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   Issue 1 - 7 February 2011         

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Northern Editions art collection

Ellen ‘Thulugu’ Tcherna, Wadeye community (NT)
Ku Kulerrkurrks (Brolgas) 2010
 ‘I am Ellen ‘Thulugu’ Tcherna and my Country is Perrederr. This design is ku kulerrkurrk (brolga). I see lots of these during da mirrangan (the dry season) out on the mud plains at my Country. They are always flying, singing and dancing.’

Etching, Edition of 10
Image 25 x 25cm
Collaborator: Jacqueline F. Gribbin
Printer: Karlissa Kennedy

On display at Northern Editions Gallery from 1 February to 18 March 2011
For more information, visit our website


CDU Art Collection

[Nancy] Gaymala Yunupingu
b.c.1935 – d.2005
Moiety: Yirritja
Homeland: Biranybirany
Clan: Gumatj, Rrakpala

Wan’kurra [Bandicoot] 1999
Etching edn 99 (workshop proof)
39 x 49cm [image] 54 x 65cm [paper]
Collaborator: Basil Hall
Printers: Basil Hall & Jo Diggens
Charles Darwin University Art Collection – NTU720
Gifted by the artist & Northern Editions Printmaking Workshop, 1999
Image © the artist’s estate & courtesy Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Arts

CDU Art Collection
& Art Gallery


CDU Press

Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award 1984-2008: celebrating 25 years

Edited by Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Read more at CDU Press



Orientation at Casuarina and Alice Springs campuses



Orientation for International students

Event details on CDU What's On calendar


CDU / AIM Short Courses

Professional short courses
for managers and staff


104.1 Territory FM website



CDU leads way in electric vehicles

Adding to its extensive range of hybrid vehicles, Charles Darwin University recently received only the second all-electric vehicle in the Territory.

Offers to NT Doctors

CDU makes first round offers to future NT doctors

After a nervous wait for thousands of hopefuls, the main round of offers for Charles Darwin University’s 2011 courses has been released to more than 1400 promising undergraduate students.

Research praise Research receives high praise

The quality of research at Charles Darwin University has again been recognised, this time through the Federal Government’s Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative.

Trisha Mellows NT's leading training provider offering more in 2011

The Territory’s leading vocational education and training (VET) provider, Charles Darwin University will offer more innovative educational courses than ever for secondary students in 2011.

Essington School New senior college at CDU 

The Essington School Darwin made history recently when its new senior secondary college opened on Charles Darwin University's Casuarina campus.

Dr Nan Giese

Former Chancellor honoured with gallery tribute

Charles Darwin University is honouring a former Chancellor of the university by naming a Casuarina campus art gallery after her.

Orientation Orientation 2011 a must at CDU
Orientation 2011 at Charles Darwin University is packed with entertainment, and social and cultural events to help students settle quickly into university.
community garden project

Community garden on shortlist for global citizenship prize

The Lakeside Drive Community Garden (LDCG) in Darwin has been shortlisted for the 2011 MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship that recognises exceptional student civic engagement initiatives in universities around the world.

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artist nets

NT artist transforms deadly ghost nets into treasures

Northern Territory artist Aly de Groot has an innovative approach to highlighting the plight of our threatened and protected marine species. She transforms marine debris into pieces of art.

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design students

Design students reach out to help NT community

Charles Darwin University design and architecture students are giving non-profit community groups in Darwin the chance to draw on their expertise.

New festival set to nurture future NT musicians and artists

A new festival designed to cultivate art and performance within the NT community will showcase the latest in innovative musical concepts and technology by some leading international musicians.
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Dr Mary Morris

Psychology lecturer tops poll at CDU

A psychology academic has been voted as Charles Darwin University’s top lecturer and among the nation’s top 20 university teachers.

Professor D Stehlik

CDU professor advises on sustainable population for Australia

One of Australia's leading social scientists has recently provided advice to assist the Minister for Sustainable Population, Tony Burke.

Aretha Amos

Palmerston campus the new home for NT Space School

Campus Administrator of Charles Darwin University’s Palmerston Campus, Aretha Amos has been elected as President of the Northern Territory Space School
Dr Dan Bascheria

Humanitarian expert services devastated Central Africa

A leading Northern Territory humanitarian expert has returned from his deployment to meningitis-ravaged Niger for Medicine Sans Frontier (MSF).

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Graduate makes partner in one of top five firms

University graduate, Scott James has been admitted as a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of Australia’s most prominent chartered accountancy firms.

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Mataranka Station

New manager for Mataranka Station

Charles Darwin University has appointed a new manager at Mataranka Station, south of Katherine.

giant telescope

Giant telescope built on CDU campus

The University of Tasmania (UTAS) radio telescope located on the Katherine campus of Charles Darwin University, in the Northern Territory has reached an important milestone- it’s first “fringes.”

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