New station leaders settle into their icy home

13 November 2009

With Australia's summer season underway in Antarctica, new station leaders will take up their roles at Mawson, Davis and Casey stations over the next month.

So what's it really like to live and work in Antarctica as a station leader?

Veteran Antarctic expeditioner Mike Craven, has been going south since 1982. Mike explains why he has taken on the station leader role at Mawson this year.


Mike Woolridge first joined the Antarctic Division in 1993 as an expeditioner. He talks here about his upcoming post as station leader at Davis station.


Narelle Campbell enjoyed her first station leader stint with the Australian Antarctic Division so much, she has come back for more. This time she will be leader at Casey station.