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Scientific research

Australian Antarctic Division

The Australian Antarctic Division leads Australia's Antarctic Program. As a division of the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, it conducts antarctic research, protects the Antarctic environment and maintains the Antarctic Treaty System.

Australian Antarctic Division

Australian Research Council (ARC)

The Australian Research Council (ARC) provides advice to the Government on research funding and research policy, and promotes the conduct of research and research training of the highest quality for the benefit of the Australian community. The Council has a special responsibility for basic research, research in the higher education sector and research training.

Australian Research Council

Centenary of Australian Antarctic Expeditions

Provides links to events and information about the centenary of the 1911–1914 Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) led by Douglas Mawson. Australia celebrates both the centenary of the first Australian-led Antarctic expedition, and 100 years of Australian Antarctic expeditions.

Australian Antarctic Division

CSIRO - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Discover one of the world's largest and most diverse scientific, industrial research organisations. Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is a world-class research organisation supporting Australia's industry needs.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation


iPad and Android - Keep up with the latest developments about Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO).

Department of Defence

DSTO Scientific Publications Online Repository

Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) online publications consists of two collections: Scientific and technical reports that have been approved for public release. Plus records of papers and presentations published by DSTO staff, sometimes in collaboration with scientists outside of DSTO.

Department of Defence

Home of the Blizzard

Celebrates the Australian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914 and the iconic Mawson’s Huts. AAE expeditioners braved the isolation and severe climate to gather valuable scientific and geographical information.

Australian Antarctic Division

Research infrastructure

Research infrastructure enables Australian researchers to deliver lasting returns to the Australian community.

Department of Industry

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