At an awards presentation on Saturday night 12th November 2016 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.