maybe… and there is more… play 18 holes of golf including motorised cart at Noosa Springs.
Every day from Tuesday to Friday we will announce one winner.
James McKay - Volunteer Presenter, Noosa FM - Golfing Voucher
Joanne Jensen, Volunteer Nursing Home, Dicky Beach - Spa Voucher
Gloria, Vinnies - Golfing Voucher
Jessica Stanbury, Volunteer Bush Fire and more, Noosa - Spa Voucher
THURSDAY BREAKFAST: Thursday 6 am - 9 am
Wake up with fun, music and entertainment.
Jeremy Richards, aka "The Funman". He grew up in Melbourne where he worked as a musician for many years. He moved to Gippsland, where he worked for Gippsland FM, ABC Radio Gippsland, TR-FM and Win-TV. He also worked as a professional musician in Europe and speaks 4 different languages.
Recently he moved to Noosa on the Sunshine Coast and joined Noosa FM in 2019.
Local Noosa & Sunny Coast
Cafes and Restaurants
let us promote your Take-Away business on-air
limited time offer and while availability lasts
Noosa FM 101.3 has been your community radio station for 26 years. We have always been here to support our community, and so are very proud to announce a great, new campaign to help our regional businesses during these Covid-19 times and promote their new initiatives to keep their businesses afloat.
For just $5 per week, our Noosa FM Sponsorship team will include your cafe or restaurant in our exciting, new and ongoing Community Service Announcement (CSA) "Locals Supporting Locals".
To all restaurant and cafe owners, to advertise your take-away and/or delivery services please contact our helpful Sponsorship team at firstname.lastname@example.org to be included in this special CSA and become a part of this great campaign offer.
Noosa FM 101.3 - we are here to connect, inform and entertain - your homegrown community radio station for 26 years.
SPECIAL BROADCAST - ANZAC DAY DAWN SERVICE.
Scroll down for the audio sound file link and program download.
Tewantin Noosa RSL Sub-Branch on 25th APRIL 2020 at 5.30 am to 6.15 am on NOOSA FM 101.3
Tewantin RSL Sub-Branch Commemoration 2019
Noosa FM and the Tewantin Noosa RSL Sub-Branch are offering in partnership a special ANZAC Day Dawn Service Commemoration this year which will be broadcast to people’s homes over the Noosa FM 101.3 Community Radio airwaves.
The Sub-Branch is conforming to the directions as laid down by State and Federal governments. The ANZAC Day 2020 public gathering activities are cancelled due to the Government strategy of minimising the possible transfer of the COVID-19 virus by restricting contact between members of the public.
The Tewantin Noosa RSL Sub-Branch would like to invite its members, their families and friends to commemorate ANZAC Day 2020 and be a part of the Dawn Service by listening to Noosa FM 101.3 in their own homes – with all service men and women to wear their uniforms, medals and badges.
The Sub-Branch service will begin at 5.30am and conclude at 6.15am on Saturday, April 25, 2020.
Radio FM 101.3 airwaves and to stream online click link https://www.noosafm.org/audio-player.html
Click Red Button below to listen to the ANZAC DAY DAWN SERVICE special Noosa FM broadcast and download its program
Saturday 25th April 5.30 am to 6.15 am.
Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, The Wave our music only overnight program will now commence at 6 pm weekdays and all day Sunday. All your favourite hits and memories to entertain you from the 60s to recent releases, local and international artists. We hope that it wont be long before returning back to normal and for your favourite evening, late night and Sunday presenters to be back on the airwaves for you. You may find some of them are talking to you during the week at different times and days. Live Presenter Program Monday to Friday from 6 am to 6 pm and Saturday 6 am to 5 pm.
The Millennium Scene with Reuben Cosgrove
Saturday 3 pm - 5 pm:
My program, The Millennium Scene, showcases music from all the sub-genres that have sprung up around punk and metal over the past three decades. From ska-punk to thrashcore to Midwest emo and everything in between, it explores the surprising diversity of the modern rock scene.
I’ve lived on the Sunshine Coast all my life which, so far, is only 17 years. For more than half of that, I’ve had a fascination with music, learning about musical theory from a young age. I attribute most of my musical taste to the early 2000s video games I played as a child, with soundtracks that led me to discover punk legends like Less Than Jake and NOFX. I don’t often get the opportunity to share my musical tastes with like-minded people, so having a radio show was a perfect opportunity to do that on a larger scale. In recent years, I’ve also put my hand at writing songs myself.
