Alice Springs public lecture series explores rights and research 


Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs campus continues to provide engaging debate through its public lecture series.

In the first lecture, Ally Richmond and Kaz Phillips from the NT Working Women’s Centre will explain the rights of women at work, covering issues of work choices, industrial relations and pay. This will be held on Tuesday 22 May at 2pm.

In the second lecture of the series, CDU will host PhD research student Jane Walker who will explore the cultural value of Aboriginal land management in the arid areas of Australia. Jane’s Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre project examines values and outcomes important to Indigenous people. This lecture will be held on Friday 25 May at 3.30pm.

Dianne Underwood, campus administrator said the Alice Springs public lecture series forms part of the University’s commitment for public engagement.

‘Both the University and wider community offer a wide pool of knowledge and it’s important to offer our facilities to benefit Alice Springs,’ she said.

Anyone wishing to attend either event are asked to email Nikelle Newlands at or call 8959 5422.