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October  
Oct 1 - Nov 2Mon - SunOctober Business Month
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Event title:October Business Month
Presenter:Various presenters, sponsored by NT Government and NT Chamber of Commerce.
Location:Various locations in Darwin, Katherine, Tennant Creek, Nhulunbuy and Alice Springs.
Date / Time:Oct 1 - Nov 2, 2014
Contact person:W: October Business Month contact page
Media release /
additional information:

October Business Month (OBM) celebrates its 20th anniversary and is set to be a brilliant year with a range of inspirational speakers and events to support the Northern Territory business community. To mark this occasion the Department of Business has joined forces with the Chamber of Commerce NT to deliver an even bigger OBM. This will provide both an increased range of events and exposure across the Territory's business community.

 

This year's OBM calendar is full of over 130 opportunities for professional development and networking to assist Northern Territory businesses. Most of these events are free with many are held after hours to allow businesses to keep operating as normal. Register now for these exciting events and take advantage of the opportunities for networking and business development.

 

For more information visit October Business Month.

Target audience: Open to the public, registrations essential.
3FriDesert Animations - Special Screening
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Event title:Desert Animations - Special Screening
Presenter:Dr Lisa Stefanoff
Location:Northern Institute
Charles Darwin University - Casuarina Campus
Yellow Building 1, Level 2, Room 48 (Red Room).
Date / Time:October 3, 2014
4pm - 6:30pm
Contact person:Northern Institute
E: Northern Institute
P: 8946 7468
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Please join us for the screening followed by a Q&A with one of the program curators, Dr Lisa Stefanoff ( School of Creative Arts and Humanities, CDU National Institute for Experimental Art, UNSW Art & Design).
 
If you have an iPad please bring it with you for use in an interactive segment of the program.
 
Desert Animations is a curated program of experimental animated films from Central and Western Desert Aboriginal Communities and part of the Same but Different: Experimentation and Innovation in Desert Arts initiative a partnership between Drs Lisa Stefanoff and Jennifer Biddle (NIEA UNSW Art & Design) and Desart.
 
This screening event features award-winning claymations by PAW (Pintupi, Anmatjere, Warlpiri) Media, brand new art-based digital animation from Martumili Artists, highlights of an interactive graphic novel from the Big hArt Yijala Yala Project 'NEOMAD', plus figure art stop-motion works from Yarrenyty Arltere Art and Learning Centre and Bachelor Institute for Indigenous Territory Education, Arts and Languages.
 
RSVP by Wednesday 1 October via thenortherninstitute@cdu.edu.au
 
Please note: numbers are strictly limited. Event is free.
Target audience: Open to the public.
Until 3 OctMon - FriYirrkala Drawings
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Event title:Yirrkala Drawings
Presenter:CDU Art Collection & Art Gallery
Location:CDU Art Gallery, Building Orange 12.1.02
Casuarina campus
Date / Time:7 August - 3 October, 2014
Mon - Fri, 10am to 4pm
Saturday 9 & 16 August 10 am - 3pm
Contact person:Anita Angel
E: Anita Angel
P: 08 8946 6621
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For exhibition description and more information visit the CDU Art Gallery website.
Target audience: CDU staff, students and the members of the general community.
7TueAssessing Markets
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Event title:Assessing Markets
Presenter:Dr Rajeev Sharma
Location:Mal Nairn Auditorium.
Date / Time:October 7, 2014
1pm
Contact person:Joanna Woods
E: Joanna Wood
P: 0447 297 342
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The presentation will explore tools that can assist organisations to better understand the structure of their respective markets, demand and the implications for capacity constrained organisations.
Target audience: CDU staff.
8WedRIEL Seminar: Dancing with Cranes
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Event title:RIEL Seminar: Dancing with Cranes
Presenter:Dr George Archibald
Location:Red 1.3.01
Date / Time:Wednesday October 8, 2014
1pm
Contact person:Angus Smith
E: Angus Smith
P: 0488 330 882
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One of the world's most influential conservationists will raise awareness about the plight of the crane at a public event at Charles Darwin University.
 
For more information go to RIEL.
Target audience: Open to the public.
15WedCDU 3 Minute Thesis Finals
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Event title:CDU 3 Minute Thesis Finals
Presenter:Tracy Hooker
Location:Mal Nairn Auditorium.
Date / Time:October 15, 2014
5pm
Contact person:Tracy Hooker
E: Tracy Hooker
P:
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CDU Three Minute Thesis Final for Higher Degree Research Students.
Target audience: CDU Research Staff and Students. Register online for audience participation.
17FriATSI Women - Our People, Our Country, Our Culture and Our Activities
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Event title:ATSI Women - Our People, Our Country, Our Culture and Our Activities
Presenter:Lenore Dembski
Location:Mal Nairn Auditorium (Red 7), CDU Casuarina campus.
Date / Time:October 17, 2014
8.45am registration for 9am start
Contact person:Northern Institute
E: Northern Institute
P: 8946 7468
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An October Business Month event, this forum involving short talks on different topics on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, lands, culture and activities. A focus will be on Indigenous women and girls. The workshop will allow for two way conversations. ATSI women, the general public and interested groups welcome.
 
