On Sunday 12 February, our queer programs will broadcast LIVE at Victoria's Pride Street Party. Catch the programs on air or on the street from 12 - 4pm. There'll be interviews, commentary, and stories presented by broadcasters from Out Of The Pan, In Ya Face, PX Whanau, and Queering The Air on topics that focus on queer pride, representation, decriminalisation of homosexuality, and ongoing advocacy for LGBTIQA+ people. Full details coming soon here.
3CR is actively advocating for equality in the lead up to the national postal survey on same sex marriage. We provide a media space to enable progressive communities to voice ideas and build their power to create social change. As such we will not give airtime to the NO campaign on the basis that it prejudiced, homophobic and harmful to LGBTIQ+ people and our families.
We acknowledge that our community may hold different views on marriage as an institution, yet we stand in agreement that the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey is a political stunt, designed to circumvent the legitimate role of parliament, appeasing prejudiced and homophobic views in the process.
3CR will continue to advocate for equality in all areas - to do anything else would contravene our code of practice to not broadcast material that is likely to stereotype, incite, vilify, or perpetuate hatred against, or attempt to demean any person or group, on the basis of ethnicity, nationality, race, language, gender, sexuality, religion, age, physical or mental ability, occupation, cultural belief or political affiliation. At this particular time in our political climate we need to ensure that our LGBTIQ+ members, friends and colleagues know that 3CR is a safe space for all of our community.
We're looking for young muslim women who are between 15-25 years, have a passion for radio or podcasts and are interested in women's human rights issues. Send us a brief introduction about who you are and why you want to be part of the program. Send this in written or video format to: email@example.com Applications close 20 August 2017. Please only apply if you can commit to all program dates. WEEK 1: 26 AUG, 10 AM–3 PM, WEEK 2: 5 & 7 SEPT, 4.30–6.30 PM, WEEK 3: 12 &14 SEPT, 4.30–6.30 PM, WEEK 4: 19 & 21 SEPT, 4.30 – 6.30 PM, WEEK 5: 26 & 28 SEPT 4.30 – 6.30 PM. For more information: call Munira on 9481 3000. This project is a collaboration betweeen the Australian Muslim Women's Centre for Human Rights and 3CR, with financial support from the Community Broadcasting Foundation.
Pit your scientific knowledge against the giant brains of the Lost in Science team at our annual TRIVIA NIGHT, and help keep our show on the air. Monday 14 August at the Birmingham Hotel corner Smith and Johnston streets, Fitzroy, doors open at 6.30pm for pub meals and chatting before a 7.30pm start. Tickets are $15 for 3CR subscribers, $20 for future subscribers and can be purchased online. Come along and join a team, or bring your own of 4–8 people to share the fabulous prizes! Part of National Science Week.
Completada Bailable is a new Spanish language program featuring analysis, arts and culture, music and poetry. A feast for your ears, the program will showcase content from the local Latin American community of artists, musicians and poets. Grassroots, edgy and fun - Completada Bailable Wednesday evenings 6.30-7.30pm on 855AM, 3CR Digital and streaming live. Or catch up in your own time via their program page - Completada Bailable.
3CR proudly presents Beyond the Bars coming to you in NAIDOC Week 2017. Beyond the Bars is a unique and one of a kind radio project giving a voice to brothers and sisters on the inside from Victorian prisons and correctional centres. Tune in to hear the deadly solid sounds coming to you directly from behind the bars.
Monday 3 July, 11-2pm, Dame Phyllis Frost Centre
Tuesday 4 July, 11-2pm, Barwon Prison
Wednesday 5 July, 12-2pm, Fulham Correctional Centre, 2-4pm, Middleton Prison
Thursday 6 July, 12-3pm, Port Phillip Prison
Friday 7 July, 11-2pm, Marngoneet Correctional Centre
Each year The Boite and Music Sans Frontieres invite musicians and singers to donate 3 songs, in an acoustic concert at The Boite World Music Cafe, 1 Mark Street, North Fitzroy. Each year it’s a spectacularly creative and entertaining night of music that raises money for the 3CR Radiothon. In a year when significant music programs and broadcasters have been cut from national radio, the importance of shows like Music Sans Frontieres on broadcasters like 3CR cannot be overstated. It becomes harder and harder for local musicians to get a hearing! 3 Songs for 3CR is an opportunity to show support and ensure the healthy, ongoing life of Music Sans Frontieres on 3CR. Head here for more information and bookings.
It's not too late to donate to the 3CR 'Radio for Change' Radiothon. Make your payment before Friday 30 June and get your tax deductible receipt ready for tax time. Call the station during business hours on 03 9419 8377 or jump online at www.3cr.org.au/donate Get a legal, legitimate tax deduction while supporting radical, independent media.
Monday Greek presenter Vasilis Papaioannu (pictured with Station Manager Rachel Kirby) brought in over $5,000 worth of donations from his community this week. 'It's hard, but it's always such a pleasure to raise money to support the good work of 3CR', says Vasilis, known around the station as Bill the Greek. Have you chipped in? 3CR's 'Radio for Change' Radiothon is on now until Sunday 18 June. Donate online or call the station during business hours on 03 9419 8377. (Pictured: Radiothon poster from 1986!)
Across this week 3CR's fabulous line-up of community language shows are asking you to donate and keep independent community voices on air. Each week the Voice of West Papua show (pictured) brings listeners incredible coverage of the ongoing struggle for West Papuan independence. Where else do you get to hear that? Every Tuesday from 6.30-7.30pm the community has a voice and a media space to present the issues that are important to them. Please show your support.