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Visual Arts Students Centre Stage at DAAF Fashion Show

Batchelor Institute students and staff designs at DAAF’s Country to Couture Fashion Show. Images: Chelsea Heaney   The work of visual art students and lecturers at the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education was showcased at the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair’s Cou
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Yirrkala Community Celebrates Graduation

R: The graduating class of Yirrkala at the 2017 graduation ceremony with community, NT Government and Batchelor Institute representatives. Image:Darren O’Dwyer The remote community of Yirrkala has celebrated the achievements of forty graduates, who have completed a range of courses at
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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 Prison Education Program Going From Strength to Strength

Mr. Kevin Raby, Superintendent & General Manager speaking at the Darwin Correctional Precinct graduation   Prisoners from the Northern Territory’s Darwin and Alice Springs Correctional Centres are graduating at an increasing rate with real-world training qualifications. Batch
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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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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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Indigenous Recruits Start Army Training

The latest round of AIDP trainees at Batchelor Institute’s campus   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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Isla
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Aboriginal Organisations Offer a New Vision for National Employment

Mr Robert Rusca and Batchelor Institute CEO Professor Robert Somerville AM at the signing of the MOU   Two leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait organisations have partnered in a landmark agreement that will have a significant impact on the educational and employment outcomes for
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Building Skills in Barunga

Students in the remote Indigenous community of Barunga are getting a hands-on education in machinery operating. The 10-week course, being delivered by Batchelor Institute lecturer Alvin Tan, trains students on the use of an excavator, skid steer loader, wheeled front end loader, backh
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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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