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   Issue 3 - 2 April 2012         

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CDU Art Collection

Leonard Lloyd (Len) Annois
Born 1906, Melbourne; died Melbourne, 1966
Still Life with Aboriginal Artifacts [Sketch for Driftwood] 1949
Watercolour on paper on board
17.5 x 22cm
Charles Darwin University Art Collection - CDU1954
Acquired by purchase through the CDU Foundation for the CDU Art Collection, 2011
[Provenance: from the Collection of the late Senator John Button]
Image © the artist's estate & courtesy Bridget McDonnell Gallery, Melbourne

CDU Art Collection
& Art Gallery

April 2012


Voxcrox Community Choir


Tim Kain Solo


Stage Door Club

Event details on CDU What's On calendar


CDU / AIM Short Courses

Professional short courses
for managers and staff


104.1 Territory FM website


Mr Liveris

Dow commits to education and research in the Top End
The Dow Chemical Company and Charles Darwin University have announced a joint commitment to education services and research capabilities targeted at the oil and gas industry in Northern Australia and across South-East Asia.

Vice Chancellor Barney Glover

CDU strengthens ability to support oil and gas industry
Charles Darwin University has further strengthened its ability to support the Territory's burgeoning oil and gas industry following a watershed agreement signed recently.


Gamba grass spreading in the NT Biodiversity threat spreading at record rate
An invasive species is moving across northern Australia at an unprecedented rate, carrying a fuel load that could cause catastrophic fires and pose a significant threat to the biodiversity of the NT.
NT Trainees Upskilling NT's workforce
Apprenticeship enrolments are up 17 per cent this year at CDU with more than 600 apprentices and trainees enrolled in trades, business, and community services. The number is expected to grow throughout the year.
Alicia Boyle CDU to ensure Darwin bombing never forgotten
Charles Darwin University will fulfill an important role in ensuring that the city of Darwin's experience in World War II is never forgotten.
Martin jarvis Music professor to shed light on talented woman hidden from history
Music Professor Martin Jarvis will tell a tale of romance and intrigue when he delivers the first Inaugural Professorial Lecture by a Charles Darwin University professor in Darwin this month.
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Pormpuraaw ranger Wild croc egg research to benefit Indigenous communities
A new collaborative research project exploring the science behind harvesting wild crocodile eggs in Cape York could lead to opportunities for Indigenous communities to manage their land and natural resources directly.
CDU senior horticulture lecturer Tania Paul Fight to save water in Timor Leste
A gruelling 10 km trek over rugged mountains to fill a small bucket of precious water is a daily struggle for many villagers in Timor Leste.
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Htwa Reh from Burma Messages of harmony unveiled
A handmade banyan tree bearing hundreds of messages of harmony has been unveiled at Charles Darwin University to celebrate Harmony Day.
careers fair Event links NT employers to future graduates
The annual Charles Darwin University Career Fair has linked hundreds of students with prospective employers throughout the Territory.
Rohan Fisher Building local capacity in eastern Indonesia
A new approach by researchers from Charles Darwin University is helping to build the capacity of locals in eastern Indonesia to improve natural resource management.
The Heights, Palmerston's new propsed residential devlopment Residential precinct receives go ahead
The Northern Territory Minister for Planning, the Hon Gerald McCarthy, recently confirmed rezoning of land on the Palmerston campus to "Specific Use", allowing the development of a residential precinct to be known as The Heights, Durack.
Samah Hadid Women find plenty to celebrate
Northern Territory women who have made a significant contribution to the advancement of human rights were the focus of celebrations at an International Women's Day event at Charles Darwin University's Casuarina campus.
Here and or there art exhibition Graphic Arts exhibition features rich body of work
An exhibition of works by Top End artists that caused a sensation in Indonesia opened recently in the Nan Giese Gallery at Charles Darwin University's Casuarina campus.
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Professor Michael Douglas NT Fulbright scholar to protect the north's rivers
A Charles Darwin University researcher, passionate about protecting the rivers of northern Australia, has been awarded a 2012 Fulbright Scholarship to work with world-leading river experts.
Matt Cook Cook under pressure to wow culinary judges
A Charles Darwin University VET lecturer who once prepared a meal for pop star Madonna will represent the Northern Territory in the Battle of the Chefs competition in Adelaide this month.
Nursing lecturer Robin Cross Alice Springs lecturer rises to top of class
Alice Springs campus nursing lecturer Robin Cross has been named in a list of the top 15 university lecturers in Australia
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Angela Chambers NT students get first chance at pharmacy title
Two of the Territory's top pharmacy students will travel to South Australia after winning the NT regional finals of the Pharmacy Student of the Year award.
Daina Dickinson Uni week inspires NT high school students
Senior high school students have had their chance to experience the life of a university student during Charles Darwin University's Higher Education Week program at Casuarina campus.


Youngi Kim New facility to train chefs
Charles Darwin University's chefs can now train more passionate Territory cooks and bakers after it opened a new addition to its Karawa training restaurant kitchen facility at Palmerston campus.
Student teachers CDU student teachers toast of their town
Four Charles Darwin University students were the toast of their town at the official opening of the Growing Our Own teacher education program at Ltyentye Apurte (Santa Teresa) recently.


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