Winter Solstice in southern hemisphere takes place on June 21. So what is it and why does it matter?

Emma Horn
June 20 2022 - 5:00pm

On the shortest day of the year, when the sun dares to visit for only a few short hours, the bravest of the brave strip down to their swimmers and dive into the sub-zero waters of Antarctica.

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Emma Horn

Emma Horn

Supervising producer

Supervising producer of the national video team. Former features and weekender writer for The Daily Advertiser. Now based in the NSW Hunter region. Small, quiet, and a student of the Julie Bishop School Of Staring. Usually dressed in something colourful, always snacking on something homemade. Friend to most mothers and all dogs. Got stories? Get in touch.

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