Issue 4
4 May 2010

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Kathleen Paddoon
Nakarra Nakarra, 2007
Etching and chine colle, edition of 30
Image size: 30 x 30cm
Collaborator: Sarah Dudley
Printer: Nena Zanos
Price: $400 (GST incl)

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Tobias Richardson
born 1968 Sydney;
resides Darwin
Kabah - Circumambulation 2006
Enamel & acrylic on board, tacks & collage
62.5 x 64cm
Charles Darwin University Art Collection – CDU1724
Acquired in 2007 – gifted by the artist
Image © the artist

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Independent Nation

The Evolution of Australian Foreign Policy 1901-1946: Australia, the British Empire and the Origins of Australian-Indonesian Relations

Adam Hughes Henry

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CDU / AIM Short Courses

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Talks probe oil, gas research and training hub for Top End

Darwin could be one step closer to becoming a research and training hub for the oil and gas industry in Australia and south-east Asia following a high-level meeting at Charles Darwin University. Read more

First sod turned for NT Medical Program

The first sod at the site of the new building that will house the Northern Territory Medical Program has been turned as part of a special ceremony. Read more

Looking back, looking forward in CDU’s new Gallery

Some of Australia’s most prominent Indigenous artists have converged on Charles Darwin University for the opening of an historic exhibition. Read more

Top End tour focuses on weeds

Rangers from the Laynhapuy Yirralka Homelands Association Inc have been on the trail of weed pests in the Top End. Read more

Camel course turns the feared to friendly

An inaugural week-long camel handling workshop has proven a huge boost to the locals of Walkabout Bore homelands and Tjitjikala community, south of Alice Springs. Read more

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Gambling survey a sure bet

The ways in which Alice Springs residents use gambling venues is being investigated as a part of a research project conducted by Charles Darwin University and its partners. Read more

CDU shows way in studying Indonesian

Leading Indonesian expert, Professor David Hill recently visited CDU to find out more about its unique Indonesian language program and how CDU takes advantage of its geographical location to encourage students to study Indonesian. Read more

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Territory prepares for new national history curriculum

Northern Territory history teachers recently gathered to prepare for the new national history curriculum, which is expected to be introduced throughout Australia from next year. Read more

Tennant talent wins CDU Art Award

Talented Tennant Creek artist Dion Beasley has won the Charles Darwin University Arts Award at the NT Young Achiever Awards 2010. Read more

Universities join forces for democracy in East Timor

Making democracy more representative in East Timor was the major focus of a Charles Darwin University and National University of Timor-Leste symposium in Dili held from April 26 to 27. Read more

Vietnamese and Dutch Ambassadors visit

The Ambassadors of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Kingdom of the Netherlands recently visited Charles Darwin University and met with Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover.
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Oxfam forum spreads inspiration to NT

For Natalie Ellis, standing next to a woman who heads Indigenous matters in Australia is an inspiring experience. Read more

CDU appoints leading social scientist as research school head

One of Australia's leading social scientists has joined Charles Darwin University as Director of the School for Social and Policy Research (SSPR). Read more

Former Chief Minister to join The Northern Institute

A former Chief Minister of the Northern Territory will take up a prestigious position with Charles Darwin University later this year. Read more

Representative on new Australian Pharmaceutical Council

Charles Darwin University is about to gain a voice on the new Australian Pharmacy Council (APC). Read more

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CDU student shows the way to young people

Kevin Kadirgamar has been recognised among the cream of the current young crop of Territorians during the recent NT Young Achievers Awards. Read more

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Ted to research turbulent time in the Territory

A former Administrator of the Northern Territory, Mr Ted Egan AO, is about to dig deep into the life of one of his predecessors who was best known for his forced resignation. Read more

Alice Springs growth ‘key to closing the gap’

The expansion of Alice Springs is critical to improving the many communities surrounding it, according to a leading population researcher. Read more

Funding to bush shires ‘needs streamlining’

The delivery of local government services in the bush could be improved with the streamlining of the grant funding process, according to a Northern Territory-based researcher. Read more

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Wednesday, May 5 & 19 Faculty of Law, Business and Arts Seminar Series
Wednesday & Thursday,
May 12 &13
Wordstorm 2010: Indigenous Writers and Educators Conference
Wednesday, May 19 2010 Schools 4 Social Change Competition
May 20
Faculty of Education, Health and Science Prize Giving ceremony
Friday, May 28 Semester one teaching ends
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