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Rachael Bongiorno, Lourdes García-Larqué and Jiselle Hanna
Tuesday 8:30am to 9:00am
A program by and about women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.
Afghan Radio
Wednesday 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Community news, information and music in Pashtu and Dari.
African Australian Voice Team
Sunday 5:30pm to 6:00pm
African Australian Voice is a weekly radio show presented by a group of young people. It explores differing elements of Melbourne's African-Australian community from commenting on social issues to keeping listeners up to date with new and emerging talent in the arts scene.
After Party
Sunday 11:00pm to 12:00am
Emotional slow jam classics and new music by producers with symbols instead of names. Dedicated to night shift workers and those feeling the weight of the world.
Robbie Thorpe
Monday 11:00am to 12:00pm
International solidarity with First Nations.
Alternative News
Sunday 9:15am to 9:30am
News about peace, disarmament and nuclear issues.
3CR Radio
Monday
A weekly one hour, award winning, unembedded, independently produced radio program heard exclusively on Community Radio throughout Australia.
Anarchist World host Joe Toscano
Wednesday 10:00am to 11:00am
Presents an anarchist analysis on local, national and international news and events. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.
Ancestors Echo
Wednesday 11:00pm to 12:00am
Ancestor's Echo is a Melbourne-based music show representing local artists and honouring the pioneers of Australia's music scene.
Arada Ethiopian Show
Tuesday 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Ethiopian community news and information presented by Daniel Zewdu and Abiy Solomon.
Liz Wright
Thursday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
We're Equal and different. Conversation, music, guests - All things inclusion and access.
Armenian News
Thursday 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Community announcements, music and entertainment, news and topical issues.
arts express
Thursday 10:30am to 11:00am
A program exploring alternative theatre, cabaret, comedy, fringe events and festivals hosted by Valerie Farfalla.
Saturday 9:00am to 9:30am
Stories and issues from the Asia Pacific region with a labour and grassroots perspective. Regular interviews with activists from countries in the Asia Pacific region. Produced by Australia-Asia Worker Links.
Beyond Zero Community Show
Monday 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Climate change - what's hot and what's not. Find out what is happening in community campaigns around the country, as well as the latest science and the solutions that are available now.
Friday 8:30am to 9:00am
Climate change - what's hot and what's not. Find out what is happening in community campaigns around the country, as well as the latest science and the solutions that are available now.
BlakNDeadly presenter
Friday 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catch up on all the latest news in Indigenous music and theatre with Jody Beeton.
Blues with a Feeling
Saturday 9:30pm to 11:00pm
Country and urban blues music.
Wednesday 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Challenging the mainstream, negative stereotypes of people with a mental illness ths program actively engages those living with a mental illness as researchers, interviewers, performers and program designers while promoting community mental health awareness.
Mural Tom's People
Monday
Alternative news, current affairs and media analysis. Tune into 3CR Breakfast each weekday morning and join Solidarity Breakfast on Saturday.
Friday 2:00pm to 4:00pm
3CR's seminal rock program of Melbourne, Aussie and international rock with a focus on unsigned bands and who's gigging around Melbourne. Features live-to-air band performances.
Celtic Folk Show
Monday 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Celtic folk, traditional & contemporary Irish, Australian folk music & lots more!
Chin Radio
Thursday 7:30pm to 8:00pm
Community news, news from Chinland, community activities, interviews, Chin music and culture.
Wednesday 9:00am to 10:00am
Urban environment issues, analysing government services, both federal and state and local campaigns.
Thursday 3:00pm to 3:30pm
Come On, Come In is your chance to hear live bands and the best open-mic musicians in Melbourne.
Monday
Local and national building issues presented by the CFMEU Building Union Division.
Connolly Association
Monday
What's really happening in Ireland.
Democracy Now logo
Monday 9:00am to 10:00am
Democracy Now! is an independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez produced in New York in the United States of America.
Jody Beeton
Thursday 2:00pm to 3:00pm
MAYSAR presents community well-being and healthly lifestyles information.
Producer Areej Nur
Monday
Different, Like Us seeks to give voice to minority groups, indigenous, refugee, and migrant youth.
