Ben Eltham joins Michelle again for his weekly discussion of politics.

Dr. Nerilie Abram from ANU calls into the studio to discuss climate change and human impact on the environment as early as the 1830s.

Professor Helen Sullivan on the use of consultants by Federal governments while cutting back public service.


Direct download: Spoke-20160830.mp3
Category:Spoke -- posted at: 1:50pm AEST

On the show this week,..

The team share a few tidbits of science covering topics such as Coffee cravings, the benefits (or non-benefits) of Fish oil supplements, Solar power generation advancements and non toxic edible batteries, BUT this week (like last week) it's all about RADIOTHON.

Dr Shane and co. proudly read out and thank loyal members of the RRR family who collectively belong to the “Jewel in the Junk Heap” 

Remember, science is everywhere, including :

Program page:
Facebook page: Einstein A Go Go

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20160828.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 6:09pm AEST

Plato's Cave - 29 August 2016

Indignation, Kubo and the Two Strings and Tickled are discussed. With Thomas Caldwell, Cerise Howard and Hayley Inch.

Direct download: _platos-cave-20160829.mp3
Category:Plato's Cave -- posted at: 10:51pm AEST

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with George McEncroe about her development of two women's only taxi services.

Then historian Clare Wright chats about her event at the Melbourne Writers Festival, 'Revising Australian History' which deals with the lack of indigenous voices in the Australian narrative. 

Finally, actor and MC, Briggs, stops by to talk about his multiple works in music, television and the community

Direct download: The-Grapevine-20160829.mp3
Category:The Grapevine -- posted at: 4:46pm AEST

It’s the first of 2 Radiothon shows! Please subscribe to 3RRR - one of the most independent stations in Australia. Your subscription ensures that this important community radio station keeps going and educating you, our listener. The team of Dolittle, Dr Nick, Training Wheels, Epi Pen and panel operator Kent also talk a little bit about things like prostate studies that are related to Down Syndrome & the usage of medicine and medical staff protesting against the treatment of asylum seekers.

Subscribe by calling (+61) 03 9388 1927 or subscribe via! We are a jewel in the junkheap! Let's keep things sparkling!



Direct download: radiotherapy210816.mp3
Category:Radio Therapy -- posted at: 11:25am AEST

Cancer bioloigist Dr Erica Sloane joins Dolittle, Capri & Training Wheels to talk about stress in cancer patients. The team also talks about the documentary 'Nuts!' about Kansas businessmen John Romulus Brinkley who developed a "foolproof" cure for impotence and the trickle down effect of the Olympics on exercise.

Direct download: radiotherapy140816.mp3
Category:Radio Therapy -- posted at: 3:43pm AEST

Plato's Cave - 22 August 2016

2016 Radiothon show! #JewelInTheJunkHeap #Radiothon16 With Thomas Caldwell, Josh Nelson, Cerise Howard, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Hayley Inch.

Subscribe or renew now: or call 03 9388 1027

Direct download: platos-cave-20160822.mp3
Category:Plato's Cave -- posted at: 2:16pm AEST

Do you set incredibly high standards for yourself? Do you find your mind focused on past mistakes and unable to let them go? Do you worry too much about what others will think if you don't get things right? Does the concept of failure spark intense fear in you? You could be a PERFECTIONIST! And if you are (or you live with someone who is, or are the parent of someone who is, you'll want to listen to this podcast to find out all about the good the bad and the changeable of perfectionism. The team also look how the emotional state of young children is closely intertwined with their environment & the why & how of health websites. Autonomy is your host for this episode along with Miss Medic & Malice.

Direct download: radiotherapy23082016.mp3
Category:Radio Therapy -- posted at: 9:11am AEST

Einstein a Go Go - 21 August 2016

Dr Shane and all the regular crew members pack the studio for week 1 of the Radiothon,  “A Jewel in the Junk Heap”, and are very excited to present a high paced fun filled show.

The team serve up short snippets of science news, read out subscriber names and above all invite you to join the party to celebrate the station’s 40th birthday!

Remember, science is everywhere, including :

Program page:
Facebook page: Einstein A Go Go

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20160821.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 10:03pm AEST

Dr Shane is joined by Dr Euan, and Amy Shira Teitel on tour in Australia for National Science Week.

In news, scientist mocktails for orang-utans.  Sleep deprivation and the effects on the brain. Then it’s rockets, space talk and the tuna debacle with Amy Shira Teitel.

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20160814.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 6:34pm AEST


About Us

3RRR is Australia's best known community radio station. Shows are streamed live from and may be heard in Melbourne by tuning in to 102.7 FM.

