This week at Casey

  • Two expeditioners ascending ropes indoors.

    18 April 2008

    Greetings from Casey. Search and Rescue (SAR) leader, Brownie had the SAR team and other interested parties doing more rope work in the store. A series of ropes were anchored to the ceiling and the exercise was to prussik up …

  • Sunrise at Casey Station

    24 April 2008

    This week at Casey we have experienced snow, blowing snow, gale force winds and blizzards. Work still goes on and Brownie has manufactured and installed some internal flag poles in the wallow for use on days such as ANZAC day …

  • Aurora Australis over Casey station

    2 May 2008

    Strong winds, wild weather and our most spectacular aurora to date punctuated not only an eventful week at Casey, but also a month in which most would agree winter finally arrived. The thermometer has dropped several times to crisp –20 …

  • Expeditioner putting up Christmas fairy lights at Casey Station

    4 January 2008

    This week's Casey News comes to you from AGSO Paul D. This is really two weeks at Casey; it combines both Christmas and New Years celebrations into one. The lead up to Christmas at Casey was a very busy time, …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners outside tents on field training trip

    23 November 2007

    Casey Station Icy News brought to you this week by Narelle R (Comms)! Field training of both summering and wintering expeditioners has begun in earnest with FTOs Rob and Marty stepping up the pace. Group 3 with Rob, Luc, Tom, …

  • Lagey lugging the load

    11 May 2007

    Late last week saw a small group of Brian, Lagey, and Bill, under the watchful eye of Denis (SL), head up to the Wilkins Runway. With regular air flights between Australia and Antarctica due to commence next summer, there is …

  • HydroponicsL Cherry Tomato plants

    4 May 2007

    This week's news from Casey is brought to you by the Casey plumbers, Dave and Paul. With the days noticeably starting to shorten, the expeditioners here at Casey are beginning to think about preparations for mid-winter festivities, and who to …

  • Casey dawn service 2007

    27 April 2007

    Brought to you by the Casey Sparkies, Matt and Brad Anzac Day dominated proceedings this week, culminating in several activities. The day started very early for a keen few who enjoyed each other's company at "Splinters" and listened to a …

  • Pancake ice forms around the wharf

    30 March 2007

    Brought to you by Denis R, Ian P and Frank H This week saw many changes at Casey. During the early part of the week most on station have been watching the sea-ice developing at a steadily increasing rate, clearly …

  • Bulldozer pushing snow

    18 May 2007

    This week's edition of Icy News is brought to you by the Dieso's, Jeremy and Largy. Yet again the Wilkins runway has had a big impact on our week with Nick, Ty & Mark traveling up to the runway to …

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