It’s gonna be a hot summer! Yay for Summer! Summer brings swimming, summer brings picnics in the park and summer brings the 3CR Summer Wine fundraiser. So find a shady spot, grab your picnic blanket and gather your mates and get your order in! We are selling delicious wine generously provided by a Victorian wine producer just in time for your summer gathering. This year we have a new provider, and we know you will love the wine! Wines a can be purchased in a single bottle, a gift pack of three, or get a discount and order a half dozen or a full dozen. For an extra $10 we can deliver to anyone in a 15km radius of the station. It’s easy to support 3CR this Summer! Order online now or call the station on 03 9419 8377 during business hours.
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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.
Join 3CR from 9am – 4pm on Thursday 26 January for our annual Invasion Day broadcast.
26 January signifies the beginning of invasion, colonisation, and displacement, and the start of a powerful movement of First Nations resistance and protest that is ongoing to this day. 3CR's First Nations broadcast team will be bringing you Blak and deadly music, and the voices of grassroots activists across the continent. Discussing genocide, sovereignty, treaty, pay the rent, deaths in custody, truth and justice, and the lore of the land …
The Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner Commemoration Committee invites you to the Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner Commemoration, at midday Friday 20 January 2023 on the corner of Victoria Street and Franklin Street, Melbourne. Listen live from 12-1pm on 3CR, or join the crowd in the city for the full event. In 1842 two indigenous freedom fighters, Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner, were the first men executed in Victoria for having the audacity to resist the British colonisation of their lands and the destruction of their people and their way of life. The Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner Commemoration Committee believes your participation in this ceremony on Friday 20 January 2023 will help to kick start the stalled reconciliation process between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians. Turn up, or tune in!
There’ll be great Summer Programming content on air over the festive season, but our offices will be closed from midday Friday 23 December and re-open Tuesday 3 January. Throughout January 2023 we’ll be open with reduced hours and days. The station will be open 10am-4pm Tuesday to Friday, call us on 03 9419 8377 or connect with us online via our socials and website. We hope that all our listeners and supporters enjoy a break and we look forward to hearing from you in 2023!
Looking for a radical gift for that special someone?
Come along to our Pop Up Shop THIS Saturday 17 December from 9-12noon.
Books, t-shirts, scarves, tote bags and much much more.
3CR Community Radio
21 Smith Street, Fitzroy.
See you there!
Tune in on Saturday 3 December for 12 hours of programming on the International Day of People with Disability. This year we’re talking about REST as a necessity for our survival, the ways disabled people are habitually denied both rest and income, reflections on disabled rest and joy, disabled Indigenous anticapitalist futures, and so much more. Universal access to rest, to wellness, to life, is Disability Justice. Check out the full program grid here.
Image description: a graphic with a campfire burning in the dark and the words "Rest is SURVIVAL" in large print above it. To the side are the words "3CR Community Radio", and the words of a poem by Renay Barker Mulholland that read
"for every beat a rest
for every shadow cast a light
for every action a reaction
rest is not wasted time
it is survival”
Have you got your FREE ticket yet? Sunday 27 November at the Brunswick Ballroom - come join the radical radio community. ‘3CR Radio Music Feast’ is one of several events produced as part of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia’s partnership with Creative Victoria’s On The Road Again initiative, connecting Victorian community radio with the state’s live music scene. We've got a stellar line-up including Ajak Kwai, Kutcha Edwards, Lady Lash, the Black Jesus Experience, the Cherry Reds, Soju Gang, Marroushti, Uncle Robbie Thorpe and MC Shiralee Hood. Read more in our Media Release. FREE tickets here.
You are invited to the Beyond the Bars 2022 #19 CD Launch on Thursday 10 November 6-8pm, at Dardi Munwurro, Aunty Alma Thorpe's Gathering Place, 546-550 High Street, Preston. There’ll be free CDs, speakers, panel discussion, live music, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. This is a free event and all are welcome.
Trivia is BACK baby! That's right, Done By Law's legendary trivia night returns to light up the social calendars of the best and brightest minds in Melbourne. Expect another evening of sparkling wit, cunning competition and of course, the glorious glory of sweet sweet victory (which could be yours by the way). This your first year? Welcome!! You might just be the best among us, but you'll have to strut your stuff to prove it! And yes, before you faint - the competition will end, as it always does, with limbo, and it will be fabulous. Why are we assembling you ask? To raise much needed funds for the incredible 3CR, the fiercely grassroots radio station which hosts Done By Law. Friday 21 October at Collingwood Town Hall. More information and tickets here.
Come along to Cafe Gummo for a night of Rembetiko/Latin music to keep Greek Resistance Bulletin on the air broadcasting dissident voices in the capitalist media hellscape. Performers on the night include a rembetiko ensemble featuring Alexander Petropoulos, Paul Dounias, Joseph Tsombanopoulos, Katerina Stevens (pictured) and Rosco Heck. Supporting them on the night will be Oscar Poncell. Wednesday 7 September from 8pm, 711 High Street, Thornbury, $10 entry. Event details here.