Issue 7
4 August 2009


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NORTHERN EDITIONS FEATURE PRINT

Sally Gabori
Makarrki
2009
Etching on paper
Image size: 50 x 50cm
Paper size: 83 x 80cm
Edition of 25
Collaborating printers: Jacqueline Gribbin and
Gertjan Forrer
Printer: Jacinta Numina-Waugh

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CDU ART COLLECTION


Kate Miwulku

Born c.1950
Language: Ndjébbana
Region: Central Arnhem Land
Moiety: Djówanga
Subsection: Nja-búlanj
Community: Maningrida, NT

Fishtrap I
2001
Etching with chine collé
24.5 x 12cm [image]
42.5 x 30cm [paper]
Printer/collaborator:
Monique Auricchio
Charles Darwin University Art Collection - NTU1073

Workshop proof gifted by the artist and Northern Editions Printmaking Studio
Image courtesy the artist and Maningrida Arts and Culture, NT

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CDU PRESS

Gis Applications for Sustainable Development and Good Governance in Eastern Indonesia and Timor Leste

Editors:
Rohan Fisher, Bronwyn Myers, Max Sanam and Vincent Tarus

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CDU/AIM Short Courses

 

Professional short courses
for managers and staff
at all levels

Semester Two
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WHAT'S ON

August 8-10
Garma 2009 Key Forum

August 12-21
DET Careers Expo

August 26
International Student Lunch

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TOP STORIES

Historic signing confirms NT Medical Program commitment

Charles Darwin University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Barney Glover and Flinders University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Michael Barber have signed an historic letter of intent regarding the Northern Territory Medical Program. Read more >>
Study probes healthy start to life in Indigenous communities

A study targeting the year before and the year after birth in Aboriginal children in remote areas is hoping to improve Indigenous maternal and infant health.
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CDU formalises links with university in China

Research, teaching and cultural links between the Northern Territory and China will be strengthened after Charles Darwin University and Hainan University, on China’s southern most island province of Hainan, signed a MoU. Read more >>

New chapter dawns for horsemen of the south

The emerging camel, cattle and pastoral industries of South Australia's far north can now tap into talented local Indigenous people thanks to an industry-driven and community-endorsed two-year training program.
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CDU goes ‘glam’ at recruitment expo in Queensland

A recruitment team from Charles Darwin University took a “glam” approach to attracting potential students to its stand at the recent Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO) in Brisbane. Read more >>

RESEARCH

CDU joins Innovative Research Universities

Innovative Research Universities (IRU) has expanded with the announcement that Charles Darwin University (CDU) will join the network. Read more >>

 

 

 

Pakistani PhD candidates gain vital training at CDU

The fifth of 10 students enrolling at Charles Darwin University (CDU) as part of the Pakistan Higher Education Commission (PHEC) agreement has just begun his studies. Read more >>

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Aboriginal Community Workers prepare for training

More than 40 new Aboriginal Community Workers (ACWs) will start training this month at Charles Darwin University, with the goal of promoting health and wellbeing in NT communities. Read more >>

GARMA Key Forum to probe Intervention’s economic impact

Ensuring the sustainability of the lucrative Indigenous visual arts sector will come under the spotlight during the GARMA 2009 Key Forum. Read more>>

 

Countdown to completion for Indonesian Garden

As the final paving stones are laid, the countdown is on for the completion of stage one of CDU’s Indonesian Garden. Read more >>

STAFF

VET woodwork lecturer branches out to award-winning effect

A VET Lecturer in cabinet making from CDU’s Trades Industry Division has been “moonlighting” to award-winning effect recently, expanding his skills as a luthier (maker of stringed instruments). Read more >>

 

CDU academic innovators receive recognition

Two academic innovators at Charles Darwin University have been recognised for their commitment to quality learning and teaching with prestigious citations from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC).
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STUDENTS

Indigenous apprentices power into the workplace

An innovative Indigenous apprenticeship scheme has provided real training and employment opportunities for its participants. Read more >>

 

Voyage to Australia equals pathway to passion

CDU Masters student Shipra Sachar has travelled a long and winding road from her birthplace in the mountainous area of Shimla, India, to the tropics of Darwin where she now lives, studies and works. Read more >>

 

 


Never too late for a trade

A 36-year-old electrical apprentice has developed a wealth of new career options after undertaking a trade at a “mature age”. Read more >>

REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Lucky lecturers receive melt in the mouth masterclass

CDU commercial cookery and bakery lecturers were treated to a master class from a maestro recently when Australian master chocolatier Dean Gibson from Newcastle Tafe conducted an intensive training session in the kitchens of CDU's Palmerston Campus.

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Carers lead education boom in Alice Springs


The ability to help others help themselves was alive and well in Alice Springs this week with a large gathering of new students at the local campus. Read more >>

 

 

 

Lorna's award song and dance in Alice Springs

Lorna Walker has been awarded by the university's Vice-Chancellor for her commitment to students and professionalism, but it's also her singing skills that stand out at the Alice Springs campus. Read more >>

ARTS

Northern Editions

Sally Gabori’s joyous and radiant etching, Makarrki, was created during a printmaking workshop with Northern Editions printmakers Gertjan Forrer and Jacqueline Gribbin in November 2008. Read more >>

 

CDU Art Collection


The Maningrida region is renowned for its fibre art tradition, elements of which are echoed in the innumerable depictions of woven ceremonial and utilitarian objects – baskets, dilly-bags, fish-fences and fish-traps – found in rock art throughout the Arnhem Land escarpment.
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CDU Press

Gis Applications for Sustainable Development and Good Governance in Eastern Indonesia and Timor Leste Editors:
Rohan Fisher, Bronwyn Myers, Max Sanam and Vincent Tarus. Read more >>