Title

Jenny Macklin visits Broome Campus during Kimberly tour

Document Type

Media Release

Publication Date

Winter 8-10-2005

Publisher Name

The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle Campus

Publication Place

Fremantle

Abstract

The Deputy Leader of the Opposition Shadow Minister for Education, Training, Science & Research Jenny Macklin, visited University of Notre Dame Broome Campus in early August.

Campus Director Gavin Greaves conducted a tour of the campus for Ms Macklin accompanied by Vice Chancellor, Dr Peter Tannock. During the tour they were able to discuss the general details of the campus, courses on offer, numbers of students and details of the recent Kimberley Education and Resource Centre Opening and July’s Graduation celebrations.

Ms Macklin was then shown through the impressive Painting the Future: Gifts fromCountry Aboriginal Art Exhibition currently on show in the Resource Centre exhibition area.

Following the viewing Ms Macklin met with Sally Clark Lecturer/Acting Assistant Coordinator Nursing Program, Clare Scanlon Acting Assistant Coordinator Education, Coordinator Aboriginal Studies John Bucknell, Sr Carmel Posa Coordinator Theology and Head of VET Catherine Maughan and VET Student Services Administration Assistant Pauline McKenzie.

University staff, students and invited guests including the Bishop of Broome Most Reverend Christopher Saunders joined Ms Macklin for morning tea before she departed Broome.

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