Resignation of David Jensen AM

The Board of the Mawson’s Huts Foundation announced today that the founding Chairman David Jensen AM has resigned his position as a Director and Chair of the Foundation after 24 years service.

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Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition

Sponsored by a double handful of Antarctic organisations and administered by the University of Tasmania, here’s a chance for a young person (18-29 years) to take a sponsored trip to Antarctica to visit the Chilean Julio Escudero Antarctic Base on the Antarctic Peninsula.

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Douglas Mawson’s Grandaughter Dies

A granddaughter of Sir Douglas Mawson has died at her home in Berlin, Germany. Stella Margaret Gräfin Vitzthum von Eckstaedt, nee McEwin, was one of seven grand children of Australia’s great Antarctic explorer and is the first of them to pass away.

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