Community languages

Friday 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Community information, news, current affairs, sports for and by the Harari community.
Friday 7:30pm to 8:00pm
Community news, music and information.
Mafalda team.
Friday 6:30pm to 7:30pm
News and views from Latin American women.
Thursday 9:00pm to 10:00pm
Nepali music, news and current affairs from home, plus community announcements and discussion.
Thursday 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Community announcements, music and entertainment, news and topical issues.
Thursday 7:00pm to 8:00pm
News and current affairs from Australia, South America and Central America. Political debates, music, and community announcements.

3CR is currently hosting 10 community broadcasters from Timor-Leste (East Timor). The group are here as part of a program run by the Asia Pacific Journalism Centre and funded through AusAID’s Australian Leadership Awards Fellowships Program.

The group have spent time at 3CR to experience community engagement first-hand, and to produce radio features on the Timor-Leste Diaspora in Melbourne for broadcast on their stations back home.

(Florindo and Joao pictured)

Beyond the Bars is Australia’s only live prison broadcast and this year is expanded to involve over 100 Indigenous men and women from the inside sharing stories, songs, opinions and poems from within the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, Barwon Prison, Fulham Correctional Centre, Marngoneet Correctional Centre, Loddon Prison and Port Phillip Prison.

Australia holds one of the most concentrated corporatised media landscapes in the world, and in the past year we have seen the fruits born of a system that prioritises shareholder return over the needs of the community.

Over the past 12 months 3CR has created extraordinary radio from the grassroots: live coverage from Occupy Melbourne and the Tent Embassy, Visioning Justice,