This week at Macquarie Island

  • Group of expeditioners standing in front of a rock with Australian and New Zealand flags flying at half mast in the background

    1 May 2015 Single page view

    Anzac Day commemorations, settling in, and some field trips.

  • A view of the station buildings taken from high up on the hill

    24 April 2015 Single page view

    Resupply comes to an end at Macquarie Island, and the 2015 winter crew settle in.

  • The sky is lit up with a bright aurora, towers of green light shooting upwards, while an expeditioner appears to the right of the photo looking very small in this landscape image

    17 April 2015 Single page view

    Annual resupply and station crew changeover activities are in full swing this week at Macquarie Island.

  • Chinstrap penguin

    10 April 2015 Single page view

    From albatrosses to auroras: the latest travels of Macquarie Island's albatross and giant petrel project researchers Jarrod and Kate.

  • Elephant seal weaner

    3 April 2015 Single page view

    Macquarie Island expeditioners submit their best photographs for their station yearbook cover.

  • Antarctic tern in flight, taken from below the bird takes up the whole frame

    27 March 2015 Single page view

    Activities on Macca are revolving around preparations for our coming resupply, so we give you a "Macca photo album" this week.

  • The sun reflects brilliantly off the water at Hurd Point beach which is covered in penguins

    20 March 2015 Single page view

    Walking to Hurd Point can be painful, especially when you're too ambitious! We prepare for our imminent station resupply and changeover in a few weeks by refreshing our emergency training. The famous Macca photo album contains a worm cake. Wait, what?

  • Two Antarctic terns in flight

    13 March 2015 Single page view

    Science projects on Macquarie Island: a study of the impact of contaminated soils on soil organisms. Bonus image gallery!

  • King penguins at Green Gorge investigate the camera equipment

    6 March 2015 Single page view

    Scotty and Joe walk to Hurd Point, TASPAWS rangers thank others on station for helping with their work projects, and an unusual visitor comes to Macca.

  • King penguin feeding chick

    27 February 2015 Single page view

    The breeding cycle of king penguins, and refresher training on station for lay surgical assistants.

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