Diffused Frequencies
Monday 11:00pm to 12:00am
Left-of-centre experiments out of the musical underground of Australia and New Zealand. Exploring genres from new wave to drone, ambience to DIY bedroom pop. All 100% local.
Dirt Radio
Monday 10:30am to 11:00am
Friends of the Earth campaigners and activists dig down into the dirt on important environmental and social justice issues.
Saturday 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The Australian Council for the Defence of Government Schools (DOGS) looks at public education and separation of church and state.
Doin Time
Monday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
An open forum, presenting information and discussion around issues faced by prisoners in the criminal justice system and migration detention centres.
Tuesday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Current legal issues presented by the Federation of Community Legal Centres, giving an alternative view of proposed legislation changes.
Earth Matters
Sunday 11:00am to 11:30am
Local, national and international environmental issues from grassroots, activist perspectives with a strong social justice focus. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.
Eritrean Voices
Monday 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Community news, news from Eritrea, community activities, interviews, Eritrean music and culture.
Friday 9:00pm to 10:00pm
Ethiopian news, information about community activities, events and general information.
Feminist Focus
Thursday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
A feminist current affairs program focussing on local and international issues confronting women and girls. Featuring conversation and interviews with activists, academics and authors, the program brings women's voices to today's news.
Femme Freestyle
Sunday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Bought to you by a collective of outspoken, culturally diverse and intelligent women telling you how it is, Femme Freestyle seeks to explore issues in our communities through music, poetry and storytelling.
Fire First
Wednesday 11:00am to 12:00pm
A historically informed, critical analysis of Aboriginal affairs and the ongoing political movement for land rights, treaty, sovereignty and the cessation of genocide.
Thursday 6:30am to 7:00am
The Plumbers Union weekly radio show. Presented by The Plumbing Trades Employment Union (PTEU). Alternates every second Thursday with the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA).
Thursday 6:30am to 7:00am
MUA is events and issues in the Maritime industry, politics and community. Presented by 3CR affiliate the Maritime Union of Australia.
Food Fight
Tuesday 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Taking apart the corporate spin and exposing the corporate hi-jack of sustainable agriculture, Food Fight is serving a free weekly feast of slow food for thought for guerrilla gardeners and grassroots gastronomes.
Freedom of Species
Sunday 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Animal advocacy on the airwaves, hosted by a team of local animal advocates.
Friday Breakfast
Friday 7:00am to 8:30am
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.
Presenters Pam Vardy, Gwen Elliot, Millie Ross and Stephen Ryan
Sunday 7:30am to 9:15am
Talkback gardening show covering all aspects of horticulture and emphasizing environmentally friendly ideas.
Girls Radio Club
Monday
Girls Radio Club is an exciting radio project for 12 young women from Indigenous, refugee, asylum seeker and migrant backgrounds aged 15 to 20.
Presented by Dale Bridge
Sunday 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Women's arts, reviews and music.
Monday 7:00am to 7:30am
Girt by SEA provides regular updates of political issues in the South East Asia region. It focuses on the ASEAN countries but attempts to cover important and relevant news in the Asian region including India.
Thursday 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Global Intifada brings you current affairs through revolutionary & protest music from around the world - because Music Is Our Bomb.
Great Voices - Chris Gaffney
Tuesday 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Great voices in opera, song and the popular classics as well as oratorio, lieder and ballads
Saturday 11:00pm to 2:00am
For great Hillbilly music you won't find or hear anywhere else.
Hip Sista Hop
Monday 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Focussing on women's and Indigenous hip hop. Hip Sista Hop features guest MCs, interviews with local female hip hop artists, the low down on what's on and much more.
Hitstrumental
Wednesday 11:00pm to 12:00am
Hitstrumental is a music show dedicated to instrumental rock music from all around the world.
In the 3CR studio
Saturday 7:00pm to 8:00pm
American and Australian roots and roots-based music from the 1920s til now. Latest releases, obscurities, specials, live to air performances and interviews and the silliest gig guide in town!
Housing for the Aged Action Group
Wednesday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
The show explores a range of housing issues.
Thursday 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Roots, Reggae and Dancehall.