Noosa FM is proud to announce the New Fundraiser Raffle. Winners will be drawn on-air during the popular Morning program “Active Noosa”, Tuesday 10th March.
We don't expect Elvis to fly in as a hot air balloon, but we'd love you to be there :) Please come along to join in and to celebrate with us. Breakfast BBQ $5 and cold soft drinks $ 1 lots of good music and lots of happy people in front of the station at The J, Noosa Junction.
Noosa FM 101.3 - Your Community Radio.
Tickets $2 each, 3 for $5, 7 for $10 and a book of 25 for $30.
Raffle closing date: 10th March 2020
All “Christmas Raffle 2019” Ticket holders will be contacted and offered to be reissued with new, same value tickets.
Winners will be announced on air and contacted by phone.
All proceeds will go to support the broadcasting work of the volunteers for the Community of Noosa FM not for profit & charity association inc.
Fantastic Prizes to be won:
4 individual, beautiful baskets with eclectic goods and vouchers from local Noosa businesses.
1st Prize Basket - Homeware & Picnic Goods valued at $1000
Woven Hyacinth Basket filled with:
Ceramic Ginger Jar, Turkish Towel, Set of Coasters, POH Bakes Book, 2020 Gardening Diary, Glass Cleaner Vinyl Care Spray, Nonolicious Car Wash,
Vouchers value: 1 x Seafood Market $100, 1 x Fabulous On The River $25, 1 x Bunnings $100, 1 x Eclectic Style $80
Picnic in:- Insulated Carry Bag filled with:
Pandoro Cake, Bottle of Sparkling Wine, Inflatable Beach Ball, 10L Waterproof Bag, 2020 Health Diary, Small Toiletry Bag filled with: LaRoche-Posay Perfume (sample size), Aveno Lotio (travel size). QV Cream, Hydralyte Earbuds, LaRoche-Posay Thermal Spring Water (sample size)
Vouchers value: 1 x Noosa Fair Butcher $50, 1 x Surf Club Restaurant voucher $25, 10 x Alcoholic Mix-Drinks Noosa FM $60
2nd Prize Basket - Foodie Lovers valued at $ 500
Wooden Leaf Shaped Tray filled with:
Jar of Fig in Armagnac, 3 Packages of Gluten Free Pasta, Greek Pitanah, various flavoured Organic Pasta, String Shopping Bag, Book - A Whole New Way to Eat, 2020 Diary,
Vouchers value: 1 x Surf Club Restaurant $25, 1 x MOTO restaurant $25, 1 x Fabulous On The River $25, 1 x Ma Petite Boutique $50,
1 x Hearts & Minds Art $50
3rd Prize Basket - Sun & Travel valued at $250
Woven Basket filled with:
Sunsense SPF 50+, Soy Candle, Coconut Lime Scented Candle, Beach Carry Bag, 1 Toiletry Bag containing: shoe sponge, 2x Travel size Serendipity Shampoo, 2x Travel Size Serendipity Conditioner, 2x Travel Size Aromatherapy Body Wash, 2x Travel Size Bath Salts, 2x Travel Size Aromatherapy Body Lotion, 2x Small Soap Squares, 6x Make-up Remover Wipes, 1 Razor and Shave Cream, 2x Travel Toothbrushes and Tooth Paste, 1 Travel Sewing Kit,
1 set Earrings, 1 Neutrogena Small Make-up Bag, 1 QV Day Cream for Face, 1 Carlotta Hand Cream, 1 LaRoche-Posay 50+ Sun Screen (sample size), 1 LaRoche-Posay Perfume (sample size), 1x 2020 Health Diary,
Vouchers value: 1 x Surf Club Restaurant $25, 1 x Majestic Theater Silent Movie for 2 people $30, 1 x Fabulous On The River $25, 1 x Sandy Pages $50
4th Prize Basket - Petopia valued at $250
Wicker basket filled with:
Rope Dog Toy, Dog Statue Light, Liver Treats, Dental Chew Toy, Toy Value Pack, Knotted Rope Toy, Super Bouncy Ball, Nerf Toy, My Journey Book, 2020 Well Being Diary
1 x Surf Club Restaurant $25, 1 x Gibsons Café $25, 1 x Zachery’s $50
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'TIS THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY…
NOOSA FM 101.3 Community Radio Station invites all volunteers, members, family, friends, community subscribers and sponsors to celebrate the festive season with the station’s Christmas Party:
When: Friday, December 13
Venue: Noosa FM Radio Station and forecourt
Enjoy a sausage sizzle, fresh prawns and snacks with the
barbecue cranking up at 6.30pm.
