This week at Macquarie Island

  • Grey petrel chick on nest

    22 July 2016

    Great news on grey petrels, some walks for both pleasure and operations, and a whale spotting!

  • Sunset at Bauer Bay

    15 July 2016

    An Alby update, a significant birthday and tales of Rocket's island adventures are our week's highlights.

  • View to the east coast with no wind

    8 July 2016

    Reflections on Macca's changeable weather, election day tasks, super slushy and the beginnings of tourism on the island.

  • Scoble Lake viewed from OLT looking west towards Eagle Bay

    1 July 2016

    A birthday, plateau tramping, more renos and a Macca rainbow are our highlights for this week.

  • group photo on the beach of this year's swimmers

    24 June 2016

    This week is all about the festivities of midwinter celebrations past and present, with just a little bit of science to prove we really are here for work!

  • Another angle of the tern showing its lovely long tail.

    17 June 2016

    Another visitor from afar, a grand opening and a walk on the plateau.

  • Our Hooker's sea lion looks straight at camera.

    10 June 2016

    The secrets of the clean air lab, tales from the Labyrinth and featherbed, and another visit from a rare friend.

  • Wandering albatross 'Anna' looking alert and healthy at the top of Petrel Peak, Macquarie Island, May 2016.

    3 June 2016

    Good news from Team Albatross, an epic journey to Hurd Point and a favourite film on Macquarie Island in the news this week.

  • 4 king penguin adults enjoying the beach

    27 May 2016

    A big snow event at Macca, the longest running science project, kings bask in the sun and some more history this week.

  • Looking back towards station from East Beach

    20 May 2016

    A visitor from far shores, first fresh veg harvest, coloured skies, more renos and a bit of history sum up the week that was at Macca.

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