Beyond the Bars 2022

Thursday, 30 June 2022 - 1:00pm
Beyond the Bars 2022, 4-8 July

In 2022 Beyond the Bars broadcasts from six Victorian prisons during NAIDOC Week 4-8 July 2022. You can listen in via 3CR 855AM, 3CR Digital, or streaming live. Previous years are available to listen to anytime online. Beyond the Bars receives financial support from the Community Broadcasting Foundation, the Koori Justice Unit and Corrections Victoria at the Department of Justice and Regulation, and the City of Yarra. Original artwork by Suzzane at DPFC, gifted to 3CR, 2021.

Beyond the Bars broadcast dates

Mon 4 July 11am-2pm – Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (Deer Park)
Tue 5 July 11am-2pm – Barwon Prison (Lara, near Geelong)
Wed 6 July 11am-1pm – Fulham Correctional Centre (near Sale, Gippsland)
Wed 6 July 1-3pm – Loddon Prison (Castlemaine)
Thu 7 July 11am-2pm – Port Phillip Prison (Laverton)
Fri 8 July 11am-2pm – Marngoneet Correctional Centre (Lara, near Geelong)

 

On demand audio coming soon.

 

 

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

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

Beyond the Bars 2022

30 Jun 2022
3CR's iconic prison radio show returns to the inside with live broadcasts from across Victorian jails. Listen in Monday to Friday during NAIDOC Week 4-8 July from 11am each day to hear directly from the men and women inside.

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.