Issue 17
31 July 2007

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Northern Editions feature print: Marina Strocchi’s Coffee Pot

Marina Strocchi
Coffee Pot 2007
Image size: 16.0 x 9.8 cm
Paper size: 30.8 x 25.0 cm
Price: $280 inc. GST (unframed)


Living Heart by Chris Howse

In 1999, some Aboriginal men employed a lawyer, Chris Howse, to seek out injustices to Aboriginal people wherever they may be found. And to agitate them in the civil courts of the Northern Territory. With a four wheel drive, a rented office and a complete lack of any secretarial help, he issued and brought to conclusion more than thirty pieces of litigation on behalf of the Aboriginal public including many coronial inquests.
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Robin Bhasin

Robin Bhasin
CDU graduate, Bachelor of Business (majoring in accounting) and scholarship winner

Why did you study @ CDU?
To obtain a degree that would entitle me to have good employment prospects as well as giving me a good understanding of my area of study.

What were the key things that helped you through your studies?
Good support from lecturers and the facilities such as the computer labs and the library.

Favourite things about life @ CDU:
Relaxed atmosphere and good opportunities for scholarships and overseas exchange program.


Garma Key Forum

Wilcox, Turner in Garma Key Forum line-up

Former Federal Court Judge Murray Wilcox and CEO of the new National Indigenous Television Corporation, Pat Turner AM, will be among the high-profile keynote speakers when the Garma Key Forum begins on Saturday. Read more >>

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3-7 August : Garma Festival
3 August : Not the northwest monsoon: The contribution of anthropologist Sherry Ortner to analysis of joint management in Kakadu - SSPR seminar series
3 August : Darwin Harbour - SER seminar series
4-6 August : Garma Festival Key Forum
8 August : Emissions trading and warranted governance - SAIKS and Governance Program seminar
9-26 August : Darwin Festival
10 August : 2007 NT Engineering Excellence Awards
11-12 August : Northern Territory Tropical Garden Spectacular
11-31 August : Bidydanga - Northern Editions exhibition
11 Aug-5 Oct : Balgo - Northern Editions exhibition
11 August : Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture
11 August : Duo Lointain with William Barton - CAH concert series
13 August : Disability Awareness Week launch
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Dr Corey Bradshaw

CDU croc expert questions government survey

Crocodile experts have responded to the Queensland Government's croc survey claiming the only way the reptiles' numbers would be declining would be if crocs were eating each other competing for food. Read more >>

The holy grail of sustainable impact

The holy grail of sustainable impact

CDU has been successful in obtaining further funding from AusAID to support the project ‘Enhancing land management capacity for sustainable rural development in eastern Indonesia’. Read more >>

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8th Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture

The Hon. Fred Chaney AO and Associate Professor Sue Stanton will present the 8th Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture on Saturday 11 August from 6pm. Read more >>

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Ambassador of Israel visits CDU

Ambassador of Israel, His Excellency Mr Naftali Tamir visited CDU as a part of his official visit to the Northern Territory and met with Vice-Chancellor Professor Helen Garnett on Friday, 6 July 2007. Read more >>

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NT Tropical Garden Spectacular

NT Tropical Garden Spectacular

The Northern Territory Garden Spectacular is a distinctive Darwin event that showcases the Territory's unique horticultural industry. Read more >>

2007 Engineering Excellence Awards Dinner

CDU’s Casuarina Campus will be the focal point for engineers Australia-wide when it hosts the prestigious Engineering Excellence Awards Gala Dinner in early August. Read more >>

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Siemens Science Experience a huge success

Siemens Science Experience a huge success

CDU recently hosted the 2007 Siemens Science Experience for year nine Northern Territory students, becoming the 34th university in Australia to successfully host the program. Read more >>

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Camille Lew-Fatt

Camille wins NAIDOC award

CDU staff member Camille Lew Fatt has received a Palmerston NAIDOC Community Award as part of the recent NAIDOC Week celebrations. Read more >>

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Italian guitarist Carlo Barone with concert director, CDU's Adrian Walter

Festival wrap-up - From the director

After 11 days of spectacular performances, CDU and Darwin bid farewell to the Seventh Darwin International Guitar Festival with an outdoor spectacular featuring the Darwin Symphony Orchestra, Australian Guitar Quartet Saffire and Uruguayan guitar virtuoso Eduardo Fernandez and Antony Field. Read more >>

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Northern Editions feature print: Marina Strocchi’s Coffee Pot

Northern Editions feature print

Marina Strocchi’s Coffee Pot is one of Northern Editions’ more quirky and playful prints. Reminiscent of the modernist woodcuts of Margaret Preston with its clean decorative approach, this black and white etching represents a famed commodity – liquid gold – that is desired the world over. Read more >>

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