Getting to know Antarctica

The black silos of Mawson in a row. One has a penguin painted on it.
Mawson silos

Australian Antarctic Division library

The library at Australian Antarctic Division headquarters at Kingston has a comprehensive collection of polar material. The books that appear in the reading lists on the following pages are available in the library and should also be available in the larger Australian libraries. Most are available in the station libraries.

Our website

This website has extensive information relating to the work (science and operations) at the Antarctic and subantarctic stations, and how your expeditioner is spending their time. The search bar in the right hand corner is very effective (spelling needs to be accurate) and some handy links appear below.

Shipping news

News from the stations

Each week we feature 'This week at the stations'. This where you can find out about stations activities and life, and possibly spot your expeditioner in a photo.

This page was last modified on 7 March 2013.