Plato's Cave - 1 April 2013

Promised Land, Rust and Bone and The NeverEnding Story (classic) are reviewed. With Thomas Caldwell, Tara Judah and Josh Nelson

Direct download: Platos-Cave-2013-04-01.mp3
Category:Plato's Cave -- posted at: 9:50am AEDT

Digga and Laurel discuss their gardens, Easter and growing garlic, a culinary favourite.  The also give advice to callers on a range of horticultural topics ranging from Japanese Maples to Ballerina Apples.

Direct download: Dirty_Deeds_-_20130331.mp3
Category:Dirty Deeds -- posted at: 5:40pm AEDT

We play our show recorded today from RMIT DESIGN HUB

We speak with

Fleur Watson and Timothy Moore 


Elias Redstone


·         Last week was AAAA in Canberra, Peter Wilson got the Gold Medal, Clare Cousins national emerging…Corro education prize, JOHN BYLEVELD  -The Student Prize for the Advancement of Architecture

·         Peter Corrigan exhibition coming up 12th April RMIT Gallery (Storey Hall)

·         RMIT Design Hub, level 3- DRI Design Challenge: Ageing Exhibition, Opening night Thu Apr 4th6pm

·         Michelle Hamer exhibition opening coming up 11th April, I SEND MIXED MESSAGES, Counihan Gallery.

·         Dulux Colour awards were announced last week: Bird De La Coeur were the big winners for Atherton Gardens, also Edwards Moore, MGS, Studio 505

Direct download: The-Architects-20130326.mp3
Category:The Architects -- posted at: 4:39pm AEDT

Failing to take their religious observances seriously, the doctors are in on this Easter Sunday to revisit the movie Alien, discuss mobile stroke units and Telehealth, this week on Radiotherapy.

Direct download: Radiotherapy20130331.mp3
Category:Radio Therapy -- posted at: 12:31pm AEDT

Dr Surf speaks with 7 times world surfing champion Layne Beachley about the National Surf Reserves Program, and the recent events at Phillip Island. Plus a discussion on the ongoing parking and access problems at Bells Beach between large tourist buses and surfers. Dr Beach talks with Steve Howden, aka Captain Windshift, live from the Flying Dutchmen regatta in Gippsland, about the Little Boat Shipping News. And the latest marine news, weather and a special Easter dose of grumpiness from the good Doctors of the Sea.

Direct download: Radio-Marinara-31Mar2013.mp3
Category:Radio Marinara -- posted at: 11:51am AEDT

This episode of Radiotherapy sees the team chat about developments of the United Nations' millennium development goals, and specifically at how the goals are attempting to reduce malaria around the world. They also take a look at Dr Rad's current journey into her medical internship, and look into the medical aspects of the movie Amour (with spoiler alerts).

Direct download: Radiotherapy-20130324.mp3
Category:Radio Therapy -- posted at: 12:25pm AEDT

On this week's Byte:


  • Luke Miller, creator of My Ex-Boyfriend The Space Tyrant, a full length gay themed point-and-click adventure with a superb blend of comedy, drama, romance and mystery.



DON'T FORGET: Digital Community Radio is under threat! Commit to Community Radio, and spread the word!

Presented by Georgia Webster, Vanessa Toholka and Dan Golding.

Direct download: Byte_Into_It-27_March_2013.mp3
Category:Byte Into It -- posted at: 2:15pm AEDT

Breakfasters - 25-28 March 2013

On this week's episode Fee Stew and Lorin talked to Melbourne Uni statistics and political economy lecturer Mike Pottenger who explained how economics can help 'future you' win, by betting against yourself in the present. Comedian Mike Birbiglia told us how he got to telling stories for a living, and how sometimes words don't translate and accents aren't so funny. Sean Dooley spread more bird-wisdom, and Stew told us about why he wasn't overly pleased to hear his Dentist say he has a beautiful mouth.

