This week at Macquarie Island

  • A group photo of all the expeditioners inside and wearing nice clothes.

    23 June 2017

    This week, we capture all the fun and celebration of midwinter's day!

  • Plumber Wayne and chef Nick exploring the Macquarie Island landscape

    16 June 2017

    This week at Macca, we learn about a day in the life of communications and get to know chef Nick Baker

  • Royal Penguins returning from a swim - Macquarie Island

    9 June 2017

    This week at Macquarie Island, we take a look at field familiarisation training and get to know wildlife ranger Penny Pascoe.

  •  An adult wandering albatross lying on the green tussocks.

    2 June 2017

    This week at Macca, we feature a day in the life of the doctor and get know research assistant, Mel Wells.

  • An elephant seal photobombs the snow photo

    26 May 2017

    This week, we catch-up on the last fortnight of amazing southern latitude weather extremes and get to know Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service - ranger in charge, Andrea Turbett.

  • A seemingly smiling elephant seal lying on vegetation.

    19 May 2017

    This week at Macca, we feature a day in the life of senior mechanical supervisor Lionel and get to know senior Bureau of Meteorology observer Matt Westbury.

  • A photo showing the view of water hills and Cumpstons Cottage from Dr Jan Wallace's room

    12 May 2017

    This week at Macca, we catch up on the last two weeks of station life and get to know winter expeditioner Dr Jan Wallace.

  • Light-Mantled Sooty Albatross chick at North Head - Macquarie Island

    5 May 2017

    This week at Macca, we hear first-hand about the albatross and giant petrel research program and get to know research assistant Emily Mowat.

  • Lest We Forget - ANZAC Day 2017 at Macquarie Island

    28 April 2017

    This week at Macca, we celebrated ‘Night of the Vegans’ and paused to commemorate ANZAC Day.

  • A photo of Cumpstons Cottage, a wooden two story hut.

    21 April 2017

    This week at Macca, we had our first field familiarisation trip, reflect on the inaugural Macca 'premium cinema experience', and Cumpstons Cottage celebrates its 20th birthday.

  • A trio of expeditioners sit smiling on the slope amidst tussocks of grass

    7 April 2017

    This week at Macca, we upgraded the gym, celebrated our first week on station with a formal dinner, and our Albatross Research Team headed into the field for their first banding activities of the season.

  • Macca 70th ANARE Team fare welling the Aurora Australis with a flare send-off

    31 March 2017

    This week at Macca, the team officially took over duties following a successful resupply and we celebrated our first Island birthday.

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