Australian Antarctic history Home > About Antarctica > History Home of the Blizzard Exploration and expeditions Learn about Australian expeditions to the icy continent, from the 18th century to today. Pioneers in Antarctica Learn about the Australian scientists who sought answers from the unknown wilderness of Antarctica. History of Australian Antarctic stations Learn about the history of Australia’s Antarctic stations. Antarctica’s cultural heritage Antarctica's rich and colourful human history is recorded in cultural heritage places and artefacts. Transportation Ships, aircraft, dogs and mechanised vehicles have supported Australia's activities in Antarctica. Communications The story of Australian communications in Antarctica is one of technology, ingenuity and dogged determination. This content was last updated 4 years ago on 7 August 2018.