Something missing at CRA Christmas Party

SCA a no-show at the annual get-together

Each year Commercial Radio Australia puts on a flesh pressing event with drinks and finger food for their members, members’ senior staff and invited guests. Judging by the amount of food left over, either people had lost their appetites or numbers were down on last year.

img_0964_157Conspicuous by their absence was a contingent from Australia’s biggest network, Southern Cross Austereo. It felt a little eerie without them, as if the home nation hadn’t turned up to its own Olympic opening ceremony.

Although conversations at these events are strictly off the record, we can report that among those gathered, if not quite jolly, there was a sense of bonhomie befitting the season and a degree of optimism for the year ahead.

Above: Leftover food destined for the Mathew Talbot Home.

Below left: Fairfax Radio Boss Adam Lang with Grant Broadcasters Boss Dugald Cameron

Centre: Two Mediaheads, Dave Carter and Peter Rubinstein. Right: WSFM’s Brendan Jones and Mix 106.5 PD,  Ryan Rathbone.



Below: 2UE GM Chris Parker and AFTRS Radio Head Mark Collier