Beyond the Bars

During NAIDOC Week - National Aboriginal and Islanders Day Observance Committee - celebrate with 3CR's Indigenous programs and broadcasters. Read more about the 2012 broadcasts.

Past broadcasts

You can listen to some of the live prison broadcasts from Indigenous men and women in Victorian prisons from previous years. Beyond the Bars is Australia’s only live prison broadcast and in 2012  is expanded to involve over 100 Indigenous men and women from the inside sharing stories, songs, opinions and poems from within the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, Barwon Prison, Fulham Correctional Centre, Marngoneet Correctional Centre, Loddon Prison and Port Phillip Prison.

Stay tuned for this remarkable radio event during NAIDOC Week 2-6 July.

Mon 2 July 11am-2pm – Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (Deer Park)
Tue 3 July 11am-2pm – Barwon Prison (Lara, near Geelong)
Wed 4 July 10am-12 – Fulham Corrections Centre (near Sale, Gippsland)
Wed 4 July 12-2pm – Loddon Prison (Castlemaine)
Thu 5 July 12-4pm – Port Phillip Prison (Laverton)
Fri 6 July 11am-2pm – Marngoneet Correction Centre (Lara, near Geelong)

Read the Media Release.
Download the poster.


The 3CR Beyond the Bars project aims to give voice to Indigenous men and women in the Victorian prison system during NAIDOC Week, and to include them in the community celebrations.

In 2004 Beyond the Bars won the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Radio Award

Beyond the Bars 2011 - listen online

Beyond the Bars 2010 - listen online

Beyond the Bars 2009 - listen online 

Beyond the Bars 2008 - listen online 

Beyond the Bars 2007 - listen online 

Beyond the Bars 2006 - listen online 

Beyond the Bars 2005

Beyond the Bars 2004

Beyond the Bars 2003

Beyond the Bars 2002