2016

Territory choralists bound for Gondwana

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Territory choralists bound for Gondwana

A record number of Territory students have been chosen to participate in the Gondwana National Choral School, to be held at the University of New South Wales next year.

New Fellow focuses on trauma

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New Fellow focuses on trauma

Phoebe Dixon is the recipient of a Churchill Fellowship, one of five Territorians and 106 Australians to be selected this year for the prestigious award.

Villers-Bretonneux - a study of heroism in Hell

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Villers-Bretonneux - a study of heroism in Hell

Chief Minister Michael Gunner announced the winners of the 2017 Chief Minister's Anzac Spirit Study Tour at Larrakeyah Barracks.

Novice entrepreneurs earn business tributes

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Novice entrepreneurs earn business tributes

Two Darwin High School students eclipsed the competition at the 28th annual NT Youth Business Awards, winning in two of the three contest categories.

Dedicated to the highest ideals of service

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Dedicated to the highest ideals of service

Darwin High School principal Trevor Read, and the department’s Infrastructure Operations assistant director Ken Lehmann, are recipients of the Chief Minister’s Medal. The honours were conferred at the Chief Minister’s Awards for Excellence in the Public Sector, held on 4 November 2016.

New cultural icon at Ramingining

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New cultural icon at Ramingining

A traditional Aboriginal shelter erected at Ramingining School to reflect Yolngu culture was officially opened on 26 October.

Nightcliff twitchers tot-up tourists

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Nightcliff twitchers tot-up tourists

Migratory shorebirds making a Darwin stopover are the focus of a scientific study by Nightcliff Primary School students. The long-distance refugees from above the Arctic Circle have paused in their seasonal movement along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway to rest and recuperate locally.

Nhulunbuy takes out national award

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Nhulunbuy takes out national award

Congratulations to Nhulunbuy High School on receiving the Adolescent Success National Award for the Most Innovative Use of Space in a School Setting.

A time for men

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A time for men

A teenage boys’ self-development program at Rosebery Middle School is set to be expanded to all male students at the school. The highly successful Young Men’s Time allows participants to discuss age-related issues and challenges, promotes an interchange of ideas, and builds self-esteem

Croc comp students Doo well

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Croc comp students Doo well

The Special Education Centre at Humpty Doo Primary School has snapped up the inaugural Be Crocwise School Award. The new prize category is part of an ongoing program warning of the dangers of estuarine crocodiles.