Issue 5
02 July
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s news bulletin. Read on to find out about the university’s NAIDOC Week plans and a new book that fills in the gaps in the history of the Red Centre.

Professor Ruth Wallace will consider Northern Australia as a leader of change in the region

Territorians urged to cause disruption

The people of Northern Australia can take the lead in the future development and change of the region and cause the next major disruption in their lives, according to a Charles Darwin University academic.

College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and...


Other Top Stories

Zebra Finches will forage on buffel grass seed but prefer native grasses

Zebra Finches prefer native grass seeds

Zebra Finches in Central Australia prefer to eat the seeds of two species of native grass over the widespread introduced buffel grass, a Charles Darwin University study has found.

Zebra Finches showed a preference for purple plume grass and woolly...


Other Research News

The team at the CDU Psychology Clinic (from left): Elissa Ricchetti, Associate Professor Suzanne Midford, Kyle Tsong, Emma Laughan, Lecturer in Clinical Psychology Dr Carmen Cubillo and Chloe Charltan.

Psychology clinic re-opens its doors

A clinic offering much-needed psychology services to Territorians has re-opened at Casuarina campus.

The CDU Psychology Clinic will be staffed by intern psychologists, who are undertaking advanced postgraduate training in clinical psychology, at...


Other Community News

From left: Dr Wendy Ludwig, Batchelor Institute Council Chair Professor Mark Rose and WINU Professor Boni Robertson. Image: Batchelor Institute.

Academic honoured with Indigenous doctorate

A Charles Darwin University academic has become the first Territorian to be conferred with an honorary doctorate from the World Indigenous Nations University.

Director of Operations – Indigenous Leadership Dr Wendy Ludwig celebrated the auspicious...


From left: Willis Taripo, Romone Lewin and Bradley Garlepp learning about horticulture

Students’ wheelbarrow gardens on path to Show

Thirteen VET students have sprouted four wheelbarrow gardens that they will enter into the Royal Darwin Show.

The high school students, who are part of the VET Delivery to Secondary Schools program, are studying for a Certificate I in Agrifood...


Other Students News

Yidumduma Bill Harney and Sonny Kent
Gujingga (Law Man) 2012, Warranggin (Ceremonial) Law Man 2012
Willy Wagtails, Jigirrija 2009
Colin Holt views the Lirrmingining Grasshopper Man 2007

Yidumduma Bill Harney Bush Professor

Art lovers gathered at the opening of Yidumduma Bill Harney: Bush Professor at the Charles Darwin University Art Gallery.
The exhibition is retrospective celebrating the life work of Yidumduma Bill Harney, one of the last fully initiated men of the...


Barragbarrag Kidney Fat Man

Barragbarrag Kidney Fat Man

Yidumduma Bill Harney, 2002, natural pigments on canvas, Courtesy Hugh and Hilary Cairns


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