Consign your cargo

Cargo is carried by helicopter from the ship to the shore.
Helicopter bringing cargo ashore from Aurora Australis (Photo: Jeremy Smith)

Domestic cargo

Australian Antarctic Program cargo should be delivered to the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) by the cargo required-by date for your flight or voyage. Check the season shipping and flight schedule for this information.

Australian Antarctic Program cargo should be clearly addressed to the AAD as shown below. Please mark your full name, voyage number/destination on each label.

Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
Kingston Tasmania 7050

Address template suitable for printing [PDF]

For direct deliveries to the Cargo and Biosecurity Centre (CBC), Hobart waterfront, please contact or call +61 3 6232 3190.

International cargo

If you are sending cargo to the AAD from overseas e.g. transshipment, underbond or carnet, please email or call +61 3 6232 3190.

Electronic cargo system eCon

All cargo sent to station for the Australian Antarctic Program must be entered into the AAD electronic consignment system (external access).

You can enter eCon using your email address to log in. AAP staff can use their AAD username and password.