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Mawson's Huts Replica Museum

Squatting among the historical colonial buildings on Hobart’s waterfront is a single-story pine hut guarded by two brass sled dogs. The Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum is, as its name implies, an exact reconstruction of the main research hut built in 1911 on Cape Denison by members of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, lead by the famed Australian geologist, explorer, and academic Douglas Mawson.
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Sydney S5000: Mawson wins Gold Star despite early scare

The Team BRM driver went into the final race only needing to finish to win the first Gold Star that's been awarded since 2014. However he went close to throwing it all away at the first corner of the race when a tank slapper sent him skating through the grass.
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SOEHS to host Mawson Scholar Speaker Series lecture on April 21

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences welcomes Joseph Cooper, associate professor and J. Keith Motley endowed chair of sport leadership and administration at the University of Massachusetts Boston, as keynote speaker at the 2021 Mawson Scholar Speaker Series lecture. Cooper will present “Anti-Racism, Inclusive Excellence, and the A.R.C. of Justice: A New Paradigm for Sport Leadership.”

Sandown S5000: Points leader Mawson dominant in main race

Having finished fifth and second in the two heats on Sunday morning, former European F3 and GP3 driver Mawson lined up on pole position for what was the first all-dry race of the weekend. With fellow front-row starter Kaleb Ngatoa suffering a DNS after crashing on his way to the...

Phillip Island S5000: Mawson wins crash-affected finale

There was drama from the moment the lights went out, a fast-starting Nathan Herne clipping the rear of pole-sitter Thomas Randle's car. That sent Herne skywards, a rough landing leaving him in need of on-site medical attention. The race was red-flagged while Herne was extracted from the car by the...

Tasmania S5000: Mawson wins season opener

Joey Mawson held off Thomas Randle to win the opening race of the 2021 S5000 Australian Drivers Championship season. The Europe-based Porsche ace made a perfect start to opening heat, out-dragging polesitter Randle into the first turn. Mawson didn't have long to try and build an advantage, though, with third-placed...

Mawson completes S5000 grid after quarantine dash

Joey Mawson has become the final entry for the S5000 season-opener in Tasmania following a last-minute dash from Switzerland to Australia. Mawson is set to make his S5000 debut at Symmons Plains next week, inking a late deal to join Team BRM. However the drive hasn't come easily, Mawson having...