Tony Press


Tony Press is an adjunct professor at the University of Tasmania. He was director of the Australian Antarctic Division from 1998 to 2009 and represented Australia at Antarctic Treaty meetings during that time.

In 2014 he provided the Australian Government with the 20 Year Australian Antarctic Strategic Plan.


Postcards from the frontline

EssayThe Antarctic Treaty was negotiated between May 1958 and June 1959, an impressively short period of time given formidable geopolitical issues that needed to be addressed: the status of sovereign claims and Cold War competition.

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