An Australian fell sick in Antarctica and had to be rescued – the drama prompted a five-day mission under extremely...


25th Dec. 2020 9:12 AM

Travel to places like Bali might be off the cards for now, but one company has found a way for Australians to visit an...

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09th Aug. 2020 6:08 AM

What should be a wilderness of white ice caps has been invaded by an eerie green tinge so widespread it’s now visible from...

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21st May 2020 3:05 PM

He endured oxygen deprivation, frostbite, weight loss, hallucinations and temperatures as low as -40 C.

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24th Jan. 2020 8:01 AM

This may be the coolest job going — an adventure in the world’s last great wilderness and you’ll be paid an extra $60k just...

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17th Dec. 2019 2:12 PM

HINKLER MP Keith Pitt has become the chairman of Australia's territory of Antarctica, an area covering 42 per cent of the...

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06th Aug. 2019 5:08 AM

International tour guide idea first brewed over a few cheeky pints under the sun.

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16th June 2019 5:06 AM

A GROUP of “flat Earth” conspiracy theorists is heading to the “end of the world” in a bizarre trip to prove the planet...

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21st March 2019 2:03 PM

A massive crack is spreading across the ice and scientists warn it could lead to the biggest event in more than a century.

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27th Feb. 2019 9:02 AM

CAIRNS’ Zach Lockhard is dreaming about the Far North’s warm weather after spending 12 months in Antarctica.

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04th Oct. 2018 5:10 AM

Time is running out to stop dramatic melting of Antarctic ice.

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15th June 2018 2:06 PM

ICE is melting at an alarming rate in Antarctica, far faster than previously thought, and scientists are fearful that could...

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15th June 2018 1:06 PM

AN EXPLORER recognised as one of Australia's greatest humbly admits he is now satisfied just greeting the wildlife that...

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11th June 2018 5:06 AM

WHAT do you get when you mix an abandoned camera and a couple of curious emperor penguins?

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09th March 2018 2:03 PM

IT WAS traumatic enough when this plane crashed, killing all 257 on board. But the airline’s latest move has deeply...

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02nd March 2018 4:03 PM

FOR the first time in seven years a Mooloolaba based cruise company has taken tourists to see a historic landmark in...

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06th Jan. 2018 5:01 AM

PLANETS once not even considered candidates to host alien life might be reanalysed to find habitable regions after the...

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11th Dec. 2017 10:12 AM

Antarctic ice hole about the size of Tasmania may affect Australia’s weather

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20th Oct. 2017 10:10 AM

A vast iceberg dubbed A68 has is adrift from Antarctica and could spell trouble for the world.

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19th Sept. 2017 4:09 PM

HIDDEN beneath the surface of the coldest, driest, windiest continent lie mysterious caves - some so warm, you could...

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11th Sept. 2017 8:09 AM

Defence think tank says three of China's four bases and two of its field camps are in the Australian Antarctic Territory...

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18th Aug. 2017 5:08 PM

LISA Blair's monumental world record effort has finally reached its end, as the former Sunshine Coast sailor landed on...

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26th July 2017 8:07 AM

Bob Brown is calling for government action to match the looming Japanese naval presence with its whaling fleet

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21st July 2017 10:07 AM

One of the largest icebergs ever recorded has broken off the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica in the past few days...

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13th July 2017 3:07 PM

WHAT is it about the winter solstice that makes people want to jump into hypothermia-inducing water?

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22nd June 2017 3:06 PM

Midwinter madness: expeditioners take a plunge into freezing water through a hole in the sea ice in an Antarctic...

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22nd June 2017 6:06 AM

IN the coming weeks, a lump of ice more than twice the size of the Australian Capital Territory is expected to break off...

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20th June 2017 1:06 PM

AN 118-YEAR-OLD painting has been discovered by New Zealand’s Antarctic Heritage Trust at Cape Adare in Antarctica.

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15th June 2017 4:06 PM

The painting was “among penguin-excrement, dust and mould covered papers.


14th June 2017 10:06 AM

A COMPETITION that gives Wide Bay students the chance to name a 160 metre long icebreaker vessel and win a trip to...

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08th June 2017 8:06 AM

Icebergs to be towed from Antarctica to the UAE for drinking water

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05th May 2017 1:05 PM

UPDATE 2PM: Solo sailor Lisa Blair's world record attempt is over, after her yacht's mast broke in wild Antarctic...

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04th April 2017 2:04 PM

UPDATE: A last-minute electrical fault on board Lisa Blair’s yacht has delayed the launch of her...

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15th Jan. 2017 4:01 PM

A MASSIVE rift in an Antarctic ice shelf is rapidly extending and could create one of the largest icebergs ever within...

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07th Jan. 2017 9:01 AM

LISA Blair is preparing to battle 90-foot swells and -20C temperatures in a record-setting quest in one of the world's most...

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02nd Jan. 2017 5:01 AM

ENGINEERS are preparing to move an Antarctic research station because it is in the projected path of a crack expanding...

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11th Dec. 2016 5:12 AM

BUZZ Aldrin has tweeted from his hospital bed in Christchurch today after he had to be evacuated from the South Pole with...

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04th Dec. 2016 8:12 AM

THE second man to walk on the moon has been evacuated from Antarctica to New Zealand suffering respiratory problems.

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02nd Dec. 2016 8:12 AM

Russia is blocking establishment of Antarctic marine protected areas as delegates meet in Hobart

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14th Oct. 2016 10:10 AM

THE diary of British explorer Henry Worsley has revealed the heart-wrenching moment he realised he would not finish his...

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26th Jan. 2016 4:01 PM

KARL bettridge will spend this Christmas with 68 other Australians who are working in Antarctica.

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22nd Dec. 2015 2:12 PM

A MAN who dragged a sled shaped in the mould of his wife's breasts 3428 kilometres across Antarctica hopes to inspire other...

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06th Nov. 2015 8:11 AM

A STORM blasting Antarctic weather over New Zealand is currently the biggest storm on earth according to WeatherWatch.

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25th May 2015 3:05 PM

NOT MANY mums could calmly describe the times their sons were shot at.

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05th May 2015 8:05 AM

GLOBAL warming caused the northern tip of Antarctica to nearly reach room temperature last week, with a record-breaking...

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31st March 2015 7:03 AM

FORMER Antarctic expedition leader Graham Cook will talk about his adventures at the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery on...

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12th Dec. 2014 5:12 AM

AWESOME photography and fun, interactive display were some of the descriptions used by visitors to the Hervey Bay Regional...

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06th Dec. 2014 5:12 AM

A RARE collection of Antarctic artefacts is on its way to the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery as part of a national touring...

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25th Nov. 2014 5:11 AM

PARTS of the vast ice sheet of East Antarctica - which holds enough water to raise global sea levels by 53m - could begin a...

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07th May 2014 6:05 AM

TRAVELLING to the Antarctic is like travelling through some Lord of the Rings movie, or going to Valhalla.


16th Jan. 2014 12:01 PM