Visit the Northern Institute to register.
Target audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women.
17FriLunchtime Concert
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Event title:Lunchtime Concert
Presenter:School of Creative Arts & Humanities
Location:CDU Theatre, Orange 3.
Date / Time:Friday October 17, 2014
12.10pm
Contact person:Chen Hui
E: Chen Hui
P: 8946 6398
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The lunchtime concert series aims to showcase music students from the School of Creative Arts and Humanities.
Target audience: CDU Staff and students and members from the community.
13 - 17Mon - FriSafety Awareness Week
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Event title:Safety Awareness Week
Presenter:Jo Miller
Location:International House Darwin, Brown Building 13, Multicultural Room / Sitzler Court
Date / Time:October 13 - 17, 2014
8am - 4:30pm
Contact person:Jo Miller
E: Jo Miller
P: 08 8946 6610
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Safety Awareness Week is a great Event for students and staff to attend as there will be external speakers such as St. John Ambulance, NTPS, Darwin Coast Guard and Department of Transport talking on all facets of safety.
 
Read more about the events on Safety Awareness Week.
Target audience: Staff and students.
21 - 23Tue - ThuConocoPhillips Science Experience
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Event title:ConocoPhillips Science Experience
Presenter:CDU
Location:CDU (Casuarina Campus)
Date / Time:Oct 21 - 23, 2014
Contact person:Trisha Mellow
E: Trisha Mellow
P: 8946 6387
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A 3 day program that investigates the various careers available in Science, Engineeng & Technology, through a variety of interactive activities such as field trips, excursions, specimen collections, laboratory analysis and presentations from leading professionals.
Target audience: Year 9 students.
31FriRIEL Friday Seminar - Livelihood Strategies of People Surrounding the Sundarbans Mangrove Forest
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Event title:RIEL Friday Seminar - Livelihood Strategies of People Surrounding the Sundarbans Mangrove Forest
Presenter:Abu Nasar Mohammad Abdullah
Location:Red 1.3.01.
Date / Time:October 31, 2014
10am
Contact person:Angus Smith
E: Angus Smith
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RIEL Friday Seminar - Livelihood Strategies of People Surrounding the Sundarbans Mangrove Forest.
Target audience: Open to the public.
November  
1SatAnnual History Colloquium
See the flyer (pdf 1.5MB)
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Event title:Annual History Colloquium
Presenter:Various
Location:Theatrette, Museum and Art Gallery of the NT, Darwin.
Date / Time:Saturday November 1, 2014
8.50am - 5pm
Contact person:Steven Farram
E: Steven Farram
P: 08 8946 6865
Media release /
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As in previous years, the 2014 colloquium provides an opportunity for postgraduate students in History and members of the partner organisations to present and discuss their research projects.
See the flyer (pdf 1.5MB)
Target audience: The Darwin history community and all interested members of the general public.
2SunMental Health First Aid
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Event title:Mental Health First Aid
Presenter:Hana Morrissey
Location:CDU Campus Casuarina, Building Yellow 3.1.14
Date / Time:Nov 2, 2014
8am - 5pm
Contact person:Hana Morrissey
E: Hana Morrissey
P: 0417 246 597
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The 12-hour Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.
Target audience: Open to anyone over 18 years old.
7FriMenzies Oration 2014
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Event title:Menzies Oration 2014
Presenter:June Oscar AO
Location:Waterfront Room, Level 1, Darwin Convention Centre.
Date / Time:November 7, 2014
5.15 pm for a 5.30 pm start
Contact person:Communications unit, Menzies School of Health Research
E: communications@menzies.edu.au
P: 8946 8679
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Each year, Menzies hold its Oration as a public lecture to stimulate and challenge the Australian public on a topic which is related to our work in Indigenous and Global and Tropical Health.
 
