This week at Macquarie Island

  • 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.

  • The Curry Cooks at Macca: Cathryn, Richard, Jez and Ali

    15 June 2018

    A peak inside our sleeping quarters, the taste of curry and a birthday treat at Macca this week

  • Chris Howard coming in to land his IRB at Landing Beach, Macquarie Island

    8 June 2018

    This week on Macca we welcomed back a young fur seal, celebrated a birthday and went boating to Green Gorge.

  • Jez Bird searching the lush tussock for seabird burrows on North Head, Macquarie Island

    1 June 2018

    This week at Macca we feature our winter breeding grey petrels and the Nissen hut, a stalwart of station buildings

  • a view of Macquaire Island Research Station with Cathryn O'Sullivan the current Doctor at the front gate

    25 May 2018

    A trip down island and a guided tour of station this week from Macca

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