This week at Macquarie Island

  • 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

  • King Penguin chick begging for food from one of its parents at Green Gorge

    20 July 2018

    This week at Macca we look at some of the avian species on the island over winter and report on a swanky summer soiree

  • Posts believed to be old sheep pens overlooking Garden Bay on Macquarie Island

    13 July 2018

    This week we look at why there are no trees on Macquarie Island and where our station water comes from

  • Ranger Chris retrieves a plastic bottle from a stinky slippery pile of rotting seaweed

    6 July 2018

    At Macca this week - what are we doing about marine debris? And, just how much ozone is above us?

  • Expeditioners at Macca heading into the surf for the Midwinter swim

    29 June 2018

    This week we report our Macca Midwinter's celebrations on the island: our swim, spa, sumptuous dinner, entertainment and games.

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