This week at Macquarie Island

  • The red round flower head of Acaena Magellanica

    1 February 2019

    One of the stickiest plants on Macca

  • Norbert - call sign VK0AI - in the Ham Shack on the top of Hut Hill making contact with ham operators around the world.

    25 January 2019

    What goes on in the Ham Shack

  • Waterfall Bay hut showing the water collecting coil and LPG gas bottles

    18 January 2019

    Even on the Green Sponge water is sometimes hard to find....

  • A family group of fur seals in the sun on Macca

    11 January 2019

    Holiday happenings on Macca

  • Parent gentoo penguin feeding its chick

    21 December 2018

    Counting gentoo penguin chicks

  • A balloon release on Macquarie Island recently

    14 December 2018

    Happenings in the Met Office, and one of our smallest locals

  • Parks and Wildlife Rangers sample the blood from a gentoo penguin as part of a study into avian diseases

    7 December 2018

    Penguin projects and visitors to Buckles Bay

  • Proud looking Antarctic fur seal on the beach at Secluded Bay

    30 November 2018

    Meet the skua family in the Met enclosure, and visit Secluded Beach

  • Down at Brothers Point some local king penguins were quite interested in the outboard motor

    23 November 2018

    This week at Macca we bid farewell to some and train others in using the IRBs

  • Danielle and the rest of the Macca shore crew secure the RIB and help to unload passengers

    16 November 2018

    This week on Macca we light sparklers, welcome summer expeditioners and reminisce about a snowy winter walk

  • A large slumbering male elephant seal - one of the beach masters

    9 November 2018

    This week at Macca we take a look at the development of the RAPS, look at a recent field trip down island, and wait for the ship to arrive

  • Danielle covered in mud in the now cleaned Gadgets Dam

    2 November 2018

    The Macca team are dam cleaning this week and we take a look at station life

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