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Charles Darwin University (CDU) is planning for the future use of its campuses in Greater Darwin.

As part of an extensive master planning exercise, the university is exploring how their proposed and existing assets can best meet the education, training, research and community needs of the Northern Territory, now and into the future.

CDU wants to hear the views of stakeholders and has launched the CDU Greater Darwin Campuses of the Future website and survey to provide further information about the process and to seek feedback.

CDU is a unique university in that, no other single Australian university serves such a large area of the continent, in such a remote location and with such a small population to sustain it. As a result, the university, in collaboration with Hames Sharley, Creating communities, UDLA and Donald Cant Watts Corke (DCWC) have embarked on a significant planning process to inform its future footprint in Darwin, both in terms of new spaces and new capacity to meet the current and future needs of their staff and students.

The Darwin Campuses of the Future project considers:

  • Planning for an Education and Civic Precinct as part of the City Deal
  • Planning for its existing Greater Darwin campuses – Casuarina, Palmerston and Waterfront.

The output will be two Masterplan documents that are produced separately, but are driven by a unified vision for University growth, and will best position the University for future sustainability and success.