Issue 2
26 March
Charles Darwin University


Through public advocacy and international diplomacy, Australia has protected its humpback whale populations. Photo: Whit Welles

No species too ugly to save

No species is too small, too ugly or too remote to save, a national review of almost 50 examples of threatened species recovery in Australia has found.

The review titled “Recovering Australian Threatened Species: A Book of Hope” was led by the...


Other Top Stories

Dr Vannessa Hearman aims to produce a book about the voyage of the Tasi Diak

Research to reveal asylum seeker stories

The harrowing stories of the only group of Timorese asylum seekers to reach Australia by boat during the Indonesian occupation will come to light through an Asia Study Grant from the National Library of Australia.

Charles Darwin University...


Other Research News

PhD candidate Erin Westerhuis

Mystery bat vanishes into night sky

The “mystery bat” that swooped over Alice Springs may have been the elusive Bristle Nosed Free-tail Bat, says environmental science researcher Erin Westerhuis.

The PhD candidate was showing onlookers how she uses an Anabat acoustic recorder to tell...


Other Community News

Cookery lecturer TY Lee with students in the commercial kitchen on Palmerston campus

Colleagues honour top chef trainer

A highly regarded vocational chef, who once cooked barramundi for the Queen, is about to put the finishing touches to a teaching career that began at Charles Darwin University 28 years ago.

TY Lee has infused his expertise and passion for culinary...


Other Staff News

Lynne Wastell with her first drawing as a Visual Arts student

Can’t see but can do: Blind woman joins art class

It has taken Lynne Wastell a long time to summon the courage to enrol in an arts class and pursue a life-long love, but that’s exactly what the legally blind Alice Springs woman has done.

Mrs Wastell, who was diagnosed with Stargardt’s Disease in the...


Other Students News

NT Administrator Vicki O’Halloran (centre) recognised mothers for their contribution to life in the NT, including Katrina Kawaljenko (left), with daughter Adalynn Smith, and Bex Garrett, with daughter Layla Kirby
NT Environment Minister Lauren Moss and HMAS Coonawarra Executive Officer, Lieutenant Commander Kate Woodall
Kate Race and Rachael Uebergang
NT Australian of the Year Dr Bo Remenyi and Natalie Merida

International Women's Day

The Northern Institute hosted an event celebrating International Women’s Day at Casuarina campus 


A Garden of Parallel Paths (still)

A Garden of Parallel Paths (still)

Daniel Crooks, 2012, Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery. Exhibited in People Like Us exhibition, CDU Art Gallery, 8 March – 5 May 2018


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