Current affairs

3CR Film Fundraiser

Bring your friends for a movie night out at 3CR’s screening of the new political comedy ‘Pride’ on Thursday 6 November. Set in the Margaret Thatcher’s England in the summer of 84, ‘Pride’ is the story of how a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists join forces with the National Union of Mineworkers to raise money to support the strikers' families. 

Assange Live Forum

Come along to a conversation about political power: What is it? Who has it? And who wants it? On Thursday 8 August at 7pm, 3CR programmers; Bill Deller (Solidairty Breakfast), Diana Beaumont (Stick Together) and Sam Castro (Dirt Radio) will be joined by Wikileaks' Julian Assange, you can access a live link to the event here.

Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner 2017

Tune in from 12 midday on Friday 20 January for a live broadcast from the Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner commemoration. It's 175 years since the execution of the two Freedom Fighters: Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner. Executed on 20 January 1842, the site on the corner of Franklin and Victoria Streets is now marked with a memorial. From midday on 20 January the Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner Commemoration Committee will hold a public ceremony to honour the indigenous men, women and children who, during the colonisation process, were killed for protecting their lands, their families, their culture and a way of life they had practised for over 40,000 years. Join the crowd from midday, or listen in to the live broadcast from 12 - 1pm.

Summer programming 2016 - 2017

Enjoy summer radio on-air and online wherever you are with spokenword and music summer specials to keep you going through the long days. Remember to also catch up on many of the specials from our busy 40th birthday year - Black Gold, Beyond the Bars, Disability Day and 40 days. It's been a radical year, and we look forward to an even better 2017! 

Beyond the Bars CD Launch 2016

Come along to this year's Beyond the Bars CD launch. Thursday 15 December, 6.30 - 8.30pm at Gertrude Contemporary.

All welcome.

Disability Day 3 December

Saturday 3 December is International Day of People with Disability. Tune in for 12 hours of radical community radio, by, for and about People with Disability. Check the full program here. We'll meet activists and performers in the City of Yarra who are fighting for accessible and equal communities. We've got live music with Are You Looking At Me? and Let Your Freak Flag Fly, with performances from Eddie Ink and Ross de Vent. And tune in for special disability day editions of Stick Together, Solidarity Breakfast, Radioactive Show, Progressive Beats and much, much more. Access All Areas! 3CR, Saturday 3 December, 7.00am to 7.00pm.

Black Gold 1970s

Black Gold is a 5-part series that digs deep through the 3CR archive to present ... Black Gold. We take listeners from the 1970s right through to the present day with a look at how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander broadcasters at 3CR covered some incredible community events and significant political struggles. We’ll attend a land rights meeting in 1978, celebrate the life of broadcaster Lisa Bellear, and hear about the successes of the campaign to save Northlands Secondary College. We’ll also reflect back on the anti-Bicentenary actions in 1988 and get up-to-date with the ongoing struggle for sovereignty and treaty. Tune in each Wednesday from 7-8am for Black Gold.

Crudo wine sales

It's our fortieth birthday and winemaker and 3CR supporter Luke Lambert is helping us out by providing us with wine for a special fundraiser to commemorate. We are selling this wine via telephone, mail or internet order only, and it will be available for collection from 3CR from 15 November to 23 December 2016.

Communication Mixdown

This Thursday 17 November, 6-6.30pm, 3CR's newest program Communication Mixdown 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 Jennifer Martin and John Langer will 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?

3CR t-shirt

We have more t-shirts in stock! This is a special short run 3CR birthday t-shirt, created to celebrate 40 years of Radical Radio designed by Emily Floyd. For those people who missed out on our first run, there are a bunch more available from our online shop, or drop in to our 21 Smith Street, Fitzroy, studios and say hi and buy one during business hours. Get in quick!