Resupplying Antarctica in one hit instead of three

In a first, the Australian Government’s Antarctic Division will resupply… Read more

Delayed sailing of Antarctic vessel

An Australian Antarctic Division voyage to Antarctica due to sail this… Read more

Cool, clean, green cars

The Australian Antarctic Division is supporting environmentally friendly… Read more

A photo from the air of a small island in the foreground and the snowy topped Big Ben on Heard Island in the background.

Climate change answers from living laboratory in Southern Ocean

Heard Island in the Southern Ocean is about to become the focus of… Read more

Station changeover by air a first

For the first time the Australian Government’s Antarctic Division has used… Read more

No harm to personnel in Antarctic fire

A fire yesterday at Australia’s Mawson station in Antarctica was brought… Read more

Antarctica to give greatest view of solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse will take place in the southern hemisphere during… Read more

Noctilucent clouds in the Southern Hemisphere are dimmer, less frequent and higher than those in the Northern Hemisphere

Eclipse offers added bonus for sky watchers

The total solar eclipse on Monday November 24 offers a rare opportunity… Read more

A view of the outdoor field camp on ice at Law Dome

Australian scientists find new evidence of Antarctic sea ice decline

Glaciologists from the Australian Government’s Antarctic Division have… Read more

CCAMLR: Antarctic Waters Conference tackles the future for marine species

In the final hours of the two weeks of the Convention for the Conservation… Read more

Illegal fishers escape the net… for now

The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources… Read more

Improving global climate forecasts

Scientists setting sail for Antarctica today will be researching how to… Read more

Davis and Mawson changeover

The Antarctic resupply vessel Aurora Australis will leave Hobart today… Read more

International support to combat illegal Antarctic fishing

Australia’s moves to curb illegal fishing in Antarctic and subantarctic… Read more

Public comment sought on Antarctic station upgrade

The Australian Antarctic Division has invited public comment on the… Read more

Death of Antarctic expeditioner

The Australian Antarctic community is mourning the death of one of its… Read more

Patagonian toothfish

Toothfish demand growing

International demand for the toothfish has led to a record number of… Read more

A great supporter of the Antarctic

The Parliamentary Secretary for the Antarctic Dr Sharman Stone has paid… Read more

Energy in the Antarctic

Rising like enormous sculptures, the Australian Government’s Antarctic… Read more

Web-based State of Environment reporting a winner

A web-based State of the Environment reporting system developed by the… Read more

Ship and satellite surveys combine to aid Antarctic climate study

A major international sea ice research program kicks off the Australian… Read more

Art from Austria to Antarctica

Austrian artist Nin Brudermann will soon be adding Antarctica to the list… Read more

Taking the Arts to Antarctica

What do a novelist, an Austrian artist, a Rhodes scholar, a nature writer… Read more

World’s first Antarctic wind turbines are winners

The Australian Government’s wind turbine project at Mawson station in… Read more

Large ozone hole over Antarctica likely

Scientists are predicting a large ozone hole over much of Antarctica this… Read more

Government’s marine conservation efforts recognised

The Australian Government’s declaration of the Heard Island and McDonald… Read more

Antarctic ice man and air transport designer retires

A former manager of the Australian Antarctic Division’s Glaciology Program… Read more

AAD environment adviser appointed to international body

Parliamentary Secretary for the Antarctic Dr Sharman Stone has… Read more

Australia attends Antarctic Managers’ Forum

An Australian Antarctic Division delegation will leave tomorrow for France… Read more

Shipping contract supports Antarctic science

Hobart will see a new Antarctic ship this summer — the MV Vasiliy Golovnin… Read more

New herbarium to house valuable Antarctic collection

Valuable Antarctic plant specimens from as far south as 86 degrees are now… Read more

50 years of Antarctic science

Antarctic scientific research by Australians is celebrated in a… Read more

Australian Antarctic Division signs aircraft deal

On the eve of the winter solstice, the Australian Antarctic Division has… Read more

Australian delegation to Antarctic Treaty Meeting

Tourism management, liability and the first permanent secretariat for the… Read more

Wayne Papps sitting at a computer

Wayne Papps 1959–2003

Peter Boyer pays tribute to Australian Antarctic Division photographer… Read more

Australian Antarctic Division mourns loss of photographer Wayne Papps

Australian Antarctic Division photographer Wayne Papps has died following… Read more

Tribute to AAD photographer

Dr Sharman Stone has paid tribute to Australian Antarctic Division… Read more

Macquarie Island bears brunt of storm

Wild weather has hit Macquarie Island eroding parts of the isthmus and… Read more

Women in Science first for Tasmania

Tasmania has joined the Women in Science Enquiry Network (WISENET). Read more

Antarctic impressions on show

'Antarctic Impressions’ – an exhibition that showcases for the first time… Read more

New Antarctic Marine Research Aquarium equals best in world

A new aquarium and laboratory at the Australian Antarctic Division will… Read more

Dr Stone announces Antarctic science grants

Heard Island in the southern Indian Ocean is to be the focus of extensive… Read more

Call for research applications in Antarctic science

The Australian Antarctic Division is inviting applications from… Read more

Antarctic Director to head Australian delegation to Argentina

Australian Antarctic Division Director, Dr Tony Press, is to lead a… Read more

Feasibility on replacement buildings in Antarctica

The Australian Antarctic Division is looking for an innovative and… Read more

Public input called for Marine Reserve Management Plan

The Federal Government invites the public to help the Australian Antarctic… Read more

Public seminar on the conservation of Mawson’s Huts in Antarctica

A seminar in Canberra tomorrow will hear of the achievements towards the… Read more

Australian Antarctic Division farewells Polar Bird

The polar resupply ship, Polar Bird, has arrived back in Hobart on its… Read more

Antarctic rocks clue to global warming

Rock samples collected by scientists in Antarctica will lead to a greater… Read more

Up and running — Antarctic’s first major wind turbine

Massive turbine blades are turning at Australia’s Antarctic station… Read more

Tasmanian author captures Antarctica

Parliamentary Secretary for the Antarctic Dr Sharman Stone has praised the… Read more

Penguins on the move

Visitors to the Australian Antarctic Division’s website are now able to… Read more

Antarctic runway on track

Australian Antarctic Division engineers have made substantial progress on… Read more

Casey station expeditioners working on remediation of the old Thala Valley tip site

A day in the life of a tip rat

Nick Edgerton talks about the sample collection process at the abandoned… Read more

Antarctica calls

The Australian Antarctic Division is offering the work experience of a… Read more

Antarctic wind to power Australian station

Blades and turbine towers for Australia’s wind power generation in… Read more

Tasmanian teacher to promote Australian Antarctic research

Science teacher Jak Denny plans to promote the importance of Australia’s… Read more

Main summer Antarctic marine science voyage departs Hobart

A detailed study to estimate the small-scale distribution of Antarctic… Read more