The Australian Antarctic Division is headquartered in Kingborough Council.
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An internationally sponsored initiative to connect global science, data, logistics, policy, governance and industry communities working in the Southern Ocean.
Funded by the Australian Government to conduct marine research for national benefit, via the multidisciplinary marine research vessel RV Investigator.
Aiming to centralise Antarctic and oceanic research services and become a hive of innovation as the world’s only dedicated research precinct next to a working port.
Undertakes systematic and sustained observing of Australia’s marine estate, with all data open and accessible to the marine and climate science community.
Globally-renowned for world-leading research and education in marine and Antarctic science.
Provides support by contributing expertise to sector policy, funding for Antarctic projects, promotion of the sector and a warm welcome for visiting international Antarctic delegations, vessels and crew.
Responsible for Australian meteorological activities in Antarctica and a range of forecasting services for the Australian Antarctic Program.
Manage Australia’s presence and activities in the Australian Antarctic Territory and the Southern Ocean, the subantarctic Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI) and their adjacent waters.