Issue 9
06 June
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about the 35th anniversary of the university radio station and what students can expect on their upcoming trip to the Amazon.

Territory FM presenters Steve Hooper, Mel Little, Daryl Manzie and Matt Bern

Territory FM celebrates 35 years on air

Popular radio station Territory FM has celebrated its 35th anniversary with an on-air trip down memory lane.

Acting station manager Matt Bern said the community broadcaster marked the occasion yesterday (June 5) by remembering many of the...


Other Top Stories

A Giant South American Turtle hatchling in Brazil’s Trombetas, a river than runs into the Amazon

Students prepare for turtle trip to Amazon

Charles Darwin University students will be given access to protected areas in the Amazon jungle when they visit Brazil this year to study the Giant South American Turtle.

Professor Jenny Davis, from the School of Environment, said the two-week...


Other Research News

From left: Mr Wang Hua accepts a gift from Mr Xu Xiao to the Confucius Institute. The painting of eight running horses represents Mr Xu’s hope of continued running and development of the institute at CDU

Visit strengthens relations

Charles Darwin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks recently welcomed the Minister Counsellor for Education at the Chinese Embassy in Australia, Mr Xu Xiao, during his visit to the university’s Confucius Institute.



Other Community News

The CDU Library Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages Project Technical Team (from left): Glenn Boyling, Jerome Apresto, Ujjal Kandel, Jessie Ng, Iwona Rohoza, Neil Godfrey and Anthony Hornby

Library team receives award for innovation

A team from the Charles Darwin University Library has taken home an award recognising success and innovation for their role in the preservation of thousands of texts in dozens of Indigenous languages of the Northern Territory.

The Australian...


Other Staff News

Chancellor Neil Balnaves AO will oversee graduation events in Adelaide and Alice Springs

Alice students set for graduation

Recently installed Chancellor Mr Neil Balnaves AO will make his first formal visit to Central Australia to preside over Charles Darwin University’s annual Alice Springs graduation ceremony this month.

The event on June 16 at the Alice Springs...


Other Students News

Experts on the Go

Event: John Dahlsen Exhibition and Lecture Series
Who: John Dahlsen, PhD candidate
When: June 6-10
Where: Anhui Normal University, (Wuhu Province) China
More:  Visual artist John Dahlsen has been invited to deliver a series of lectures...



CDU Head of the School of Law Professor Ned Aughterson addresses the audience during the ceremony.
NT Attorney General, The Honourable John Elferink MLA presents the Attorney General Medal to law student Adeline Tran.
Honourable Acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the NT, Stephen Southwood presents the Supreme Court Medal to student Ann-Marie Najjarin.
CDU Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts Professor Peter Kell presents the Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Constitutional Law to student Thomas Salter.

Law students court prizes

Undergraduate and postgraduate law students have received awards acknowledging their outstanding academic achievements during the CDU School of Law Prize Giving Ceremony.



Maccassan Prahu

Dhuwarrwarr Marika


40 x 39.5cm [print]

Acquired through the CDU Foundation, 2015

Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU2934

Reproduced with permission of the artist


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