Issue 1
1 February 2010

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Timothy Cook
Kulama Flower 2009
image 50 x 33 cm;
sheet 76 x 56 cm
Edition of 30
Collaborating printmaker: Leon Stainer
Printmakers: Jacqueline Gribbin and Sean Smith
Special sale price: $550

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CDU Art Collection's first exhibition in the Orange 12 Gallery, entitled Prelude, is open for viewing.

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Tue, Feb 2

Orientation at Palmerston campus

Wed, Feb 24

Orientation at Casuarina and Alice Springs campuses

Thu, Feb 25

Orientation for International students

Mon, Mar 1

Semester one teaching begins

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Professional short courses
for managers and staff
at all levels

course calendar

now online

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Honourable Sally Thomas AM

Former Supreme Court Judge appointed as CDU Chancellor

Former Northern Territory Supreme Court Judge, the Honourable Sally Thomas AM has been elected as Chancellor of Charles Darwin University. Read more

Student interest in CDU continues to grow

Student interest in CDU continues to grow

The substantial growth in Charles Darwin University’s student population looks set to continue with the university making more than 1500 offers in the January round. Read more

CDU academic Dr Sue Belton

Grant targets domestic violence in East Timor

Survivors of domestic violence in East Timor will have access to improved justice and medical treatment following a successful grant application by two Charles Darwin University academics. Read more

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 $10 million for CDU higher education research

The Australian Government has injected another $10 million in research funding to Charles Darwin University. Read more

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Expressions of interest in proposed residential development

Expressions of interest in developing a residential estate on Charles Darwin University’s Palmerston campus will close on Monday, February 8. Read more

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Haiti disaster a wake-up call for Australia, says academic

The ongoing humanitarian disaster in Haiti should provide a wake-up call for Australia, according to a Darwin-based academic. Read more

NT education veteran retires

The enormous increase in the number of Indigenous students enrolled in school, vocational education and university studies in Alice Springs has been among the greatest highlights for retiring Northern Territory education veteran Don Zoellner. Read more

Dealing with the ‘New Year’ blues

The Christmas holiday glow can dim quickly, leaving a section of the population with the “New Year blues”. Read more

Sarah Hanks

Meet Nhulunbuy’s Young Citizen of the Year

Excellent event management skills and a passion for her home town have led to a shock award for Sarah Hanks.
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Orientation 2010 a must at CDU

Orientation 2010 at Charles Darwin University is packed with entertainment, and social and cultural events to help students settle quickly into university life.
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Danielle plants foot down in apprenticeship first

Drive and determination have seen a Katherine-based national parks apprentice complete a Certificate IV in Land Management in a Territory first.
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Students complete first Chinese in-country program

Charles Darwin University’s new Chinese in-country program has just completed its first course. Read more

Ruth engineers her future

A keen sense of adventure and a nomadic spirit have not stopped Ruth Patterson from pursuing her interest in engineering.
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Media lecturer Ben Ward

Media students get taste of national TV

Budding Alice Springs multimedia students will be developing a documentary and community announcements on the national Imparja Television network as part of their studies in 2010. Read more

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Business reaches out to Central Australian communities

A vocational business course tailored around the needs of community staff and clients in Central Australia’s remote communities has been launched in Alice Springs. Read more

Remote Field Officer Peter Strachan

Grant to train new hands for the bush

Seventeen Indigenous community services workers from Alice Springs will be trained and employed in Central Australia in a new program run by Charles Darwin University. Read more

New facilities boost apprentice experience in Alice Springs

Central Australian apprentices will return to study with new equipment and classrooms in a broad re-investment in facilities at the local university campus. Read more

Encouraging Gen Y to stay in the bush

Providing stimulating workplace experiences through lateral job postings is critical to retaining young workers in the bush, according to a leading Gen Y expert. Read more

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In Your Face: A Case Study in Post Multicultural Australia

By Margot Ford

Australia has now gone beyond multiculturalism. Read more