Beyond the Bars 2016

Friday, 8 July 2016 - 3:15pm
Beyond the Bars 2016

 

NAIDOC Week July 4-8, 2016

Beyond the Bars connects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners to the wider community and is a unique radio event that gives voice to the experience of inmates in Victorian prisons. Beyond the Bars is held during NAIDOC week and features daily broadcasts from the Aboriginal men and women inside Victoria’s prisons.

Beyond the Bars receives financial support from the Community Broadcasting Foundation, the Koori Justice Unit and Corrections Victoria at the Department of Justice, and the City of Yarra.

BEYOND THE BARS 2016

Mon 4 July 11am-2pm – Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (Deer Park) Live Broadcast
Tue 5 July 11am-2pm – Barwon Prison (Lara, near Geelong) Live Broadcast
Wed 6 July 12-2pm – Fulham Corrections Centre (Sale, Gippsland) Prerecord
Wed 6 July 2-4pm – Loddon Prison (Chewton, near Castlemaine) Prerecord Broadcast
Thu 7 July 12-3pm – Port Phillip Prison (Laverton) Live Broadcast
Fri 8 July 11am-2pm – Marngoneet Correction Centre (Lara, near Geelong) Live Broadcast

A highlights double CD of the Beyond the Bars broadcasts was produced in 2016, and launched on 14 December 2016. To obtain your free copy of the double CD, drop in to the station, or email your request to projects@3cr.org.au

You can listen to the double CD below.

CD 1

01 Women's welcome - Shantel and Glenda 0.24

02 As a mob - Jennifer 1.01

03 'United' - Chloe 0.36

04 Life with drugs - Tamara and Nikki 2.30

05 The problem with ice - Glenda 0.51

06 'Strong and tall' - Shantel 0.47

07 Mural painting - Carly and Jennifer 0.58

08 DPFC cheerios 5.13

09 Messages from the women #1 0.25

10 Talking politics - Barwon men 1.51

11 Smoking ban - Barwon men 7.32

12 Peer listener - Barwon men 4.19

13 Deadly rap words - Barwon men 1.30

14 Programs on the inside - Eric and Rob 4.20

15 Mentors and decisions - Barwon men 6.04

16 Exit plan and parole - Barwon men 7.59

17 Finding yourself - Barwon men 5.25

18 Strategic scrabble - Barwon men 1.17

19 Barwon cheerios 3.36

20 Messages from the women #2 0.34

21 Dancing in China - Didge 2.06

22 Not the place to be - Yorta 0.46

23 'Breath of Life' - Trav 3.22

24 Avoiding drugs - Lucas and Trav 4.05

25 Fulhman cheerios 8.52

 

CD 2

01 Messages from the women #3 0.38

02 Jail and post-release - Bomber 1.23

03 Childhood and foster care - Stevie 2.05

04 Moonahcullah mission - Joel 1.54

05 Connected tribal brothers - Bomber and Dua 2.13

06 Getting out, breaking the cycle - Bomber 3.16

07 Loddon cheerios 1.53

08 Messages from the women #4 0.25

09 NAIDOC, a natural high - Rob 7.08

10 'How far is heaven?' - Sonny 1.48

11 Dancing culture, Coomealla mission - Raymond 4.01

12 'Bottle comes around' - Sonny 1.46

13 PPP cheerios 2.42

14 Messages from the women #5 0.21

15 Travelling - Lance 4.15

16 Learning language - Greg 3.56

17 'Prison yards' - Clancy 2.32

18 Losing family - Deeda 6.58

19 Down the mines - Trevor 4.44

20 Marngoneet cheerios 3.47

21 'We thank you. Tribute to 3CR' - everyone! 5.12

 

 

CD launch invitation

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

Topic

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.