This week at Casey

  • Moon rising over over snow covered landscape near Casey Station

    27 June 2008

    Our week at Casey was dominated by the preparation and celebration of Midwinter's day and was capped off by Brownie's birthday. As a picture tells a thousand words, here are the photos. Midwinter The Day A near full moon and …

  • Expeditioner practicising for Mid-Winters act

    20 June 2008

    Another week flies by at Casey as we approach the biggest day of the year – Midwinter. Although the program has been kept secret – our roving reporter has managed to capture a few sneaky photos that may give away …

  • 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) …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • ANARE Club representative at Wilkes in ANARE jacket issued in 1960.

    29 February 2008

    Greetings from Casey. The weather has been kind all week with only the occasional light snow fall. Sunday was an absolute cracker of a day but on Tuesday brrrrr! The coldest day since October last year with temperatures not getting …

  • Empty lounge area inside Red Shed at Casey Station

    22 February 2008

    Well it's quiet (compared to the last few weeks anyway) with the departing of our summering friends. The station almost seems abandoned with only 17 people here and 2 still at Wilkins packing up the aerodrome for the winter. No …

  • Expeditioner with his trophy for Kitchen duties

    15 February 2008

    This weeks' news brought to you by Narelle and Nick It's been another huge week at Casey. Having only just seen off the last Airbus visit of the season, four days later a ship arrived – the good old Aurora …

  • Sunset at Casey Station

    8 February 2008

    As the summer season at Casey races towards an abrupt end – at a casual speed of approximately 19,872.3mph – it has been all hands on deck in preparation for the much-anticipated arrival of the good ship Aurora Australis, and …

  • View to the south west of Casey Station

    7 March 2008

    Casey this week: birthdays, repair work, and more.

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