Issue 18
4 November 2008

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Paddy Fordham Wainburranga's Bolung

Paddy Fordham Wainburranga
Bolung 2003
Image size: 43 x 43 cm, edition of 30
Collaborator: Monique Auricchio
Printer: Leon Stainer
Price: $700 (including GST)

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Democratic Governance in Timor-Leste: Reconciling the Local and the National

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Democratic Governance in Timor-Leste: Reconciling the Local and the National

Edited by David Mearns

An important collection of articles that provide highly pertinent insights into the current dilemmas of the government and people of the new republic to Australia’s north.

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Call for greater funding for e-learning

An alliance of NT educators is calling for increased funding of e-learning tools to empower struggling Indigenous adults in literacy and numeracy. Read more >>

Ken Kinkade

E-learning tools an equaliser in classroom, says NT teacher

New generation digital learning tools could help teachers give their most disadvantaged students confidence and success across the NT’s bush classrooms, according to teacher and recent Territorian Ken Kincade. Read more >>

NT educators draw on Canadian e-learning success

NT educators draw on Canadian e-learning success

She may have spent just one hour by conference call to the E-nablingNT 2008 Road Show, but already Canadian academic Michelle Eady is a role model for the success of e-learning. Read more >>

E-learning ‘recognises Indigenous values’

With platforms such as the E-NablingNT 2008 Road Show supported by CDU, cyber-based learning or e-learning is fast gaining recognition as a key player in the education of remote Australian Indigenous people. Read more >>


Heart of CDU Indonesian Garden unveiled

Heart of CDU Indonesian Garden unveiled

CDU's Indonesian Garden Project is one step closer to completion with the construction of the Pendopo, a statuesque centrepiece that forms the heart of the space. Read more >>

Ribuna Mick

Community engagement success for CDU student

CDU Certificate III Business student Ribuna Mick has taken up a casual position as a receptionist at Anglicare’s head office in Ludmilla. Read more >>

Campuses get ready for cyclone season

Preparations are well under way across the University as the 2008 - 2009 cyclone season dawns. Read more >>

Indigenous coxswains to patrol NT shores

Indigenous coxswains to patrol NT shores

An innovative Searanger program hosted by CDU has provided real training and employment opportunities to participants. Read more >>


CDU researchers in $1.6 million projects

The Australian Research Council has approved $1.6 million in funding for five projects involving CDU researchers. Read more >>

Indigenous health underpins Menzies grant win

The Northern Territory's leading health research institute is set to increase its capacity substantially after being awarded about $7.4 million in new grants from the Federal Government. Read more >>


Richard Carolin and Rickieshar Isaac

CDU rewards some of its best students

Outstanding students at CDU have received recognition at a presentation ceremony at the Casuarina campus. Read more >>

Maletta Wigness and Ruth Marrwulpul

Elcho Island students graduate in Darwin

Two proud CDU students, Maletta Wigness and Ruth Marrwulpul, recently travelled from Galiwinku on Elcho Island, off the Arnhem Land coast, to Darwin to celebrate achieving a Certificate I in Business. Read more >>


Peter Rose

Truck-master goes into overdrive

Hauling CDU 10 tonne, 18-wheel classroom across the Northern Territory outback is a man whose diverse past equips him well for this varied job. Read more >>


Paddy Fordham Wainburranga's Bolung

Northern Editions feature print

In this lithograph Paddy Fordham Wainburranga has depicted Bolung the Rainbow Serpent, an important life giving figure for the Rembarrnga people whose clan country lies to the south and west of Ramingining, towards the Katherine area. Read more >>


To 9 Nov : 8seconds - CDU student exhibition
6-14 November : A Big City Up There - Exhibition
6 November : No Stage Fright - CDU student exhibition
6 November : Padre Nuestro (Chile) - Latin American Film Festival
7 November : CDU Sport Presentation Night - Pirates Bar
8 November : 2008 Northern Territory History Colloquium - Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
9 November : Dances and hoe downs: Workshops and twilight concert with Spiros Rantos and Brachi Tilles - Casuarina campus
10 Nov-12 Dec : Past Impressions - Northern Editions Christmas sale and exhibition
10 November : AMI incidence and survival, Northern Territory 1992 to 2004 - Menzies seminar series
13 November : Villa-Lobos (Brazil) - Latin American Film Festival
14 Nov-8 Dec : Free Falling - CDU student exhibition
15 November : Northern Editions printmaking studio and gallery Open Day: Celebrating 15 years - Casuarina campus
15 November : Gershwin... And All That Jazz - Darwin Symphony Orchestra concert
20 November : Qué tan lejos (Ecuador) - Latin American Film Festival
21 November : Science or action? Throw away models in conservation and development - SER seminar series
25 November : Socio-economic status and the health of Indigenous Australians - 2008 Menzies Oration
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