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.
3CR is thrilled to have Dardi Munwurro (Strong Spirit) as a new affiliate organisation and new program each Monday at 1pm. Dardi is an independent Aboriginal organisation which works in the area of family violence, to support Aboriginal men of all ages to break the cycle of inter-generational trauma, and to become leaders, role models and mentors within their communities. Neithan and Tony (pictured) say the weekly Strong Spirit radio show will take a holistic approach, sharing information about Dardi’s work with Aboriginal men and their communities. It will show the wider community what Kooris are doing to support each other and to make the community safer.
3CR's iconic Beyond the Bars project has been on the air for 20 years this year, and we're looking forward to presenting our shows from six Victorian prisons during NAIDOC Week 5-9 July 2021. The broadcasts can be heard on 3CR 855AM, 3CR Digital, or streaming live. Check out previous years online now. 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.
Get ready to turn on and tune in to the Gardening Show’s annual radiothon. It all takes place THIS Sunday 27 June from 7.30-10am when you can help keep your favourite gardening show growing. 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 2021 Gardening Show radiothon.
Donate now to keep Community Powered Radio alive and thriving! We know things are a little grim right now in Lockdown 4.0 - so cheer yourself up by making a donation to 3CR and warm your heart by knowing that you're part of making community media equitable, accessible and truly independent. Need some inspiration? Check out our CRAM Guide 2021. Thanks for the LOVE. X 3CR X
We’re getting ready to launch 3CR’s Radiothon … support ‘Community Powered Radio’ in June 2021! We’re so proud of our supporters and can’t wait to hear from you all as we raise critical funds to keep the station going for another year. Tax deductible and for the community, YOUR donation will power independent community media that drives dissent and creates change. Artwork by Sam Wallman.
Every year 3CR joins communities around the world in celebrating the achievements of the labour movement, and to show solidarity with the continued struggle for labour rights and fair working conditions for everyone. Tune in from 7am on Saturday 1 May to hear unique workplace perspectives from Aboriginal communities protecting and rehabilitating country, Palestinian workers rights, the history of May Day, campaign updates, community events and much much more. Details here.
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.