This week at Macquarie Island

  • A man standing on the coastline with quite flat terrain around.

    20 October 2017

    This week, we feature the 2017 Macquarie Island winter team in pictures.

  • Prepping the patient for mock appendicitis surgery.

    13 October 2017

    This week, we get a glimpse into the world of the Macca Expedition Doctor during an appendicitis surgery training exercise.

  • Two expeditioners squirting a fire hose at a vehicle.

    6 October 2017

    This week at Macquarie Island, we catch-up on fire fighting training.

  • Gentoo penguins enjoying one of the epic snowfalls on Macquarie Island during 2017

    29 September 2017

    This week, the 2017 winter team reflects on six months on Macquarie Island.

  • An enchanted pool along the Macquarie Island coast

    22 September 2017

    It's busy wildlife times at Macquarie Island! This week, we catch-up on the recent northern giant petrel census and feature a poem about the notorious featherbed.

  • Seven king penguins standing on the rocky beach.

    15 September 2017

    This week, we catch-up on a busy few weeks at Macca featuring wild winter weather, lots of field work, and the birth of the season's first elephant seal!

  • A closeup of gentoo penguins in the vegetation at Davis Point.

    8 September 2017

    TASPARKS ranger in charge Andrea Turbett collects marine debris off a short span of coastline where gentoo penguins and other species will be breeding.

  • A wooden hut with hill behind it.

    1 September 2017

    This week, we present #HUTLYF: An in-depth look at life working in the Macquarie Island field huts

  • Grey Petrel chick in burrow sitting on the nest.

    18 August 2017

    This week, we hear from our TASPARKS Rangers about winter wildlife on Macquarie Island

  • Green Gorge beachfront in stormy weather - waves crashing over rocks.

    25 August 2017

    This week at Macca, we have a visual treat: A pictorial feature of stunning Macquarie Island landscapes.

  • Film action - town scene from 'Some Good, Some Bad, and Some Ugly' - Macquarie Island

    11 August 2017

    We catch-up on a busy two weeks at Macquarie Island with birthdays, darts competitions, and the 48-Hour Antarctic Film Festival.

  • The coastline covered in snow.

    4 August 2017

    Last week, Macca had an epic week of snowfall and it's captured here across 10 amazing photographs.

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