enews

Issue 7
10 April 2007


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NORTHERN EDITIONS
FEATURE PRINT

Kulama 2003

Francesca Puruntatameri
Kulama 2003
Etching and chine collé
Image size: 24 cm (diameter)
Price: $250 (GST inclusive)


Charles Darwin Symposium, Securing Territorians’ Rights: Statehood and a Bill of Rights?

Registrations are now open for the Charles Darwin Symposium, Securing Territorians’ Rights: Statehood and a Bill of Rights?


STUDENT PROFILE

Craig Tregea

Craig Tregea

What are you studying @ CDU?

VTE Cookery Certificate I and Hospitality Certificate II

What do you like best about CDU?

I feel relaxed on campus and the VET courses are giving me life skills to balance my other high school subjects.

What do you hope to do when you finish your course?

I want to become a chef and work in the hospitality industry.

What do you enjoy about living in Alice Springs?

There are so may career opportunities in Alice Springs and the people are always friendly.


TOP NEWS STORIES

Tom Wilson

Cautiously optimistic note on Indigenous life expectancy

Aboriginal men and women are living longer in the Territory, according to the latest research by researchers from CDU. Read more >>

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EVENTS

13 April : Why I can’t teach my dog to read: the role of intentionality in literacy teaching - SSPR seminar series
13 April : A tale of two species: Allosyncarpia ternata and Callitris intratropica in Kakadu National Park - SER seminar series
14 April : Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards
16 April : The Yiriman Project: engaging Indigenous youth at risk through 'Caring for Country' - CDU/AIATSIS seminar series
19 April - 5 May : Kakadu prints - CAH Gallery exhibition
21 April : Wind and Water - Darwin Symphony Orchestra performance
22-24 April : National Conservation and Land Management Training Providers Network Annual Conference - Alice Springs Campus
For more information go to What's On >>
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RESEARCH

Grey Nurse Shark

CDU researchers to examine extinction risk for Grey Nurse Shark

Three recent tenders submitted by CDU staff for research projects involving sharks have been successful. Read more >>

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INTERNATIONAL

Indonesian and Timor Leste website

Indonesia and Timor-Leste website

CDU is pleased to announce the recent development of a website which provides a gateway to information on the University’s activities in Indonesia and Timor-Leste. Read more >>

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VTE

Signing of Lahnapuy MOA

CDU agreement cements future for Nhulunbuy’s Homelands

CDU has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Laynhapuy Homelands Association of Nhulunbuy to deliver training to the 800 Yolngu people it represents. Read more >>

Chefs take up the challenge

Chefs take up the challenge

The annual Territory Culinary Challenge gets under way in April with chefs from some of Darwin’s top restaurants tempting diners with new cuisine from local ingredients. Read more >>

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CHARLES DARWIN SYMPOSIUM SERIES

Simon Evans

Symposium profile - Associate Professor Simon Evans

This issue of CDU’s enews begins a series of profiles of speakers at the forthcoming Charles Darwin Symposium, Securing Territorians’ Rights: Statehood and a Bill of Rights? Read more >>

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

2007 Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards

The winners of the Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards will be announced at a special gala awards presentation dinner held on 14 April. Read more >>

Amanda Cawthorne-Crosby

CDU and Tennant Creek High School take step forward with intent

Charles Darwin University and Tennant Creek High School have signed a letter of intent for 2007, continuing the formal relationship between the two parties. Read more >>

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STUDENTS

Kelly Hoban

From Alice to wonderland: Kelly heads to the bright lights of LA

Alice Springs student Kelly Hoban is moving to Los Angeles after securing work as a travel consultant with Jetabout Holidays. Read more >>

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ARTS

Northern Editions feature print: Kulama 2003

Northern Editions feature print

Francesca Puruntatameri’s delightful etching Kulama (yam) represents the Kulama circle and ceremonial dancing ground of the Tiwi people. Read more >>

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