Issue 17
09 October
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to learn about our new cybersecurity programs and the research produced by PhD graduands, who will receive their awards this week.

Cybersecurity course alert

Australia’s growing demand for cyber security literacy has prompted Charles Darwin University to delve more deeply into cyberspace and offer three new high-tech courses next year.



Other Top Stories

Feral cats kill 316 million birds and pet cats kill 61 million birds in Australia every year. Photo: Mark Marathon

Cats kill more than one million Australian birds a day

Feral cats kill 316 million birds and pet cats kill 61 million birds in Australia every year. This equates to cats killing more than 1 million Australian birds every day. More than 99 per cent of these casualties are native birds.

These are...


Other Research News

“Colin Holt: a survey” will showcase the work of celebrated Darwin artist Colin Holt

Exhibition to celebrate local artist

The work of a maverick artist who defies conventional approaches to making art will be in the spotlight when a new exhibition opens this month at the Charles Darwin University Art Gallery.

“Colin Holt: a survey” will showcase almost four decades...


Other Community News

Director of International Stacey Farraway

Director of International joins CDU team

The university has welcomed its new Director of International Stacey Farraway, who has a wealth of experience in marketing and international education.

Ms Farraway, who has worked in international education for the past 17 years, comes to CDU...


Other Staff News

Apprentice Zach Davis, on track with his career

NT mechanic takes bull by the horns

When V8 Supercars star Craig Lowndes claimed his 100th victory two years ago in Darwin, automotive apprentice Zach Davis was in the thick of it, having won a competition to work trackside with the Red Bull Holden Racing team.

And the adventure didn’t...


Other Students News

Paul Antonello takes a close look at the spelt sour dough bread
Bakery lecturer David Barker checks the quality of the pies
Kristy McAway judges the cake division
Cooking lecturer Antonio Tjung samples one of the desserts

Culinary competition

The NT culinary competition is designed for the Territory’s top chefs and cookery students to demonstrate their knowledge, skill and ability to present portions of a quality you’d expect in a top restaurant.

Judges were treated to a wide range of...


Untitled (Fitzroy Crossing)

Untitled (Fitzroy Crossing)

Colin Holt, 2004, Red pindan sand, PVA, bitumen, acrylic and lime on metal washing machine lid, 41.5 x 47cm, Acquired with support from the CDU Foundation, 2013, Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU2415


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