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International Women's Day 2024 - Women on the Community Radio Network

Joshua Cole, 8th March 2024

In celebration of International Women's Day 2024 we want to highlight programs available via the Community Radio Network that are produced by and for people who identify as women or non-binary. Our thanks go out to every one who contributes their time and hard work towards making such excellent programming, and if you're interested in contributing to the CRN send us an email here.


Accent of Women

Accent of Women

A voice for underrepresented women.

Accent of Women aims to represent the diversity of issues affecting women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds internationally and locally.

Hear information, analysis and comment on issues that are initiated, facilitated or driven by women from diverse communities.

Presented by Jiselle Hanna


Real World Gardener

Real World Gardener

Your weekly gardening show with a twist!

Something for everyone who likes gardening, no matter where you live in Australia. Presenter Marianne Cannon is a horticulturalist and educator presenting a new holistic approach to gardening organically.

Join the team of leading gardening industry experts in garden design, plant health, growing your own vegies and herbs, learning to cook with exotic spices, and much more.




Women's International News Gathering Service.

WINGS: Women’s International News Gathering Service is a weekly half-hour of news/current affairs by and about women around the world. We’ve been following global developments in the women’s movement and women’s analyses and actions since 1986, with the help of hundreds of contributors from dozens of countries. Pitches invited.



1200 Degrees

Jump in the mix with DJ D.

DJ D, Australia’s Premier Turntablist, creates a mix on the 1200s (turntables) using a DVS (digital vinyl system), 12” or 7” vinyl, with original samples of tracks played taking us on a journey through the decades, from the 1950s to now.



1200 Twelves

A DJ Mix from 1 of 100 DJ's.

A project of 1200 Degrees and DJ D, 1200 Twelves is a DJ mix spun by one of 100 DJs from around the globe who were tasked with creating a mix from 12 of their 12” vinyl records, all adding up to 1200 twelves. 




The best in Roots n Reggae with Sista Selecta.

The Roots’n’Reggae Show presents a variety of reggae music styles from Australia and around the world - including foundation tracks to electronic dub, plus everything in between.

The show’s presenter for over 10 years, Sista Selecta, serves up a weekly feast of roots and rasta riddims to make you move, think, feel good and irie too.


Women On The Line

Women on the Line

National Women's Current Affairs.

Produced and presented entirely by women and gender diverse people, Women On The Line began in 1986 at Melbourne’s 3CR to encourage the participation of women in high quality current affairs radio on women’s issues.

Each week, hear local, national and global current affairs with a commitment to improving the status of women in Australia and globally.


Thats What I Call Science

That's What I Call Science

Women working in S.T.E.M.

A team of women in science and tech bring a fresh perspective to the issues that matter to you.

Explore elements of science that are at the heart of our communities. From bushfires to compost, Indigenous Knowledge, brewing beer and the tech behind the world around us.


The Five Minute Advocate

The Five Minute Advocate

Perspectives on society

A weekly comment unpacking how mainly economics-driven policy priorities are affecting our communities and news. Eva Cox is a well-known sociologist and public feminist commentator with a long involvement in advocacy for more civil societies. Julie Macken has a wealth of experience as a journalist for AFR and New Matilda, and has worked with a variety of non-profit organisations.


Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

Music from the first half of the 20th century.

For music from the first half of the 20th century join host Streamer as she takes you ‘down memory lane.’ Hear those great tracks..crooners, big bands, vintage comedy, and sing-along favourites.


A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh Air

Interviews with the music makers of the 60s 70s and 80s.

A light and breezy mix of music, interviews and interesting stories from the worlds of music and entertainment. Sandy’s warm, relaxed, magazine takes listeners behind the scenes and features informal chats with our favourite musicians and moviemakers. We meet international superstars and up and coming locals. Showcasing their work, loves and lives.


Meet Me At The Movies

Meet Me At The Movies

Storytelling in a unique way.

The legendary film critic Roger Ebert described movies as “… a machine that generates empathy.” Some movies can change the way we see the world, like the 2004 movie The Day After Tomorrow, which helped increase climate change awareness.

Meet Me At The Movies isn’t just about a movie, it’s also about the narrative of the actors, directors and composers with soundtracks, weaving through their stories.


The Bohemian Beat

The Bohemian Beat

Rediscover the language of poets.

The Bohemian Beat takes the listener on a journey through the minds and lives of some of the greatest men and women that have ever lived, weaving a tale through the creative inspiration that has manifested in the literature, music, visual arts, philosophy, science and sociology of the day. By revealing the events that shaped such potent expression, Riddhi discovers the truth, beauty and humanity behind these ageless words.


Travelling Life

Travelling Life

The psychology of travel.

Why travel? Why pack up and voluntarily hurl ourselves into unfamiliar territory, time and customs? Pure escape from routine and pressure? Often yes, but it can be so much more.

Dr Christina Hagger helps you make the most of your travels.


Word for Word

Word for Word

Australia’s best interviews from a Queer perspective.

Australia’s best interviews from a Queer perspective, delving into the extraordinary lives of everyday people, highlighting every shade of queer culture whilst reflecting the spectrum of diversity that makes Australia today. Sometimes challenging, often inspiring, always engaging, and constantly entertaining, Word For Word is JOY 94.9’s premier long-form interview program and is syndicated nationally via the Community Radio Network.


Our Voices From The Kimberley

Our Voices From The Kimberley

Giving voice to the First Nations people of the Kimberley and throughout Australia.

A current affairs program looking at issues effecting First Nations people from a First Nations point of view. Giving voice to the First Nations people of the Kimberley and throughout Australia connecting through story and culture.

Features interviews and music from prominent members of the First Nations community hosted by Jodi Ryder a proud Ballardong, Bibbulmun Whadjuk & Yued Noongar woman with connections to the Jaru people of the East Kimberley.

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