Local Communities

Life is waiting - fundraiser

The Breakfast teams are holding a film screening Fundraiser on Saturday 13 October, 5.30pm for a 6pm start. LOOP Project Space & Bar, 23 Meyers Pl, Narrm (Melbourne). Come along to the screening of Life Is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara, followed by a post-show live panel discussion featuring Kamal Fadel from the Australian Western Sahara Association and Tarneen Onus-Williams, Yigar-Gunditjmara, Bindal, Yorta Yorta, Dja Dja Wurrung and Torres Strait Islander community organiser and writer. Tickets are $15 waged, $5 unwaged, at the door. Facebook event 

3CR Film Fundraiser

Bring your friends for a movie night out at 3CR’s screening of the new political comedy ‘Pride’ on Thursday 6 November. Set in the Margaret Thatcher’s England in the summer of 84, ‘Pride’ is the story of how a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists join forces with the National Union of Mineworkers to raise money to support the strikers' families. 

Najeem and Eltayeb 3CR Margin Voice

We’re thrilled to have Margin Voice join our program schedule each Wednesday 6.30-7pm. The show provides a platform for Sudanese current affairs, arts and culture, bridging the gap between generations in the Sudanese community in Australia and abroad. Najeem Musa and Eltayeb Ali provide a space to talk about politics and news from Darfur and beyond, as well as local information and interviews for and by the marginalised Sudanese diaspora in Australia. The program also features modern and traditional music in Arabic and other tribal languages. Listen back to their latest show now! Presented by the Darfur Community Association of Australia. Image: Najeem Musa and Eltayeb Ali.

Trans Day of Audibility

Help make our ‘Trans Day of Audibility’ broadcast happen! Donate on GiveOUT Day this Friday 15 October. GiveOUT Day is a national day of giving to LGBTIQA+ organisations, community groups, and projects. Donations on GiveOUT Day are doubled by GiveOUT and their partners. That means your donation will be matched dollar for dollar. How good is that! We're fundraising for a ‘Trans Day of Audibility’ broadcast that will bring together a range of queer programmers and presenters to showcase and celebrate underrepresented voices for Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV) in March 2022. Your donation will help elevate and amplify the voices of trans communities as part of this dedicated special broadcast. To donate just head to GiveOUT Day now!

Totes 3CR Bag

These great little Tote bags are perfect for lugging your activists tools about, or getting the shopping home from the market. Just $27.50 (including postage) - jump online and order yours today. The bags themselves come from Zemer Bags. All funds raised go toward purchasing school books for a school in Tirana Albania (where some of the children of workers who made the bags go) and Floq (a small village affected by earthquakes in recent years).

20 Years on the Inside

Today we announce the release of an iconic podcast series - “20 Years on the Inside”. The series gives voice to the experience of First Nations incarceration in the Victorian prison system. “20 Years on the Inside” is a carefully curated series of conversations with Aboriginal people recorded across two decades of Beyond the Bars, 3CR’s live prison radio broadcasts. The podcast series is hosted by prominent Aboriginal activists Vickie Roach and Kutcha Edwards. “We believe the voices in this series have never been heard in podcasting before, and the themes of storytelling, politics, community and humanity make this series a must-listen for anyone living in so-called Australia.” The 6-part series is available across all podcast platforms (Spotify, Apple) and on the 3CR website and you can listen live each Monday at midday on 855AM, 3CR Digital or via live streaming.

20 Years on the Inside with Vickie and Kutcha
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A podcast series hosted by Vickie Roach and Kutcha Edwards reflecting on 20 years of the Beyond the Bars prison radio broadcasts.
Music Matters fundraiser

Postponed! Standby for a new date ...
Music Matters wants your company at a fundraiser on Saturday 28 August at the Coburg RSL (COVID-19 permitting!). We will be featuring great local independent musicians: The Avenue Ensemble, Powerful Owl and PSA. All this for just $10 on the door at Coburg RSL, 323 Sydney Rd from 8pm. Please join your Music Matters' hosts Joe and Jane to celebrate community powered radio with community powered musicians as we fundraise to help keep Radical Radio on-air and online for another year. 

Neithan and Tony from Strong Spirit

3CR is thrilled to have Dardi Munwurro (Strong Spirit) as a new affiliate organisation and new program each Monday at 1pm. Dardi is an independent Aboriginal organisation which works in the area of family violence, to support Aboriginal men of all ages to break the cycle of inter-generational trauma, and to become leaders, role models and mentors within their communities. Neithan and Tony (pictured) say the weekly Strong Spirit radio show will take a holistic approach, sharing information about Dardi’s work with Aboriginal men and their communities. It will show the wider community what Kooris are doing to support each other and to make the community safer.

Beyond the Bars 2021

3CR's iconic Beyond the Bars project has been on the air for 20 years this year, and we're looking forward to presenting our shows from six Victorian prisons during NAIDOC Week 5-9 July 2021. The broadcasts can be heard on 3CR 855AM, 3CR Digital, or streaming live. Check out previous years online now. Beyond the Bars receives financial support from the Community Broadcasting Foundation, the Koori Justice Unit and Corrections Victoria at the Department of Justice and Regulation, and the City of Yarra