This week at Macquarie Island

  • a man and a woman give a thumbs up in front of a dummy laying on the grass

    14 June 2019

    Search-and-rescue for a dummy expeditioner

  • A man wearing a yellow jacket and beanie sits on a large pink buoy found washed up on the beach

    7 June 2019

    The wild west gets a clean-up, and practising a skill we hope to never use.

  • Two elephant seals and many King penguins are in a pool of water

    31 May 2019

    A plumber feels lucky to be at Macca

  • three posters are taped to a door advertising the Save the Hamshack party

    24 May 2019

    A new Party at Macca

  • Five people are looking over the edge of a platform as two people tie knots to a structure

    17 May 2019

    A Station Leader goes over the edge and a birthday is celebrated

  • Three people stand in hiking gear in front of a wooden field hut

    10 May 2019

    Training on the Big Green Sponge

  • thousands of royal penguins are near three rusty structures on a beach

    3 May 2019

    ANZAC spirit and a 100 year milestone at Macca

  • Nine brightly dressed people are standing in the grassy tussocks of Macquarie Island

    26 April 2019

    Hot cross buns and chocolate treats - but not a bunny in sight

  • curtains of green light fall over a bay of water lighting up a peninsula

    12 April 2019

    Skies filled with auroras and persistent petrels

  • a woman in a life jacket sits at the tiller of a red inflatable boat

    5 April 2019

    Expeditioners go on a boating trip and a visitor drops into Buckles Bay.

  • 14 people stand on a wooden deck in front of a wooden shack and a green island

    29 March 2019

    End of a busy resupply and beginning of the 72nd ANARE season

  • One of the helicopters bringing passengers to shore from the Aurora Australis

    22 March 2019

    We are all in resupply mode still but the end is nigh! Plus some remarkable views of how the island has changed in the past thirteen years.

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