A large icebreaker arrives in Hobart in calm seas and clear skies

RSV Nuyina prepares for a busy year ahead

RSV Nuyina returns to service with cargo delivery and ice trials ahead Read more

Tents set up among the rocks, surrounded by snow and blue skies

Happy campers: research site ready for major Antarctic science campaign

A new deep-field camp has been established in the Bunger Hills, near the… Read more

Renovation of Argentinian Antarctic base open for comment

A proposed renovation of Argentina’s Petrel Base, on Dundee Island in… Read more

Three people seated at a table with a graphic of Antarctica pictured on a large monitor behind them.

Nilas – a new interactive research tool for the Antarctic sea-ice zone

A new interactive Antarctic map promises to assist voyage planning and… Read more

A blue whale blowing air from its nostrils.

From video to AI: learning more about Antarctic blue whales

Video tracking of Antarctic blue whales has provided tantalising glimpses… Read more

A person holds a metre long ice core near a freezer

Ice mission success into deep Antarctica

Australia has opened a new chapter on Antarctic science after completing… Read more

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New guidelines support best practice in environmental DNA testing

New best practice guidelines will help Antarctic scientists and others to… Read more

Three people in a 6 metre boat, one standing on the bowsprit, approach a surfacing 30 metre-long Antarctic blue whale.

Tag team: a tale of two Antarctic blue whales

For the first time, the satellite tracks of two Antarctic blue whales… Read more

A man in yellow cold weather gear stands on snow

AAD Director announces retirement

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A woman in a white lab coat standing at a laboratory bench, smiling at the camera.

DNA detector exposes hidden Antarctic krill

Scientists have developed a DNA-based method to identify Antarctic krill… Read more

Leading, teaching, training: a snapshot of the women behind the 2022–2023 Antarctic season

Antarctica is the most isolated and remote continent on Earth in more ways… Read more

Five people gathered around a remotely operated vehicle in an electronics laboratory.

Robots to enhance Australia’s Antarctic activities

Robots will help Australian Antarctic scientists and other Antarctic… Read more

A woman smiles from the cockpit of a small plane

From the desert to Davis: Karen Pye takes on a new remote challenge in Antarctica

This year’s Davis research station leader is Karen Pye. Affectionately… Read more

People in blue hospital gowns prepare for a mock surgery operation

Antarctic tradies return to the operating theatre

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Two people standing next to a round hut in Antarctica

Supporting a busy season of science: Ben Patrick finds his feet again on the frozen continent

This year’s leader for Casey research station is Ben Patrick. Ben is back… Read more