In 2022 Beyond the Bars broadcasts from six Victorian prisons during NAIDOC Week 4-8 July 2022. You can listen in via 3CR 855AM, 3CR Digital, or streaming live. Previous years are available to listen to anytime online. Beyond the Bars receives financial support from the Community Broadcasting Foundation, the Koori Justice Unit and Corrections Victoria at the Department of Justice and Regulation, and the City of Yarra. Original artwork by Suzzane at DPFC, gifted to 3CR, 2021.
Get ready to tune in:
Mon 4 July 11am-2pm – Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (Deer Park)
Tue 5 July 11am-2pm – Barwon Prison (Lara, near Geelong)
Wed 6 July 11am-1pm – Fulham Correctional Centre (near Sale, Gippsland)
Wed 6 July 1-3pm – Loddon Prison (Castlemaine)
Thu 7 July 11am-2pm – Port Phillip Prison (Laverton)
Fri 8 July 11am-2pm – Marngoneet Correctional Centre (Lara, near Geelong)
This Sunday is the Gardening Show’s annual Radiothon extravaganza. Tune in from 7.30-10am and help keep your favourite gardening show on-air. Listen in and call the station on 03 9419 8377 for great deals on gardening products, nursery vouchers, magazine subscriptions, green-focused book titles and more. Or make a tax deductibles donation to support 3CR’s fantastic weekly gardening program. Dig deep for the 2022 Gardening Show Radiothon.
June is always an exciting time at the station. It’s when we feel the love from all our listeners and supporters as we raise funds to keep the station going for another year. Our 2022 Radiothon theme is ‘Keep Community Strong’ and we’re so proud of the hundreds of volunteers who continue to create great community radio week in, week out, for listeners far and wide. Our independence and community control is vital, and our June Radiothon is when you get to show your support for community owned media with a tax deductible donation. Listen up, and chip in! Thanks to the delightful Annie Walter for this year’s Radiothon designs.
There are loads of ways to listen to 3CR, and here’s another one! It’s the Community Radio Plus app and it’s a great way to access all your favourite 3CR shows in real time or when it suits you. Live stream, audio on demand, station information and podcasts. It’s got it all! Download the app here.
Join us in celebration of May Day with special programming on Sunday 1 May. Each year on May 1 communities from around the world join in celebrating the achievements of the labour movement and show solidarity with the continued struggle for labour rights everywhere. Bringing you coverage and analysis of local and international labour issues and a LIVE cross to the 2022 Melbourne May Day Rally from 1pm. For more details.
Listen back now! Last year we raised funds for a #TDOV Broadcast on GiveOut day, we received enough generous donations from our lovely supporters plus matched donations to reach our target! So get listening THIS Sunday 27 March - 7 hours of trans audibility will be hitting the airwaves from 12-7pm in the lead up to Trans Day of Visibility on 31 March. Check out the program details here.
As part of this year's 24 hours of International Women's Day, 3CR invites YOU to a street party from 4-8pm on Tuesday 8 March in Little Victoria Street. There'll be music, performers, food and friends. Can't make it? You can also listen live. This is a COVID safe event. Check out the details of our annual 24 hour broadcast HERE
Are you a strong supporter of independent, radical, community radio? Make sure you’re a 3CR subscriber in February 2022. Every week you can listen live, on demand, or via podcast to anti-fascist analysis, industrial relations news and views from a worker’s perspective, community action addressing the global climate crisis, Indigenous communities fight for sovereignty, Palestinian perspectives or to any of the art and music programs 3CR champions. Become a member today. Pictured: Talgium Edwards broadcasting live on Invasion Day 2022 from the 50th Anniversary of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Canberra.
Join 3CR from 9am – 4pm, on Wednesday 26th January for our annual Invasion Day broadcast.
3CR’s First Nations broadcasters will be bringing you news and views from activists around the country with grassroots politics that you won’t find anywhere else. We discuss genocide, sovereignty, treaty, pay the rent, deaths in custody, truth and justice, and the lore of the land. With Blak and deadly music and timeless audio from our archives in between!
For the latest details head to our Invasion Day broadcast page.
Join 3CR at midday on Thursday 20 January for a live broadcast from the ceremony commemorating the 180th anniversary of the execution of the freedom fighters Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner, the first men executed in Victoria in 1842.