Special Broadcasts

3CR has a number of special broadcasts each year to celebrate important community activist events. These broadcasts are staged at live events around Melbourne or in the studios of 3CR in Fitzroy.

Contact the Programming Coordinator to find out more about our special radio broadcasts.

Shiralee Hood with the women at DPFC
July
3CR Radio's annual live prison broadcasts, held during NAIDOC Week since 2002.
Disability Day 2012
December
Welcome to Our World - 3cr's 12 hour broadcast for International Day of People with a Disability.
Historic Broadcasts
December
3CR has an amazing history of broadcasting important political and activist events. Here are a few from our archives.
Saro, Jiselle, Sonia and Hsin-Yi
October
Join 3CR on 10 December each year for World Human Rights Day - human rights activism and community celebration.
Fadzai IWD 2012
March
3CR is proud of the feminist focus of many of our programs! Every 8 March join us for a 24 hour broadcast celebrating and promoting the human rights achievements and campaigns for women globally.
Robbie Thorpe
January
‘Listen ‘ear you mob’ is a 10-part radio series about middle ear disease. Find out about the serious nature of ear disease in the Indigenous community – know the symptoms, treatment and most importantly – how to prevent ear disease. Hear from Aboriginal health workers and community educators, and sing along with songs by Kutcha Edwards.
Occupy Melbourne
January
3CR has a long history of presenting live coverage of union and social justice protests, blockades and occupations including the Honeymoom Mine occupation, the nurses dispute (including the 2012 nurses dispute), the MUA picket, the S11 World Economic Forum protests, Occupy Melbourne and more recently the TAFE4ALL campaign.
3CR
December
Accent of Women Snapshots is a series of radio features with women who have recently come to Australia from different countries. The Snapshots give voice to women from new and emerging communities as their share stories of arrival and settlement.
Survival Day 2012
January
This annual broadcast by 3CR's Indigenous broadcasters marks Australia's Invasion Day. Indigenous activists have broadcast at 3CR from the year 3CR began in1976. Tune in on 26 January each year and hear the truth about 3CR's colonial past and the current campaigns to right past wrongs.
David Suzuki and Matthew Wright live 2011
February
Each year 3CR broadcasts live from the Sustainable Living Festival. A diverse range of 3CR's environment programs bring interviews, campaign information and clean, green tips live from the festival at Birrarung Marr at Federation Square.
Visioning Justice Team
September
Visioning Justice is a vibrant collection of short radio documentaries made by young people about a range of experiences with the law. A partnership between Springvale Monash Legal Service and 3CR Community Radio and funded through the Legal Services Board Grants Program, the project aims to get young people's stories onto the air-waves.