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   Issue 2 - 6 April 2011         

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Northern Editions printmaking studio

Dorothy Napangardi
Salt Country 2001
Image 20 x 25 cm
Price $480
cat. 01/116
From April 4, Northern Editions is presenting a 10 year anniversary exhibition of internationally renowned Central Desert artist Dorothy Napangardi. This exhibition showcases both etchings and screen prints from as far back as 2001 to her most recent prints published in 2010.
For more information,


CDU Art Collection

Carole Wilson
Born 1960, Canberra
Resides Ballarat, Victoria
Mrs Darwin’s Birds 2010
30 stencilled, hand-cut & collaged maps on paper
 1.8 x 1.4m [installation], each bird 34 x 32cm approx.
Charles Darwin University Art Collection – CDU1925
Acquired by the CDU Foundation for the CDU Art Collection, 2011
Image © the artist
Photography: Fiona Morrison

CDU Art Collection
& Art Gallery


CDU Press

North Australian Political Economy: Issues and Agendas
Edited by Rolf Gerritsen


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April 2011


Semester one break

Event details on CDU What's On calendar


AIM short courses

Professional short courses
for managers and staff


Territory FM 104.1


CDU students shine at Young Achievers Awards

The countless hours spent perfecting his trade has paid dividends for the 2011 Northern Territory Young Achiever of the Year, Daniel Walton.

Super-bug researcher takes out NT’s first Fulbright Scholarship

A leading Northern Territory researcher has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for his critical research into the super-bug, golden staph.

CDU announces new senior manager

One of the Northern Territory’s leading academics is about to take up the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic at Charles Darwin University.

CDU appoints Katherine education leader

A leading trades and industry administrator has been appointed as Regional Education Leader of Charles Darwin University’s Katherine operations.

Health Minister welcomes NT medical students

Crowds converge on CDU Open Day in Alice Springs

More than 600 people turned out as CDU opened its doors in Alice Springs recently to celebrate opening new facilities and showcase all the university has to offer the Central Australian community.

BIITE, CDU agree on Indigenous education hub

The outlook for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have taken a major step forward following the recent signing of a landmark agreement between the Northern Territory's leaders in Indigenous education.

NT population decline ‘just a few babies away’

Only an unusually large number of births prevented the Territory’s population from declining during 2010, according to a leading population expert.

CDU and Mawul Rom launch pioneering Masters program

More than 200 new international students from 37 countries were welcomed to Charles Darwin University during orientation week 2011.

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Memorandum to power Alice Solar City

Research and initiatives to secure Australia’s energy future are set to take a major step forward with the upcoming signing of a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Grant to unveil marine sponge composition

A Charles Darwin University Research Fellow has been recognised for her pioneering research into marine sponges.


Crocs and barra on move in Top End’s big wet

The unrelenting rainfall engulfing the Top End in the current wet season will mean that crocodiles and barramundi will be inhabiting areas outside their norm, according to a recent study.

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Stardom beckons for NT closet chefs

It won’t be a case of too many chefs spoiling the broth when Channel 7 television sensation, My Kitchen Rules, comes to Darwin to cast for its third season.


International prize winner helps to grow a brighter future

At a time when extreme weather, the global financial crisis, rising food costs and sustaining the environment are issues motivating people worldwide to reassess their lifestyles, a community garden in Darwin has won an international prize for its potential as a solution.

Savera finds peace and hope in NT after fleeing civil war

Women around the world came together recently to celebrate the global centenary of International Women’s Day. At Charles Darwin University women will gathered to hear stories of inspiration.

High school students get first taste of uni life

Charles Darwin University’s Higher Education Week gave senior high school students the opportunity to experience university life first hand through a week-long program at Casuarina campus.

Students celebrate peace at Harmony Day

More than one hundred CDU students and staff came together recently to celebrate Harmony Day and deliver the message Everyone Belongs. – to write


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Deputy VC prepares for new venture in Singapore

Colleagues and friends have farewelled Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and International, Professor Bob Wasson, as he prepares to take up the role of Professorial Fellow at the National University of Singapore.


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Rhys rules the squash scene

Being the nationally top ranked prospect in any sport is a huge accomplishment for any athlete, especially when that athlete is only 15 years old.

Academic excellence acknowledged and awarded

Charles Darwin University has awarded more that $100,000 in scholarships to its newest crop of high-achievers.

Sophisticated dummies prepare students for real-life emergencies

State-of-the-art computer-controlled mannequins that can be used to create almost any medical crisis are preparing students at Charles Darwin University for real life emergencies.

Connellan Award boosts Hannah’s vision for the bush

Remoteness and talent are a winning combination for Borroloola local Hannah Woerle, who has won the prestigious 2011 E.J. Connellan Award.

Outback life calls to future ag workers

Future jackaroos and jillaroos will soon realise their dream of working in the Territory outback after learning the tools of their trade at Charles Darwin University.

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