This week at Casey

  • Man stands in AFL top and short in big boots and beanie and holding football beside Casey sign that indicates Melbourne is 3843km away

    5 October 2018

    This week at Casey, October has hit and the end is nigh. We examine bird cameras, Fray Bentos, Casey fashions and get a (very) brief outline of the Wilkins dewinterisation.

  • Two men sitting at base of AWS tower looking at laptop, dressed in cold weather gear including beanies and goggles

    28 September 2018

    This week at Casey we marked a successful traverse and airdrop by celebrating Oktoberfest and tasting some '2 Dogs' fine brews. We hear two very different perspectives of the winter traverse, and meet Scotty T our project sparky.

  • C17 flies overhead, back ramp is down, large box attached to just opening parachute is dropping from the plane, blue sky background

    21 September 2018

    A busy week at Casey with the traverse to Law Dome successfully completed, an airdrop from a RAAF C-17 bringing much needed mechanical spares, we hear a tall tale from Luke and meet Will, where his weird sometimes incomprehensible answers give a accurate impression of the man.

  • Headshot of man in his hi-vis shirt, wearing AAD beanie, with long auburn beard.

    14 September 2018

    This week at Casey we finalise preparations for the traverse team with suture training, lend support to the Wilkins team, meet the hirsute members of the Casey community as we are introduced to the smorgasbord of beards on station, and meet Shoey our HVAC balancing technician (who may be an evil infiltrator from Davis).

  • Foreground, man standing beside quad bike on the sea-ice. Distance another quad bike with stranded burg, and blue sky above

    7 September 2018

    A quiet week at Casey, but we keep busy with traverse planning and inter-station darts, and meet Bretto our sunglasses-wearing, sawdust-coated, good humoured old-hand on station.

  • Flat expanse of sea-ice with people walking across carrying pack and pullijng sled

    31 August 2018

    This week at Casey we're in the midst of stocktakes and Sunday strolls, the Red Shed Report updates on the progress of our renos, and we meet Al our lovable rigger (when not in All Black mode).

  • Quad bikes travelling through the sea-ice which has small pieces of ice bergs trapped in the ice, in the distance a rocky peninsula, blue sky above

    24 August 2018

    This week at Casey we take a jolly on the sea-ice, commiserate over the Bledisloe, say a teary farewell to the Wilkins crew as they head back up the hill, and meet Catz our Doc (and film maker extraordinaire)

  • Looking down into the ice lake, showing cracks as textures in the ice

    17 August 2018

    This week at Casey we're keeping busy and making the most of the beautiful weather, and meet Greg our snowboarding, snow-clearing, guitar playing planty.

  • Man in foreground taking selfie at full arm length, in background orange melon hut with face of Kenny from Southpark painted onto the side

    10 August 2018

    This week at Casey film fever has hit, Pat's provided a great summary of what we do to while away the hours outside of work, and we meet Macca our sparky alarm officiano and the gentleman about station

  • Compartment of a tractor converted into an outhouse sits on rocky outcrop overlooking view of bay with rocky islands, ice bergs and a blue sky with scattered white clouds

    3 August 2018

    This week at Casey the sun is returning and expeditioners are emerging from hibernation to get out and about; and we meet Misty our tractor loving, quad bike riding Aerodrome Manager.

  • Night time view of the ANARESAT dome with one panel missing which allows the inside light to shine out

    27 July 2018

    This week at Casey we contemplate herding penguins and the windy season, Nick gives an update on the Red Shed project's progress and we meet Shane 'the' Mann our SMS, Carlton's number one fan and purveyor of dad jokes.

  • Photo taken from a drone, a shot taken from above looking down at the edge of the water as the ice forms and the wind action creates rounds of ice that look like lilypads

    20 July 2018

    This week at Casey, an update from Zach and we meet Scotty our resident Viking and plumber extraordinaire, while we get taken over by renovations and loooong blizzards and an Emperor comes to visit.

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