This week at Davis

  • From left: Ivan Hawthorn, Bill Bathurst, Dr Phillip Law, David Dodd and Alex Brown

    2 February 2007

    It has been a big couple of weeks down here at Davis, the most important being the 50th anniversary of our station. Australia's southern-most station was officially opened on January 13th 1957 by Phillip Law. Our morning began with a …

  • 19 January 2007

    Last week from Davis: After a very festive week or so at Davis, it is really now down to business… Many would disagree but GPS is not a TLA (Three Letter Acronym) for Going to Pretty Sites. Instead, it is …

  • I'm dreaming of Christmas???

    5 January 2007

    Well the new team has finally arrived. And in our honour, a party was planned. Some people want to call it Christmas instead of a welcoming party, so I guess that's what we'll call it. But before we could celebrate, …

  • Tony about to descend under the watchful eye of Heather

    16 February 2007

    Tony about to descend under the watchful eye of HeatherPhoto: Brendan Hopkins The final group of winter expeditioners was put through their field training late last week. Field training for the group has a two-fold reason. Number one is …

  • Yogi (holding the redskins), Dick and Jibba pushing the prices up

    23 February 2007

    Last Friday night saw the Davis Grand Charity Auction take place in the green store. All proceeds from the auction are going Camp Quality. The big ticket item was a painting by our very own artist, Jurgen M. But to …

  • The Aurora Australis, AA2 and the Phil Sulzberger

    16 March 2007

    The Aurora Australis finally made it here to Davis on Thursday, just before lunch time (only a few days later than scheduled). As always the most anticipated delivery was that of the mail. After this was delivered and sorted it …

  • Gear ready for packing into Hagglunds

    13 July 2007

    The approval of the traverse to AmandaBay / Larsemann Hills put a buzz around station with most people being involved in the preparations. Every one on station was willing to give a hand whether it was working on vehicles and …

  • Some rubbish to be returned to Australia from Davis station

    2 March 2007

    Well the summer is coming to an end here at Davis. People are running around doing some last minute work before the Aurora Australis gets here (scheduled for Tuesday). The guys working over at SAM have been cleaning up and …

  • German research ship visiting Davis station

    23 March 2007

    Just when the dust had settled and we were starting to get into our winter routine, we received a visit from the German research vessel the Polarstern. It was so exciting to see another ship in the harbour, especially as …

  • Jade Iceberg

    27 July 2007

    This news is bought to you by the Letter B and our illustrious Chef Tony Last Friday night we had Friday drinks at the bar followed by traditional meat pies, chippies and my favourite mushy peas (pronounced in a pom's …

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