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"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 email@example.com 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.
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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.
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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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).
NOOSA FM invited musicians of all age groups, professional and amateur, to enter our 21 Summers 2019 song writing competition.
All valid entries received have been posted on our web site (below) and were actively promoted and played on-air
in the lead-up too the live concert showcasing the competition's ten finalists.
The ten finalists will then performed live at The J on Saturday, 3 August 2019
with the concert being broadcast live on NOOSA FM 101.3 and streamed worldwide.
The competition prize winners were then be selected through an audience vote on the night and announced at the end of the concert.
1st Prize - $1000 + 4 hr recording session with station sponsor Jam Pot Recording Studios
2nd Prize - $500
3rd Prize - $300
CHECK OUT THE 21 SUMMERS 2019 CONFIRMED ENTRIES AND PRIZE WINNERS
Have you been listening to NOOSA FM and wanted to comment on something you've just heard, or maybe text your favourite presenter, or simply request a song?
Well now it's easy. You are able to text real time to any program live. So why not get on board
and be more interactive with NOOSA FM.
NOOSA FM live into studio texting available on:
0451 543 161
Win a Double-Pass to the 21 Summers 2019 finalists live concert at The J. on Sat 3 Aug
plus one of our new NOOSA FM T-Shirts.
Simply enter the 'Draw Perky the Turkey in Action' competition by drawing our 21 Summer's mascot in an activity you might see around Noosa, such as: surfing, bush walking, playing a musical instrument, competing in a sports even, fishing and the list goes on. No restrictions, simply draw Perky doing a Noosa activity and submit your Perky action drawing to us here
at NOOSA FM.
The winner will be announced on our 21 Summers Special program between 2 - 4 pm on Monday 29th July
The competition is now closed and we have a winning entry
Congratulations Peter Harvey from Tewantin.
Join us for the Women 2 Women Business Expo on Wednesday 3rd July 4 pm to 9 pm @ The J.
The free event will feature a diversity of innovative local female led businesses in the arts, services and food industries as well as a fashion show, workshops, wine tasting, prizes to be won and much more. So why not come along to mingle and talk with some of Noosa's top local female entrepreneurs from around the Sunshine Coast.
NOOSA FM is holding another trivia night on Friday, 10 May at The J. on Noosa Drive drive right here at the junction. Come along and join the fun, test your knowledge and win some great prizes.
Arrive at 6:30 pm and the fun kicks off at 7 pm. Make up a table of eight or we are more than happy to organise the table for you. Drinks will also be available at very reasonable prices.
This is a major fundraising event for NOOSA FM so why not come along and support your local community radio station.
Entry: $10 per person.
To register you can contact us on 5447 2233 or email us at email@example.com.
FIND OUT ABOUT TINY HOUSES AND ECO VILLAGES
Come along and join NOOSA FM's free Outside Broadcast in front of Noosa Community Radio on Saturday 2 March and hear some great music along with a selection of interviews on how this type of affordable, environmentally friendly tiny mobile housing of the future can overcome community isolation and disconnection and be the key to building Eco Villages to transition our way of living to a more meaningful, sustainable, regenerative and effective way to live in the future.
The ticketed Seminar next door at The J will feature Two Days of Workshops, Demonstrations, Stalls, Vegan Food and more with a greater focus on each topic on the respective days.
Family & Vegan friendly, drug and alcohol free event, please bring own water bottle. Water will not be sold in plastic bottles at this event so we encourage people to bring their own fillable water containers for free refills from MultiGen’s Atmospheric Water Generators and the Unity Water Truck.
SEMINAR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
SANDY BOLTON MP // State Member for Noosa, Queensland Parliament
DR BRIAN STOCKWELL // Councillor for Noosa Shire
BRYCE LANGSTON // Living Big In A Tiny House - NZ YouTube Celebrity
BEN O'CALLAGAN // The Ecovillage at Currumbin - Smart Urban Villages
MORAG GAMBLE // Crystal Waters Eco Village - Permaculture Education Institute
TIM BURNS // Master of Ceremonies (NZ)
WHERE & WHEN:
Place: The J Noosa - 60 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads, QLD
Dates/Times: Friday 1 March 9 am - 4 pm 'ECO VILLAGES'
Saturday 2 March 9 am - 5 pm 'TINY HOUSES' and the NOOSA FM Outside Broadcast
*For your 25% discount when booking your ticket, use this promotional code: NoosaFM
*For your 25% discount when booking your ticket, use this promotional code: NoosaFM
A dedicated team of NOOSA FM volunteers started arriving early to set up for another Outside Broadcast for Noosa's annual Australia Day celebrations at the Lion’s Park on the banks of the wonderful iconic Noosa River. With clear blue skies and a welcome sea breeze the stage was set for a special day.
There was a great variety of food from the various cultures as well as classic Aussie fare to be enjoyed to the backing of a constant flow of live music and activities from the stage and around the park to keep everyone entertained throughout the day.
NOOSA FM had a sensational Christmas Hamper on offer this year with a sumptuous array of goodies and vouchers
from local businesses and listeners supporting Noosa FM's festive celebrations. The response to the raffle has been
overwhelming with listeners still ringing in to buy raffle tickets on the final morning of the draw.
The live on-air draw was hosted by John Watson on his 'Friday Focus' morning show (14 Dec) around 11:30 am
under the guidance of an enthusiastic, and somewhat vocal, NFM delegation (podcast below).
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS:
1st Prize NOOSA FM Christmas Hamper - Jeffna (Noosa Heads)
2nd Prize $100 Voucher Eumundi Meats - Lily (Lake Corroiba)
3rd Prize $50 Voucher Noosa Fish Providers - Des (Tewantin)
We at NOOSA FM would also like to thank those local businesses and individuals below who generously
donated the amazing selection of hamper items, and of course the numerous volunteers and members
who helped make this hamper one of the best yet.
Hamper Business Donations:
Hamper Private Donations:
1 Deluxe Christmas Cake
Ornaments and Christmas Decorations
Cheese and Crackers
Presented in a woven hamper basket
A 21,000 CD Collection is up for sale. The entire collection of well known presenter DJ Ridingpants is an exquisite and diverse selection of World, Pop, Australian, Country, Jazz and Classic music, all donated to NOOSA FM for the station's fundraising sale.
DJ Ridingpants has been synonymous with NOOSA FM for almost two decades. The former Kiwi had wanted to be a radio presenter since he was a lad and his big chance came through a chance meeting in a Noosa music shop where he met a NOOSA FM volunteer who opened the door to kick-start his life long dream. Robs passion was obvious and he was promptly invited to one of the station's first in-house presenter training courses and and went on to deliver the very first of his trade mark program. The rest, as they say, is history; NOOSA FM history.
The sale kicked off last Saturday, and naturally, there has been a lot of interest but there are still plenty of CDs available. You can contact NOOSA FM on 5447 2233 for inquiries, or simply pop into the station Saturday or Sunday from 9 am onward and purchase your own CD selection at bargain basement prices.