RSV Nuyina – Australia’s Antarctic icebreaker

Australia’s new Antarctic icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, will be the main lifeline to Australia’s Antarctic and sub-Antarctic research stations and the central platform of our Antarctic and Southern Ocean scientific research.

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RSV Nuyina discovers deep glacial canyon

Icebreaker finds deep abyss near large glacier in east Antarctica

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glacier front at sunset


Experience augmented reality

Explore RSV Nuyina and open windows to Antarctica.

Classroom Antarctica

Learn about Antarctica and Australia’s new icebreaker with these online resources.

Kids’ activities

Fun downloads – posters, colouring sheets, origami, paper craft and newspapers.

Postcards to Antarctica

Submit your RSV Nuyina drawings to share with the world.

Australian National Maritime Museum

RSV Nuyina web exhibition.