CQUniversity Australia

Engaging Indigenous people within Higher Ed

CQUniversity's Office of Indigenous Engagement recently hosted a visit from the Oodgeroo Unit of Queensland University of Technology (QUT), at Rockhampton Campus.

Professor Anita Lee Hong, Director of the Oodgeroo Unit, and Lone Pearce, Project Officer, met with Office of Indigenous Engagement staff to discuss employment issues and best practice models for engaging Indigenous people within the higher education sector, including governance matters.

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Chloe back to offer Mackay students 'Sweet Charity' 

One of Australian music theatre's leading ladies - Chloe Dallimore - is back in Mackay to direct and choreograph the Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music (CQCM) production of Sweet Charity...

Chloe Dallimore is well known for her lead role as Ulla in The Producers (which earned many awards including a Mo and a Helpmann), and as a guest on TV's Spicks and Specks, but she has also featured in Oliver, Sweet Charity, Chicago, Crazy for You, Annie, The Wizard of Oz and many other productions.

PhotoID:11164, Jessica Borg in a pivotal scene from 'Sweet Charity'. More images in a slideshow LINK below
Jessica Borg in a pivotal scene from 'Sweet Charity'. More images in a slideshow LINK below

She has performed the role of dance captain and/or choreographer on major productions too. It's perhaps lesser known but Dallimore's skills were also called on for the blockbuster movie Happy Feet and she was a featured performer in the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

PhotoID:11165, Chloe Dallimore gives some tips during rehearsals
Chloe Dallimore gives some tips during rehearsals

Sweet Charity will be staged with six performances at the CQCM Theatre on CQUniversity Mackay Campus from August 4-7.

Bookings are via Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre via 4961 9777.

Wonderful musical numbers include Big Spender, The Rhythm of Life, If My Friends  Could See Me Now, There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This, I'm a Brass Band and Baby, Dream Your Dream.  

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