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Issue 8
23 April 2007


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NORTHERN EDITIONS
FEATURE PRINT

Ngalyod 2007

Abel Naborlhborhl
Ngalyod 2007
etching
image 33 x 49.5 cm; paper 54 x 80 cm
Printer: Leon Stainer
Price: $395 (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

Reece Debney

Reece Debney

What are you studying @ CDU?

SCSS Year 11, Certificate II in Construction (VET), Certificate II Metals (VET), and Certificate II Hospitality (VET)

What do you like best about CDU?

My days are never boring and the teachers are very approachable. It’s also very sociable here on campus and the equipment is top quality.

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

To go on to gain a qualification to be an electrician or fire fighter.

What do you enjoy about living in Alice Springs?

People in Alice are always friendly and it’s very easy to get around on my bike.


TOP NEWS STORIES

CDU Public Lecture Series May 2007

Most people place a good deal of faith in the public health system, even if they grumble from time to time about its perceived inadequacies. Read more >>

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EVENTS

23 April : The value of tropical river ecosystem services to Indigenous communities - CDU/AIATSIS seminar series
23 April : Non-indigenous people working in Indigenous health: An anthropological study - MSHR seminar series
27 April : On TRaCK: The Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge research hub - SER seminar series
27 April : For ethnography: Anthropology and the politics of the present - SSPR seminar series
30 April : Respiratory high and low lights in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children - MSHR seminar series
30 April : Sustainable knowledge traditions on country and the global knowledge economy - CDU/AIATSIS seminar series
For more information go to What's On >>
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RESEARCH

TL Ambassador Nelson Santos with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon

UN ambassador to study at CDU

CDU has secured funding for Timor-Leste’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Nelson Santos, to undertake an Honours-level research study on his county’s border negotiations with Indonesia. Read more >>

Mosquito Cunnex Annulilrostris - photo: R Russell (1996)

Researchers tackle mosquito-borne diseases

An ARC funded collaborative project lead by CDU aims to increase the capacity and effectiveness of the NT Government to tackle the increasing threat of mosquito-borne diseases. Read more >>

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CDSS

Sue Bradley

Symposium profile - Sue Bradley

Sue Bradley has been involved in advocacy work for people without an effective voice for more than 30 years. Read more >>

CDSS academic seminar

Academics to discuss human rights on second day of symposium

Academics and stakeholders in the debate on human rights will explore the Charles Darwin Symposium agenda in further detail in a second day of discussion following the public airing of the issues on May 10. Read more >>

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VTE

Samantha Harbrow

Bright sparks feature in Group Training Awards

Twenty-year-old CDU-trained VET student Samantha Harbrow is an example of success in a male-dominated world. Read more >>

Reginald King

Apprentice returns to win national award in another field

Former CDU student Reginald (Reggie) King has won Group Training Australia’s National Indigenous Apprentice award. Read more >>

James Berry

Alice Springs apprentices drive top spot

Two heavy vehicle automotive CDU-trained apprentices from Alice Springs will represent the Northern Territory in a national automotive diagnostic competition. Read more >>

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Jessica Mauboy and CDU VC Helen Garnett

Jessica wins NT Young Achiever Arts Award for second time

Australian Idol runner up Jessica Mauboy has won the Northern Territory Young Achiever Arts award sponsored by CDU for the second time. Read more >>

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STAFF

Don Zoellner

Don Zoellner awarded fellowship

Don Zoellner, PVC, Community and Access, has been awarded a Fellowship by the Australian College of Educators. Read more >>

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Doris Schmalleger

Discovering cultural experiences important to desert tourism

Independent 4WD tourists to Australia’s deserts prefer to ‘discover’ Aboriginal cultural experiences at destinations, rather than seeking them out beforehand. Read more >>

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ARTS

Caroline Rannersberger will host two new exhibitions at CDU

Two new exhibitions at Charles Darwin University

Artist and curator Caroline Rannersberger had a busy time last week with two new exhibitions opening at CDU. Read more >>

Northern Editions feature image: Ngalyod 2007

Northern Editions feature print

Ngalyod 2007, by Abel Naborlhborhl, is currently on show in the exhibition Kakadu mulil bim: gathering of Kakadu artists. Read more >>

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