This year's Oration will be delivered by June Oscar AO, chief executive officer of Marninwarntikura Women’s Resource Centre and proud Bunuba woman from the remote town of Fitzroy Crossing.
Target audience: Open to the public.
9SunYouth Mental Health First Aid
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Event title:Youth Mental Health First Aid
Presenter:Hana Morrissey
Location:CDU Campus Casuarina, Building Yellow 3.1.14
Date / Time:Nov 9, 2014
8am - 5pm
Contact person:Hana Morrissey
E: Hana Morrissey
P: 0417 246 597
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The Youth Mental Health First Aid Course is for adults working or living with adolescents (those aged between 12 and 18 years), however, the course can be relevant for those helping people who are a little younger or older. This course is particularly suitable for parents, teachers, sports coaches, and youth workers.
Target audience: Open to anyone over 18 years old who is managing people under the age of 18.
13ThuNeridah Stockley: a retrospective - Public Program, Floor Talk
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Event title:Neridah Stockley: a retrospective - Public Program, Floor Talk
Presenter:CDU Art Collection & Art Gallery
Location:CDU Art Gallery, Building Orange 12.1.02 Casuarina campus.
Date / Time:November 13, 2014
12noon
Contact person:Anita Angel
E: Anita Angel
P: 08 8946 6621
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Art exhibition Public Program - floor talk with artist Neridah Stockley. For more information vist the CDU Art Gallery website.
Target audience: CDU staff, students and the members of the general community.
13 Oct - 20 FebTue - FriNeridah Stockley: a retrospective
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Event title:Neridah Stockley: a retrospective
Presenter:CDU Art Collection & Art Gallery
Location:CDU Art Gallery, Building Orange 12.1.02 Casuarina campus.
Date / Time:November 13, 2014 - February 20, 2014.
 
Tue - Fri, 10am - 4pm.
Contact person:Anita Angel
E: Anita Angel
P: 08 8946 6621
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Art exhibition Public Program - floor talk with artist Neridah Stockley. For more information vist the CDU Art Gallery website.
Target audience: CDU staff, students and the members of the general community.
13Thu2015 VETiS Information Day
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Event title:2015 VETiS Information Day
Presenter:CDU
Location:CDU (Alice Springs Campus)
Date / Time:Nov 13, 2014
Contact person:Lyle Mellors
E: Lyle Mellors
P: 8959 5291
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An opportunity for school staff, students and lecturers to attend up to 2 programs delivered by lecturers. Program content information and Expressions of Interest (EOI's) forms will be available.
Target audience: School staff, parents and students.
13 - 14Thu - FriLEBA Adjuncts Symposium 'Challenges for the Future: Law, Education, Business & Arts'
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Event title:LEBA Adjuncts Symposium 'Challenges for the Future: Law, Education, Business & Arts'
Presenter:various
Location:Yellow 1.2.48 (The Red Room).
Date / Time:November13 - 14, 2014
8.30am registration on first day; symposium 9am - 4.30pm
Contact person:Cheryl Galpin
E: LEBA administration
P: 0447 297 342
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The focus of the symposium will be to highlight the key challenges facing our disciplines (in both research and teaching) and to discuss the common threads that draw us and our research and teaching together, as a single multidisciplinary entity. We are looking to explore the broader dimensions of the social sciences and humanities and to profile the key questions of the diverse disciplines in our Faculty.
Target audience: Academics, students and interested CDU staff members.
28FriThe Emerging Face of Midwifery- Education & Research Conference
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Event title:The Emerging Face of Midwifery- Education & Research Conference
Presenter:Dr Virginia Skinner- Midwifery Course Co-ordinator CDU
Location:Mal Nairn Auditorium, Casuarina campus, Charles Darwin University
Date / Time:Friday 28th November, 2014, 8:30am - 5pm
Contact person:Dr Virginia Skinner
E: Dr Virginia Skinner
P: 0408 427 612
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Charles Darwin University students and midwives will showcase their own experiences that have provided unique learning opportunities towards learning, research and clinical practice, not only in the NT but also internationally. This conference provides an opportunity to explore current research and perinatal trends in the Northern Territory. Some of the topics include birthing in Papua New Guinea, delayed cord clamping, diabetes in pregnancy, a student's insight into a cadaver experience, the effect of skin to skin contact and breastfeeding on PPH, and Flu Mom and preterm kidney research studies.
Target audience: Student midwives, registered midwives, medical students, General Practitioners
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Event title:ACIKE talks
Presenter: ACIKE Senior Lecturer, Dr Sue Stanton & CEO North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) Robert 'Bo' Carne
Location:ACIKE Blue Building 50/51
Date / Time:Monday July 7, 2014
12pm
Contact person:Lynda Mcaffery
E: Lynda Mcaffery
P: 08 8946 7605
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Guest Speakers: ACIKE Senior Lecturer, Dr Sue Stanton. Dr Stanton will talk on the first frontier wars and Indigenous peoples' defence of their country and resistance to colonisation. Dr Stanton is a Kungarakan-Gurindji woman who was born in Larrakia country. CEO North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) Robert 'Bo' Carne - Mr Carne will talk o serving country by caring for country through NAILSMAs support of Indigenous people in the management of their lands and seas. Mr Carne is an Aboriginal man with links to the Bardi and Jabirr Jabirr people from the Dampier Peninsula, WA.  
Target audience:Opoen to the public.
RSVP's required as the studio audience for this nationally-televised event is limited to 50 Register via the ACIKE Facebook page or call (08) 8946      6339