This week at Macquarie Island

  • Resupply morning - A classic Macquarie Island sunrise.

    16 March 2018

    A short update on the annual Macca resupply.

  • The 2017/18 Macquarie Island winter expedition team.

    9 March 2018

    This week, a final station update from the Macquarie Island team before the imminent arrival of the resupply ship Aurora Australis.

  • Brightly coloured orange and pink anemones.

    2 March 2018

    A stunning visual treat this week from Macca, as we share amazing imagery of Macquarie Islandís west coast anemones, rock pool creatures, and auroras.

  • The face of an invertebrate hunter.

    23 February 2018

    This week at Macca, we take a deep dive into the amazing world of invertebrate monitoring and recap the last tourist ship of the season.

  • An amazing sunset over Macquarie Island station.

    16 February 2018

    A big station update from Macca this week, with the team busy with science and station-based work with less than four-weeks left for the season.

  • The rope rescue team in action.

    9 February 2018

    This week, Macca's summer seabird chicks and search & rescue training take centre stage.

  • Macquarie Island expeditioners hit the cold surf on the traditional Australia Day swim

    2 February 2018

    A bumper edition of Macca news, with a station update recapping the last few weeks on station including Australia Day, along with some science insights from our lake coring research team.

  • A black sandy beach with elephant seals and penguins on it.

    19 January 2018

    This week from Macca, a busy station update with the team now over halfway through the summer season.

  • Antarctic fur seal pup.

    12 January 2018

    Some amazing fur seal pups feature in this week's Macca station news along with station fire training.

  • Santa and his team visit Macquarie Island.

    5 January 2018

    Welcome to the first Macca station news of 2018! In this station update, we review Christmas and New Years at Macca, along with a flurry of 2018 operational activity.

  • Three women wearing hard hats and outdoor jackets taking a selfie in front of a water landscape.

    22 December 2017

    This week at Macca, a big station update for the final station news of 2017!

  • Pleurophyllum hookeri flowering at Sandy Bay, with the Spirit of Enderby in the background.

    15 December 2017

    As well as science, a feature of the Macquarie Island summer season is the arrival of tourist ships. This week, Ranger In Charge Andrea Turbett gives an overview of this important summer activity.

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