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Next Wave of Aboriginal Trainees Head to Kapooka

Batchelor Institute CEO Professor Robert Somerville AM FIML with AIDP Graduate July 14th 2017. Image: Stevi Thomas   Graduates from the Army Indigenous Development Program (AIDP) in the Northern Territory are wasting no time in carving out careers in Australia’s defence force. Th
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Culture Celebrated at NT Graduation

The Djilpin Arts dancers at the Batchelor Graduation Ceremony 2017   The achievements of students from the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education were celebrated at the year’s largest graduation ceremony on June 15th 2017. 313 individual graduates had 350 awar
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NT Prisoners’ Art Takes Flight in Alice Springs

Batchelor Institute visual art student sculptures at Tjulpu Thipe!   Batchelor Institute visual art students from within the Alice Springs Correctional Centre have been featured in standalone exhibition at the Araluen Arts Centre for the first time. Tjulpu Thipe! is a collection
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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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Iconic Landmark Given New Life in Barunga

Batchelor Institute students, staff, representatives from Roper Gulf Regional Council and other stakeholders after the tractor was placed via crane into its new position   A heritage tractor that has sat untouched for more than four decades in the remote community of Barunga is g
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Program Empowering Young Mums to Get Back to School

The Young Mums Strong Mums students during a visit to Batchelor Institute’s campus   Young mothers in Palmerston are being given the opportunity to continue with their education as a part of the Young Mothers Strong Mothers program. Offering a range of services, Young Mothe
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Batchelor Institute Punching Above Its Weight

Batchelor Institute CEO Robert Somerville AM and Deputy CEO Dorothy Morrison at the Australian Training Awards 2016. Darwin Convention Centre. 17 November 2016. Photo Shane Eecen   Northern Territory vocational training organisation Batchelor Institute has been recognised as one
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Army Indigenous Trainees Tackle Mimosa Threat

AIDP Trainees, mentors and TNRM staff on a field trip to Djukbinj National Park on the Arnhem Highway   Trainees from the Army Indigenous Development Program (AIDP) have been lending a hand to the Territory Natural Resource Management (TNRM) bio control project to reduce the dama
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Welcome Dr Jillian Marsh

  Dr Jillian Marsh has joined Batchelor Institute as the Graduate School Director. Dr Marsh is an Aboriginal woman of Adnyamathanha descent and member of the Yura community of the Northern Flinders Ranges in South Australia. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge across severa
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From Yuendumu to the Melbourne Cup: Aboriginal Artist to Feature On Race Day

L: Otto Sims and Batchelor Institute lecturer Brigida Stewart working on the dress. R: Otto Sims painting in Yuendumu   Central Australian Indigenous artist Otto Sims has been invited to showcase his work at the Melbourne Cup Fashions on the Fields event this year. With the help
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