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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Renewed hope for protection of East Antarctic watershopes to build on the momentum after the Ross Sea Region Marine Protected Area
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 hours ago
hopes to build on the momentum after the Ross Sea Region Marine Protected Area was adopted by CCAMLR.(Australian Antarctic Division: Chris Wilson) There is renewed hope parts of East Antarctica will be declared marine... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Expeditioners take mental health message to isolated Antarctic basescontinent. "It's the isolation, [the] confined, extreme environment," said Dr
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
continent. "It's the isolation, [the] confined, extreme environment," said Dr Jeff Ayton, the chief medical officer of the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD). "It's even an analogue for space environment." Each year, up to 200 people travel to... Read more
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Weekly Times
Antarctic vehicle's mental health messagemental health messages are aimed at reminding people that while they may feel a
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
mental health messages are aimed at reminding people that while they may feel alone, there is always help available," Australian Antarctic Division social club manager Michelle Pike said, adding the over-snow transporter will arrive at the icy... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Antarctic vehicle's mental health messagemental health messages are aimed at reminding people that while they may feel a
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
mental health messages are aimed at reminding people that while they may feel alone, there is always help available," Australian Antarctic Division social club manager Michelle Pike said, adding the over-snow transporter will arrive at the icy... Read more
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News.com.au
Antarctic vehicle’s mental health messagemental health messages are aimed at reminding people that while they may feel a
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
mental health messages are aimed at reminding people that while they may feel alone, there is always help available," Australian Antarctic Division social club manager Michelle Pike said, adding the over-snow transporter will arrive at the icy... Read more
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6d
Canberra Times
Tasmanian Labor MPs call for Human Services and Tax Office jobs relocationsin Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from H
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
in Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from Human Services, the ATO, CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division since the Coalition's election in 2013. "Instead the government would be better to focus the... Read more
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6d
Illawarra Mercury
Tasmanian Labor MPs call for Human Services and Tax Office jobs relocationsin Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from H
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
in Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from Human Services, the ATO, CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division since the Coalition's election in 2013. "Instead the government would be better to focus the... Read more
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6d
The Courier
Tasmanian Labor MPs call for Human Services and Tax Office jobs relocationsin Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from H
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
in Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from Human Services, the ATO, CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division since the Coalition's election in 2013. "Instead the government would be better to focus the... Read more
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6d
Northern Daily Leader
Tasmanian Labor MPs call for Human Services and Tax Office jobs relocationsin Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from H
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
in Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from Human Services, the ATO, CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division since the Coalition's election in 2013. "Instead the government would be better to focus the... Read more
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6d
Western Advocate
Tasmanian Labor MPs call for Human Services and Tax Office jobs relocationsin Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from H
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
in Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from Human Services, the ATO, CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division since the Coalition's election in 2013. "Instead the government would be better to focus the... Read more
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6d
Kiama Independent
Tasmanian Labor MPs call for Human Services and Tax Office jobs relocationsin Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from H
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
in Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from Human Services, the ATO, CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division since the Coalition's election in 2013. "Instead the government would be better to focus the... Read more
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6d
Manning River Times
Tasmanian Labor MPs call for Human Services and Tax Office jobs relocationsin Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from H
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
in Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from Human Services, the ATO, CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division since the Coalition's election in 2013. "Instead the government would be better to focus the... Read more
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6d
The North West Star
