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Wadeye garden bearing fruit

Students training in Conservation and Land Management at Wadeye with Jaemie Page. As part of the project with Jobfind CDEP we have built a model garden at the TDC nursery. Participants have been involved from original planning of the garden design, growing the plants from seed, buildi
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Alice Springs Employment Training Expo

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education promoted VET and Higher Education programs at 2012 Employment & Training Expo held at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Alice Springs on the 31st October 2012. Our staff have interacted with the visiting public, informing organisations abou
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Crocs and fridges – life in the Territory!

DARWIN FRIDGE FESTIVAL The BiiteBuild Workshop has been given top billing for this year’s Darwin Fridge Festival. The Darwin Fridge Festival is a salute to art, people and the humble fridge. Throughout October, community groups, businesses, artists, families and inspired individ
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Central Graduation 2012

More than 150 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from some 50 communities represented from all states and territories of Australia were honoured with awards at the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education graduation ceremony held at the Desert Peoples Centre on
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Mosquito Dreaming Celebration Ceremony

The Marri Ngarr Rak Dirrangara people danced up a storm to celebrate the launch of their book and DVD – Awu Ngawak i Awu Djimbetj Yagatiya – Black and Yellow Mosquito Dreaming. Senior Elder Larri Rex Munar is very old and frail now, but he has worked tirelessly over the last few
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VET in Schools Program

A group of year 10 students from Palmerston Senior College graduated from their Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management on Friday (10th August). The course was delivered as part of the VET in Schools program and has proved successful for twelve students who have been trainin
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Pongah Kibulk Horticulture Training Facility

“Pongah Kibulk” means big-mob plants and this is the name of the BIITE Horticulture Training Facility which is currently under construction.  Pongah Kibulk is the name given to this facility by Kungarakan traditional owners and elders. Construction of Pongah Kibulk is full steam ahead
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Jeanie Bell honoured at NAIDOC reception

Thirty one years after forming an organisation dedicated to the preservation and revitalisation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages, a group of Elders was honoured in an event at Government House in Canberra on Friday the 6th July. The reception was organised by the Eas
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Listen You Women, Your Breasts Are Precious

  Dawn Ross, Family Wellbeing Coordinator, Faculty Health Business and Science at Batchelor Institute was one of a group of women who helped develop this DVD for the purpose of education around breast cancer awareness for remote Aboriginal women. These women came from the Arrernt
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Strengthening Mowanjum Languages

  Mowanjum Community is working in partnership with Batchelor Press to revive their languages and strengthen their culture and languages for future generations. There are three language groups living at Mowanjum Community (15km south of Derby). Worrorra, Ngarinyin and Wunambal El
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