Exploring Hobart’s Antarctic Future

Nuyina at 12 knots 8-Sept by Pete Harmsen/AAD

Photo: Pete Harmsen/AAD

How does Hobart's unique role as one of the five Antarctic Gateway cities influence its urban identity and future city shaping policies?

This CityTalks conversation will unpack how Hobart's future is shaped by its strong connection and global stewardship role in Antarctica.


  • Lianne Dalziel, Mayor of Christchurch
  • Dr Tony Press, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
  • Chloe Power, Antarctic Cities Project Youth Expeditioner
  • With a special message from Captain Gerry O'Doherty, RSV Nuyina

Moderator: Councillor Anna Reynolds, Lord Mayor of Hobart

Closing Remarks: Professor Rufus Black, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Tasmania

Learn more about the presenters on the University of Tasmania event page.

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  • Tuesday, 26 October 2021 | 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM


The event will be held online via Zoom.