3CR kitchen window of campaign stickers about all things work and solidarity.

Each year on May 1, International Workers Day, communities from around the world join in to celebrate the achievements of the labour movement and to show solidarity with the continued struggle for labour rights everywhere. Kick off your May Day with 3CR's Tuesday Breakfast as we serve up solidarity and resistance. Hear perspectives throughout the day from women, LGBTQIA+, Earth workers, indigenous and community activists about all things work and solidarity.

3CR mural by Charlotte Clemens

Exhibition dates: 18 March–23 April
Exhibition opening: Friday 18 March 6–8pm
Public program and broadcasts: Fridays 5-7pm read program details

'If People Powered Radio: 40 Years of 3CR' is a collaboration between Fitzroy's oldest community radio station and one of Fitzroy's oldest galleries and studio complex, Gertrude Contemporary.

Sustainable Breakfast Series 2016

The Sustainable Breakfast Series is in its third year on-air from Tuesday-Friday, 15-18 March, 7am-8:30am. Join us at Friends of the Earth Food Co-op for four days of live broadcasts, free breakfast and live music. Hear from 3CR breakfast presenters with campaigners, commentators and innovators talking about the most important challenge of our time: how to achieve environmental sustainability with social justice.

International Women's Day 2016

Are we there yet? Unfortunately the fight for women's rights still needs some work, and it's important that you're part of the struggle. Tune in on Tuesday 8 March for feminist analysis on local and global issues, plus all the latest on activities around town.

Subscriber Drive February 15-21, 2016

Celebrate our 40th birthday by subscribing during Subscriber Drive, February 15-21. 3CR have been broadcasting since 1976 and we still remain true to the aims declared on our very first broadcast on July 3rd that year ‘to enable individuals and/or groups, representing a wide range of community interests and concerns to have regular communications with the Melbourne community.” 

Happy Birthday 3CR

We're 40, Let's party! Here is a taster of our timeline of events and special broadcasts:
Jan 26: Invasion Day March and LIVE Broadcast
Feb 15 - 21: Subscriber Drive - Show Us Your Love
March 8: International Women's Day - 24 hours of women's programming
March 15 - 18: Sustainable Breakfast Series at Friends of the Earth Food Cooperative
March 18: Where the Heart Is outside broadcast
March 18 - April 23: If People Powered Radio Exhibition at Gertrude Contemporary

3CR's Gardening Show Team: Gwen Elliot, Pam Vardy, AB, and Millie Ross

Hey there green thumbs the Gardening Show is back for 2016. Woo hoo! Tune in this Sunday, 7th Feb, 7:30am - 9:15am. Give us a call on 9419 0155 with all those questions you've been saving up over the summer break. We're ready!

3CR's Viv Malo, Robbie Thorpe and Uncle Larry Walsh

Congratulations to 3CR broadcasters Robbie Thorpe (Fire First and Black 'n Deadly),Viv Malo (The Black Block) and Gilla MGuinness (Precious Memories) for awesome live coverage of the Invasion Day Rally. Thanks to Nicky for anchoring the broadcast at the station and producing the podcast and to the 3CR production team who made the broadcast happen - Michael, Riah, Annie, Ronny, Steph and Molly. Listen here to this deadly day of protest.

3CR volunteers

Want to get more involved in your community radio station? Subscribers are encouarged to get involved in the running of the station. So come on! The Community Radio Federation (CRF) is the peak decision making body at 3CR. Subscribers, Station Workers or Affiliate Representatives are entitled to nominate to become a member of the CoM. Find out more about nominating and the election process here.

Vale David Bowie who was the subject of a sell-out exhibition that visited cities such as Berlin, London, Toronto, Chicago, and Sao Paulo. In 2015  'David Bowie is...." arrived in Melbourne with it's rare memorabilia, photos and video clips much to the delight of thousands of Australian music fans. 3CR music coordinator Paul Elliott visited the exhibition and was suitably impressed . A pair of Melbournites Cass Moore and Bruce Butler attended many more times, contributed memoribilia and gave talks at the ACME exhibition.

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