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 AEDT

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 AEDT

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 AEDT

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 AEDT

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 AEDT

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 AEDT

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 AEDT

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 AEDT

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 AEDT

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 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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