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   Issue 8 - 5 September 2011 www.cdu.edu.au         

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NORTHERN EDITIONS

FEATURE PRINT

Northern Editions printmaking studio

Nanny Goat
Artist Name: Thelma Dixon
Art Centre: Waralungku
Image Size: 19.5H X 19.5W
Paper Size 4/5H X 30W
Medium: Drypoint, Aquatint, Screenprint
Collaborator(s): J.F. Gribbin & S.R Smith

 

Visit Northern Editions for fantastic prints for sale all year and unique exhibitions

Big Family : More than 30 ANKAAA artists from across Northern Australia including the Kimberley, Tiwi Islands and Arnhem Land collaborated with Northern Editions printmakers Jacqueline Gribbin and Sean Smithin 2010. Some 26 of the resulting dry-points etchings form Big Family, one of Northern Editions’ current exciting exhibitions. The ANKAAA – Northern Editions project signifies the cultural ties of community and its members: Working together, staying strong and sharing stories.

Also exhibiting, The amazing adventures of Skanky the Cat and Cheeky Dog, an exceptional exhibition of new prints and collaborations by iconic territory artists’ Dion Beasley and Rob Brown. All works for sale. Nan Giese Gallery, Building Orange 10.


www.northerneditions.com.au



CDU ART COLLECTION

CDU Art Collection

Alfonso Puautjimi
Born 1969, Bathurst Island
Dance: Dingo
Skin Group: Sun
The Keeping House 2010
Natural ochres and binder on Arches paper, 76 x 56cm [image & paper]
Charles Darwin University Art Collection – CDU1990
Purchased through the CDU Foundation for the CDU Art Collection, 2011
Image © the artist & courtesy Ngaruwanajirri Inc

CDU Art Collection
& Art Gallery


CDU PRESS

CDU Press

Forthcoming Title – Coming Soon

Aquatic Biodiversity in Northern Australia: patterns, threats and future

Edited by Brad Pusey


Read more at CDU Press


WHAT'S ON IN
September 2011

5

Research Institute for Environment and Livelihoods Seminar

5 & 9 Semester 2 break

1 & 16

Cut Burn Bite - Northern Editions Gallery, Orange 9

8 & 9

15th Annual Chronic Diseases Network Conference

9

Darwin - A University Capital, lecture and workshop

18

University Village, Durack - Community Open Day

Event details on CDU What's On calendar


CDU/AIM SHORT COURSES

CDU / AIM Short Courses

Professional short courses
for managers and staff


104.1 TERRITORY FM

104.1 Territory FM website

TOP STORIES

CDU Bachelor of Accounting student and winner of the "meet the band" competition Lloyd Rinaldi with legendary rock band jebediah

Thousands pack Casuarina campus for Open Day
Thousands of people converged on CDU's Casuarina campus during 2011 Open Day to discover how the university is contributing to improving the quality of life for Territorians, through research, teaching and training, and partnerships.

NT university pioneer passes

NT university pioneer passes

One of the pioneers of higher education in the Northern Territory, Professor David Caro, passed away recently.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover

VC welcomes AUQA report

The Vice-Chancellor has welcomed the release of the Australian Universities Quality Agency (AUQA) report of its audit of the university.

Project to raise bar for NT mathematics education

Project to raise bar for NT mathematics education

A nation-wide program that aims to improve the quality of mathematics teaching in Territory schools has been launched.

University chancellors from around Australia gather at CDU for a University Chancellors' Council meeting Australia's university chancellors meet at CDU
University chancellors from around Australia gathered at Charles Darwin University recently for a University Chancellor's Council meeting. They shared ideas and discussed current issues associated with the tertiary education sector.
New centre helps build education leadership in NT

New centre helps build education leadership in NT

A new collaborative research centre has been launched to develop innovative solutions for improving educational outcomes in the Northern Territory.

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RESEARCH

Early language support for Indigenous school learning success

Early language support for Indigenous school learning success

Almost three-quarters of the 1300 Aboriginal children who enter Northern Territory schools each year are from families where languages other than English are spoken in the home.

