It’s 30 years since the Royal Commission released its final report into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. Since then, the deaths have continued, and there’s still no justice. Legendary broadcaster Robbie Thorpe will host a live broadcast TODAY from the National Day of Action – Stop Aboriginal Deaths in Custody – Black Lives Matter rally from 1-2pm. We encourage listeners to attend on the steps of Parliament House, Melbourne, but if you can’t, tune in for live coverage. Listen live.
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On Sunday 21 March, we'll be presenting a Binary Busting Broadcast, 7 hours of trans and gender diverse radio in the lead up to the 2021 Transgender Day of Visibility. Tune in from 12-7pm to hear from a diverse range of trans and gender-diverse programmers covering transgender art, music, culture, politics, wellbeing and resilience, aimed towards troubling and busting the western gender binary. Towards a trans day of audibility! Full details here, or head to the Facebook event page. Artwork by Fury. Image description: Continuous line-drawing on pastel background in a flowing motion of a person with long hair gazing downwards and holding a cat.
When you think about radical leadership who comes to mind? Who are the bold and fearless leaders whose politics encompass women and gender diverse people? Whose work centres Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people because they understand our freedom is tied to Aboriginal sovereignty? A COVID-19 world shone a light on the stark differences between rich and poor, employed and unemployed, black and white.
Independent, community-owned media is unique, precious and a necessary element of a functioning community. Throughout February 2021 we’re asking you to be a 3CR Subscriber. Where else can you hear Palestinian viewpoints, anti-nuclear issues, union-run radio shows, anti-fascist analysis and the amazing raft of music view and voices present on 3CR? Become a member today. Artwork by Sam Wallman.
Our lineup for this year's Invasion Day broadcast is taking shape with live coverage of local and interstate events, rallies and concerts from 7am - 4pm on Tuesday 26 January 2021. We will be re-broadcasting the Dawn Service and have interviews, music and more across the day. For the latest details head to our Invasion Day broadcast page. For those of you who can't attend in person we will cross LIVE to the Invasion Day Rally from 10:30am and broadcast as much of the speeches and chanting as we can so you can feel part of it. We encourage those who are able to, to get down to the rally and participate in a COVID safe way. Check out the rally event page for details, as well as other events such as the Mourning Dawn Service https://fb.me/e/1QOYLkqZd and the Share the Spirit Festival https://fb.me/e/3Dyzo3m9x.
This Thursday is Human Rights Day and we'll be placing the spotlight on Armenia, First Nations rights in Australia, the relationship between the far-Right, misogyny and gendered violence, sex worker discrimination and much more. Catch specials throughout the day - more details here.
Image description: image is a poster with a light blue and pink background. It features a digital continuous line drawing of a disabled person in a blue wheelchair. The person is holding a large black sphere, filled with moon and stars. It looks as though they are literally holding space. There is a burgundy, mustard, blue and black rainbow above the person’s head, with a black heart and star on either side. Black text on the poster reads: “Imagining Disability Justice. 3CR Community Radio - International Day of People with a Disability. Thursday 3 December 2020, 7am-7pm.
On Sunday 29 November at 1pm 3CR will be bringing SlutWalk 2020 to the airwaves. SlutWalk Melbourne are asking you to join the global SlutWalk Movement to end slutshaming and victim blaming.Turn it up loud and let the speeches fill the streets and your kitchens and backyards.Tell the world, even in a pandemic, we will not be silenced! SlutWalk - it’s a controversial name, not a controversial message. Tune in!
Done By Law are taking their annual trivia night fundraiser to the air this year with a triviathon event streaming in audio and video on THIS Thursday 19 November from 7pm. There'll be competitive trivia, limbo in your living room and requests and dedications on the Justice Jukebox. Entry by donation here - you can also purchase some party perks. If you can't make the event but want to support this fundraiser anyway, you can donate here. Every contribution is appreciated, however small or large. See you at the triviathon!