This week at Casey

  • Adélie penguins float on a piece of ice.

    6 January 2017

    Christmas and New Year celebrations at Casey happen all at once. The science continues and a team head out to look at beautiful icebergs.

  • Aurora Australis icebreaker with cranes poised to unload

    23 December 2016

    Casey Station is kept busy with yearly resupply but remediation work goes on.

  • A helicopter comes into land at Casey Station

    16 December 2016

    This week we welcomed some visitors, saw lots of flights coming in and out and the team got through lots of work.

  • Two expeditioners walk along a snow cleared roadway

    9 December 2016

    This week there was a lot of work, but Christmas festivities start with tree decorations, and we enjoy indoor and outdoor activities.

  • A group of expeditioners preparing dinner on a small stove on a snow ledge during field training.

    2 December 2016

    Plenty of activity at the Casey skiway this week while the field training continues.

  • A large group of penguins stand on rocks at the Shirley Island Penguin Colony

    25 November 2016

    A VIP visit and some media attention - and station life goes on.

  • Ominous dark clouds form above Casey Station

    18 November 2016

    The season's science projects kick off as the weather turns bad.

  • An ice block igloo with person pocking their head through the top

    11 November 2016

    This week at Casey survival training hits full speed while the techs are busy updating and repairing back at station.

  • Sea ice seen through plane window

    4 November 2016

    Casey's winter season is over with the arrival of new faces on the A319 and the handover of the keys to the station.

  • The 27 expeditioners in three rows in front of the Casey sign for the winter team black and white photo.

    28 October 2016

    The Wilkins team have the runway ready for the first flight and the 69th ANARE sign off.

  • Two polar pyramid tents set up on the Plato with the green Hagglunds parked next to them as the sun goes down on the horizon.

    21 October 2016

    Some good weather meant the Casey and Wilkins teams worked in the sunshine this week. There is lots of cleaning and tidying going on ready for the next expeditioners and a final trip out to Browning's.

  • The QuadTrac tractor hooked up to the long red proof roller which is parked on the blue ice runway.

    14 October 2016

    The proof rolling began at Wilkins despite the weather and the team think pink for cancer awareness.

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