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Issue 15
16 July 2007


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NORTHERN EDITIONS FEATURE PRINT

Northern Editions feature print: Brolga 2007, Tim Djandjomeer

Tim Djandjomeer
Brolga 2007
etching
image: 32.6 x 49cm; sheet: 54 x 80cm
Edition of 30
Printer: Leon Stainer
Published by the artist and Northern Editions printmaking studio and Gallery at Charles Darwin University, Darwin
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CDU PRESS FEATURE BOOK

The Shadow's Edge: Australia's Northern War

This book is about a war zone and the people in it. The war was World War II; the zone Australia’s Northern Territory (7th Military District) with extensions into western Queensland and the Kimberley district of Western Australia that follow the course of military control.
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STUDENT PROFILE

Ranid May

Ranid May

What course are you studying?

Masters of Tropical Environment Management

Why did you want to study at CDU?

To improve my opportunities and enhance my awareness of environmental management.

I also wanted to improve my learning so that it will allow me to get a better job,

What are the key things that have helped you through your studies?

Provision of modern technology, great campus and access to good facilities

Favourite place on campus:

The Shed café

Career aspirations:

After I finish my masters I want to be able to work in the Environment field.


TOP NEWS STORIES

Garma

CDU advances discussion on Indigenous health

The upcoming Garma Festival Key Forum will explore a subject that has become one of the hottest public issues in Australia. Read more >>

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Community and Access, Don Zoellner said that six of the eight Indigenous students who had completed the Alice Springs Construction Project had gained work.

Indigenous construction workers gain start through CDU

A new training strategy at CDU is opening doors into the Alice Springs construction industry for Indigenous people. Read more >>

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EVENTS

18 July : Orientation Semester 2 2007
20 July : Phenology and fruit characteristics of monsoon vine-thicket trees - SER seminar series
20 July : Indigenous policy reform in the NT: an extraordinary debate for extraordinary times - SER seminar series
20 July : Everything in its season? The wet and the dry in monsoon "rainforest" forest trees - SER seminar series
20-27 July: The School of Creative Arts presents: On the wall - CAH Gallery exhibition
23 July : Privacy law in the NT - making it work for you - MSHR seminar series
26-28 July : Royal Darwin Show
30 July : Best practice health promotion in Indigenous communities - MSHR seminar series
2 Aug-1 Sep : Northern Editions printmaking studio - CAH Gallery exhibition
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RESEARCH

Whale shark

Whale sharks in decline

Fears that whale shark numbers are in decline have been confirmed even though some countries have ceased harvesting the world's largest fish. Read more >>

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VTE

David Barker

Bakery student wins national award

David Barker, part-time lecturer at CDU recently represented CDU and the Northern Territory in the 2007 La-Coupe Down Under Artisan Baking Cup held in Melbourne on June 24-27. Read more >>

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TOURISM & HOSPITALITY

Kakadu knowledge for tour guides course

Kakadu knowledge for tour guides course

From 1 April 2008, it will be a requirement for all tour guides working in Kakadu to have completed the Kakadu knowledge for tour guides course. The School of Tourism and Hospitality has launched a new webpage with information on the course for current and future students. Read more >>

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

NAIDOC

Speakers corner provides an Indigenous insight

A range of renowned speakers, addressing critical Indigenous issues, visited CDU's Casuarina Campus as a part of Speakers Corner, a NAIDOC Week event. Read more >>

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STUDENTS

NT apprentice races to Bathurst

NT apprentice races to Bathurst

The chance to work in the pit lane at the Bathurst 1000 is no longer a dream for apprentice panel beater Matthew Johnston. Read more >>

Orientation

Orientation 2007 at CDU

Whether you are a first time student, one returning to study or a re-enrolling student, orientation is a must for you. Read more >>

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STAFF

Dennis Shoesmith

My journey from East Timor

CDU political science Associate Professor Dennis Shoesmith traveled to Timor-Leste recently as part of the Victorian Local Governance Association’s Election Observer Delegation. Read more >>

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ALUMNI

CDU paves the way to success for Daniel Merit

CDU graduate Daniel Merit is the prefect example of where hard work and application can get you. Read more >>

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ARTS

on the wall

The School of Creative Arts presents: On the wall

On the wall is an honest reflection of practices undertaken by CDU staff, exploring the relevance of drawing as a source for ideas, process of experimentation, method of survey and primary medium for artworks. Curated by Sarah Pirrie. Read more >>

Northern Editions feature print: Brolga 2007, Tim Djandjomeer

Northern Editions feature print

This exquisite etching by Kakadu artist Tim Djandjomerr depicts a brolga in repose. Stylistically, the intricate design and figurative approach are typical features of the art work from West Arhnem Land. Read more >>

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