Current affairs

Alternative News

On 12 November 2017, Campaign for International Co-operation and Disarmament (CICD) will celebrate Bruce McPhie, Rev Richard Wootton and Heather Corry’s lives and achievements for peace and social justice. CICD will also celebrate 40 years of Alternative News broadcasting on 3CR. We invite you to help celebrate their achievements with us. Sunday 12 November, 1.30 to 5pm, Unitarian Peace Memorial Church, 110 Grey St, East Melbourne. More information and rsvps to Romina peacecentre@cicd.org.au

Beyond the Bars CD Launch Thursday 2 November

Come along to the launch of the Beyond the Bars 2017 CD - a double CD of highlights from this year's NAIDOC Week prison broadcasts. Join us upstairs at MAYSAR, 184 Gertrude St, Fitzroy, on Thursday the 2 November from 6 to 8 pm.  The launch will feature a live panel discussion on Aboriginal incarceration, Q & A, and deadly music. Free CDs, snacks and drinks will be available. This is an alcohol free event, and has disability access. 

1990s - celebrate history week with 3CR

Have you got a copy of the station's stunning anniversary book: 'Radical Radio: Celebrating 40 Years of 3CR'? Celebrate history week by buying a piece of your own history. Or snap one up for a friend or family member for Christmas, and ask your local library to get a copy! For $49.50 you can purchase the book online, or at the station during business hours. 

Friday 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Each Friday Jacob & a guest co-presenter will bring their kitchen table analysis of an event of the week into the studio and relentlessly pull it apart with a slant you won’t find anywhere else.
Joe Toscano - Anarchist World This Week

Joe Toscano first began broadcasting an anarchist analysis of local, national and international events on 3CR in August 1977. All are welcome to a special live broadcast of Anarchist World This Week on Wednesday 20th September, from 10:00 - 11:00 am at The Unitarian Church, 110 Grey St, East Melbourne. Doors open at 9:30am. Please be seated by 10:00am as the broadcast is live and will be simultaneously broadcast around Australia on the Community Radio Network. A communal lunch will be provided by Sampari – the West Papuan Independence Movement for $15.  You are encouraged to buy lunch for someone else who cannot afford it.

Over The Wall
Sunday
Informing people of changes within government services that impact upon the social safety net, and how to better deal with bureaucracy and how to protect your rights. Over the Wall offers some simple tools to fight back and defend yourself against a system that penalises people already disadvantaged by poverty and significant health conditions.
Young Muslim Women's Training

We're looking for young muslim women who are between 15-25 years, have a passion for radio or podcasts and are interested in women's human rights issues. Send us a brief introduction about who you are and why you want to be part of the program. Send this in written or video format to: youngwomen@muslimwomenscentre.org.au Applications close 20 August 2017. Please only apply if you can commit to all program dates. WEEK 1: 26 AUG, 10 AM–3 PM, WEEK 2: 5 & 7 SEPT, 4.30–6.30 PM, WEEK 3: 12 &14 SEPT, 4.30–6.30 PM, WEEK 4: 19 & 21 SEPT, 4.30 – 6.30 PM, WEEK 5: 26 & 28 SEPT 4.30 – 6.30 PM. For more information: call Munira on 9481 3000. This project is a collaboration betweeen the Australian Muslim Women's Centre for Human Rights and 3CR, with financial support from the Community Broadcasting Foundation.

Lost in Science

Pit your scientific knowledge against the giant brains of the Lost in Science team at our annual TRIVIA NIGHT, and help keep our show on the air. Monday 14 August at the Birmingham Hotel corner Smith and Johnston streets, Fitzroy, doors open at 6.30pm for pub meals and chatting before a 7.30pm start. Tickets are $15 for 3CR subscribers, $20 for future subscribers and can be purchased online. Come along and join a team, or bring your own of 4–8 people to share the fabulous prizes! Part of National Science Week.

Beyond the Bars 2017 - photo by Kerri-Lee Harding

3CR proudly presents Beyond the Bars coming to you in NAIDOC Week 2017. Beyond the Bars is a unique and one of a kind radio project giving a voice to brothers and sisters on the inside from Victorian prisons and correctional centres. Tune in to hear the deadly solid sounds coming to you directly from behind the bars.
Monday 3 July, 11-2pm, Dame Phyllis Frost Centre
Tuesday 4 July, 11-2pm, Barwon Prison
Wednesday 5 July, 12-2pm, Fulham Correctional Centre, 2-4pm, Middleton Prison
Thursday 6 July, 12-3pm, Port Phillip Prison
Friday 7 July, 11-2pm, Marngoneet Correctional Centre

Donate to Radiothon

It's not too late to donate to the 3CR 'Radio for Change' Radiothon. Make your payment before Friday 30 June and get your tax deductible receipt ready for tax time. Call the station during business hours on 03 9419 8377 or jump online at www.3cr.org.au/donate Get a legal, legitimate tax deduction while supporting radical, independent media.