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Pirate Radio 3DR – Make Radio Not War, Episode 1 of the Student Radio History Podcast. As a sort of accident, this illegal station became Australia’s biggest pirate radio project in history. There have been small pirate radio projects before and after 3DR, but none as organised, as ambitious or as notorious as 3DR. This is the FIRST TIME this infamous story has been put together comprehensively and accurately.
In 1971, students and activists created 3DR Draft Resistance Radio created as part of a protest against the Vietnam War. This is the story of a group of young people inadvertently building the first community radio station in Australia.
Get some radio in your life, listen to the podcast, and stay radical Australia!
IMAGE CREDIT – The Herald, 1 October 1971