This week at Casey

  • Tim and Steve riding to work

    15 October 2010

    Another successful traverse was completed this week, the second within a two month period, preparations for the arrival of the fixed wing C212’s and the Hercules are on track, the Wilkins Operations Building is now taking shape and Casey expeditioners took part in the ‘Ride to Work Day’ promotion. Another successful traverse was completed this week, the second within a two month period, preparations for the arrival of the fixed wing C212’s and the Hercules are on track, the Wilkins Operations Building is now taking shape and Casey expeditioners …

  • Graeme operating the snow blower

    8 October 2010

    The first Weddell seal pup of the season was named by Paul who called him (or her) ‘Pendlebury' after Collingwood’s Scott Pendlebury who won the Norm Smith Medal for Best on the Ground in last week’s AFL grand final. The first Weddell seal pup of the season was named by Paul who called him (or her) ‘Pendlebury' after Collingwood’s Scott Pendlebury who won the Norm Smith Medal for Best on the Ground in last week’s AFL grand final. …

  • Casey AFL Street Parade

    1 October 2010

    The week that was – a footy grand final, preparing the station for the summer team arrival (4 weeks to go) and a few trips off station to take in the views. The week that was – a footy grand final, preparing the station for the summer team arrival (4 weeks to go) and a few trips off station to take in the views. …

  • Mechanics in the main power house

    24 September 2010

    With only five weeks to go before the first of the two Hercules arrive at Casey with over 60 summer expeditioners, this week, work commenced on preparing the skiway with the help of station personnel. Over the next month expeditioners will be transporting equipment and fuel from station up the hill and preparing a landing strip as per the required specifications. With only five weeks to go before the first of the two Hercules arrive at Casey with over 60 summer expeditioners, this week, work commenced on preparing the skiway with the help of station personnel. Over the next month expeditioners …

  • Toby (Peter Shane) towing the sled back to station

    17 September 2010

    This week the team focused on commencing works on the Wilkins Operations Building project, The Law Dome Traverse team completed a very successful traverse to Law Dome to replace the AWS (Automatic Weather Station) and Rob turned another year older. This week the team focused on commencing works on the Wilkins Operations Building project, The Law Dome Traverse team completed a very successful traverse to Law Dome to replace the AWS (Automatic Weather Station) and Rob turned another year older. …

  • Some of the equipment on the Law Dome traverse

    10 September 2010

    Time for stock take, monthly fire testing and a trip to Peterson Island, as well as a bit of fun on Wear a Wig Day. Time for stock take, monthly fire testing and a trip to Peterson Island, as well as a bit of fun on Wear a Wig Day. …

  • Casey expeditioner with super-sized donut

    3 September 2010

    On Monday we woke to a stunning sunrise which seemed to hang around for at least two hours. There is nothing better than walking to work when your surrounds - ice, snow, sky and buildings - are various shades of pink, orange and purple. On Monday we woke to a stunning sunrise which seemed to hang around for at least two hours. There is nothing better than walking to work when your surrounds - ice, snow, sky and buildings - are various shades of pink, …

  • Brendan and Ross talking business

    27 August 2010

    This week a team headed off to Browning Peninsula to repair the repeater and make a few necessary repairs to the famous Browning Hut only to discover it had lost a wrestling match with strong winds - the repeater had blown off its position and was damaged, the guy wires on the hut had snapped, the hut was off its foundations and had shifted approx one metre and the ‘Micky’ toilet had also blown over. This week a team headed off to Browning Peninsula to repair the repeater and make a few necessary repairs to the famous Browning Hut only to discover it had lost a wrestling match with strong winds - the repeater had blown off its …

  • Ray Ray, Narelle and Danny with mud packs

    20 August 2010

    We experienced a mixture of weather this week from very calm sunny (but still very cold) days through to 92 knot winds – which makes our life here on station very interesting. This week we’re featuring plenty of scenic photos, the ‘big’ election, the opening of Ray Ray’s Skin Care Clinic, and as part of the Who’s Who on station, we’re introducing Gavan and Gary. We experienced a mixture of weather this week from very calm sunny (but still very cold) days through to 92 knot winds – which makes our life here on station very interesting. This week we’re featuring plenty of scenic photos, the …

  • At Wilkins Aerodrome

    13 August 2010

    It`s been a full week for the Casey team, spectacular auroras, sunshine and blizzards, a trip to Wilkins Aerodrome, replacing canes in the field and a Search and Rescue exercise. It`s been a full week for the Casey team, spectacular auroras, sunshine and blizzards, a trip to Wilkins Aerodrome, replacing canes in the field and a Search and Rescue exercise. …

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