Tasmanian Labor MPs call for Human Services and Tax Office jobs relocationsin Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from H
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
in Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from Human Services, the ATO, CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division since the Coalition's election in 2013. "Instead the government would be better to focus the... Read more
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6d
Daily Liberal
Tasmanian Labor MPs call for Human Services and Tax Office jobs relocationsin Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from H
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
in Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from Human Services, the ATO, CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division since the Coalition's election in 2013. "Instead the government would be better to focus the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Tasmanian Labor MPs call for Human Services and Tax Office jobs relocationsin Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from H
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
in Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from Human Services, the ATO, CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division since the Coalition's election in 2013. "Instead the government would be better to focus the... Read more
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The Age
Tasmanian Labor MPs call for Human Services and Tax Office jobs relocationsin Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from H
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
in Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from Human Services, the ATO, CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division since the Coalition's election in 2013. "Instead the government would be better to focus the... Read more
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6d
Sydney Morning Herald
Tasmanian Labor MPs call for Human Services and Tax Office jobs relocationsin Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from H
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
in Tasmania but would not effective redress the loss of hundreds of jobs from Human Services, the ATO, CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division since the Coalition's election in 2013. "Instead the government would be better to focus the... Read more
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9d
Canberra Times
Doctors who tried to save pilot after Antarctica rescue 'hoped for a miracle'for four hours. He was taken to the base for medical treatment but died on Jan
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
for four hours. He was taken to the base for medical treatment but died on January 12. Dr Roland Watzl, who was at the Australian Antarctic Division headquarters in Tasmania, said Mr Wood was suffering "profound" hypothermia. "You have to... Read more
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10d
The Age
Doctors who tried to save pilot after Antarctica rescue 'hoped for a miracle'for four hours. He was taken to the base for medical treatment but died on Jan
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
for four hours. He was taken to the base for medical treatment but died on January 12. Dr Roland Watzl, who was at the Australian Antarctic Division headquarters in Tasmania, said Mr Wood was suffering "profound" hypothermia. "You have to... Read more
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10d
Sydney Morning Herald
Doctors who tried to save pilot after Antarctica rescue 'hoped for a miracle'for four hours. He was taken to the base for medical treatment but died on Jan
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
for four hours. He was taken to the base for medical treatment but died on January 12. Dr Roland Watzl, who was at the Australian Antarctic Division headquarters in Tasmania, said Mr Wood was suffering "profound" hypothermia. "You have to... Read more
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13d
Canberra Times
Key witness in Antarctic death prevented from giving evidence about investigationpossibility of a conflict of interest, had since been addressed by the governme
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
possibility of a conflict of interest, had since been addressed by the government. Chief Coroner Lorraine Walker said the Australian Antarctic Division had not appointed a deputy coroner this past summer and would not do so for the foreseeable... Read more
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13d
Sydney Morning Herald
Key witness in Antarctic death prevented from giving evidence about investigationpossibility of a conflict of interest, had since been addressed by the governme
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
possibility of a conflict of interest, had since been addressed by the government. Chief Coroner Lorraine Walker said the Australian Antarctic Division had not appointed a deputy coroner this past summer and would not do so for the foreseeable... Read more
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13d
The Age
Key witness in Antarctic death prevented from giving evidence about investigationpossibility of a conflict of interest, had since been addressed by the governme
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
possibility of a conflict of interest, had since been addressed by the government. Chief Coroner Lorraine Walker said the Australian Antarctic Division had not appointed a deputy coroner this past summer and would not do so for the foreseeable... Read more
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17d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australia's new icebreaker given Aboriginal name for southern lightscoin, in recognition of each country's contribution to the design and construct
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
coin, in recognition of each country's contribution to the design and construction of the ship. The director of the Australian Antarctic Division, Nick Gales, said duplicates of the four coins would also be attached to the bridge of the... Read more
