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7 December 2016
Children across the country will get the chance to be part of Australia's Antarctic future, with a school competition to name the nation's new state-of-the-art icebreaker to be held in term one of 2017.
2 December 2016
A Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster III has successfully undertaken an Antarctic airdrop of aviation fuel in a remote location near Australia’s Casey research station yesterday.
29 November 2016
Scientists on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island have used satellite tags to track the foraging behaviour of the tiny threatened sea-bird, the grey petrel, for the first time.
24 November 2016
Remotely piloted aircraft continue to illustrate their usefulness as an aid to ice navigation on Australia's icebreaker the Aurora Australis.
22 November 2016
The Australian Antarctic Division will attempt to fly thousands of live krill from Antarctica to Australia for the first time.
18 November 2016
The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), has made a flying visit to the Australian Antarctic Territory.
16 November 2016
A new leadership team is taking the helm at Australia’s Antarctic research stations, Casey, Davis and Mawson.
15 November 2016
New guidelines for collecting scat samples from marine predators have been developed to help scientists more accurately identify what they eat.
28 October 2016
Australia has welcomed the establishment of a new Marine Protected Area in the Ross Sea region of the Southern Ocean and is encouraged by continued support for the proposal to establish the East Antarctica MPA in the future.
27 October 2016
The Australian Antarctic Program will study two glaciers, the Totten and Sørsdal, in East Antarctica this summer to better understand the impact ice melt is having on global sea-level rise.
17 October 2016
Australia will continue its push for marine protected areas in East Antarctica at the 35th annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) which starts in Hobart today.
14 October 2016
Statement regarding Government investment in a new station on Macquarie Island by Minister for the Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg MP.
11 October 2016
One of Australia’s tracked Antarctic snow vehicles has been painted pink and filled with messages of love and support as a unique tribute to those whose lives have been affected by cancer.
6 October 2016
Antarctic expeditioners have been learning the ropes and playing with fire in the lead up to their departure to the icy continent.
4 October 2016
A quarter of a century after the landmark decision to ban mining in Antarctica indefinitely, Australia has joined the international Antarctic community to reaffirm an unwavering commitment to protect the icy continent from exploitation.
27 September 2016
Sub-zero temperatures and snow blowers are the order of the day at Australia’s Antarctic blue-ice runway ahead of the first flight of the season scheduled for October.
21 September 2016
The Australian Antarctic Division is putting in place contingency plans for an aerial resupply of Davis station after an early retreat of Antarctic winter sea-ice coverage this year.
16 September 2016
Statement from Minister for the Environment and Energy The Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP.
13 September 2016
The Australian Antarctic Division will use a network of field huts to support future research on Macquarie Island, and will close the existing permanent research station in March next year.
9 September 2016
Scientists from Australia and the European Union have joined forces to better understand the role of micronekton in the marine food web, holding the first project meeting of the new partnership in Hobart today.
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