If You Love This Planet
Monday
Discussing all aspects of the health and survival of the planet.
Friday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Explores gay, lesbian, queer, bisexual and transgender issues with interviews, music and chat.
Johnny Harding
Tuesday 10:00am to 11:00am
An Aborignal show presenting an indigenous point of view on current affairs and the arts. Special Broadcast for International Day of People with Disability. John Harding speaks to Fiona Clarke, an artist from Warrnambool who depicted her Indigenous culture through the visual arts, including tapestry, painting and public art installations.
Tuesday 9:30am to 10:00am
With music, stories and poetry from the inside, Jailbreak gives a voice to prison inmates, their families and friends. It provides information on criminal, prison and health issues as well as connecting prisoners to the community through their music, poetry, views and health messages.
Jazz on a Saturday
Saturday 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Great traditional and classic jazz, news and interviews.
Keep Left
Friday 10:00am to 11:00am
Comment and analysis on the political questions of the day, with talkback.
Koori Survival Show
Tuesday 11:00am to 12:00pm
Grassroots Indigenous news, views and music.
Latin American Update
Sunday 10:30am to 11:00am
News, current happenings and music from Latin America.
Kate Reid and Suzy Steininger
Wednesday 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Music, gig guides and reviews with Kate and Suzy.
Friday 9:00am to 10:00am
Best of the Left commentary and chat.
Let The Bands Play
Sunday 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Music of military bands, brass bands and concert bands from worldwide sources, together with biographical comments regarding composers, conductors, bands and interesting historical events relating to much of the music.
Let Your Freak Flag Fly
Saturday 5:30pm to 7:00pm
A local independent, alternative, noise / rock / pop / electronic / soundscape / soundart / improvised music show, including bands / artists / performers playing live in the studio.
Liberian NewLife Team
Sunday 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Our name signifies the determination of our organizational and community leadership to provide quality information to the Liberian community in Melbourne as an inspiration for innovative and better ways of dealing with every day life challenges.
Living Free
Thursday 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Talk on substance misuse, alcoholism and other addictions. Information on support groups is given and people can phone in.
Lost In Science
Thursday 8:30am to 9:00am
Entertaining news and discussion about research that has impact on society and providing a wide range of science and technology news. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.
Macedonian
Tuesday 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Macedonian community language program covering news, community information, literature and Macedonian music.
Mafalda
Friday 6:30pm to 7:30pm
News and views from Latin American women.
3CR Radio
Tuesday 9:00am to 9:30am
Making Contact is a weekly show produced in the USA by the National Radio Project.
Melbourne Chautari
Thursday 9:00pm to 10:00pm
Nepali music, news and current affairs from home, plus community announcements and discussion.
Monday Breakfast
Monday 7:00am to 8:30am
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.
Monday Greek
Monday 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Greek news, currents affairs and music.
Mujeres Latinoamericanas
Thursday 6:30pm to 7:30pm
News and current affairs from Australia, South America and Central America. Political debates, music, and community announcements.
Sunday 6:30pm to 7:00pm
3CR's selection of music and community announcements.
Music Matters
Friday 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Diverse new sounds from the crate and around the planet, special live-in-the-studio performances from a range of interesting artists, interviews and gig guides.
 Therese Virtue, Katrina Wilson O'Brien, Leah Healy, proud recipients of the 3CR Sardine Award for 2012!
Tuesday 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Music Sans Frontieres provides airplay, interviews and promotional opportunities for Australian musicians. It is a vehicle for bringing the music of diverse cultural groups and artists to a broader listening public. Through interesting and careful programming and responsiveness to requests by musicians and audience, the program is building a loyal and enthusiastic listenership.
Monday
My Melbourne is a 3CR project for Disability Day 2012. Five people with disability who live, work and play in the City of Melbourne share their diverse experiences of the city and inner-city residents who love the urban life, artists and activists raising awareness of the lived experience of disability, and changing opportunities for workers, students and athletes.
