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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.
Alternative News
Sunday 9:15am to 9:30am
News about peace, disarmament and nuclear issues.
3CR Radio
Friday 6:00am to 7:00am
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.
Apartment Of Sound
Wednesday 11:00pm to 12:00am
The wall of sonic plethora, all a weighty sound, strains the foundations of the apartment The Apartment of Sound. Once a week the weight will be slightly alleviated, as the engulfed pair play a smattering of the heavy sounds that surround.
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.
Asia Calling
A flagship weekly program on current affairs issues in Asia from KBR, Indonesia's largest independent radio news agency. Jakarta, Indonesia
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.
Beyond Zero - Tech
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.
Friday 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catch up on all the latest news in Indigenous music and theatre with Robbie Thorpe
Blak Betty in Studio1
Thursday 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join Blak Betty each week serving up a deadly fine offering of all things BLAK as we explore BLAK Australia and everything fabulous it has on the offer.
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
Alternative news, current affairs and media analysis. Tune into 3CR Breakfast each weekday morning and join Solidarity Breakfast on Saturday.
Burning Vinyl
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!
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.
Thursday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
This show casts a critical eye on the myriad ways in which we communicate with each other in our increasingly interconnected, multi-media platform world. Each week we mix down the who, the what, the where, and the how of particular communication events, messages, trends and technologies, and then consider: what impacts and what consequences?
The Concrete Gang, 9.30am Sundays
Sunday 9:30am to 10:00am
Local and national building issues presented by the CFMEU Building Union Division.
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.
Producer Areej Nur
Different, Like Us seeks to give voice to minority groups, indigenous, refugee, and migrant youth.
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 Frog
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.
Sunday 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Harm reduction and drug law reform activism, a counter voice to current drug narratives. Breathing reality into the myths, fabrications and distortions that exist around drugs. News, academia, and culture.
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.
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
Fire Up MUA is events and issues in the Maritime industry, politics and community. Presented by 3CR affiliate the Maritime Union of Australia.
Freedom of Species
Sunday 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Animal advocacy on the airwaves, hosted by a team of local animal advocates.
Friday Breakfast
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.
Presenters Gwen Elliot, Pam Vardy, AB, and Millie Ross
Sunday 7:30am to 9:15am
Talkback gardening show covering all aspects of horticulture and emphasizing environmentally friendly ideas.
Girls Radio Club
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 GRO show
Monday 11:00pm to 12:00am
DIY community radio, monday nights 11pm-12am on 3cr, 855am or Available on audio on demand for 1 week after the show. focusing on feminist and anarchist issues, race and colonisation particularly in australia, wimmin in punk, diy culture, news and events
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
Greek Resistance Bulletin
Tuesday 10:00pm to 11:00pm
Bringing you news from the social movements of Greece in English and Greek, the anti-fascist and anti-racist front and news of actions and political initiatives from below.
Green Left Weekly Radio
Friday 7:00am to 8:30am
A weekly source of alternative information which aims to inspire action and organisation to put people and the environment first. Covering international political issues and struggles against the exploitation of the people and exposing the bias in mainstream media that preferences the power brokers and denies access to information.
Saturday 11:00pm to 2:00am
For great Hillbilly music you won't find or hear anywhere else.
3CR Mural 2000
Sunday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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.
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!
HAAG members and staff holding their award from the CHP Homelessness Conference
Wednesday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
The show explores a range of housing issues.
Thursday 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Roots, Reggae and Dancehall.
Friday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Explores gay, lesbian, queer, bisexual and transgender issues with interviews, music and chat.
Sunday 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Local and Global Intersectional Feminisms in Action. Building Feminist Solidarity across race, gender, class, sexuality and ability.
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.
John Smyth, Roger Beilby, John Trudeau and Geoff Tobin
Saturday 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Great traditional and classic jazz, news and interviews.
Friday 10:00am to 11:00am
Comment and analysis on the political questions of the day, with talkback.
Kids with Attitude
Tuesday 11:00am to 12:00pm
An hour of Aboriginal kids opinions, talks, shout outs, music and current affairs, inclusive of kids from all cultures.
Johnny Mac
Tuesday 10:00am to 11:00am
Grassroots Indigenous news, views and music.
Karen Neville.
Saturday 1:00am to 3:00am
Kornucopia is a showcase of new alternative Australian music and a platform for musicians to promote their gigs, tours, new releases plus live-to-air interviews and performances
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.
