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Thamarrurr Rangers

From left senior ranger Maureen Simon with Augustina Kurawul and Neil Melpi. The Batchelor Institute Conservation Land Management program in Wadeye has recently helped 2 young people, Neil and Augustina, join the Thamarrurr Rangers. “Neil is a valuable part of the team here at the Ran
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Joyce’s journey opens career pathways

Joyce Wallis from Cairns is an Indigenous student studying for a Bachelor of Health Science at the Desert Peoples Centre (DPC) campus, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, Alice Springs. She is a recipient of a Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship and continues to inspir
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Vote for Claire as Australia’s Favourite Librarian

Claire Nield, Batchelor Institute’s Client Services Librarian, has been nominated for Australia’s Favourite Librarian. Claire has been at Batchelor for 5 years and is responsible for all things relating to information skills for students and staff. She has a few other hats as we
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Students begin their journey

Batchelor Institute students get started on their Higher Education journeys in Preparation for Tertiary Success (PTS), Education, Creative Writing, and Nursing at a student orientation program held at Desert Peoples Centre (DPC) Alice Springs from 28 February 28 to 2 March 2013. This
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Sisters become Adjunct Fellows

Marilynn and Julianne Willis have been appointed as Adjunct Fellows to Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education. Their academic expertise and professional standing is recognised as a valuable contribution to learning and teaching and research activities of the organisation
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What do you want to do with your life?

By KIERAN FINNANE Lena Campbell is working on a digital photo story as I enter the classroom. It shows mostly young men in her family circle and the backing track is an original rap by her son. It’s called “Runamucks”. The photos are captioned: the word “gangsta” crops up frequently.
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Derek Hunt-Interpreting Success

Derek Hunt, a Yolngu man from Elcho Island recently completed a Diploma of Interpreting from the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education. Under the new Memorandum of Understanding between Batchelor Institute and the Aboriginal Interpreter Service (AIS) workplace professio
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Batchelor Institute Indigenous Achievement Award 2012

The Batchelor Institute Indigenous Achievement Award Recipient for 2012 was Miss Sharmayne Asera.  Sharmayne has completed Year 9. She is a talented young lady who is capable of achieving some outstanding results.  Through this award we hope to encourage Sharmayne to set an example th
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Tiwi Islands News

Recently, we have teamed up with the Tiwi Islands Training and Employment Board (TITEB) to help coordinate delivery of our courses to the Tiwi people. Rick Jenkins is the newly appointed Training Coordinator and he reports tremendous successes in signing up students to help the CDEP p
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Aboriginal Environmental Health Workers Graduation 2012

To view more images click on the photo above We currently have 7 Aboriginal Environmental Health Workers (AEHW) that have successfully completed Cert III in Environmental Health The AEHW’s are employed by the following  Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (CCO’s) within rura
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