Issue 2
21 February 2008


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NORTHERN EDITIONS FEATURE PRINT

Pedro Wonaeamirri's Pwoja 2006

Pedro Wonaeamirri
Pwoja 2006
Etching, sugarlift and aquatint on paper
Image size: 29 x 22 cm
Paper size: 54 x 40cm
Collaborator: Trent Walater
Printer: Ulrich Kuehle
Price: $300 (GST inclusive)


TOP NEWS STORIES

Tom Pauling, Professor Helen Garnett and Bapak Harbangang Napitupulu

Dignitaries dig in

It may not have been the team from Renovation Rescue, but a recent visit by the Administrator of the Northern Territory, Mr Tom Pauling, and other dignitaries, marked another step forward for CDU's Indonesian Garden project. Read more >>

EVENTS

25 February : Reflections on recognising Indigenous knowledge in the academy: Drawing on experiences in Africa and Arnhem Land - SAIKS and School of Education seminar
26-27 February : Orientation - Casuarina and Alice Springs campuses
27 February : NT Applied Landscape Research and Education Network workshop - Casuarina xampus
28 February : Savanna Futures Forum - Casuarina campus
28 February : 'Future Options for North Australia' - Book launch
29 February : Mangrove change in a Darwin coastal swamp: Local and global drivers - SER seminar series
For more information go to What's On >>

RESEARCH

Mark Schultz and Prof Chris Austin

Freshwater crayfish fossils provide evolutionary link with time of dinosaurs

Crayfish (yabby) body fossils and burrows discovered at Dinosaur Cove in the Otway Ranges, Victoria, have provided the first physical evidence that crayfish existed on the Australian continent as far back as the time of the dinosaurs (Mesozoic Era), according to a recent international study. Read more >>

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Elisabet Reiten-Griffith, Amander Dimmock and Jo Gould

CDU staff taking everything off

Staff from CDU’s Teaching Learning and Development Group are issuing a challenge to other CDU departments. Read more >>

Forum to challenge economic development concepts

Community economic development specialist and founder of the Sirolli Institute, Dr Ernest Sirolli will challenge conventional economic development concepts during an upcoming forum at CDU. Read more >>

CDU PRESS

NT Administrator, Mr Tom Pauling

Administrator launches two CDU Press publications

A book chronicling the historical, social and political causes of unrest in Timor-Leste has been launched by the Administrator of the Northern Territory, Mr Tom Pauling. Read more >>

STUDENTS

VET Taster Program gets star rating from Year 9 students

VET Taster Program gets star rating from Year 9 students

The VET Taster Program in Carpentry at CDU is sparking the imaginations of Year 9 students from Dripstone Middle School. Read more >>

Maria Kambouris

CDU student in running for NT Young Achiever Award

CDU Social Work student Maria Kambouris is a semi-finalist in the Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards 2008. Read more >>

STAFF

Getjan Forrer

Dutch printmaker finds inspiration in NT

An internationally celebrated Dutch master printer has relocated half way around the globe specially to tap into the Northern Territory's inspiring natural and social environment. Read more >>

REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Aaron Devine

CDU starts the day with strong industry backing

CDU’s Doing VET Better program has been welcomed by stakeholders across government and industry sectors at an informal breakfast in Alice Springs. Read more >>

Rupert Gerritsen

Author challenges origins of agriculture in Australia

A leading researcher and author has challenged the origins of agriculture in Australia during a public lecture at CDU’s Alice Springs campus. Read more >>

ARTS

Pedro Wonaeamirri's Pwoja 2006

Northern Editions feature print

Pedro Wonaeamirri's etching Pwoja refers to designs that are painted on the body during ceremony, particularly the Pukamani mortuary ceremony. Read more >>