This week at Casey

  • View of Midday sun in June at Casey Station

    13 June 2008

    Being so close to the exciting milestone of mid-winter, and the impending celebrations associated therewith, it was fitting that this week began and ended with blizzards. We aren't getting much sun these days – in fact, we (the Meteorology crew) …

  • Expeditioners heading to work at Casey Station - in pitch dark

    16 May 2008

    This week's News is brought to you by Simon and Craig. Greetings from Casey, Well it has been a pretty quiet week here at Casey – a bit of work, a bit of play and a few jollies thrown in …

  • 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, …

  • Sunset at Wilkins Runway near Casey Station

    7 December 2007

    Another fun-packed week passed quickly at Casey as the Airbus made a test flight over the Wilkins runway. All the hard-working crew have been getting the infrastructure and runway ready for the first touch down of the Airbus-319 from Hobart, …

  • 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 …

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