Invasion Day 2021

Wednesday, 6 January 2021 - 2:01pm
Invasion Day Rally 2021

In 2021, 3CR marked Invasion Day with special programming and live coverage of Melbourne and interstate events, rallies and concerts. 

Always was, always will be, Aboriginal land. 

The broadcast was live on Tuesday 26 January from 7am - 4pm.

You can listen back to the Melbourne Rally Speeches below. 


7am Tuesday Breakfast:  Invasion Day focus.  Listen to the podcast.

8:30am Accent of Women:  Presenting information, analysis and comment on Invasion Day 2021 from First Nations women.  

9am 3CR's First Nations media makers Robbie Thorpe (Fire First and Blak n Deadly), Viv Malo (The Black Block), Gavin Moore (Billabong Beats) and Meriki Onus (The Black Block) join forces to bring you the annual Invasion Day special broadcast.

10:30am Live broadcast of the speeches from the Invasion Day Melbourne 2021 rally and march.


LISTEN BACK - Invasion Day 2021 Rally Speeches (1 hour 23 minutes, 32MB)

Read the transcript of the rally speeches 


2pm  Throughout the afternoon we will be crossing to events around the country, bringing you interviews with organisers on many different campaign fronts and playing a beautiful mix of music from Blak musicians throughout the land!

Survival Day 2012
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 Australia's ongoing colonialism and the current campaigns to right past wrongs.



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Invasion Day 2021

6 Jan 2021
Special programming and live coverage of the Melbourne and interstate events, rallies and concerts on Invasion Day 2021. 'Always was, always will be, Aboriginal land!'