Permits

Law Dome, an ice dome on the Budd Coast of Wilkes Land, centred about 125 km ESE of Casey Station. The dome is 1395 m high. The presence and nature of the dome have been revealed as the result of intensive glaciological and geophysical survey by ANARE parties since 1962. Named after Dr P.G. Law, Director of the Antarctic Division, Australian Department of External Affairs 1949-66. © Tas van Ommen.

Certain activities are regulated in the Antarctic and subantarctic

A range of legislation that implements Australia's obligations under various international agreements, regulates certain activities through permit systems, while prohibiting others altogether.

Please contact us for directions on how to apply for your permits. The generic email is permits@aad.gov.au.

Proposed amendments to the Antarctic Marine Living Resources Conservation Regulations 1994 are available for public comment.

To make a submission, please send it to one of the following addresses by Monday 3 August 2015.

Email: territories@antarctica.gov.au (the preferred option)

Post: Territories, Environments and Treaties

Australian Antarctic Division

203 Channel Highway

Kingston, TAS, 7050

Please ensure that any post will arrive by the submission cut-off date of 3 August 2015.

 For more information, please visit AMLRC Amendment Regulation 2015 or contact James Fleming at james.fleming@aad.gov.au.

This page was last updated 2015-07-16.