Beyond the Bars

July
A radio series dedicated to giving voice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women in the Victorian prison system.

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Beyond the Bars 2020

We didn't bring you our usual live prison broadcasts for Beyond the Bars in 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions. BUT 3CR Indigenous broadcasters recorded messages, cheerios, poems, stories, raps and short interviews with some of the inmates over the phone at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, Loddon/Middleton Prison, Barwon Prison, Karreenga Annex and Fulham Correctional Centre.
24 Jun 2020

Beyond the Bars 2019

Giving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inmates a voice during NAIDOC Week with live radio from the inside.
25 Jun 2019

Beyond the Bars 2018

Proudly celebrating 17 years on the airwaves – Beyond the Bars is Australia’s only live prison radio broadcast giving a voice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inmates.
26 Jun 2018

Beyond the Bars 2017

Giving a voice to the brothers and sisters on the inside during NAIDOC Week 3-7 July 2017.
28 Jun 2017

About Beyond the Bars

Each year during NAIDOC Week 3CR presents Beyond the Bars - prison radio shows featuring the stories, poems, songs and opinions of Indigenous men and women in the Victorian prison system. Stay tuned for all the details ... 

NAIDOC Week and Beyond the Bars broadcasts: July 5 - 9, 2021