CDU's Dr Kerstin Zander says Australians are willing to pay up to 50 times more for Indigenous people to manage their traditional land

Australians prepared to pay 50 times more for Indigenous land management: CDU study

Australians are willing to pay up to 50 times more than they currently do for Indigenous people to manage their traditional land in northern Australia, Charles Darwin University researchers have found.

CDU's Professor Stephen Garnett says preserving conservation funding to Third World countries could help to preserve some of the world's rarest species

Conservation funding in Third World worth it, say researchers

Sustaining conservation funding to Third World countries could help to preserve some of the world's rarest species, a new study has revealed.

Research by CDU’s Associate Professor in social work Deborah West questions mandatory reporting impact on safety of NT women

Research questions mandatory reporting impact on safety of NT women

A new research project into the amendments to the Domestic and Family Violence Act 2007 (NT) and its impact on the safety of Territory women questions whether the legislation is meeting its objectives.

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

CDU expertise aids Solomon Islands health futures

CDU expertise aids Solomon Islands health futures

A collaborative learning exchange involving Charles Darwin University, the Northern Territory Government and Solomon Islands is set to improve the outlook for the country's health and medical services.

CDU Masters in IT Management student, Chinnu Joy enjoys the first brew of the mobile coffee cart

Coffee connoisseurs give cart the thumbs up

Coffee lovers on the Casuarina campus had extra reason to celebrate recently with the unveiling of a long awaited mobile coffee cart.

CDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover launches the Envirobank

CDU the first to reward recycling

A new recycling machine allowing staff and students to recycle for vouchers and prizes has been officially launched at Charles Darwin University.

Concept designs will help the St Vincent de Paul Society to revamp one of its outreach centres

NT design students help those in need

The St Vincent de Paul Society hopes to revamp one of its outreach centres after receiving some innovative design plans from Charles Darwin University design and architecture students.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Honourable Harry Jenkins MP inspires CDU students

Law expert visit inspires CDU students

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Honourable Harry Jenkins MP, and Clerk of the House Bernard Wright have visited Charles Darwin University's Casuarina campus to share their expertise with Law and Business students.

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STAFF

Alice Springs Campus Administrator David Reilly is back on campus after receiving a "Legends" award from AUSTAFE

Alice Springs Campus Administrator receives leadership award

CDU's Alice Springs Campus Administrator David Reilly received an award recently in recognition of his leadership and commitment to Vocational Education and Training (VET).

Vice-Chancellor Award winner Rita Steller, from Alice Springs campus: "I'm very lucky the team appreciated me"

Relationships the key to better communication

CDU VET support officer Rita Steller has returned home to Alice Springs after attending a short course in communications in New York recently.

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Students

CDU graduate, Nigel Browne has been named the Indigenous Legal Professional of 2011

NT graduate nation's top Indigenous legal professional

A Charles Darwin University law graduate has been recognised as Australia's pre-eminent Indigenous legal professional.

Students back national organ and tissue donation campaign

Students back national organ and tissue donation campaign

A Charles Darwin University student organisation is hoping to remove the taboo surrounding organ and tissue donation for Territorians as part of a national campaign.

CDU students in consultation with villagers in West Timor

Students experience Indonesian village life

A group of five Charles Darwin University students has recently returned from two weeks in a village in rural Indonesia.

Alice Springs campus to celebrate first PhD graduate

Alice Springs campus to celebrate first PhD graduate

Charles Darwin University's Jane Walker is poised to make history as the first Alice Springs-based student to graduate with a doctorate.

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Regional Campuses

Fun in the sun. The Motley Crew from Alice Springs campus moments before their heat in the sunbaked sand of the Todd River

Alice campus crew wiser after Henley on Todd run

Charles Darwin University's Henley on Todd crew is already planning for next year's regatta after exceeding expectations at this year's event in Alice Springs' dry Todd River.

"Watching the Slow Dissolve", by Al Strangeways, won "faces" category at the 2011 Advocate Art Award, image by Al Strangeways

Portrait painter head and shoulders above rest

Charles Darwin University lecturer Dr Al Strangeways enhanced her reputation as one of Central Australia's pre-eminent portrait painters with a win in the "faces" category at the Advocate Art Award in Alice Springs recently.

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