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Music Matters Birthday Gig

It's Music Matters' 3rd birthday and 3CR's 40th, so we're celebrating with a music benefit featuring Rya Park, Rough River and Masco Sound System. Thursday 3 November, Bella Union, doors open at 7pm. All funds go toward keeping Radical Radio on air.

Open Day 2016

THIS Sunday 9 October from 12-4pm the station opens up its doors to the community and invites you to come in and celebrate 40 years of radical radio. Join us for an awesome afternoon tea, roving musicians, special on-air broadcasts and the opportunity to step into the studio and get behind the mic. Face painting for the kids, stalls, rolling station tours and the launch of the 3CR 40th birthday t-shirt. There'll be something for everyone! Getting to the station is easy, but parking around 21 Smith Street, Fitzroy, is very difficult and we strongly recommend that you walk, cycle or catch public transport to the day. See you there!

3CR

We have a position available as the Station Manager at 3CR. The Station Manager is responsible for the overall day to day management of the station, including the coordination of staff and ensuring access and equity for 3CR’s volunteer workers and affiliates. The Station Manager also acts as the Executive Officer to the 3CR Committee of Management and to Community Radio Federation. This is a permanent, full-time position (35 hours per week, nine day fortnight with an RDO). Applications close 9am Monday 5 September.

Radiothon - please pay

3CR's Radiothon is over for another year - did you pledge but haven't yet paid? It's not too late. You can pay online, at the station during business hours with card or cash, or post a check or money order to PO Box 1277 Collingwood VIC 3066. Honour your pledge and help keep Radical Radio on the airwaves.

Radiothon 2016
3CR's Radiothon is on NOW and it's time to donate to keep independent, community-owned and community-controlled radio on the airwaves. It's our 40th birthday and we hope you can dig deep to support the programs and volunteers that keep the station going. Donate now! Read more, or download the poster.
Keep Community Radio

The Federal Budget released on Tuesday 3 May contains cuts of $1.4m in funding that currently keeps community radio stations broadcasting on digital in five capital cities. If we don’t get those funds reinstated, community radio will get left behind on the AM/FM dial. Will you join the national community radio campaign to get these funds back, and ensure a digital future for 3CR and other community stations around the country? Add your voice here to the Keep the Community in Your Radio campaign.

Book Launch - Radical Radio: Celebrating 40 Years of 3CR

Join us for the launch of 3CR's 40th anniversary book at Trades Hall, Bella Union Bar on Friday 6 May at 6pm. The evening includes speakers, revolutionary drinks, nibbles and the opportunity to get your copy of Radical Radio: Celebrating 40 Years of 3CR.
RSVP now and let us know you're coming. Get your copy now!

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3CR mural by Charlotte Clemens

Exhibition dates: 18 March–23 April
Exhibition opening: Friday 18 March 6–8pm
Public program and broadcasts: Fridays 5-7pm read program details

'If People Powered Radio: 40 Years of 3CR' is a collaboration between Fitzroy's oldest community radio station and one of Fitzroy's oldest galleries and studio complex, Gertrude Contemporary.

International Women's Day 2016

Are we there yet? Unfortunately the fight for women's rights still needs some work, and it's important that you're part of the struggle. Tune in on Tuesday 8 March for feminist analysis on local and global issues, plus all the latest on activities around town.

Armenian woman and child in deportations 1915 Armin T Wegner Collection

On air Friday 24 April 9.30am - or listen now. In this centenary year, ANZAC commemorations have reached a fever pitch. How much history is lost in the carnival of commemoration? 24 April 2015 marks another day of mourning.