Invasion Day 2019

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 - 5:33pm
Invasion Day 2019

On Saturday 26 January from 9.30am - 4pm 3CR's First Nations broadcasters Robbie Thorpe (Blak 'n' Deadly/Fire First), Viv Malo (The Black Block) Kerri Lee Harding (Blaknoise) and Gavin Moore (Billabong Beats)  brought us deadly coverage of the 2019 Invasion Day events and issues across Melbourne and beyond.

Events featured on the day:

Melbourne:
Dawn Service Ceremony, Kings Domain Resting Place, 5.30am. #WeAlwaysRemember Lidia Thorpe. 3CR will recorded the ceremony to play as part of the broadcast.  Listen here.

10.30am-1pm: Abolish Australia Day Rally! Parliament House 
3CR crossed live to the speeches at the rally and updates from Vivian Malo and others. 

Listen here to the speeches from the rally.

Brisbane:
James Brennan from Monday Breakfast brought us and update from the Meanjin Invasion Day Rally, Emma Miller Place, Roma Street, Brisbane.  Audio coming soon.

Perth:
Invasion Day Rally, 12 -3pm ( 3-6pm VIC), Forrest Chase, 200 Murray St, Perth.   We spoke with Corina Hayden as they gathered before the rally start.  Audio coming soon.

Sydney:
Invasion Day Rally, 11 – 2pm Hyde Park, south corner of Elizabeth and Liverpool St, Sydney.  Audio coming soon.

Canberra:
Invasion Day, 9am – 9pm at the Aboriginal Embassy. 
We started our broadcast with a cross to the speeches at the start of the march at Garema Place with Robert Thorpe and Ronny Ato Buai Kareni reporting.  We returned to some more of the Yarning circle at the Tent Embassy fire to end the day's broadcast.  Audio coming soon.

Aunty Sandra Onus spoke to Gavin Moore about the Tjap Wurrung campaign to save sacred trees from destruction buy the State Governement's Western Highway extension.  Listen here.

Blak Betty spoke with William Brian Bates also known as 'Badger Bates' a Barkindji Traditional Owner and Elder about what is a national environmental disaster, the the health of the Murray-Darling river systems.  Listen here.

Survival Day 2012
Wednesday
This annual broadcast by 3CR's Indigenous broadcasters marks Australia's Invasion Day. Indigenous activists have broadcast at 3CR from the year 3CR began in1976. Tune in on 26 January each year and hear the truth about 3CR's colonial past and the current campaigns to right past wrongs.

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Episodes

Invasion Day 2019

19 Dec 2018
Every year 3CR marks Invasion Day with special programming that gives voice to the ongoing struggle for land justice in this country. Our shows cover the real history of Australia, cross to local events and rallies around town, and celebrate the survival and culture of Aboriginal people. Always was, always will be, Aboriginal land – Abolish Australia Day!

Invasion Day 2018

26 Jan 2018
This year we mark Invasion Day with 6 hours of special programming from 10 am – 4 pm on Friday 26 January.

Invasion Day 2017

31 Jan 2017
On-air commemoration for Invasion Day rally 2017. Includes coverage of the Melbourne rally as well as songs, speeches and poems from Redfern in Sydney.

Invasion Day 2016

31 Jan 2016
Tune in to 3CR's annual Invasion Day broadcast on 26 January and hear the truth about Australia's colonial past and present and the current campaigns to right these wrongs.