Farewell Dear Comrade Bill

We are sad to announce our much loved comrade Bill Deller passed away peacefully on Friday 17 October.

Update: Memorial Meeting to celebrate the life of BILL DELLER (3 August 1949 – 17 October 2014) to be held at 2pm on Saturday 8 November 2014. At the Council Chamber, Victorian Trades Hall Council, Cnr Victoria and Lygon St, Carlton South (enter via driveway to left of building in Lygon St). After at Bella Union Bar. For further information email Jacob Grech.

Hip Sista Hop Clothing

Hip Sista Hop are doing it again... we know how much you LOVE the Hip Sista Hop t-shirts and hoodies, so we've got a new batch ready to go - buy yours at our 3CR online shop here! All proceeds go to 3CR Radio as our Hip Sista Hop's contribution to the annual Radiothon. Ethically made in Australia and screen printed at a small local business. Go on treat yourself!

Position Vacant - Promotions Coordinator

Want to work at 3CR? We have a (maternity leave) position available as our Promotions Coordinator! The role of the Promotions Coordinator is to promote the station to our greater Melbourne audience, subscribers and donors.  The position has a focus on generating income for the station by coordination and development of station projects and services. This is a part-time, 12-month maternity leave position. Applications close 9am Monday 3rd November 2014.

Beyond the Bars CD Launch

3CR is very proud to announce the launch of the Beyond the Bars 2014 CD. The 2014 CD is a selection of songs, poems, raps, stories and conversations from Aboriginal men and women inside 6 Victorian prisons broadcast during NAIDOC week. The launch will feature excerpts from the CD, live music and a panel discussion MC'd by Beyond the Bars founding member, Kutcha Edwards.

A Legendary Lunch on 25 October

You're invited to a special get-to-know-you day and fundraiser for Left after Breakfast on Saturday 25 October. This is a chance to meet some Living Legends over lunch! No, we don’t mean we’re the Legends. Every Listener counts at 3CR, every Listener is a Legend, and we’ll be having lunch with some well-known Legendary Listeners. Come and join us, then you get to have lunch with them too!

3CR Film Fundraiser

Bring your friends for a movie night out at 3CR’s screening of the new political comedy ‘Pride’ on Thursday 6 November. Set in the Margaret Thatcher’s England in the summer of 84, ‘Pride’ is the story of how a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists join forces with the National Union of Mineworkers to raise money to support the strikers' families. 

Come to the first Melbourne screening of this great new documentary and support 3CR Community Radio and Green Left Weekly this Friday! Radical Wollongong is the documentary tale of miners battling deadly working conditions, women fighting Australia's biggest company, activists jailed for resisting the Vietnam draft, and today's movement to stop coal seam gas

2014 CBAA Award Finalists

3CR is very excited to announce that we are finalists in two 2014 CBAA award categories. Longtime programmer, Bill 'The Greek' Pappaionou has been shortlisted for Outstanding Volunteer Contribution for his dedication to the station and his outstanding work on Monday Greek. Shortlisted for Excellence in Training was our Aboriginal Women's Radio Training project that trained local Aboriginal women in radio presentation, paneling and audio editing.

3CR Listening Week: 15 - 21 September

For one week a year 3CR listeners and programmers dedicate time to listening to each other's programs and providing feedback. Our programmers really appreciate the feedback and it helps improve the sound of 3CR.

3CR T-Shirt Design Competition

Are you a graphic designer, artist or even a doodler? We are looking for a new T-Shirt design made by lovers of 3CR for our next run of T-shirts! There is a $200 cash prize for the winner, so get creative and send in your design! Competition closes 30 September.

You Joined The Resistance!

3CR would like to thank all the amazing listeners who donated to our Join The Resistance 2014 Radiothon. We have received a huge number of pledges so thanks for all the Radiothon love! We haven't quite met our target, but we've been blown away by the support for 3CR and are glad we can be your voice of dissent for another year. If you haven't donated yet you still can - just click here or give give us a call on 9419 8377. Thanks again!