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   Issue 9 - 4 October 2011         

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Northern Editions printmaking studio

Artist Name: Ita Tipungwuti
Art Centre: Tiwi Design Aboriginal Corporation
Image Dimensions: 39 x 23.7cm
Medium: Woodcut
Collaborator: Jacqueline F. Gribbin

School of Creative Arts and Humanities end of year Exhibition
102:Art from the Hotlands
Opening: Friday 28 October 6pm
28 October- 2 November

Northern Editions is proud to be part of this year's School of Creative Arts and Humanities student exhibitions. Northern Editions exhibits new prints from recent workshops with Tiwi Island artists and VET lecturer in printmaking, Leon Stainer. Also featured are stunning prints from various collaborations in 2011.

October Sales:

Free frames on selected framed prints
Second hand frames at low prices

Look out for our end of year sale in November E-News!


CDU Art Collection

Franck Gohier
Born 1968, St Nazaire, Brittany, France
Arrived Darwin, Northern Territory, 1975
Missing in Action 2003, edn 4/18
Linocut with hand-coloured ink wash
47 x 66cm [image]
Charles Darwin University Art Collection - CDU1238
Gifted by the artist, February 2005
Image © and courtesy the artist

CDU Art Collection
& Art Gallery


CDU Press

Forthcoming Title – Coming Soon

Top End Wildflowers: Wildlife of the Northern Territory: Volume 2

By Graham Brown

Read more at CDU Press

October 2011

11 Ngaruwanajirri: helping one another - Charles Darwin University Art Gallery from 10am to 4pm.
12-14 Charles Darwin Symposium 2011
21 Graduation Ceremony, Darwin Convention Centre
25-27 Three-day Science Experience - Mal Nairn Auditorium Casuarina Campus

Event details on CDU What's On calendar


CDU / AIM Short Courses

Professional short courses
for managers and staff


104.1 Territory FM website


The Honourable Austin Asche AC QC

Lecture series honours Austin Asche
The first in an annual lecture series that honours the contribution of the Honourable Austin Asche AC QC to the Northern Territory community will be held at Charles Darwin University this month.

Chief Minister Paul Henderson and CDU Vice-Chancellor Barney Glover

Work starts on CDU's oil and gas hub

The first sod has been turned on Charles Darwin University's response to the oil and gas expansion in the Northern Territory and to Australia's north.

CDU Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sharon Bell

Pirates celebrate new digs

Charles Darwin University has officially opened the new change-rooms at the Pirates Rugby Union Football Club that will help the club continue its quest to provide opportunities to play rugby for both juniors and seniors in the NT.

Professor Andrew Campbell

Climate change experts to headline Darwin Symposium

At this year's Charles Darwin Symposium, evidence will be presented that human-induced climate change is a reality and human adaptation is a necessity, as is the development of policy to prepare for the future impacts of climate change in the Territory.

Hundreds of students will attend this year’s October graduation ceremonies Thousands to graduate from CDU
Thousands from across Australia will graduate with a broad range of vocational and higher educational qualifications as part of this year's Charles Darwin University October graduation ceremonies.
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Professorial Research Fellow Rolf Gerritsen

CDU researcher helping Alice Springs prepare for climate change

Charles Darwin University's The Northern Institute will play a key role in a national research project that will examine the likely impact of climate change on regional towns including Alice Springs.

Researchers at the Centre for Remote Health are working towards a better understanding of primary care service models

$2.5m research boost for remote, rural health

The Centre for Remote Health in Alice Springs will continue to work with some of Australia's leading rural health researchers following an announcement in Canberra of a health research initiative.

Gill Ainsworth

PhD candidate wins prestigious award

A Charles Darwin University PhD candidate has won the prestigious Nature Conservancy Applied Conservation Award 2011 to help further her research into conserving some of Australia's rare birds.

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Paula Chung

CDU celebrates great scholar Confucius

Birthday celebrations for the influential Chinese scholar and philosopher Confucius have been held at Charles Darwin University as it prepares to become a hub of Chinese language and culture education in the NT.

Professor George Williams AO

Leading law expert to enter into NT statehood debate

One of Australia's leading constitutional lawyers has delivered the second in a series of lectures to promote dialogue on the subject of statehood for the NT in the lead up to the Constitutional Convention.

Students in the Certificate IV in Residential Drafting are introduced to real life projects for real clients in an office environment simulation here at CDU

Partnership to help secure NT's future workforce

A partnership addressing employer demand for work-ready graduates in the NT will be launched at this year's October Business Month.

The Ambassador for Serbia, Neda Maletic

Vice-Chancellor greets Serbian Ambassador

The Ambassador for Serbia, Ms Neda Maletic, was guest of honour at Casuarina campus during a whistle-stop tour of Darwin recently.

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Professor Alan Powell

CDU history professor collects prestigious literary award

Charles Darwin University Emeritus Professor in History Alan Powell has won a $15,000 prize in one of Australia's leading literary awards.

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Natalie Mundle

Business student wins Chief Minister's prize

A Charles Darwin University student from Germany won the International Business Student of the Year prize at the Chief Minister's Northern Territory Export and Industry Awards recently.

Connor Reid

Students excel at NT Training Awards

Trainee of the Year and School-based Apprentice of the Year are among the awards won by Charles Darwin University students at the 2011 NT Training Awards.

Regional Campuses

Robert Martin

Secondary students try hand at trades skills

About 200 Central Australian teenagers gathered at Charles Darwin University's Alice Springs campus recently to try their hand at a range of trade skills.

Tilly Laycock

Models turn heads at spectacular hair show

Charles Darwin University students wowed judges and a full house with a spectacular display at the Apprentice Hairdressing Show in Alice Springs recently.

Employers snap up retail skills students

Fourteen Charles Darwin University certificate students were the focus of celebrations following the completion of a pre-employment program in Alice Springs recently.

Gavin Clarke

Carpenters add skills to tool belt

Four apprentice carpenters have returned home to the Tiwi Islands following an intensive training block at Alice Springs campus recently.

Barry Whalan

Nhulunbuy students create a toy story

There are some new handcrafted toys at Gove District Hospital and at all the nearby child care centres thanks to a group of graduates from CDU's Nhulunbuy campus.

Ellen Tresize

Bakers raise bar in bake off

The Territory's best young bakers rose to the challenge at the 2011 WorldSkills NT Regional Breadmaking Competition at CDU's Palmerston campus bakery.


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