This week at Casey

  • Expeditioner installing workstations in Casey Station Science building

    9 May 2008

    Greetings from the cold land. This week at Casey it was all work and no play, with everyone on the tools mucking about keeping Casey ticking over. Oui oui (Simon), Brownie, Cyril and the Comms nerds have been working steadily …

  • Quad bikes parked outside field hut at old Wilkes Station - 'The Wilkes Hilton'

    11 April 2008

    Greetings from Casey, for this week's news. We've had a range of things going on at the station, with most of us getting stuck into our winter works programs. This week saw some excellent weather, with two official blizzards, and …

  • 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, …

  • Expeditioners undertaking training in Quad bike recovery

    30 November 2007

    Welcome to Casey news for 30 November. Field trainees get some very varied experiences despite going through the same agenda, all depending on that old unpredictable Antarctic factor, the weather. The last group, when Marty took out Tod, Brad, Dan …

  • 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 …

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