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17d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australia's new icebreaker to be given Aboriginal name for southern lightscoin, in recognition of each countries contribution to the design and construct
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
coin, in recognition of each countries contribution to the design and construction of the ship. The Director of the Australian Antarctic Division, Dr Nick Gales, said duplicates of the four coins would also be attached to the bridge of the... Read more
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24d
Canberra Times
Inquest into David Wood's death in Antarctica sees crevasse that 'went to infinity'changes made since was that they were trialling new flight suits for pilots to
Canberra Times / Posted 24 days ago
changes made since was that they were trialling new flight suits for pilots to wear. The pilots worked for Helicopter Resources, a company contracted by the Australian Antarctic Division to provide air support. The inquest continues on Octo... Read more
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25d
Canberra Times
David Wood inquest hears pilot had no training in crevasse rescuemoney buying clothing to take to Antarctica, including thermals and a down vest
Canberra Times / Posted 25 days ago
money buying clothing to take to Antarctica, including thermals and a down vest. He said the heavier gear supplied by the Australian Antarctic Division was always available in a compartment in the helicopter, but it often wasn't worn because it... Read more
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25d
The Age
David Wood inquest hears pilot had no training in crevasse rescuemoney buying clothing to take to Antarctica, including thermals and a down vest
The Age / Posted 25 days ago
money buying clothing to take to Antarctica, including thermals and a down vest. He said the heavier gear supplied by the Australian Antarctic Division was always available in a compartment in the helicopter, but it often wasn't worn because it... Read more
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25d
Sydney Morning Herald
David Wood inquest hears pilot had no training in crevasse rescuemoney buying clothing to take to Antarctica, including thermals and a down vest
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 25 days ago
money buying clothing to take to Antarctica, including thermals and a down vest. He said the heavier gear supplied by the Australian Antarctic Division was always available in a compartment in the helicopter, but it often wasn't worn because it... Read more
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26d
Canberra Times
Crevasse risk identified weeks before Captain David Wood's death in Antarcticapolicy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officer
Canberra Times / Posted 26 days ago
policy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officers - survival and rescue specialists with the Australian Antarctic Division - be trained in treating hypothermia, and involved in mission planning. The refuelling was... Read more
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26d
Northern Daily Leader
Crevasse risk identified weeks before Antarctica deathpolicy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officer
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 26 days ago
policy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officers - survival and rescue specialists with the Australian Antarctic Division - be trained in treating hypothermia, and involved in mission planning. The refuelling was... Read more
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26d
The Young Witness
Crevasse risk identified weeks before Antarctica deathpolicy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officer
The Young Witness / Posted 26 days ago
policy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officers - survival and rescue specialists with the Australian Antarctic Division - be trained in treating hypothermia, and involved in mission planning. The refuelling was... Read more
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26d
Western Advocate
Crevasse risk identified weeks before Antarctica deathpolicy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officer
Western Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
policy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officers - survival and rescue specialists with the Australian Antarctic Division - be trained in treating hypothermia, and involved in mission planning. The refuelling was... Read more
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26d
Kiama Independent
Crevasse risk identified weeks before Antarctica deathpolicy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officer
Kiama Independent / Posted 26 days ago
policy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officers - survival and rescue specialists with the Australian Antarctic Division - be trained in treating hypothermia, and involved in mission planning. The refuelling was... Read more
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26d
Manning River Times
Crevasse risk identified weeks before Antarctica deathpolicy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officer
Manning River Times / Posted 26 days ago
policy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officers - survival and rescue specialists with the Australian Antarctic Division - be trained in treating hypothermia, and involved in mission planning. The refuelling was... Read more
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26d
Goondiwindi Argus
Crevasse risk identified weeks before Antarctica deathpolicy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officer
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 26 days ago
policy for choosing sites. The officer also recommended field training officers - survival and rescue specialists with the Australian Antarctic Division - be trained in treating hypothermia, and involved in mission planning. The refuelling was... Read more
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26d
The North West Star
Crevasse risk identified weeks before Antarctica deathfor choosing cache sites. The officer also recommended field training officers
The North West Star / Posted 26 days ago
