This week at Casey

  • A group of expeditioners preparing dinner on a small stove on a snow ledge during field training.

    2 December 2016

    Plenty of activity at the Casey skiway this week while the field training continues.

  • A large group of penguins stand on rocks at the Shirley Island Penguin Colony

    25 November 2016

    A VIP visit and some media attention - and station life goes on.

  • Ominous dark clouds form above Casey Station

    18 November 2016

    The season's science projects kick off as the weather turns bad.

  • An ice block igloo with person pocking their head through the top

    11 November 2016

    This week at Casey survival training hits full speed while the techs are busy updating and repairing back at station.

  • Sea ice seen through plane window

    4 November 2016

    Casey's winter season is over with the arrival of new faces on the A319 and the handover of the keys to the station.

  • The 27 expeditioners in three rows in front of the Casey sign for the winter team black and white photo.

    28 October 2016

    The Wilkins team have the runway ready for the first flight and the 69th ANARE sign off.

  • Two polar pyramid tents set up on the Plato with the green Hagglunds parked next to them as the sun goes down on the horizon.

    21 October 2016

    Some good weather meant the Casey and Wilkins teams worked in the sunshine this week. There is lots of cleaning and tidying going on ready for the next expeditioners and a final trip out to Browning's.

  • The QuadTrac tractor hooked up to the long red proof roller which is parked on the blue ice runway.

    14 October 2016

    The proof rolling began at Wilkins despite the weather and the team think pink for cancer awareness.

  • The sun setting over the Vanderfort Glacier

    7 October 2016

    Wilkins runway is cleared back to blue ice and a trip to the huts wasn't all about work.

  • Scenery of the Clark Peninsula, looking back over the path taken to get to the third and furthest camera.

    30 September 2016

    This week at Casey it was the plumbers' turn to do their last station news of this season.

  • Photo taken from the driverís seat of the snow blower with the sun behind the exhaust pipe on a blue sky background.

    23 September 2016

    This week it's all about the food, including cooking classes by chef Donna. The Wilkins crew start to prepare the runway.

  • Sun setting over the science building with a halo around the sun.

    16 September 2016

    This week we take a look at some of the beautiful skies over Casey and the team get a good start on getting Wilkins operational.

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