Direct download: Breakfasters_130328.mp3
Category:Breakfasters -- posted at: 5:56pm AEDT

Zero G #917 MARZIPOD

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical Radio with Rob Jan. This week: Jack the Giant Slayer, we farewell horror writer James Herbert and Marzipan the Astor Theatre cat, and more!

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Zero G broadcasts live from Melbourne Australia on Mondays at 1pm AEST on 3RRR (102.7FM). To stream or to find out more, go to

Direct download: Zero-G-20130325.mp3
Category:Zero G -- posted at: 5:45pm AEDT

On this month's Right Now Radio podcast, we speak with John Tobin about the new National Children's Commissioner's commencement, as well as feature an exclusive interview with the world's pre-eminent human rights lawyer, Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch.  As usual, Rach and Ben cach up on the latest human rights news and take a look at what's happening on the Right Now website.

Direct download: Right-Now-Radio-20130328.mp3
Category:Right Now Radio -- posted at: 9:08am AEDT

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 the Breakfaster highlights that you need to start the day. At any time of the day!
...with your hosts Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow and Geraldine Hickey.
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Byte Into It

Computer news, reviews and clues. Tech talk and opionated chat with feature interviews and regular guests covering games, Linux and Open Source, legal, new and social media, gadgets, Apple and more.
...with a rotating brains trust of opinionated tech commentators.
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Eat It!

Food for thought: recipes, hints and tips, interviews and a market reports.
...with Cameron Smith and guests.
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Einstein A Go Go

Discussion and dissection of science and science issues made digestible for public consumption.
...with Dr Shane, Dr Krystal & colleagues.
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Film Buffs Forecast

A program devoted to the world of film. Featuring contemporary and historical film, plus local and international guests, interviews and reviews.
...with Paul Harris.
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Graphic Nature

An exploration of the inspiring world of comic books, the culture that supports it, the creators, publishers & people behind the printed pages & digital screens pushing the medium on into the future, in Australia, and the world.
...with Zoran Ilievski and guests.
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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.
...with your hosts Ben Bushy, Adam Grubb, Sarah Coles and Kate Dundas.
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Interviews with people who tell stories, write stories or otherwise contribute to the narrative arts. With a focus on how stories are told, and why. Novels and narrative non-fiction. Performance and poetry. TV and stage production. Mythology and internet memes.
...with your hosts Elizabeth McCarthy and Louise Irving.
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Parallel Lines

How do arts, culture, science and design inform our everyday experiences in the world? Exploring the possible intersections of seemingly parallel lines through interviews, talk and a regular music segment each week.
...with your host Sara Savage.
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Plato's Cave

Informed, passionate, accessible and fun film criticism; Plato's Cave is a must for all serious and not-so-serious cinephiles.
...with Thomas Caldwell, Cerise Howard and Alexandra Heller-Nicholas.
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Radio Marinara

The team continues the great Marinara tradition of bringing you a quirky but informative look at all that is marine. Get to know all things wet and salty.
... with Bron Burton, Dr Beach, John Ford, Anthony Boxshall, Dr Surf, Dave Speller and Angeline Tew. Plus regular segment presenters Jeff Maynard and Hillary McNevin.
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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 special guests from around Australia and the globe.
...with Dr Mal Practice, McZiff, Dr Malice, Dr SK, Anna Bollocks, Dr Autonomy, Backman, BulkyBill, Deep Thought, Retina and The Tallman.
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Smart Arts

Visual art, theatre, film and literature
...with your host Richard Watts.
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The Grapevine

Current affairs you can engage with and participate in. Particular interest in social enterprise, urban planning, technology, education, craft and design. Plus the weekly Reading Room, where readers disciuss writing and ideas.
... with Kulja Coulston and Dylan Bird.
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Uncommon Sense

A weekly conversation about politics and current events, international affairs, history, art, books, and the natural world, to illuminate the issues faced by society and explore them in new ways.
...with your host Amy Mullins.
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Zero G

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical. Movies, television, theatre, events, books, comics, humans, toys, Things, mathoms and oojahs!
...with Rob Jan and Megan McKeough.
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