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4 February 2011 Single page view
Pest eradication steps up, king penguin chicks put on a show and more opportunities to show off the island to tourists.
28 January 2011 Single page view
Tourist ship visit and personnel movements, Australia Day celebrations, trip to Hurd Point, new helipad and other work on station.
21 January 2011 Single page view
An amazing discovery, tourists aplenty, baby penguins & an unusual party venue.
14 January 2011 Single page view
After having everyone back on station to celebrate and relax over the Christmas-New Year period, Macca people are back into their work routines.
30 December 2010 Single page view
Our families and friends will be happy to know that Christmas was celebrated in excellent style by our very happy Macquarie Island station community.
24 December 2010 Single page view
In the lead up to Christmas we've seen the initial startup of the new generators, welcomed some new arrivals at the station, and the Albatross Program is in full swing.
17 December 2010 Single page view
Stunning rock pool photos, unusually strong winds, the arrival of the tourist ship Orion and the nearly completed installation of new generators have made for an interesting week at Macca.
10 December 2010 Single page view
Tourist season, circumnavigation of Macquarie Island in IRBs, other work (maintenance, seal biology, bait pods, hairdressing), weather stuff (anemometers and balloons) and an extreme sports party night.
3 December 2010 Single page view
Radiation detecting equipment installed, remediation of old contaminated soils, Other projects and wildlife.
26 November 2010 Single page view
Encountering orcas on the way to Sandy Bay: our daily "in your face"ť exposure to the fascinating wildlife here continues to delight us all.
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