This week at Macquarie Island

  • Detail of a young leopard seal head

    12 October 2018

    This week at Macca we look at the current state of the 'tiny pine tree' Huperzia, and how photographic techniques show the island at its best.

  • In the final stages of the rescue exercise Chris B gets ready to lower Angus in the stretcher with Jez and Greg as attendants down the hill under instruction from Rich our SAR Lord

    5 October 2018

    This week on Macca we enjoy a favourite view from station, and report on our all-important (last!) SAR exercise

  • Four Googie huts and four apple huts at Spit Bay Winter Camp on Heard Island, 1993

    28 September 2018

    This week on Macca we look at the fabulous Googie huts, and take a train to sushi in the mess.

  • Rich having a cup of tea perched out on the ridge-line of Precarious Point supervising some Southern Giant Petrels as they get ready to start their breeding season

    21 September 2018

    This week at Macca we find out what the Senior Field Training Officer has been up to, and we rest on our laurels following the inter-station darts tournament.

  • View of Hurd Point hut, Macquarie Island.

    14 September 2018

    This week at Macca we look at one of the methods used to determine recovery numbers of blue petrels and what it takes to make a cuppa at the huts down island.

  • The expeditioners at Macca sit down to a Science Quiz at Smoko for National Science Week 2018

    31 August 2018

    This week at Macca we celebrate Vicki's birthday, take a look at what we did for National Science Week and explain what happens in the Macca Clean Air Lab

  • A bull elephant seal roaring on West Beach, Macquarie Island

    7 September 2018

    This week at Macca, we take a look at the returning wildlife and we're getting island fit outside and inside.

  • Chris sitting with a cuppa watching the sunset on the plateau

    24 August 2018

    This week we find out what a Ranger In Charge gets up to in the field, we welcome back the big boys and have a close Orca encounter on a boating trip

  • a view looking south to the Nuggets from one of the Macquarie Island IRBs (inflatable rubber boats with  competent crew Greg's head in the foreground

    17 August 2018

    This week at Macca we go boating down the east coast and congratulate the island's 2018 Darts Champions

  • The birthday board at Macca with Happy Birthday JCB

    10 August 2018

    This week we take a look at one of our vehicles and report on our film making weekend

  • Antarctic fur seal on Macquarie Island this week

    3 August 2018

    Macca this week welcomes visitors, showcases the area around Bauer Bay and investigates a fishy rare find

  • Green sky at night

    27 July 2018

    This week at Macca auroras filled the night sky, we got a peek at the day to day life of a wandering albatross chick and we report on the Nissen huts that form part of the station infrastructure

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