We will be licensed and sell soft drinks,
wine and beer at very volunteer prices.
Let’s celebrate the festive season with a great get-together.
Music supplied by our very own radio station.
Members are free, non-members just $10
It’s been a big, busy year, so let’s relax, laugh and celebrate the festive season.
Don your best Christmas frock or Christmas hat and enjoy!
Please RSVP at email@example.com or by phoning our friendly volunteer receptionists on 5447 2233.
Merry Christmas! And warm season Greetings,
The Noosa FM 101.3 Radio Elves.
Noosa FM is now broadcasting far and beyond with a brand new and superior antenna system: Congratulations.
Thank-you to the generous sponsorship of the Community Broadcast Foundation (CBF); the project manageress, President Noosa FM, Sibylle Reisch; Noosa FM Treasurer, Gisa Weatherill for her diligent work and support with the funding distribution; the Noosa FM Management Committee Team for approving this project; thank you to John Maizels for sharing his well of broadcasting knowledge, President Technorama; Thank you to Mark Osborne for his welcoming support, Technical Services Manager Channel Seven; Channel Seven Sunshine Coast; Ricky Gravolin, Seven Representative; Kathy Promdaan, AVN Integration (see picture) https://avnintegration.com.au/; Sean Pitchard, Broadcast Components; Andrew Marchant, Ravenstek Broadcast Engineer; Thank you to all helpers, supporters like the Surf Life Saver Club, Noosa Heads for their generous donation towards the installation cost.
The project has been 13 months in the making with many years in the planning and has successfully been concluded on the Tuesday 19th November 2019. The new system is up and running and broadcasting community radio to the people of Noosa and Sunshine Coast Shires and across the Hinterland. We have already had many reports about the reception of the signal being received in the most remotest topographically difficult location on the Sunshine Coast.
Please let us know where and how you can hear the airwaves of FM 101.3, by leaving a message on our facebook page,
leave a message on 07-5447 2233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We love to hear from you ... about how you hear us.
Noosa FM your ‘Heads-up’ radio on FM 101.3 loud and clear.
Founding and long-time members were thanked for their hard work and dedication to provide an on-air service to the community for more than two decades.
Al Hensley and Mel Concepcion (top) are two of the originals and have devoted countless hours to all aspects of the station.
Mel C. started by fundraising for Noosa FM during its inception, “I helped with fundraising in the beginning and eventually joined,” she said. “I love music. It’s great because you establish your name and a lot of people expect you to be there (on air) at that time every week.”
Over the past 25 years, Mel Concepcion has presented a variety of shows and remembered in the early days having an old cassette player compared to the technology the station uses today.
Al Hensley said he has seen a great change in Noosa community, both for better and for worse, over the 24 years he has been presenting. He also recalled how the station fulfilled a purpose in his life and went on to say “It’s opened a lot of doors. I was going through a period back then when I wasn’t doing much then I joined the station and I got a life and feel part of the fabric of Noosa.”
NOOSA FM’s Sibylle Reisch said she was grateful for the hard work of their longstanding volunteers.
NOOSA FM would like to congratulated the following recipients.
20 YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS:
Vicky Riley — Vicky has performed a multitude of roles including music librarian, programming co-ordinator, system maintenance, training and presenter support. Vicky has also created and runs a wonderful overnight program called The Wave.
Gisa Weatherill — Gisa has worked tirelessly for almost 20 years at Noosa FM in a variety of roles including program creation and reception work. For the last twelve months she has also taken on the role of treasurer worked hard to master MYOB.
Gayle Nicholson deserves a special mention for more than 14 years of dedicated service to the station. Gayle created a wonderful jazz program and was a popular presenter and mentor to others. She will be sorely missed by many.
