Issue 10
Monday, 03 December 2018
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s news bulletin. Read on to learn what the landmark Darwin City Deal means for CDU. In Top Stories you also will find an E-news Reader Survey, which takes 2 minutes to complete. Your feedback will help us to continue to improve E-news. Season’s Greetings to all our readers.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces a new presence in Darwin City for CDU

CDU at centre of $200 Million City Deal

The historic signing of the $200 million City Deal will see the creation of a new education and civic precinct on Cavenagh Street featuring a Charles Darwin University (CDU) campus.

The deal was announced recently by Prime Minister Scott...


Other Top Stories

Dr Alice Mitchell has developed the free "Take Heart" smartphone app

Smart phones to help with heart sickness

A new smartphone app is helping in the fight against one of the leading causes of death among young Indigenous people in remote communities.

Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is 100% preventable but responsible for the deaths of Indigenous young people...


Other Research News

The law beckons: (from left) May Mooka, Erica Harvey, Law Lecturer Ben Grimes, Kacie Winsley and Tamara Espie at this year’s Pre-Law Course

CDU helping Indigenous people into legal career

CDU is working with the legal fraternity to help boost the number of Indigenous lawyers.

With Indigenous people making up only five per cent of CDU law students, and about two per cent of practising lawyers in the Northern Territory, the university...


Other Community News

Esther Lloyd-Taylor wins the Ryan Family Award

VC recognises staff achievements

Staff were recognised for their outstanding dedication during the Vice-Chancellor’s end-of-year awards ceremony on Casuarina campus.

Awards were presented to academic, professional and research staff for their exceptional contributions exceeding...


Other Staff News

Business Administration student Kimberly Brewster with her Australian Training Award trophy

Kimberly’s star shines brightly

Shining star Kimberly Brewster’s heart was full of pride and gratitude in the moments after being named Australian Trainee of the Year, an award she thought she had no chance of winning.

She was so sure that the prize would go to an interstate rival...


Other Students News

Sharmila Packiaraja was a judge at the fair, now in its 5th year.
Samundra Dhakal, Suraj Tamang, Sudarshan Kumar, Chris Hosking, Damien Charles
Michael Hawkes, Shih-Liang Fang and Chrishan Peiris
Lisa Jeffery, Martin Thomason and Coral Campbell helped judge on the day

IT Code Fair 2018

CDU's annual IT Code fair proved successful, with more than 100 students participating in the highly regarded event.

Many thanks to the main sponsors - NT Government and Intersystems - as well as to all other industry supporters.


Self-portrait on country, Wave Hill

Self-portrait on country, Wave Hill

Brenda L Croft, Self-portrait on country, Wave Hill, 2014, Courtesy the artist, Stills Gallery, Sydney and Niagara Galleries, Melbourne. Exhibited in ‘Still in My Mind: Gurindji location, experience and visuality’ at the CDU Art Gallery


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