Beyond the Bars 2012

Monday, 2 July 2012 - 4:15pm to Friday, 6 July 2012 - 4:15pm
Beyond the Bars CD 2012

Beyond the Bars 2012


Beyond the Bars is Australia’s only live prison broadcast and in 2012 expanded to involve over 100 Indigenous men and women from the inside sharing stories, songs, opinions and poems from within the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, Barwon Prison, Fulham Correctional Centre, Marngoneet Correctional Centre, Loddon Prison and Port Phillip Prison. 

Mon 2 July 11am-2pm – Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (Deer Park)
Tue 3 July 11am-2pm – Barwon Prison (Lara, near Geelong)
Wed 4 July 10am-12 – Fulham Corrections Centre (near Sale, Gippsland)
Wed 4 July 12-2pm – Loddon Prison (Castlemaine)
Thu 5 July 12-4pm – Port Phillip Prison (Laverton)
Fri 6 July 11am-2pm – Marngoneet Correction Centre (Lara, near Geelong)

Read the Media Release.
Download the poster.

In 2012 Beyond the Bars received financial support from Corrections Victoria, the City of Melbourne, the Victoria Law Foundation and the Community Broadcasting Foundation.

 

CD1
Strong Black Women - Kylie (1.1MB / 0:47min) 
Homelessness - Tammy (0.8MB / 0:32min)
From 12 Onwards - Belinda (1.2MB / 0:51min) 
Poem by Jess - read by Ange (1MB / 0:43min)
My Kids In Care - Kathleen (8.2MB / 5:58min)
Be Free - Kathleen (0.6MB / 0:24min)
Far From Home - Annika (0.9MB / 0:36min)
Set Up To Fail - Kayla (2.1MB / 1:30min)
Not the Same Page - Kylie (0.5MB / 0:22min)
10 What Jail Is – Jessie (    2.2MB / 1:35min)
11 Cheerios from DPFC (11.3MB / 8:11min)
12 Song For The Warriors - David Dryden (1.3MB / 0:57min)
13 Family and Future – Rocky (14.1MB / 10:13min)
14 “Folsom Prison Blues” – Robbie (1.7MB / 1:13min)
15 What I Remember – Ronald (18.6MB / 13:30min)
16 “Green Green Grass Of Home” – Sonny (3MB / 2:08min)
17 Cheerios from Barwon (5.6MB / 4:05min)
18 To My Brothers and Sisters (0.9MB / 0:38min)
19 For My Daughter – Geoff (0.4MB / 0:18min)
20 Hard In Jail – Jarvis (0.6MB / 0:26min)
21 I Am – Geoff (0.3MB / 0:11min)
22 Law and Order - read by Coco written by Roberta Sykes (1.9MB / 1:20min)
23 These Walls – Casey (0.7MB / 0:28min)
24 Parkville To Port Philip – Thomas (7.6MB / 5:31min)    
25 58 Days – Coops (0.8MB / 0:34min)
26 Poem For Ursula – Coops (0.9MB / 0:39min)
27 “Rumbalara” - Kutcha Edwards (1MB / 0:44min)
28 River Road – Dwayne (1.1MB / 0:47min)
29 Frying Brains - John Boy (1.3MB / 0:56min) 
30 One Day at a Time (1.7MB / 1:12min)
31 Cheerios from Port Philip (8MB / 5:48min)
32 So Many Goodbyes - John Boy (1.3MB / 0:54min)

CD 2
“From Little Things Big Things Grow” - men from Loddon (7.8MB / 5:38min)
Coming Together – Robbie (3.9MB / 2:49min)    
Visit From My Daughter – Brian (1.3MB / 0:54min)
Warrior Song - David Dryden and the men from Loddon (2.1MB / 1:29min)
Heads Held High – Robbie (1.1MB / 0:48min) 
6 Leigh's Song – Leigh (4.2MB / 3:01min)
Songwriting – Leigh (1.1MB / 0:48min)  
Cheerios from Loddon (6.7MB / 4:50min)  
The Justice System – Fuddy Jnr (1.7MB / 1:11min)
10 We Need Koorie Programs – Jamie (1.3MB / 0:54min)
11 More Liaison Officers (0.8MB / 0:33min)
12 Men’s Program (0.7MB / 0:28min)    
13 Employment (0.5MB / 0:19min)
14 Funerals - Fuddy Jnr (2.1MB / 1:32min)
15 The Critical Time (1.7MB / 1:13min)
16 Not Going Home After All - Fuddy Jnr (8.2MB / 5:55min)
17 Being Black – Jamie (1MB / 0:40min)
18 Racism – Bomber (8.5MB / 6:11min)  
19 The Parole Board – Clarky (9.6MB / 6:58min)  
20 Cheerios from Fulham (9.7MB / 7:03min)
21 In The Rain (8MB / 5:48min)
22 Poem For My Kids (0.9MB / 0:37min)
23 My Resume – Tubs (1.9MB / 1:21min)
24 Before Your Time – Mark (5.7MB / 4:09min)
25 Taken Before Your Time – Mark (1.9MB / 1:23min)
26 Cheerios from Marngoneet (12.1MB / 8:46min)

Thursday 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Beyond the Bars is a unique series of live prison radio broadcasts that give voice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inmates in Victorian prisons. The broadcasts are presented by 3CR's First Nations broadcasters during NAIDOC* Week (July). Beyond the Bars began in 2002 and each year it features songs, stories, opinions and poems from the men and women inside, while also connecting them with culture and community. *National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee

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Episodes

20 Years on the Inside

30 Aug 2021
A podcast series hosted by Vickie Roach and Kutcha Edwards reflecting on 20 years of the Beyond the Bars prison radio broadcasts.

Beyond the Bars 2021

10 Jun 2021
Despite the ongoing challenges of COVID-19 restrictions Beyond the Bars 2021 looks to broadcast from across six Victorian jails. Tune in 5-9 July to hear from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women on the inside.

Beyond the Bars 2020

24 Jun 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.

Beyond the Bars 2019

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