Issue 13
7 July 2008


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NORTHERN EDITIONS FEATURE PRINT

Eubena Nampitjin

Eubena Nampitjin
Midjul 2007
Etching
Image: 59.5 x 39.5 cm
Edition of 50
Collaborator/Printer: Sarah Dudley/Leon Stainer
Price: $1000 (GST inclusive)

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CDU PRESS FEATURE BOOK

Future Options for North Australia

Future Options for North Australia
Stephen Garnett, John Woinarski, Rolf Gerritsen and Gordon Duff

Anticipating the future is uniquely human. We strive constantly to anticipate trends and great events to seek opportunity and avoid disaster. So what will drive the future of tropical Australia?

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TOP NEWS STORIES

Associate Professor Michael Christie

CDU academic recognised with $300,000 Senior Fellowship

One of Australia's leading educators has been recognised for his ground-breaking work in integrating Yolngu culture and practices into tertiary teaching. Read more >>

Carlo Barone and Dr Adrian Walter

CDU guitar guru tours Sardinia

The Territory's own international guitar guru Dr Adrian Walter has given sell-out performances in Sardinia with world renowned classical guitarist Carlo Barone and the Orchestra of the Academy of Nineteenth Century Music. Read more >>

EVENTS

7-12 July : Discovering Tropical Birds program
8 July : Economic and environmental aspects of intervention - Public seminar
9-12 July : Environmental Education up the Track: Hot Topics for our Community - National biennial conference
11 Jul '08
-18 Jan '09 :
Arafura Craft Exchange: Trajectory of memories, tradition and modernity in ceramics - MAGNT exhibition
16 July : CDU Student Orientation - Casuarina and Alice Springs campuses
19 July : La Traviata - Co-Opera/Darwin Symphony Orchestra performance
For more information go to What's On >>

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

2008 Australian Association for Environmental Education National Conference

Environmental education up the track

An opportunity to hear some of Australia's leading environmental educators is set to draw crowds to the 2008 Australian Association for Environmental Education National Conference. Read more >>

RESEARCH

Alleviating poverty

Multi-million dollar biosecurity project set to alleviate poverty

The landmark signing of a recent multi-million dollar research contract is set to pave the way for a large-scale biosecurity project spanning Australia's north and its neighbouring regions of eastern Indonesia. Read more >>

Dr Louise McMahon

Research targets threatened shark

Research stemming from CDU is likely to have a bearing on the future of a threatened genus of shark. Read more >>

STUDENTS

Kate Hudspith

Darwin's 'rose' set to bloom on international stage

This year's winner of Darwin's Rose of Tralee, Kate Hudspith, is preparing to travel to Ireland to compete in the International pageant in August. Read more >>

Mid Year Orientation 2008

Campuses on show for new students

New students will get the opportunity to sample campus life when CDU holds its mid-year Orientation Day on Wednesday, 16 July. Read more >>

STAFF

Elizabeth Reid

Elizabeth 'shines on'

CDU's Elizabeth Reid has been recognised for her tireless work in the Northern Territory community. Read more >>

REGIONAL CAMPUSES

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International conference reveals CDU's research strengths

The Australian Population Association's 14th Biennial Conference ended with plenty of questions, reinforcing the contentious nature of topics surrounding demography in the 21st Century. Read more >>

Dry ground

Climate change workshop puts the heat on action

A strong showing from the Alice Springs community ensured the success of a climate change scenario-building workshop in Alice Springs recently. Read more >>

The CDU prime mover hauling the MALU to Gan Gan

Agreement expands CDU's reach in Arnhem Land

The success of CDU's portable learning classrooms has been boosted with the announcement of expanded training in Laynhapuy Homelands of Arnhem Land. Read more >>

Associate Professor Dean Carson

Indigenous urbanisation gains pace

The massive re-development of Alice Springs' town camps acknowledges increasing patterns of urbanisation of Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory, according to a leading population expert. Read more >>

Dr Nick McTurk

Will mobile classrooms hook kids?

A radical plan to increase the fleet of mobile pre-schools in the Northern Territory could address the crisis of Indigenous education, according to a top researcher. Read more >>

Professor Tony Barnes

Territorians working capacity under threat

The Northern Territory's strong employment growth will not continue without major changes to the Territory's population, a leading population expert has warned. Read more >>

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CDU staff win NAIDOC awards central Australia

It's a long way from her community of Robinson River near the Queensland border, but Shandell Dick's efforts were recognised at a gala dinner in Alice Springs last week. Read more >>

ARTS

NE Feature print - Eubena NAMPITJIN

Northern Editions feature print

The bold use of predominantly pink colour, and the broad and confident brush strokes produces a vibrant abstract image of the watercourses and sandhills which are the subject matter of artist Eubena Nampitjin. Read more >>