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30 May 2014
Two companies have been shortlisted to build a new Antarctic icebreaker as part of the largest investment in Antarctica in Australian history.
29 May 2014
Stormy seas whipped up at the edge of the Antarctic sea ice zone can send large ice-breaking waves hundreds of kilometres into the pack ice.
22 May 2014
Macquarie Island's native biodiversity is bouncing back, while Antarctica's volcanoes provide an ice-age biodiversity refuge.
20 May 2014
Antarctic rocks containing rare minerals found nowhere else on Earth, have been protected under international treaty.
19 May 2014
As part of a significant Budget commitment to Antarctic research and operations, the Federal Government is proceeding with the procurement of a new icebreaker to be crewed and based in Hobart.
14 May 2014
In a significant long term commitment to Tasmania and Antarctica, the Government has approved the process to procure a new icebreaker to replace the ageing Aurora Australis.
8 May 2014
Antarctic scientists are set to unlock an ice core climate record spanning the past 2000 years.
1 May 2014
An Australian has been appointed to head the international advisory body responsible for protecting the Antarctic environment.
30 April 2014
A small group of Australians in Antarctica enjoyed a spectacular view of the partial solar eclipse yesterday.
10 April 2014
Satellite tagging of pygmy blue whales off the west Australian coast has identified their migratory route along the Australian coastline to Indonesia.
4 April 2014
An unusual and logistically challenging helicopter resupply operation is nearly complete for Mawson research station in Antarctica.
31 March 2014
Australia’s new Antarctic Station Leaders have recently headed south to take up their positions on the icy continent and Macquarie Island for 2014-15.
29 March 2014
The Australian Government has expanded the sub-Antarctic Heard Island and McDonald Islands Marine Reserve, to protect this unique environment.
25 November 2013
The Australian Antarctic Division has rescheduled its early season voyages with the icebreaker Aurora Australis delayed in heavy ice conditions off the Antarctic coast.
5 April 2011
Australia’s Antarctic vessel Aurora Australis is steaming towards Casey station after a rapid retrieval of expeditioners from Davis station.
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