Summer specials 2013-2014

Thursday, 19 December 2013 - 5:45pm
Tom Civil - 3CR Mural

Nelson Mandela
We present a very special breakfast on the 25th December as we dig into the archives to bring you a unique address by Nelson Mandela to the Victorian trade union movement in 1990 at Melbourne Town Hall. Mandela had come to thank them for their solidarity work and for their support in bringing down the apartheid system in South Africa, and 3CR was there broadcasting live. Listen in Wednesday 25 December from 7am
Or listen to the podcast

Paperback Writers

From December 24th onwards Iain McIntyre will be presented a summer series entitled Paperback Writers every Tuesday from 4pm to 5.30pm in place of Tuesday Hometime. The program will explore the world of pulp paperback publishing from the 1950s to the 1970s through interviews with the likes of Harlan Ellison, Ann Bannon, Marijane Meaker/Vin Packer and more. Listen to a teaser.

Esoteric Warrior
Join Blair and Natty as they take a holistic look at art therapy; social media and the dangers of misrepresentation online; the cutting edge work of David Wilcock on the nature of human potential, as well as discussing the BBC documentary series: The Century of the Self,  which explores the use of Sigmund Freud's ideas by those in power to control and manipulate public opinion. Tuesday 10am to 11am.

How Will I Laugh Tomorrow
Get your dose of punk, hardcore and metal with Pete every Monday 4pm to 5pm

Jazz on Lazy Wednesday Afternoon with Geoff Tobin
Geoff will keep your Wednesday arvos cruisy with his unique selection of jazz, blues, and soul that you wouldn't expect. Wednesday 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday Breakfast
On Tuesday Breakfast this January we’ve got a four-part series on solidarity between women in the arts. Hear from a diverse range of women, both established practitioners and emerging artists, about their experiences working in the arts and with other women. 

7th of January: Simona Kapitolina is an artist who comes from a design and architecture background. She is also a musician, singer-songwriter, DJ and producer. She runs the online music label Girls Who Smoke Poke and the monthly gender diverse music event The Shock of the New. She’s currently preparing a solo album for release in March. 

14th of January: Sarahnya Kumar is an artist working in theatre, performance, music and poetry in Melbourne. Last year she was involved in a production called HiRISe, created by the theatre group ReDEFIANT as part of the Fringe Festival. This production looked at questions of identity and belonging and the experiences of ethnic minorities, immigrants and refugees. 

21st of January: Claire Gaskin is a Melbourne based poet and teacher. Her writing often touches on questions of sex, sexuality and feminism, among other themes. In November she published her second major collection, Paperweight, with Hunter Publishers. 

28th of January: Jess Johnson is a visual artist with a very vibrant and distinctive aesthetic. She has exhibited in many galleries both in Australia and overseas including, recently, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. She is a resident artist at the Gertrude Contemporary Gallery here in Fitzroy and is taking part in the Melbourne Now exhibition.

Summer Specials
A feast of radical summer radio featuring shorts, documentaries, music, and highlights from across the years.


Summer Specials
Saturday 11:00am to 12:00pm
A feast of shorts, docos, features and specialist music from 3CR broadcasters and our community radio family.



Summer specials 2019-2020

16 Dec 2019
Tune into great radio over Summer with a range of one-off specials alongside show highlights from across the year.

Summer specials 2018-2019

20 Dec 2018
Listen up this summer for some great radio! From psychedelic music to feminist perspectives - environmental blockading to rebel girls and wicked women. There's something for everyone, anytime.

Summer specials 2017-2018

19 Dec 2017
Through December 2017 & January 2018, 3CR continues to broadcast great radio with plenty of radical content. There’s plenty of reasons to stay tuned to 3CR over the Summer period from shorts, features, documentaries, music specials to highlights from 2017, 3CR is sure to bring you a feast of radical radio.

Summer specials 2016-2017

19 Dec 2016
A great line up of summer listening of documentaries, specials, unique features and much more. Highlights from the year, alongside new shows with guest presenters.