The CRAM Guide is 3CR's annual magazine printed each year in May. It includes news, program profiles, station updates and the latest program guide. All subscribers receive a free copy in the mail.
The 2020 CRAM Guide is here! This year our digital-only version is Covid-19 safe and packed with great articles, compelling reasons to give generously to the Station Appeal, along with live links to audio and program information.
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Feast your eyes on the 2019 CRAM Guide! Inside you can read about the Armenian show, the power of our disability day programming, just what keeps breakfast radio ticking, the history of legal issues on the airwaves and much, much more.
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The 2018 CRAM Guide is packed with great articles and information to feed your brain and soul this Winter. There are features on the criminalisation of journalism, making the airwaves trans inclusive, youth justice radio and much more. Read up and remember to 'Fight for your mic!'.
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The 2017 CRAM Guide delivers a rich array of on-air updates and features to the theme of 'Radio for Change'.
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The 2016 CRAM Guide celebrates 40 years of radical radio. Our birthday exhibition 'If People Powered Radio' is profiled, along with excerpts from the station's stunning book publication Radical radio: Celebrating 40 Years of 3CR. Includes program and people profiles from across the decades.
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The 2015 CRAM Guide
demonstrates the crucial role the station plays in a media landscape dominated by corporate interests. We showcase a selection of our unique and diverse programming as well as the things behind the scenes that makes 3CR tick and activates the airwaves
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The 2014 CRAM Guide
focuses on how 3CR has been the voice of community acivism and resistance since our inception. We celebrate our proud history of union affiliation
, and our role in suporting and growing community campaigns
both locally and overseas
Read the 2014 CRAM
The 2013 CRAM Guide
celebrates the Political Donations
our Programmers and Volunteers make. There are features on new programs, press freedom
, protest music, politics in the arts, and the corporatisation of sport
. We also pay tribute to 3CR programmers
that passed away in 2012-13, and programs that finished up.
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In the 2012 CRAM Guide
read about Australia's dire state of media ownership
and how you can Invest in Independence
. There are features on Chin Radio, union activism and union radio, the struggle forWest Papuan independence
's music show scene and much more.
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The 2011 CRAM Guide
profiles the people, projects and programs that make 3CR People Powered Radio in 2011
. There's a Refugee Radio feature
, as well as all latest on projects: Visioning Justice
and I Just Can't Hide It
. New shows, solar power,
farewells, people's tours and much more.
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In the 2010 CRAM Guide
there's all the latest on 3CR's programming as well as a great range of feature articles
including: 3CR's handmade history
; hands on radio with refugee resettlement and Palestine Remembered
; and a handy "how to"
so that you can make your ownfelt radio
.Read the 2010 CRAM
In the 2009 CRAM Guide
we hear from some of the people who powered 3CR in the past
- former broadcasters who now work at other media outlets and activist radio stations. Find out why training at 3CR
is so special plus how to make the most of your interview techniques, and read your revolutionary horoscopes
for the month of June!Read the 2009 CRAM
Spring 2008 Edition
The Spring 2008 CRAM Guide
profiles 3CR's latest batch of new programs
, farewells some old ones and features articles on political poster art
and the 2009 Seeds of Dissent Calendar
. Also, a handy guide to digital for dummies
. Read the Spring 2008 CRAM
Autumn 2008 Edition
The Autumn 2008 CRAM Guide
includes feature articles
and profilesnew and established 3CR programs
. Kevin Healy's 3CR – Still Relevant After the Honeymoon?
seeks to re-focus our attention at this time of post-Howard Government euphoria; Damaris Baker writes about the constraints on paid journalists in doing investigative work in Sinking beneath the airwaves
; and Elanor McInerney talks to 3CR broadcaster Kutcha Edwards
about his feelings on the Day of National Apology
.Read the Autumn 2008 CRAM
Spring 2007 Edition
The Spring 2007 CRAM Guide
includes feature articles
and profiles new and established 3CR programs
. It also introduces you to the the 2008 Seeds of Dissent Calendar
celebrating radical history and challenging 12 Australian myths. Read the Spring 2007 CRAM
Autumn 2007 Edition
The Autumn 2007 CRAM Guide
is The Spin
, a tabloid expose of 3CR as a disreputable hotbed of activism, where dangerous radicals grubby the airwaves and push ratbag marginal agendas. Includes feature articles
on climate change politics, the housing crisis and squatting, and profiles of 3CR talkback programs
. Read the Autumn 2007 CRAM