This week at Casey

1 September 2006
En-route to Law Dome This week has been dominated by the automatic weather station (AWS) maintenance trip, led by our Met. Tech. "PJ" (Pete),to Law Dome Summit and Law Dome East. Five people (PJ, Robbie, Joe, Pete and Shane) departed last Tuesday in the …

25 August 2006
It's Sean Connery â No it's John D Another busy week at Casey with preparation for the big trip to Law Dome and Law Dome East to conduct automatic weather station (AWS) maintenance.

22 September 2006
F250 utility bogged in snow en route to Wilkins Runway. Expeditioner digging near back tyre Thursday, 14th September, saw John, Marilyn, Cliff, Andrew and Lloyd set off to drive 70 kilometres across the ice plateau to Wilkins Runway, in the F250 ute. The plateau's blue ice was unexpectedly covered with deep drift and they found …

6 October 2006
Homemade bed Brought to you from the Plumbing Division of Casey Station We had our final dinner on Saturday with the 2006 winterers as the pilots are preparing to fly to Casey in the next few weeks, as well as the arrival …

27 October 2006
BBQ in New Field Store Brought to you by Marilyn Well what a busy week at Casey! As all the other stations know the end of the winter and influx of summer personnel, cargo ops and hopes for good weather are all part of the …

20 October 2006
Seal pup Seal pups We have been looking forward to the arrival of the seals and the birth of their pups. Over the last week or so many of us have taken advantage of the still sunny days to travel over the …

13 October 2006
Cabin of truck filled with ice after a blizzard Brought to you by Shane and Brian With Casey station gearing up for the arrival of V1, less than two weeks away, preparations have moved into overdrive. Stoney and Garry have been busy de-winterising all the gear and most machines …

18 August 2006
Joe dons his BA gear Another busy and, as it turned out at week's end, an eventful one for Casey station. The week began with the plumbers and assistants emptying and cleaning the waste tanks in the Red Shed in pursuit of the ever elusive …

11 August 2006
Plumbers prepare for fly eradication This week has been a flurry of activity, with the fly eradication program in full preparation mode with some people – Robbie our Chef, Cliff, Andrew and Chris heading …

30 June 2006
After the Midwinter's celebrations we again experienced another blizzard, this being the third in a row after such a quiet spell. The gods were looking down upon us to give us the gap in the weather to allow our traditional …

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