This week at Casey

  • Homemade bed

    6 October 2006

    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 …

  • BBQ in New Field Store

    27 October 2006

    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 …

  • Seal pup

    20 October 2006

    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 …

  • Cabin of truck filled with ice after a blizzard

    13 October 2006

    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 …

  • Joe dons his BA gear

    18 August 2006

    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 …

  • Plumbers prepare for fly eradication

    11 August 2006

    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 …

  • Snow Petrel

    6 January 2006

    What a busy time we've had at here Casey over the Christmas / New Year period. V2 expeditioners have been settling in and all of a sudden Christmas was here and amidst the flurry of summer maintenance programmes and science …

  • Three expeditioners set out for Wilkes station.

    16 June 2006

    Last weekend our illustrious Station Leader Marilyn did a walking trip to Wilkes accompanied by Barry, Lloyd and Brian. A forwardscout party on quads went out to ensure that the path was clear of any dangers and to deposit some …

  • Four expeditioners kneeling beside sea ice in Sparkes Bay Casey station

    7 July 2006

    The past week started with sunny days, light winds and cold temperatures to −28°C but deteriorated to blizzard conditions on Monday evening.

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