Information courtesy of Caitlin Zerafa - Noosa News.
Photos courtesy of NOOSA FM and Noosa News.
Noosa FM's Jazz genre volunteer's successful for over 20 years on air.
Left to right: Karl Kunkel (Monday Drive 4-6 pm), Gayle NIcholson (retiring presenter), Al Hensley (Monday 12-2 pm Blues, Wednesday 12-2 pm Jazz), John Schluter (Thursday 12-2 pm Jazz), Stan Wilson (Wednesday 8-10 pm Jazz, Sunday 8 - 10 pm Classic), Wayne Carlson (Wednesday 12-2pm Jazz, Friday 12-2pm Blues & Jazz).
On Tuesday 24 September the annual Booin Gari Festival was held at Lions Park on the banks of the picturesque Noosa River. There were plenty of activities and entertainment for all ages, with opportunities to celebrate the culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander's through song and dance, art and craft, stories and yarning. Of course there was also plenty of great food on offer along with traditional bush tucker tastings.
So what's happening this Friday morning (20 Sept) on Ultra Culcha? For starters, how about being absolutely chockerz with culture. There will be free Flapper Party tickets, ancient art, rare organ recordings and plenty more...
First up at 9.30am Alfalfa will be airing a very rare live recording of the treasured 1937 Compton Organ which was recently launched at the Majestic Theatre Pomona after six and a half years in restoration.
Ian Worlsternholme has been presenting "Community Keyboards" for over 20 years at Oldham Community Radio UK and gave our treasured Majestic Theatre Pomona & its organ a mention. He's sent me the WAV file (radio speak for dub down) and I will play part of the broadcast about the Majestic Theatre Pomona and about the organs journey to its new home in Pomona, via Brisbane & Chester UK and also play two rare live recording of the 1937 Compton Organ that were performed in 1960 at the ABC Regal Theatre in Chester where the organ was originally housed. I've thrown in a couple of quirky tracks from Japanese Organist Isao Tomita the electronic guru of the 1970s just for all you secret organ music fans out there … (uh yes they are out there) trust me on that one.
Just after 10am Alfalfa will be talking to Jane from Australian Decorative Fine Arts about their upcoming lecture this weekend… Christopher Bradley (The Arts Society). The Magnificence of Persia – The Art of Isfahan, Shiraz and Ancient Persepolis… you couldn't get anymore cultural than that. Mmm... maybe?
And as promised, just after the 11am news Alfalfa will be giving away a double pass to the Majestic Theatre Pomona Flapper Party which is happening this coming Saturday night (21 Sept). Included in this unique event will be a three course meal, Champagne on arrival and all things 1920s including the cocktails.
So get that Flapper dress out and start ironing, and make sure you tune in after 11am if you want your chance to win the tickets to this fun night
By the way, BYO Snuff Box.
NOOSA FM would like to send out a huge thank you to every single person involved in the enormous community effort in dealing with the recent bush fire threat to Perigian and the surrounding areas.
Firstly, thank you almost seems a little inadequate considering the enormity of the situation where those working tirelessly at ground zero were able to amazingly contain the fire and minimize overall damage to the area.
Also appreciation goes out to ABC Sunshine Coast for their collaborative efforts with NOOSA FM to keep our community informed at all stages throughout the fire fighting and subsequent evacuation.
Gratitude must also go out to all of those volunteers who generously offered assistance with the evacuation of homes in the threatened area as well as manning the evacuation centres set up around the region.
And of course a big thank you to 'The Captain' for keeping us updated on air with key events and developments into the evening.
Facebook post: Tuesday 10th September 2019
***TO ALL OUR WONDERFUL LISTENERS AND FACEBOOK FOLLOWERS***:
From 10 pm tonight to 6 am Wednesday morning Noosa FM will transmit the live broadcast emergency program of the Sunshine Coast ABC Radio. We hope you will all benefit from this collaboration between Noosa FM Community Radio and ABC Sunshine Coast.
During this current fire emergency if anyone is displaced, needs accommodation or would like to offer accommodation to anyone in need you can contact NOOSA FM on 5447 2233 or text live into the studio until 10 pm tonight on 0451 543 161.
We can then connect you with Alexander who is volunteering to coordinate emergency stays in Noosa and surrounding areas.
