Issue 27
6 December 2007

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Timothy Cook's Kulama 2006

Timothy Cook
Kulama 2006
image 49 x 38cm; sheet 76 x 56 cm
Edition of 50
Collaborating printmakers: Leon Stainer and Trent Walter
Hand-printed by Sarah Dudley at Northern Editions
Special sale price: $494


Investing in Indigenous Natural Resource Management

Available in December '07

This book assesses the case for investing in Indigenous natural resource management in tropical Australia. Indigenous people provide a number of public goods in relation to environmental management for which they are not remunerated. Their presence on country should be viewed as a national asset.

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Isuzu gives CDU its pride of fleet

Isuzu gives CDU its pride of fleet

Automotive apprentices studying at CDU will receive a boost with an $84,000 corporate donation from one of the industry's leading vehicle manufacturers. Read more >>

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To 17 December : Treasures in Ink - Northern Editions Christmas sale and exhibition
7 December : Spatial investigations of gambling accessibility – recent progress and future challenges - SSPR seminar series
10 December : Investing in Indigenous Natural Resource Management - IAS book launch
14 December : Review of environmental economic valuation studies in Australia and New Zealand - SER seminar series
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$500,000 to help Territory zero in on living with climate change

CDU, in partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature Australia and the Department of Economic and Regional Development, has been awarded around $500,000 by the Australian Government’s Natural Heritage Trust to explore future scenarios for the Top End. Read more >>

Bruce Doran

Spatial investigation of Territory gambling

Understanding the relationship between gambling behaviour patterns and access to gambling venues is a complex but crucial task in informing gambling policy. Read more >>

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Darcy Davis

Why actions speak louder than words

For 17-year-old VET media student Darcy Davis, an enthusiasm for learning and a willingness to approach local media outlets are keys to setting up a career early. Read more >>

Lindsay James

Exhibition builds on success of trades talents

CDU Alice Springs’ reputation as an artistic hub has been boosted further with a major exhibition of traditional trade-based art attracting more than 100 people to the campus on 28 November. Read more>>

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The High Commissioner for the Republic of Ghana visits CDU

High Commissioner for the Republic of Ghana visits CDU

The High Commissioner for the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Mr Kofi Sekyiamah, recently visited CDU and met with Vice-Chancellor Professor Helen Garnett. Read more >>

Thomas Schmiechen

Studying abroad has many rewards

CDU exchange student Thomas Schmeichen’s experience in the study abroad program gave him the opportunity to travel overseas and retrace his family’s roots. Read more >>

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CDU celebrates its Foundation

Business, community and other Charles Darwin University supporters came together on Thursday night for the CDU Foundation’s end of year celebration. Read more >>


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Visit the photo gallery for more great images from the event.

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George Brown

Training awards recognise George’s drive

CDU student George Brown was runner up Australian Apprentice of the Year at the recent National Training Awards held in Tasmania. Read more >>

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CDU Bookshop wins big in Sydney

The CDU Bookshop is joint winner of the Australian book industry award for the 2007 APA Small/Regional Campus Bookstore of the Year in Sydney. Read more >>

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Musicians tune in at CDU Alice Springs

Musicians tune in at CDU Alice Springs

Alice Springs musicians and song writers are now better educated about marketing and legal aspects of their industry after workshops presented by industry advocate Music NT earlier this month. Read more >>

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Timothy Cook's Kulama 2006

Northern Editions feature print

As with much Tiwi art, Timothy Cook’s etching, Kulama, uses a circle as its central motif. Although this mark-making does have the intended effect of abstract decoration, it can often mistakenly be considered one-dimensional. Read more >>

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