E-news Issue 6
09 August
Charles Darwin University


The program will involve face-to-face learning in the classroom, with practical assessments as well as field excursions to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Uluru Segway Tours ©Photo by Tourism NT

Backing Central Australia’s tour operators

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is partnering with the Northern Territory Government to deliver a new course to attract and retain tour guides to the Northern Territory.

The new Tour Guide Ready Course, a $60,000 investment from the government, will...


Other Top Stories

Drs Mariana and Hamish Campbell want to track the movements of Mary River turtles to help save this endangered species.

Tags to track and preserve Mary River turtles

Researchers from Charles Darwin University (CDU) are trying to find a solution to help recover the Mary River turtle population by tracking their movements with an acoustic device.

Drs Mariana and Hamish Campbell from CDU’s Research Institute for the...


Other Research News

Good Dog Animal Assisted Intervention superstars Roxy and Quinton make a comforting presence with their trainer Hannah Taino-Spick.

Therapy dogs lend a helping ear to children in Darwin

Two therapy dogs trained by a Charles Darwin University (CDU) Lecturer are quickly becoming Darwin celebrities, going from schools to libraries and courtrooms to support children and adults in need.

Roxy and Quinton are the star employees at the Good...


Other Community News

CDU Occupational Therapy Lecturer Rebecca Smith has won the inaugural national Occupational Therapy School of Victoria Clinical Award.

CDU Lecturer’s award for investigating culturally safe tool for Indigenous patients

Charles Darwin University (CDU) Lecturer Rebecca Smith has won the inaugural national Occupational Therapy School of Victoria Clinical Award for her PhD research investigating an occupational therapy cognitive assessment tool with Aboriginal and Torres...


Other Staff News

CDU Occupational Therapy Course Coordinator Nicole O’Reilly says qualified professionals are in high demand.

Training occupational therapists in the Territory

A new occupational therapy program being run at Charles Darwin University (CDU) is set to drive much-needed professionals into the Northern Territory’s allied health sector.

The Occupational Therapy Program was established after two years of planning...


Other Students News


Territory expert gets up close with ants

Charles Darwin University (CDU) Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (RIEL) PhD candidate François Brassard is an ant expert who has recently commenced studies at CDU.

For his PhD research, Mr Brassard aims to better...


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