CDU Press - who are we? 

Lungfish by Stephen Gray

The UN in East Timor: building Timor Leste, a fragile state by Dr Juan Federer

The University publisher, Charles Darwin University Press (CDU Press) was founded in 1989 It publishes books which have a north Australian or Southeast Asian focus, and/or are often written or edited by staff or students of the University.

The books published by CDU Press range from collections of academic papers to textbooks and monographs, and right through to novels. The Press expects to publish between 12 and 15 books in 2006. Two of these are currently available: Moving Anthropology: Critical Indigenous Studies, edited by Tess Lea, Emma Kowal and Gillian Cowlishaw, February 2006, and a reprint of Up the Dusty Track by Norman W. Booth, an Australian WWII novel with a difference.

Authors from outside the University are encouraged to submit manuscripts of regional interest.

2005 publications included:

The Chinese in the Northern Territory (3rd Edition) by Timothy G Jones

Lungfish (2nd Edition) by Stephen Gray

Modern Frontier: Aspects of the 1950s in Australia's Northern Territory edited by Julie T Wells, Mickey Dewar and Suzanne Parry

Old Ways, New Ways: Wildlife Management in Northern Australia edited by Julian Gorman, Lisa Petherham and Tom Vigilante

The Palm of His Hand by Olive G Bonning

Pathways to Expertise by Jennifer Rennie, Karen Sinclair and Diane Szarkowicz

Reconciling Customary Law and Received Law in Melanesia: The Post-Independence Experience in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu by Kenneth Brown

Songs, Dreamings and Ghosts: The Wangga of North Australia by Allan Marett

The State of the North: A Selection of Papers from the 2003 Charles Darwin Symposia edited by Tess Lea and Bill Wilson

Tertiary Teaching and Learning: Dealing with Diversity edited by Greg Shaw

The UN in East Timor: Building Timor Leste, a fragile state by Juan Federer

Charles Darwin University Press is a member of the Australian Publishers Association and is recognised as a publisher of scholarly books by the Department of Education, Science and Training.

The Press is run by an Editorial Board, currently consisting of 12 academic staff from throughout the University, and chaired by David Mearns. Christine Edward provides part-time administrative assistance to the Press.

CDU Press is proud to use uniprint NT, the University printery, as the printer of the majority of its publications.

CDU Press publications are available from the CDU Bookshop, the Press’ sole distributor. Please contact the Bookshop directly about purchases. Discounts may be available for bulk purchase.

For further information about CDU Press publications, check out the website. If you would like to join the CDU Press emailing list to receive information about forthcoming publications, please email Christine Edward.