Brassie Babe or Brissie Babe or whoever you are. I …

Comment on Shock resignation as radio station ‘Aboriginalises’ by Desert Rat.

Brassie Babe or Brissie Babe or whoever you are.
I am not on any board for any Aboriginal Organisation and don’t have anything to do with CAAMA. I know of three or four people on that board, and I can assure you that I am not one of them.
Why would I be trying to put some “feel good” in for the board?
You seem to know a bit more … I didn’t even know Karl Hampton was the “former” chair, until today.
Maybe you should spill the beans on what you think you know, of the whole story.
I’m only going on common sense and “The Grapevine” but you seem to have “inside knowledge”.
Maybe employed at CAAMA and trying to knife someone in the back?

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Shock resignation as radio station ‘Aboriginalises’
Brissie Babe: For your info, I am not a board member of CAAMA, or any other organisation.
If you think you know the truth, then let us all know so as everyone can be settled in their finger pointing and laying blame.
I don’t really think you know the truth.
And I do agree, he did work tirelessly and I did say earlier, that he did a fantastic job, but in the end, it was one man’s decision to resign. He was not asked to resign, but chose to.


Shock resignation as radio station ‘Aboriginalises’
Really people … there are people resigning from their employment on a regular basis around the world. This man chose to resign from his employment. What is wrong with that.
Have you bothered to think of the reasons why he decided to resign? I’m sure he wasn’t pushed.
Yes he did a fantastic job on radio, yes he was well known for that around the country, but in the end, he chose to throw it in.
There is no such thing as “Aboriginalization” within CAAMA.
Go and check how many non Aboriginal people, or “fair skinned” people are employed there.
Don’t just throw blame where it may not be deserved.

[ED – Thank you “Desert Rat”. We went to every reasonable effort to obtain comment from the CAAMA management, on Thursday morning, ahead of publication. We have still received no acknowledgement of our request, let alone a response on the issues raised. CAAMA has a responsibility to be transparent, to its listeners, many of whom are our readers, as well as the public in general. In 2016 CAAMA received $3.3m in “recurring grants” – no doubt coming from the public which deserves to know how its money is spent.]


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It would be good for me and other readers to be fully informed in this saga before making unfounded comments.
Or are you just presuming this because you don’t know what is going on within CAAMA.


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Then we can do the same with the adult prisons as well.
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Russell Bray. If you have to use my name in any of your petty arguments, could you please learn to spell it correctly. Furthermore, I ask you to please refrain from involving me in you further comments.
Just for the record, member or not (of which I am) I was asked by the chairperson at that time, to chair the meeting.
For your information, I did not cast a vote at that meeting.
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