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 team
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.
Tuesday 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Macedonian community language program covering news, community information, literature and Macedonian music.
Friday 6:30pm to 7:30pm
News and views from Latin American women.
3CR Radio
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.
3CR Breakfast
Monday 7:00am to 8:30am
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.
Monday Greek
Monday 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Greek news, currents affairs and music.
Mujeres Latinoamericanas
Thursday 7:00pm to 8:00pm
News and current affairs from Australia, South America and Central America. Political debates, music, and community announcements.
Monday 1:00am to 5:00am
3CR's selection of music and community announcements.
Music Matters presenters Jane & Joe
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. Featuring diverse new sounds from independent local & global artists, special live-in-the-studio performances, interviews and local gig guide. Every fortnight, Jane brings you a subjective guide to local gigs, playing the music of the performers she recommends you get out and see live that week. On alternate Fridays, Joe will do more of the same with a little bit of reflection and delving into some recent releases.
 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 has built a loyal and enthusiastic listenership.
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
Monday 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Sudanese women's show featuring current affairs, interviews, and music, in Arabic and English.
Nostalgia Unlimited
Sunday 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Pre war nostalgic music from the 1930's - 50's from a unique collection.
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
Information about marine and coastal environments. News and interviews with marine scientists, campaigners and conservation workers. Presented by volunteer broadcasters who are passionate about marine environments, both local and across the world.
Sally Goldner, 3CR's 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 Team
Saturday 9:30am to 10:00am
News and views regarding the Palestinian situation. Bringing listeners the untold side of the Palestinian/ Israeli conflict.
Simon Strong of The LedaTape Organisation
Thursday 11:30pm to 12:30am
Scouring the corners of the universe for cool and unusual sounds for you
Precious Memories
Wednesday 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Music and Elders' stories hosted by Gilla McGuiness.
Jay Wheeler
Sunday 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Bringing progressive house, electronica and dance from artists often discriminated from radio play to the 3CR airwaves. Mixed live in the studio. Showcasing interviews with local artists from Melbourne and Australia.
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 collective by Corey Green
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!
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.
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 logo
Wednesday 5:30pm to 6:00pm
To reforming economics as an interpretation of reality, rather than a diversion play for monopolists.
Rock and Roots
Sunday 2:00am to 6:00am
Roots and Rock n Roll Music.
Sunday 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Historia, costumbres y tradiciones del archipiélago cubano. Voces desde Cuba y Australia, Rompiendo Silencios: una radio revista con mucho más que música. History, customs and traditions from the Cuban archipelago. Voices from Cuba and Australia, 'Breaking Silences': a radio magazine with much more than music.
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.
Fuddy & Mumbles.
Monday 1:00pm to 2:00pm
From an inmates perspective Fuddy Jnr and Mumbles will be talking about social issues affecting our community, with a focus on aboriginal incarceration and sharing stories about the struggles of being accepted back into the community. The show will feature uplifting music, poetry and interviews with local elders and former inmates.
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.
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).
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. Includes "Rank and File Radio" with Marcus Harrington and "The Week That Was" with Kevin Healy.
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.
Spoken Word Team 2015
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.
Sweet Dreams
Sunday 11:00pm to 12:00am
Specialist music program with a focus on women and queer musicians making electronic, noise, experimental, pop and punk in Australia and NZ.
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.
Talkback with Attitude Team
Thursday 9:30am to 10:30am
3CR's talkback program -- an hour of back-to-back talkback on the issues of the week.
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.
Tent Embassy 2012
Monday 11:00am 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
Wednesday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Disability issues with the Boldness 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.
Tuesday 12:00am to 1:30am
Alternative music, pre and post punk rock, local artists and demos. Music from beyond the mainstream
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 7:00am 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 6:00pm
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.
Tuesday 9:30pm to 10:00pm
Turkish Women's Program covers local and international information on community and current affairs, Turkish community announcements, Turkish art, and Turkish music.
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.
Voice of West Papua - 3CR
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.
IWD Festival 2012
Monday 8:30am to 9:00am
A national feminist current affairs program for community radio. A gender analysis of contemporary issues, as well as in-depth analysis by a range of women and gender diverse people around Australia and internationally. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network (CRN). You can listen to some of our previous shows here:
Yarra Bicycle Users Group presenters are Chris, Faith, Val and Steve.
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.