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Commonwealth Government 100 years of Australian Antarctic expeditions
Australian Antarctic Division website with information on events and activities commemorating 100 years of Australian Antarctic expeditions, 1911-2011
Commonwealth Government Adaptation Research Network for Marine Biodiversity and Resources
Website of the Adaptation Research Network for Marine Biodiversity and Resources (also known as the Marine Adaptation Network), based at the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies at the University of Tasmania
Commonwealth Government Antarctic applications
Australian Antarctic Division site enabling applications seeking approval to conduct science or other projects and activities in the Antarctic, sub-Antarctic, and Southern Oceans to be created and submitted online. Includes key dates for research seasons
Other Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre (ACE CRC)
The ACE CRC provides a focus for Australia's national research effort dedicated to sustainable management of Antarctic marine ecosystem resources, and the study of atmospheric and oceanic processes of the Southern Ocean. The CRC is located in Hobart, Tasmania
Commonwealth Government Antarctic Law and Treaty: Antarctic international law
Activities in Antarctica and its surrounding seas are governed by a unique agreement between nations
State Government Antarctic Tasmania
Antarctic Tasmania is a division of the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts with the key function of enhancing Hobart's role as a port-of-call, Australian Antarctic Airlink location and supplier of goods and services for those engaged in activities associated with the Antarctic and the Southern Ocean
Commonwealth Government Antarctic webcams
Webcams operated at four permanent stations by the Australian Antarctic Division. Regularly updated images
Commonwealth Government Australian Antarctic Division (AAD)
The AAD leads Australia's Antarctic program. It ensures that Australia's Antarctic interests are advanced, through the Antarctic Treaty System; it administers the Australian Antarctic Territory, and the territories of Heard Island and McDonald islands; it conducts and promotes research. The AAD headquarters is located in Tasmania, at Kingston, south of Hobart
Commonwealth Government Australian Antarctic Division: environmental approvals and permits
Information relating to approvals for the conduct of scientific, management, recreational and other non-government activities in the Antarctic or the sub-Antarctic, with links to permit forms
Commonwealth Government Australian Antarctic Division: environmental management
Policies designed to protect the Antarctic environment
Commonwealth Government Australian Antarctic history
Information on the history of the Australian presence in Antarctica
Commonwealth Government Australian Antarctic Magazine
Links to individual issues (PDF files) of the magazine, published twice-yearly by the AAD, to inform the Australian and international Antarctic community about the activities of the Australian Antarctic program
Commonwealth Government Classroom Antarctica
Provides resources, information and activities for teachers and students
Other Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS)
IMAS pursues multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary work to advance understanding of temperate marine, Southern Ocean, and Antarctic environments
Other International Antarctic Institute
Established in 2006, the Institute offers a range of educational programs as part of degrees offered by partner institutions. The secretariat of the Institute resides at the University of Tasmania, Hobart
Commonwealth Government Jobs supporting Australia's Antarctic program
Australian Antarctic Division site, with details of positions available in Australia's Antarctic program. Includes information on position requirements, conditions of service, and the selection process
Commonwealth Government Living and working in Antarctica
Australian Antarctic Division information for expeditioners to the Antarctic
Commonwealth Government Mawson's Huts: Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) 1911–1914
Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) website follows the history of Cape Denison and Mawson's Huts
State Government Polar Pathways: explore Tasmania's Antarctic heritage (PDF file)
Virtual walking and driving tours of Tasmania's Antarctic heritage, providing information on sites around Hobart and Southern Tasmania that are connected with the history and exploration of Antarctica

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