Night Owls on Rhythm
Tuesday 11:00pm to 12:30am
Presenting Australian bands playing blues and roots music RnB/Rockabilly/Western Swing/Rock n Roll/Cajun/Zydeco/County/Country Rock/ex-Mex
Nostalgia Unlimited
Sunday 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Pre war nostalgic music from the 1930's - 50's from a unique collection.
Ogaden
Wednesday 9:30pm to 10:30pm
Community news, information and current affairs from the Ogaden Community of Australia.
On Screen
Saturday 11:00am to 12:00pm
On Screen shines a light on what's on the big and the small screen. Hear about what's happening locally - recent releases, retrospectives screenings, film festivals and screen related events. Listen to film makers talk about their work, and hear film reviews and recommendations for television viewing.
Out of the Blue
Sunday 11:30am to 12:00pm
Marine environment and science issues. News and interviews with marine scientists, students and conservation workers, presented by broadcasters who work or study in marine science and the environment
Out of the Pan
Sunday 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Covering pansexual issues, pansexual meaning "knowing no boundaries of sex or gender", including transgender, bisexual and polyamorous issues.
Palestine Remembered
Saturday 9:30am to 10:00am
News and views regarding the Palestinian situation. Bringing listeners the untold side of the Palestinian/ Israeli conflict.
Thursday 11:30pm to 12:30am
Visit Planet X with Dr Gonzo every Thursday night between 11.30-12.30 for a dose of interplanetary noise for your ears & extra special guests.
Precious Memories
Wednesday 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Music and Elders' stories hosted by Gilla McGuiness.
Thursday 11:30am to 12:00pm
Australian and international authors talk about their books and how they got published or how they self-published. Listeners, writers and readers will also hear about what's going on in our local writing community.
Queering the Air
Sunday 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Critically engaged queer commentary.
Radical Australia
Wednesday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Radical Australia reclaims Australia's radical past.
Radical Philosophy
Thursday 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Food for Thought, lets get radical for philosophy!
3CR
Sunday 11:00pm to 12:00am
Exploring underexposed Spanish and Portuguese language music in Australia.
Sunday 6:00am to 7:00am
Latest science, authors, issues - from climate change, oceans, forests, pollution, Peak Oil, the economy, and peace.
Saturday 10:00am to 10:30am
Current news and information on nuclear, peace and energy issues.
Raise the Roof
Wednesday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Tenancy rights and issues from the perspective of low-income older persons. Presented by HAAG, Jeff Fiedler broadcasts on housing for 3CR's Raise the Roof program and works as a Tenancy Advice Worker for Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG).
Raising Our Voices presenters
Wednesday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Produced and presented by people with disabilities covering issues such as housing, discrimination, difficulties with public transport, self-advocacy and other related issues.
Sunday 10:00am to 10:30am
Can you imagine what it would be like to have to flee terror in your own country, spend days or weeks in a leaky boat on dangerous, rolling seas ready to swallow you at any moment, and then arrive in a new country, where you are terrorised even more?
Renegade Economists
Wednesday 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Delving into the murky world of modern economics and seeking innovative solutions.
Rock and Roots
Sunday 2:00am to 6:00am
Roots and Rock n Roll Music.
Roominations
Thursday 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Radio for and by current and former rooming house residents and homeless persons, featuring interviews, community events and issues. Roominations has a focus on housing and health rights, as well as music, arts and stories from our unsung community.
Saay Xaba
Friday 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Community information, news, current affairs, sports for and by the Harari community.
Save Albert Park
Monday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Dedicated to removing Formula 1 racing from Albert Park to a suitable venue, fighting the commercialisation of our public parks and fighting to preserve our passive public recreation spaces.
Mark Langdale
Saturday 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Shake, Rattle and Roll is one of 3CR's longest-running music shows, beginning as it did in 1976 when 3CR first went to air. Showcases the Roots Music side of 50's Rock'n'roll.
Shiftegan
Tuesday 8:30pm to 9:30pm
Iranian program in Farsi (Persian) with a focus on the arts and cultural issues.
Annie and Mo
Thursday 11:00am to 11:30am
Your half hour of local film news, conversations with film makers and explorations into how they bring their ideas to life on screen. Showreel promises an exciting package of film information that will set your ears buzzing.
