JIM KABLE is a retired teacher. His undergraduate Bachelor of Education and Diploma in Education was gained in Sydney in the latter 1960s. In the early 1980s, Jim undertook a Graduate Diploma in Aboriginal Education in Armidale. He taught for many years in rural and metropolitan NSW and briefly in Europe, then, later, long-term in Japan.
He is kinfolk-connected to a Stolen Generations Gurindji man and to the only survivor in 1884 of the copper mine massacres of the Woolwonga or Wulwulam people of the Burrundie district in the N.T
Jim is also a member of the steering committee of political party The New Liberals.