This Teachers' Guide accompanies Home of the Blizzard: An Antarctic Adventure, a digital interactive game developed by the NFSA using historic footage of Douglas Mawson's Antarctic Expedition of 1911 to 1914.
The first trans-Arctic flight took place 90 years ago. It's one of many memorable flying feats chronicled in our new Early Aviators curated collection.
As well as some stunning aerial views of Antarctica, the danger of Antarctic flying is illustrated in this clip filmed and narrated by Frank Hurley from the second British, Australian, New Zealand
This exhibition celebrates 100 years of Australian Antarctic Expeditions and the anniversary of Sir Douglas Mawson’s 1911-1914 Australasian Antarctic Expedition.
In Part 2 of his essay, Quentin Turnour investigates Frank Hurley's association with the promotion of Douglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition film.
Quentin Turnour challenges the myths surrounding the footage created to record and promote Douglas Mawson’s 1911–1914 Australasian Antarctic Expedition.