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For Members of AUSTRALIAN Antarctic Programs, previously called Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE)
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Latest news from the Club

Due to circumstances around COVID-19, the ANARE Club will not be conducting our Mid-Winter Luncheons and Dinners this year. Some States may still hold smaller events in line with current State restrictions


Vale - Duncan Alexander Brown

Duncan Alexander Brown (Alex) passed away on Thursday April 14. Alex was Radio Operator on Macquarie Island in 1956 and Mawson in 1958 and Radio Supervisor at Davis in 1961.

George Cresswell (M60)
My Year in Antarctica

Interview with George Cresswell talking about his experiences at Mawson in 1960 studying the aurora. Includes tales of digging out tractors from crevasses, crashed DC3 aircraft, riding motorbikes on thin ice, practical jokes and camaraderie that has lasted a lifetime - all highlights of his year. Includes many photos and archival clips interspersed with his insightful reflections on people and the experience of wintering. Not to be missed.
George Cresswell (M60) Video
Or have a look at some great photos
George Cresswell Collection

Your Digital Solution

The ANARE Club Website Upgrade

The ANARE Club is proud to announce we will be working with Your Digital Solution to upgrade our website in the near future.

Our existing website will be still fully operational during this upgrade and we will migrate across all existing information in the process.

We are excited with the opportunities this will bring to our Club members and members who like to browse our website.

ANARE Club Council Meeting 16 May 2020

ANARE Club Council Meeting 16 May 2020

A first for the Club with the ANARE Club Council Meeting on 16 May 2020 being a virtual meeting operated via Zoom. All members of Council were in attendance and the meeting went well. Pictured above is Vice President Liz watching on.

Photo (c) D Parer & E Parer-Cook

Anniversary Celebrations

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