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PhD successes at Batchelor Graduation

(l-r) PhD students Joe Fraser, Robyn Ober, Majon Williamson-Kefu June is always an exciting time of the year, with many Indigenous students from all over the Territory, and in some instances across the country. This year we even have a Hawaii-based student. Students graduating from th
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FRAIM Workshops and Awards

Photo: From left to right – Student Sean Leeway, Lecturer Rebecca McLean, Senior Lecturer Evelyn Schaber, BIITE-CALL Project Manager Angela Harrison, Student Dianna Ross, Student Victor Weetra, Student Daryl Ware Certificate IV Screen and Media students attended the ICTV- Indigenous C
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Rangers’ efforts recognised at Yirrkala

On Friday, May 3rd a Batchelor Institute Community Graduation was held in Yirrkala at the Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre for seventeen Rangers who manage their Indigenous Protected Areas in North East Arnhem Land. Sixteen Yirralka (part of the Laynhapuy Homelands Aboriginal Corporation)
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CALL language lessons at Parrtjima

Batchelor Institute’s Centre for Australian Languages and Linguistics (CALL) put on two language lessons as part of the extensive 9-day Parrtjima (Festival of Lights) program for the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The first lesson was delivered by Christobel Swan, her dau
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Congratulations Jennetta

(l-r) Jennetta Quinn Bates, Early Childhood Lecturer Melinda Noe, co-host Peter Miller Jennetta Quinn Bates a CUA41215 Cert IV Screen and Media student from BIITE has just landed herself a job with the ABC working out of the Alice Springs Bureau. Jennetta will be taking up the positio
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DPC library featured in National magazine

Batchelor Institute Desert Peoples Centre Campus Library staff (from left to right: Amanda Bethel-Donaldson, Library Officer; Melissa Raymond, Manager and Lynn Day, Library Assistant). The March/April edition of Incite, the national library journal, published by ALIA (Australian Libra
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Bilingual Education Matters

Brenda Muthamuluwuy teaching Gupapuyŋu In the continuing tradition of supporting the teaching of Indigenous Languages in schools, several staff from Batchelor Institute recently co-facilitated a 3-day professional development workshop in Darwin. On the 15th October, 18 people from var
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WANALA Forum 2018

  Wadeye Elders, Kunagarkan Elders and families joined together to celebrate the opening of the Western and Northern Aboriginal Language Alliance (WANALA), which was co-hosted by Batchelor Institute and Wadeye Community. The WANALA Forum was a wonderful success which delivered an
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Parrtjima Light Festival

(from left) Rhoda Roberts-Curator, Dale Wakefield-Minister, Lauren Moss-Minister, Pat Dodson-Artist, Damien Ryan-Mayor Photo credit: Red Hot Arts Parrtjima is the only authentic Aboriginal light festival of its kind. The annual festival is held over ten nights in Alice Springs and fea
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Screen & Media Success in Alice Springs

(from left) Jennifer Connelly, Cynthia Bourke, Roma Butler (right) Lorena Walker In the first semester of this year, the (CUA31015) Certificate III in Screen and Media was delivered in Alice Springs at the Desert Peoples Centre (DPC) Campus. It was the first time in many years the cou
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