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Territory’s rising star balancing study with elite sport

Batchelor Institute student Demitrice Doomadgee (21) is busy balancing her nursing studies with being an elite sportswoman. The aspiring nurse and midwife was selected to play Rugby League for the Northern Territory Titans after competing in a Rugby 7s competition at the beginning of
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BIITE welcomes International Adjunct to Research Division

Associate Professor Michelle Hogue joins an already impressive list of Adjuncts supporting the Batchelor Institute Research Division. Michelle is a person of Métis heritage, and is passionate about enabling Indigenous academic success through early engagement and retention in ways tha
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Batchelor Institute First Nations leader on reluctant reconciliation

Batchelor Institute CEO Prof. Robert Somerville AM, Lord Mayor of Darwin Katrina Fong Lim, Dr Sue Stanton and Wendy Ludwig A/PVC-IL, CDU at CDU Batchelor Institute Elder Executive Advisor Academic and Cultural Leadership Dr Sue Stanton delivered the Reconciliation Breakfast address at
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Leading researchers converge in Central Australia

Barbara Napanangka Martin from Yuendumu School speaking at Knowledge Intersections   Prominent researchers and academics gathered at the Desert Peoples Centre in Alice Springs to highlight and share the innovative and ground-breaking research coming out of central Australia. Batc
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Film festival showcases languages of Central Australia

Father and daughter music duo Raymond and Eleanor Dixon, who feature in the film Warlungka, screening during the Arrpenhe-nthenhe program of the Something Somewhere Film Festival.   As a part of this year’s Something Somewhere Film Festival, languages from Central Australia were
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Kam Chinese & Indigenous Central Australian women bring Songs of Home to Sydney

Molly Presley, Marie Presley, Mandy Kemarr and Lillian Kemarr performing awely. Photo: A Sanchez courtesy of Music Outback Foundation   Aboriginal women from the Anmatyerr and Warlpiri language groups from Central Australia and Kam minority women from South Western China have joi
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Creative writing students going ‘Beneath The Surface’

L-R: Lance Verburg, Batchelor Institute lecturer Samuel Carmody, Courtney Collins and Vincent Forrester at the Darwin Sailing Club. Last month, Batchelor Institute creative writing students Vincent Forrester and Lance Verburg attended a two-day workshop in Darwin with internationally
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Meet Indigenous media’s next generation

2017 Batchelor Institute media students with lecturers Patrick McKenzie and Gary Haslett   Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students have converged at Batchelor Institute to begin their studies in screen and media. Australia’s Indigenous media outlets play a valuable role in
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Indigenous recruits start Army training

The latest round of AIDP trainees at Batchelor Institute’s campus. Image:  Chelsea Heaney.   The latest intake of Indigenous Army recruits have started their training at the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education in the Northern Territory. Over thirty Aborigin
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Indigenous students on pathway to success

  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students took their first steps towards tertiary education with the commencement of the Preparation for Tertiary Success (PTS) program at the Desert Peoples Centre. The 2017 intake for Alice Springs includes seventeen Indigenous students fr
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