This week at Macquarie Island

  • An expeditioner working atop a ladder in Gadgets Gully.

    21 August 2015 Single page view

    New maintenance ladders are installed at Gadgets Gully, some birthdays are celebrated, and a communal jigsaw puzzle is worked on.

  • A leopard seal laying on the beach with its mouth wide open, showing its teeth

    14 August 2015 Single page view

    A darts challenge, some welcome blue skies after a string of cloudy days, and some exciting wildlife visitors.

  • Close up of three Macquarie Island shags, highlighting their very blue eyes

    7 August 2015 Single page view

    The Macca team were kept busy filming for the 48-hour film festival, and are embracing some wild winds and heavy snow falls.

  • Two expeditioners on snowy land wearing goggles

    31 July 2015 Single page view

    Macca expeditioners are hard at work training and repairing communications gear in the field. Dr Marion Davies is also interviewed.

  • Female expeditioner in puffer jacket and jeans poses on an elevated part of Macquarie Island. The ocean is in the background.

    24 July 2015 Single page view

    An update on station activities at Macquarie Island including a search for grey petrel chicks and a chat with one of the rangers, Andrea 'Turbo' Turbett.

  • Anemones in the rockpools

    17 July 2015 Single page view

    A cosy week on station with both work parties and recreational travellers out and about experiencing Macca's snow blanket.

  • Colourful chips of plastic

    10 July 2015 Single page view

    All things marine are the theme of this week's news from Macca.

  • Six male expeditioners help put the floor of a rubber boat in.

    3 July 2015 Single page view

    A wet, wild and windy week here on Macquarie Island.

  • 68th ANARE midwinter group photo

    26 June 2015 Single page view

    Station enjoyed midwinters celebrations this week, with a heritage lunch, a chilly subantarctic dip and an exquisite 13 course dinner.

  • Hiking boot beside a giant petrel footprint showing that they are the same size

    19 June 2015 Single page view

    Business as usual this week on Macca with sports in the store ramping up, and a surprise indian food feast.

  • Three women in blue shirts at a table

    12 June 2015 Single page view

    Settling into winter with quiz night and some icy weather.

  • A gentoo penguin looking down with sun behind

    5 June 2015 Single page view

    Chef Justin Chambers takes over the news this week, and shares some of his extraordinary images. There's an update on marine debris collection, a birthday and the weekly cartoon.

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