This week at Casey

  • A group of people in cold weather gear photographed from behind, on the distant horizen is a bright green aurora and stary night sky above

    16 March 2018

    This week the Casey team have settled in for the long winter and we find out what the plumbers on station really do.

  • White A319 plane on apron of ice runway, Large group of expeditioners carrying carry on luggage heading down the slope towards the plane

    9 March 2018

    As the end of Summer has come we hear what it's like to live and work at the Wilkins outpost and have our last 5 minutes with a summer expeditioner, Wayne.

  • Three expeditioners sitting in a dug out snow hollow eating from mugs with middle expo on the radio reading from a notebook

    2 March 2018

    This week SAR training has commenced in earnest, final farewells are pending, we meet Matt our Commso (AKA Trade Assistant), and the TiDE team provide a wrap up of their season at Casey

  • Bottom third of photo is rocky and snow covered hill, just above is a pale yellow / green aurora and then rest of photo is a blue black night sky with stars scattered across

    23 February 2018

    As people start to head home, Casey station showcases a summer of birthday cakes. We get an update on all the mast work at Davis and Casey, and meet Sean the plant operator.

  • A large group of expeditioners standing in front of a red helicopter. On rocky surface with grey sky above

    16 February 2018

    Our team starts to shrink in size, Comms Tech Clint talks science adventures and we meet Jack, a PhD student spending his second summer at Casey.

  • Ice drilling on flat ice covered lake, White lake surface to white ice cliffs, man in mustang suit with motorised large ice drill on right of picture

    9 February 2018

    At Casey the end of summer is looming with less than a month to go, we see the photographic results of boating trips to the icebergs, and Mic gives us insight into the experience of an Field Training Officer at Casey

  • Two red boats with three people in each (wearing red and black mustang suits) moving through channel of water in sea ice. In the distance are large ice cliffs.

    2 February 2018

    Australia Day celebrations, boat rides, we get the low-down on the BoM, fly high with ICECAP and meet Beven. It's all happening at Casey station!

  • Grey still water to horizon, grey sky above. Centre picture a black IRB holding four expeditioners is floating past a small iceberg.

    19 January 2018

    Science is a-happening at Casey as we reach the middle of Summer. Dr Clive gives his view of Casey through pictures. And, we meet Chloe the Casey 'cargo overlord'.

  • Woman smiling, wearing black singlet top and rainbow coloured wings

    12 January 2018

    Christmas finally comes to Casey and we meet Ev, the very green thumbed met observer whose hidden artistic side is unearthed in the 5 min with.

  • Woman in red and black dry suit with blue beanie and black sun glasses in front left of picture. Large iceberg in background.

    5 January 2018

    It's cargo cargo cargo this week at Casey as Christmas and New Year are delayed until Aurora Australis leaves Newcomb Bay at the completion of resupply. And we meet Jords, one of Casey's chefs who's every happy that the fresh food's arrived this week.

  • Group of people in front of a red shed with a red bus.

    22 December 2017

    This week at Casey, the Christmas tree is up, science is gearing up and we welcome a big red ship. We meet the team who keep the lights on and spend five minutes with Jason the diseo.

  • Man in black jumber and grey pants on left, leaning against a large white dome in centre picture. On icy concrete ground with grey sky overhead.

    15 December 2017

    This week we meet the remediation team and finally understand what they're doing in those piles of dirt; we learn a little about our skiing and weather enthusiast Matt Thomas; and there's much excitement over an international movie star's visit to Wilkins (almost as much as the increased internet bandwidth!)

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