19 December 2007
The Australian Government will formally urge Japan to end the slaughter of whales in the Southern Ocean.
17 December 2007
The diversity of Antarctic fish and sea-floor-dwelling creatures is the focus of a major Australian-led project of the International Polar Year, now underway in the Southern Ocean.
11 December 2007
Australia's new air service to Antarctica is on track after completing its first landing on the new glacial runway this week.
5 November 2007
A new regulatory regime has been set for the rapidly expanding Southern Ocean krill fishery.
5 November 2007
Australia has been instrumental in a move to improve the safety of vessels fishing in the Southern Ocean.
22 October 2007
The annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) begins in Hobart today.
17 October 2007
An international team of scientists from 10 nations returns today from a six-week voyage studying Antarctic sea ice.
16 October 2007
The newly painted and modified Airbus A319 is in Hobart this week for ground crew and pilot training.
2 October 2007
The Australian Government has approved $790,000 in funding for eleven marine mammal projects over the next year.
20 September 2007
Lasers from helicopters and space satellites are being used in Antarctica, for the first time, to determine whether sea ice in the Southern Ocean is changing in response to climate change.
30 August 2007
An earlier than usual foray into the Southern Ocean will help scientists understand the connection between Antarctic sea ice and its dependent ecosystems.
23 August 2007
Two Tasmanian teachers will join an Antarctic marine science voyage departing Hobart next month.
25 July 2007
Public comment is invited for the management of Mawson's Huts - Australia's most significant historic site in Antarctica.
21 June 2007
Sharon Labudda, an Aircraft Ground Support Officer with Australia's Antarctic programme, has been awarded this year's Antarctic Medal.
5 June 2007
World Environment Day on June 5 will focus on climate change and its effects on ice- and snow-covered areas of the world.
31 May 2007
The ship's contract has been signed for another five years.
23 May 2007
Help wanted in Antarctica
11 May 2007
The Australian Government today announced details of 15 new research projects on the management and conservation of marine mammals.
8 May 2007
This year's Budget will build on the $100 million provided annually to support our Antarctic programme.
1 April 2007
Wilkins Runway is on schedule to accommodate regular flights, and the progress of several major science projects signal a successful season.
1 March 2007
Australia's involvement in the International Polar Year will enhance our understanding of global environmental change.
26 February 2007
This Airbus A319, selected for Australia's Antarctic Air Service, has arrived in Hobart ready for regular flights to Antarctica.
17 January 2007
Atmospheric carbon dioxide dissolving in the ocean will be researched on a marine science voyage on the Aurora Australis, departing Hobart 17 January.
13 January 2007
Davis station supports groundbreaking work into atmospheric physics and the biology, geology and glaciology of the Lambert Glacier/Amery Ice Shelf region.
12 January 2007
A memorable sea voyage, an encounter with King Neptune, summer days where the sun never sets and the chance of a lifetime to experience what most people can only dream about.
4 January 2007
Five conservators and carpenters from the Mawson's Huts Foundation arrives in Hobart this morning from Cape Denison, Antarctica.