Small Talk Team
Wednesday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Local and international information on community and current affairs affecting short statured people. Presented by the Short Statured People of Australia (SSPA).
3CR
Saturday 7:30am to 9:00am
Rank and File Worker and Trade Union Show, covering current affairs, progressive issues and news and events from the labour movement.
Somali Language Show presenter Abdiaziz Saeed Hersi
Friday 10:00pm to 11:00pm
The Somali Language Show covers news from the Somali community in Melbourne as well as from Somalia and around the world.
3CR Spoken Word
Thursday 9:00am to 9:30am
A program dedicated to the eclectic world of poetry and performance. Guests are contemporary poets who read and discuss their works.
Saturday 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Fun nostalgia 78s
Banksy street art
Wednesday 8:30am to 9:00am
Australia's only national radio show focusing on industrial, social and workplace issues. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.
3CR Studio
Saturday 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Swing music with a mix of old and new, as well as a touch of Latin American. Different guests every week including both music buffs and performers. Occasional live concerts.
Joe Toscano
Thursday 9:30am to 10:30am
3CR's talkback program -- an hour of back-to-back talkback on the issues of the week.
Thursday 7:00am to 7:30am
Tune in at 7:15am to hear workers discussing all the latest union news and campaign updates.
3CR Station
Saturday 1:00pm to 1:30pm
Tamil people's struggle for self-determination in Sri Lanka's north-east.
Tamil Voice presenter
Wednesday 6:30pm to 8:00pm
News, views and music.
The Black Block
Monday 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The Black Block is an interactive Indigenous current affairs program, hosted and produced by Viv Malo, a Gooniyandi woman born and living, and broadcasting from the Lands of the Kulin Nations.
The Boldness hosts, crew and producers
Monday
Disability issues with the GRIT Media radio team.
The Heavy Session - Chris, James & Roger
Friday 11:00pm to 1:00am
New metal, old metal, local bands, bands from all over the world, metal news, tour dates and a hell of a lot of screwing around with music you know, music you don't know and stuff you've grown to love.
3CR Station
Friday 5:30pm to 6:30pm
The Squatters and Unwaged Workers support and promote those resisting social order and trying to create an alternative to it. Interviews with local and interstate unwaged and unemployed activists, squatters and plugs of local and interstate actions, protests, conferences, meetings and film screenings.
3CR breakfast image
Thursday 7:30am to 8:30am
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.
3CR Breakfast logo
Tuesday 7:00am to 8:30am
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.
Tuesday Hometime
Tuesday 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Local, national and international interviews with activists on human rights, civil liberties and animal welfare issues. The show has been on air since the late 1980s.
3CR
Wednesday 10:30pm to 11:00pm
The program provides information, comment and analysis on issues that affect women. The Turkish Womens' Program presents currents affairs, Turkish community announcements, and Turkish music. Each week we give voice to women on issues and topics that concern them.
Saturday 10:30am to 11:00am
Talks and information presented by the Unitarian Church.
Monday 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Hip hop, RnB, House, Reggae plus all the latest gig news and album reviews.
Voice of Chilie presenter Gonzalo Illesca
Friday 7:30pm to 8:00pm
Community news, music and information.
Monday 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Presented by West Papuan activists and community members who voice the aspirations of Papua's struggle, share songs, interviews, music and stories.
3CR breakfast image
Wednesday 7:00am to 8:30am
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.
Trevor Grant
Friday 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Yes, it's a sports show - but not like the others! Tune in Friday 5 - 5.30pm and join Trevor Grant (pictured) as he takes a look at how sport has been hijacked by the corporate world.
IWD Festival 2012
Monday 8:30am to 9:00am
Community radio's national women's current affairs program. A gender analysis of contemporary issues, as well as in-depth analysis by a range of women around Australia and internationally. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network (CRN).
Yarra Bicycle Users Group presenters are Emma, Rob, Sonya, Steve, Val and Chris
Monday 10:00am to 10:30am
Yarra Bicycle Users Group promotes urban cycling. Providing support to campaigns to improve cycling conditions and awareness; demystifies cycling technology and helps to reveal the diversity of cyclists, from children to commuters to lobbyists.