Your Noosa FM volunteers, members and Management team wish you all a safe night.
Facebook post: Wednesday 11th September 2019
A big cheer goes out to the ABC Radio Sunshine Coast and its staff members for keeping us all updated with fire situation on the Sunshine Coast and Noosa Shire during the past 48 hours, and for letting NOOSA FM share the ABC overnight emergency broadcast with our radio and web site listeners and social media followers throughout Tuesday evening.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Though the bush fire threat of the past couple of days had been contained and extinguished, due to continued extreme dry weather conditions as well as developing wind gusts over the weekend, it is advised that we all remain vigilant for the potential of more bush fires in the area.
Come along and join in the celebrations with NOOSA FM at this years
Booin Gari Festival on Tuesday 24 September 2019 from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm.
You can catch up with us there at our unmistakable red NOOSA FM tent where we will be broadcasting live from 10 am - 2 pm.
Booin Gari Festival offers opportunities to immerse yourself in Australia’s First Nation culture through song and dance, art and craft, stories and yarning, bush tucker tastings and water craft. Gubbi Gubbi Dance led by Kabi Kabi Traditional Custodian Lyndon Davis, host the popular family festival that keeps offering more, without the usual festival prices. The origins of the Booin Gari event began in the car park of community organisation United Synergies in 2007 and they remain major sponsor along with Noosa Council. This 1-day festival is an opportunity to build connections to people, country and culture. Previously held in the April school holidays it moved to the September school holidays in 2018 and is now held on the banks of the Noosa river at Noosaville Lions Park.
Above slideshow images from previous Booin Gari festivals courtesy of Brent Harvey:
NOOSA COUNTRY SHOW 2019
6th & 7th September 2019 - Friday & Saturday 10 am to 10 pm.
NOOSA FM presenters and volunteers under the shade of our unmistakable red tent will be at this year's Noosa Country Show
from 7 am to 2 pm, (broadcasting live from 8 am - 12 pm). So why not pop over and say hi.
The traditional Country Show will be celebrating their 110th year with lots of entertainment for all the family with lots of prizes to be won. There's also the fastest eating guinea Pig, equestrian, dogs show, reptiles, stud and dairy cattle along with all of the country show classics such as woodcraft, cake decorating, preserve and cheese making championship plus plenty more.
You will be entertained by the Pomona and Tewantin State School Bands, QLD Police Band and lots of live music with Andrea Kirwin, Robin & The Hoods, Zurich & Brown Duo, Miss Sassy - Quartet, Uncle Bob's Jug Band, Smoke 'n' Mirrors.
And don't miss the grand parade on Friday night with fireworks starting at 7 pm.
NOOSA FM look forward to seeing you there...
Come along and join NOOSA FM for our Outside Broadcast at the Cooroy Mountain Spring Festival
6.30 am - 3.00 pm Sunday 18 AUGUST 2019
Join us and station sponsor, Rotary Club of Cooroy, for a family fun day at the Cooroy Mountain Spring Festival. Tickets are still only $10 (children age under 12 free) with all proceeds going to community groups in need.
Enjoy a fun day of music, a kids’ activity centre, food and market stalls stroll through the rainforest and have this once-a-year chance to climb Cooroy Mountain (sorry for safety reasons no dogs will be allowed) . The first walkers are able to start their climb at 6.30 am and last leaving for base camp at at 1.00 pm.
The is a once a year opportunity to climb Cooroy Mountain and take in the unique views of the hinterland is courtesy of Peter Lavin of Wimmers and Cooroy Mountain Spring Water.
Warren O’Neill, President of the Rotary Club of Cooroy said, “This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a Sunday morning walk and get a view of our beautiful countryside from the top of Mount Cooroy. One hour will be ample time to walk to the top up a rocky track; a hundred metres from the top, there is a rocky slab with some great views to the West over the sunny coast hinterland and further up on the south eastern side of the summit there are views to the East from the sand patch beyond Lake Cootharaba down the Sunshine Coast to Mount Coolum."
Last year thanks to the generosity of visitors to the Festival the Rotary Club of Cooroy was able to donate over $30,000 to good causes including local disability support group, Sunshine Butterflies based in Tewantin, Queensland Drought Appeal, Cooroy SES and Black Mountain Rural Fire Brigade and many more.