This week at Casey

  • Woman standing with back to camera, in flouro orange dry suit and beanie with pom-pom. All around is white, snow covered ground blending into foggy sky

    25 May 2018

    A busy week at Casey this week, with searching, measuring and feasting. We also meet Dom our barbarian chef (and station photographer) and Al our rigger / welder... Coincidently both New Zealanders, not sure how that happened?!?

  • Mid picture the station in distance lit up by lights at night and above a bright green band of aurora australis / southern lights

    18 May 2018

    This week the snow has finally stopped and we get to see the night sky for the first time in a while, we go on a bit of killing spree to fill the quiet dark hours on station, and we meet '2 Dogs' our project carpenter by day and brew master and karaoke king by night.

  • A close up of a snowflake on dark red background, shape is six pointed star

    11 May 2018

    This week at Casey we hear what's involved in the Wilkins Aerodrome pack up and ponder the dark.

  • Group of expeditioners standing with bowed heads on snow covered ground looking towards the sunrise. In the background are parked hagglunds vehicles

    4 May 2018

    A wrap up of our lovely Anzac Day on the ice at Casey.

  • Woman in navy uniform in front left, behind on hill are the three flag poles with three expeditioners at their base

    27 April 2018

    This week we halt and reflect for Anzac Day and get April's update on the Red Shed project.

  • View across Newcomb Bay from Casey Station looking towards the sun coming up over the horizen with a halo created around the sun and sun dogs (mock suns) either side of the sun on the horizen

    20 April 2018

    This week at Casey we meet two little known expeditioners. One flew planes and sailed submarines in first time feats of extraordinary bravery in the Arctic and Antarctic, and was so remarkable that our Aerodrome bears his name. The other, the youngest expeditioner at Casey this winter, has started life's adventures with stints in Antarctica. If he keeps going this way he'll one day have as many tales to tell as the first.

  • Man stepping out of blue balloon shed wearing overcoat and goggles and carrying large white balloon

    13 April 2018

    This week we hear from the Diesos with attitude and learn the intricacies of the weather balloon.

  • Foreground two hagglunds vehicles, one green and one yellow. White snow covered ground to horizen, In distance a large storm front approaching - dark grey band of cloud.

    6 April 2018

    This week, as the nights lengthen and the wildlife departs, we get an update on the Red Shed refurbishment and meet Zach (Casey's resident wildling).

  • Large male elephant seal, close up. Mouth open showing large pink tongue with gunk on it. Half body showing which show moulting fur.

    23 March 2018

    This week a victim's view of a search and rescue exercise, Jane explains what the expos do to keep themselves busy during winter, and we see why a Browning trip is the 'golden ticket'.

  • A group of people in cold weather gear photographed from behind, on the distant horizen is a bright green aurora and stary night sky above

    16 March 2018

    This week the Casey team have settled in for the long winter and we find out what the plumbers on station really do.

  • White A319 plane on apron of ice runway, Large group of expeditioners carrying carry on luggage heading down the slope towards the plane

    9 March 2018

    As the end of Summer has come we hear what it's like to live and work at the Wilkins outpost and have our last 5 minutes with a summer expeditioner, Wayne.

  • Three expeditioners sitting in a dug out snow hollow eating from mugs with middle expo on the radio reading from a notebook

    2 March 2018

    This week SAR training has commenced in earnest, final farewells are pending, we meet Matt our Commso (AKA Trade Assistant), and the TiDE team provide a wrap up of their season at Casey

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