for choosing cache sites. The officer also recommended field training officers - survival and rescue specialists with the Australian Antarctic Division - be trained in treating hypothermia, and involved in mission planning. The refuelling was... Read more
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26d
Daily Liberal
Crevasse risk identified weeks before Antarctica deathmaps. The officer also recommended field training officers - senior survival a
Daily Liberal / Posted 26 days ago
maps. The officer also recommended field training officers - senior survival and rescue specialists employed by the Australian Antarctic Division - be trained in treating hypothermia, and involved in mission planning. The refuelling was... Read more
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26d
Illawarra Mercury
Crevasse risk identified weeks before Antarctica deathmaps. The officer also recommended field training officers - senior survival a
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 26 days ago
maps. The officer also recommended field training officers - senior survival and rescue specialists employed by the Australian Antarctic Division - be trained in treating hypothermia, and involved in mission planning. The refuelling was... Read more
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26d
The Courier
Crevasse risk identified weeks before Antarctica deathmaps. The officer also recommended field training officers - senior survival a
The Courier / Posted 26 days ago
maps. The officer also recommended field training officers - senior survival and rescue specialists employed by the Australian Antarctic Division - be trained in treating hypothermia, and involved in mission planning. The refuelling was... Read more
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26d
News.com.au
Mid-air refuelling grows Antarctic reachto refuel airplanes destined for Antarctica to improve efficiencey. MID-AIR re
News.com.au / Posted 26 days ago
to refuel airplanes destined for Antarctica to improve efficiencey. MID-AIR refuelling is for the first time allowing the Australian Antarctic Division to deliver equipment and supplies directly to its most remote research stations. This week, a... Read more
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The Age
Crevasse risk identified weeks before Captain David Wood's death in Antarcticamaps. The officer also recommended field training officers - senior survival a
The Age / Posted 26 days ago
maps. The officer also recommended field training officers - senior survival and rescue specialists employed by the Australian Antarctic Division - be trained in treating hypothermia, and involved in mission planning. The refuelling was... Read more
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26d
Sydney Morning Herald
Crevasse risk identified weeks before Captain David Wood's death in Antarcticamaps. The officer also recommended field training officers - senior survival a
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
maps. The officer also recommended field training officers - senior survival and rescue specialists employed by the Australian Antarctic Division - be trained in treating hypothermia, and involved in mission planning. The refuelling was... Read more
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26d
The Courier Mail
Game changer for Antarctic researchincluded fresh food, medical supplies and mail for the 17 expeditioners who hav
The Courier Mail / Posted 26 days ago
included fresh food, medical supplies and mail for the 17 expeditioners who have spent six months at the Antarctic base. Australian Antarctic Division future concepts manager Matt Filipowski says the success of the 10,000 km, 15-hour round-trip,... Read more
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News.com.au
Game changer for Antarctic researchincluded fresh food, medical supplies and mail for the 17 expeditioners who hav
News.com.au / Posted 26 days ago
included fresh food, medical supplies and mail for the 17 expeditioners who have spent six months at the Antarctic base. Australian Antarctic Division future concepts manager Matt Filipowski says the success of the 10,000 km, 15-hour round-trip,... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
WATCH: Priscilla, the new $1.2 million, six-wheeled Queen of Australia's Antarcticathis video. “Electric and diesel heaters will keep both the engine and passeng
Business Insider Australia / Posted 26 days ago
this video. “Electric and diesel heaters will keep both the engine and passengers warm in the sub-zero temperatures,” says Australian Antarctic Division mechanical supervisor, Cameron Frost. The 22-tonne machine has six all-terrain balloon tyres... Read more
28d
Canberra Times
Inquest to open after death of helicopter pilot David Wood in Antarctica2016, when Mr Wood and another pilot, both flying solo, were sling loading fuel
Canberra Times / Posted 28 days ago
2016, when Mr Wood and another pilot, both flying solo, were sling loading fuel at a remote ice shelf, a statement from the Australian Antarctic Division said at the time. Mr Wood and the other pilot landed at the fuel depot on the ice shelf, some... Read more
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The Age
Inquest to open after death of helicopter pilot David Wood in Antarctica2016, when Mr Wood and another pilot, both flying solo, were sling loading fuel
The Age / Posted 28 days ago
2016, when Mr Wood and another pilot, both flying solo, were sling loading fuel at a remote ice shelf, a statement from the Australian Antarctic Division said at the time. Mr Wood and the other pilot landed at the fuel depot on the ice shelf, some... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Inquest to open after death of helicopter pilot David Wood in Antarctica2016, when Mr Wood and another pilot, both flying solo, were sling loading fuel
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 28 days ago
2016, when Mr Wood and another pilot, both flying solo, were sling loading fuel at a remote ice shelf, a statement from the Australian Antarctic Division said at the time. Mr Wood and the other pilot landed at the fuel depot on the ice shelf, some... Read more
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