responsible for enhancing Hobart's role
in support of all countries activities in Antarctica
and the Southern Ocean.
Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife
Parks and Wildlife are responsible for the
management of Macquarie Island, a World Heritage
Tasmanian Polar Network
Polar Network (TPN) is a group, based in Hobart,
whose purpose is to further the involvement of
Tasmanian businesses in support of all countries'
might be expected, AAD maintains an extensive Antarctic library
In addition to regular books, it has reports
from the stations and an historic collection.
Australian Antarctic Division
Australian Antarctic Division is responsible for
conducting Australia's operations in the Antarctic
Bureau of Meteorology (BoM)
an Antarctic and Southern Ocean Section.
Ionospheric Prediction Service (IPS), previously a
separate agency, is now also part of BoM and is
responsible for monitoring space weather.
Ionosondes are installed at all Australian ANARE
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
emphasis placed on Hobart as a support city for
Antarctica, it is natural that UTAS has a relatively
large Antarctic-related component.
UTAS is also the Australian representative on the
global consortium International Antarctic
Institute for Marine and
institute of UTAS, and hosted on their website, IMAS
is a collaboration of multiple organisations.
For this reason it has been given its own
section on this web page.
Mawson's Huts Foundation
The Mawson's Huts Foundation exists to conserve
in perpetuity for the Australian people the unique
historical buildings known as Mawson's Huts at
Cape Denison on Commonwealth Bay, base for the
Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-14 led
by Australia's greatest polar explorer Sir Douglas
Link to the Foundation