This week at Macquarie Island

  • 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.

  • Three people sitting in a field eating.

    8 December 2017

    It's a busy summer science season at Macquarie Island and this week we explore two key projects: Post eradication ecosystem response and the search for Azorella refuges.

  • A large seal with a big hook on its nose laying on sand with buildings in the background.

    1 December 2017

    With summer season well & truly kicked off, this week we get to check out Macca's amazing summer wildlife

  • A inflatable boat pulls up onto a rocky shore with an elephant seal laying on the rocks.

    24 November 2017

    This week at Macca, the first summer tourist ship arrives, along with six new summer expeditioners.

  • Man outdoors wearing a red raincoat and using tools to fix wooden staircase

    17 November 2017

    This week at Macquarie Island, we experience a day in the life of the Macca Trades team

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