All Over The Shop

In their reclining years, two old gasbags have a scratch and a cack while firing up and kicking back. Subjects - media stuff, real life and anything in between ...with Stew Farrell & Leaping Larry L
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Along For The Ride

A show about cycling for anyone who has ever thought about riding a bike.
...with Sublime, Sturmey-Archer & Dr Dew
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Aural Text Interviews

Stand out interviews from Triple R's books and spoken word program
...with Alicia Sometimes and Lorin Clarke
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Best Music Interviews

Some of the best interviews from Triple R music programs over the last week pulled together in one podcast.
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All the Breakfaster highlights that you need to start the day. At any time of the day!
...with your hosts Sarah, Geraldine and Jeff
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Byte Into It

Computer news, product reviews and clues for roaming that information superhighway (or gravel track).
...with Rose Paton & Georgia Webster also Mike Bantick, Ed Borland, Andrew Fish, Keren Flavell, Byron Scullin, Jay McCormak, Chuck Tetaz , Paul Callaghan & Ben Finney
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Comedy Obscura

Three lovers of comedy unite to talk about humour and bring you interviews with purveyors of laughter.
...Pete, Kate & Gerry
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Dirty Deeds

Talking all matters horticultural in unique Triple R style and taking your calls seeking green fingered advice.
...with Digga, Olive & Laurel
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Eat It!

Foodie stuffs.
...with Cameron Smith and guests
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Einstein A Go Go

Weird and wonderful science! Discussion and dissection of science ideas made digestible for public consumption.
...with Dr Andi, Dr Shane & additives
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Film Buffs Forecast

The cutting edge of contemporary and historical cinema/film, TV, video, DVD, reviews, film events, local and overseas guests.
...Paul Harris & Team
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Greening the Apocalypse

There is a crack in everything, that's where the light gets in. Each week the Greening the Apocalypse team talk to the tinkerers and thinkerers, the freaks and geeks from permaculturists and eco-farmers to alt-tech innovators and peer-to-peer information networkers who are growing fascinating new systems through the fault lines of the old.
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Naturopathic advice & talkback
...with Gill Stannard & Nicole Findlay
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Lime Champions

Stylish comedy for men and women looking to add some confusion to their lives.
...It features, in numerical order: Josh Earl, Damien Lawlor, and ladio herself Eva Johansen.
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On Air Bookclub

The Grapevine's On Air Bookclub, broadcasts monthly on Monday mornings at 10.30am, with Kulja Coulston, Donna Morabito and Josh Earl bangin' on about their latest read, and listener bookclubbers ringing and emailing in their 20 cents worth.
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Plato's Cave

Plato's Cave is a film criticism show presented by film critics Thomas Caldwell, Josh Nelson, Cerise Howard and Alexandra Heller-Nicholas. Each week the team record a half hour show where they take a critical eye to recent cinema and DVD releases, followed up by a debate on an issue relating to film and film criticism. Informed, passionate, accessible and fun; Plato's Cave is a must for all serious and not-so-serious cinephiles.
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Triple R's monthly guide to the world of wine is on hiatus. Unfortunately the presenters and producers of Plonk have too many other commitments to continue podcasting for the time being. Plonk may still appear on your radio over summer but for now, Plonk is Plunk.
...with Duncan Buchanan & Barney Flanders
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Radio Marinara

Radio Marinara is about our marine and coastal world. Starting in late 1996, Radio Marinara has long had a tradition of bringing you a quirky but informative look at all that is marine and coastal.
...Anthony Boxshall, Bron Burton & team RM
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Radio Therapy

Explores the lighter, more eccentric side of medicine. A team of irreverent doctors lampoon sacred medical cows, and shed light on a range of medical and psychiatric conditions.
...with Dr Mal Practice, BabyDoc, McZiff, Dr Malice, Dr SK, Dr VooDoo, Dr Autonomy and The Tallman.
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One-off content from outside our regular range of podcasts including documentaries and community events.
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The Architects

Talk about buildings, places and stuff...
...with Simon Knott and Stuart Harrison with Rory Hyde
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The aRRRts pod

Highlights from the station's arts content plus podcast only arts interviews and reviews
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The Spin

They're back! Examining the worlds of politics and corporate media management.
...Richo, Delilah, Little Boy & friends
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Vital Vital Bits

A taste of Triple R's weekend breakfast, Vital Bits.
...with the one and only Tim Thorpe and regular guests
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Zero G

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical. Popular culture, TV, books, magazines and toys.
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