Thursday, 16 June 2022 - 7:00am to 8:30am
3CR Radiothon promotional graphic, featuring a digital drawing of five people of different skin tones and hair colours, one wearing a hijab, facing a panel which reads 'keep community strong'. The graphic includes 3CR's station contact details.

Acknowledgement of Country//


Headlines with Emily//


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Ellise Bourne, Media and Communications Officer at the Renters and Housing Union or RAHU, joins us to discuss the crisis of rental availability in Australia and about the ongoing fight for renters rights. Ellise is also a disability worker and proud unionist. You can find out more about RAHU's work, including how to find your local RAHU branch, at


Michelle Roger is a Gippsland based Disabled artist, writer and model. She is part of the Emerging Writers Festival event 'By My Bed' at No Vacancy gallery and online. Disabled Artists with lived experience of disability, chronic pain, and chronic illness answer the question ‘What are the objects that make up your world?’ Alongside the photographs, you will find musings about the body, accessibility, care, community, and tenderness that can accumulate by their beds.//


Dylan O'Hara is the acting manager of Vixen, Victoria's peer-only sex worker organisation. Vixen is a member organisation of Scarlet Alliance, the national peak body representing sex worker organisations in Australia, and the Global Network of Sex Work Projects, NSWP. Today, Dylan will be discussing the impacts and obstacles of the Victorian Sex Work Decriminalisation Act 2022.//


We also heard from some excellent former Thursday Breakfasters - Katia Lallo (Done By Law on 3CR) and Rosie Isaac - and from Natalie Osborne (Radio Reversal on 4ZZZ), who shared why they love community radio!//


Katia let us know about a new campaign fighting for workplace justice for community legal workers- you can sign the petition to support their fight for fair workplace conditions here, and follow them on Twitter and Instagram. You can also attend the campaign launch at Trades Hall on Thursday 16 June at 5.30PM.//



hate me - miniskirt ft. blackwinterwells//

Smile - Izy//