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Antarctic Tasmania

Antarctic Tasmania

Antarctic Tasmania is the Tasmanian government’s dedicated branch for all Antarctic policy and economic development matters. We are located in the Department of State Growth and can be contacted by email on or by phone on 1800 030 688 (Department of State Growth reception).

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Welcome RSV Nuyina

The latest addition of the Australian Antarctic Division’s fleet.

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Tasmanian Government acknowledges the 40 Year Anniversary of the AAD moving to Hobart

On 4 Oct 2021 the Tasmanian Minister for State Growth and Antarctic Tasmania hosted a reception at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery to acknowledge the 40th Anniversary of the move of the headquarters of the Australian Antarctic Division from Melbourne to Hobart.

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Antarctic sector boosts the economy

Tasmania’s Antarctic and Southern Ocean sector is contributing almost $159 million a year to our local economy according to a new report released by Antarctic Tasmania.  This is $38.4 million more than two years ago.

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