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15 April 2009

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Image size: 50 x 33 cm, edition of 30
Collaborator: Manni Redlich
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Communicating at University:Skills for Success
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Nicola Rolls & Peter Wignell
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Information Communication Technology at university: Skills for Success (2nd ed)
Greg Shaw
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Darwin 200

The Darwin200 initiative celebrates the life and legacy of Charles Darwin. Celebrations are centred on Darwin’s 200th birthday in February 2009.

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Registrations are now open for the Charles Darwin Symposium 2009, Charles Darwin: Shaping our Science, Society and Future.

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Rover Thomas (Joolama)
Born c.1926, near Gunawaggi (Well 33) on the Canning Stock Route, Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia; died 1998
Kukatja/Wangkajunga language speaker
Tokyo Crossroads 1996
Plate created 1995; editioned 1996-7

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$1.82m project to boost Indigenous teachers in remote communities
A joint venture between Catholic Education NT and Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) School of Education is set to boost the number of Indigenous teachers working in the Territory’s remote communities. Read more >>
Home births may be ‘pushed underground’
The Federal Government's move to regulate the role of independent midwives in home births is a decision based on fear of extreme medical voices and not in the best interests of women, according to a leading midwifery expert. Read more >>

Dancing with the Walkabout Chef
It wasn’t a case of too many chefs spoiling the broth when television identity Paul Mercurio met with Charles Darwin University’s Walkabout Chef, Steve Sunk. Read more >>
CDU wins $1.2m aged care training contract
The provision of aged care training to four shires in the Northern Territory is to be boosted with the announcement of a $1.2 million funding agreement with Charles Darwin University (CDU). Read more >>


Conservationists decide which species to survive

The issue of deciding which of the world’s threatened species to save is a sensitive but critical one, according to a leading conservationist. Read more >>


Students and rangers clear weeds and share skills

Certificate II students from the Conservation Land Management course have joined with the Miribeni Rangers Larakia to undertake a day-long course in treating weeds at the Casuarina campus. Read more >>



CDU graduate joins the ‘fash pack’ elite 

A former Charles Darwin University student has just been named National Student of the Year by the Textile Institute in Melbourne. Read more>>
CDU resident students hold event for WWF Earth Hour
Students from Charles Darwin University’s on-campus accommodation, North Flinders International House (NFIH), are joining 1 billion people worldwide to mark Earth Hour. Read more >>

AMEP heaps harmony on CDU Casuarina campus

Staff and students from the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) recently marked Harmony Day by visiting each building on the Casuarina campus and offering free samples of orange-coloured food and drink to everyone they met. Read more >>

CDU excels in 2009 NT Young Achiever Awards

Charles Darwin University has enjoyed outstanding success at the recent 2009 Northern Territory Young Achievers Awards with several of its past and present students winning awards. Read more >>



Jennifer Banks - new team leader in Alice Springs

Jennifer has just come from the USA to her new role delivering literacy and numeracy to communities. Read more >>

Exhibition focuses on our courageous women

As part of this year’s International Women’s Day, a photographic exhibition was mounted in Darwin’s Supreme Court to celebrate the achievements of NT women living with a disability. Read more >>



Best of Barra comes out at industry awards

The best chefs from across Darwin and Palmerston recently fought it out at the Humpty Doo Barra Culinary Challenge hosted by CDU. Read more >>

SA's horsemen revival kicks on in the NT

Seven men from South Australia’s remote north are helping to revive their communities’ horseman and stockman skills via a training program at CDU. Read more >>

  Kerry takes Indonesian one TEP at a time
As the twisted seas licked his feet and sun blazed before him, Kerry Rickards maiden voyage to Indonesia spawned a passion for the country now fully realised through study. The successful businessman and former tourism boss will learn Indonesian language and culture though CDU's Diploma of Languages. Read more >>

Kids and community win back Kellie

It all started when Kellie Mayne pulled a straw out of a hat. The Geelong Clonard College student was told that her year nine excursion would be to the outback community of Santa Teresa where she could gain life experience. Read more >>


Artwork Agnes Armstrong  

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Cuisine - Agnes Armstrong born on Ivanhoe Station, Agnes grew up with elders who taught her about hunting and all the different bush foods from her country. Read more >>

Rover - TokyoCrossroads   CDU Art Collection

Rover Thomas (Joolama) Tokyo Crossroads created 1996. Read more


20 April: International Student Lunch
22 April: Launch of the new Clinical Laboratory, Alice Springs Campus
24 April: Community participation in MPA establishment in Indonesia:lessons for future initiatives

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