On the 20th January, 3CR will broadcast live between 12 - 1pm from the commemoration of the two freedom fighters, Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner who were executed 176 years ago.

Stolen Wealth Games 2008, photo by Denis Evans

Tune in to 3CR's annual Invasion Day broadcast on 26 January and hear the truth about Australia's colonial past and present and the current campaigns to right these wrongs.  Join 3CR's indigenous broadcasters Gilla McGuinness (Precious Memories), Robbie Thorpe (Fire First), Viv Malo (The Black Block) and Johnny Mac (Koori Survival Show) for commentary, interviews, music, and updates from rallies and actions across the country on Tuesday 26 January from

These portraits were painted by Thomas Bock between 1831 and 1835 and published in James Fenton’s History of Tasmania Hobart, 1884

This year marks the 174th anniversary of the execution of the two Freedom Fighters: Tunnerminnerwait & Maulboyheenner. They were executed on 20 January 1842 on the corner of Bowen & Franklin Streets Melbourne. 3CR will again be broadcasting the commemoration LIVE on Wednesday 20 January from 12 - 1pm on 855AM, digital and streaming. There will be special guest speakers hosted by Joe Toscano from Anarchist World This Week, plus a short open mic session.

Bill Deller - A Journey as told by Billy and Maggie

A new illustrated book by Alina and Bruce MacDonald stars our beloved comrade Bill Deller as the protagonist in a journey that stems from Ballarat to Humpty Doo and features all the lefty issues that were dear to Bill's big heart. 3CR has a few precious copies of this beautiful book for sale at $20 pick up or $25 posted to you. All proceeds go to the Solidarity Breakfast program's Radiothon fund.

Did you miss out on listening to the incredible story of the Black Panther Party in a keynote speech given by Billy X Jennings at the Marxism Conference? Aired during the usual City Limits program time slot, the speech will be available on demand for the coming week until Wed 13 Jan, 10am. Listen here to this amazing speech. Go to our Summer Specials page more information about the programming grid.

3CR summer programming
Escape the cricket and tune in for a great selection of community radio treats and an eclectic range of Summer Specials on 3CR. Check out our Summer Specials page for a list of what's coming up and who is filling in for whom. Catch up with past favourite programmers as they return for the summer including our own Wayward Girl, Lotti Stein.

This is Chaz picking up his prize from 3CR today... Thanks to all our donors and to those who bought and sold tickets. We raised over $2000 a fabulous end to 2015. Congratulations to all our Summer Raffle Winners:1st Prize - Lucy Foley scored the $400 bike voucher from Reid Cycles 

Concrete Gang, winners of the Spirit of 3CR Award, 2015

Congratulations to the Concrete Gang for taking out the 2015 Spirit of 3CR Award, and well deserved it is. The Concrete Gang have been broadcasting weekly on 3CR for almost 40 years making sure that CFMEU workers are informed about their industrial rights, safety and encouraging a great culture of looking after one another at work. And full marks for comic delivery, making what could be a dry topic down right hilarious.

Girls Radio Offensive TAPE 2

Check out the Girls Radio Offensive new Compilation Tape 2. It features an awesome line up of our favourite punk bands from Australia and is put together as a fundraiser for the Mapuche-Aboriginal Struggles for Indigenous Land Project. All bands have been aired on our show, Mondays 11pm. All proceeds will go directly to this project.

Get ready for some amazing prizes in this year's 3CR fundraising raffle! Tickets are only $2 each or 3 for $5 and you can buy them at the station or better still email us and we'll post out a book to sell.  We have some great prizes this year including a bike voucher from our most generous donors Reid Cycles

3CR and Wire Benefit at the Tote

Join us for an evening of awesome live music from local bands Habits, Jonny Telafone, Vacuum and Mollusc in support of 3CR and Wire Women's Information.

Check here for more info.