This week at Mawson

  • The view of a ridge of a mountain set in a clear sky

    21 October 2016

    A walk up Mt Elliott reveals some breathtaking scenery, while a trip to Rookery Islands takes the breath away! The winter fire team are thankful for the experience and the expert training they received.

  • A yellow hagg and a quad bike driving on the sea ice

    14 October 2016

    This week at Mawson we celebrate Oktoberfest, get ready for Adélie penguins and prepare the kitchen for the summer expeditioners due in about four weeks time.

  • A yellow aurora over the old hanger building

    7 October 2016

    The emperor penguin chicks get bigger, the most amazing aurora australis this year, cameras get checked ready for the return of wildlife and a roast was the toast of Saturday!

  • Looking at the station, with the 2x wind turbines

    30 September 2016

    This week at Mawson training and teamwork paid off and the sparkies show us the inside of the wind turbine.

  • a tray of baked crossiants

    23 September 2016

    This week at Mawson we get hands-on in the bakery and its stocktake time in the green store.

  • a small wooden hut in front of a glacier

    16 September 2016

    This week we spend a day in the shoes of our communication tech, Tony.

  • A green aurora photgraphed from the top of the station

    9 September 2016

    This week we have had clear skies and no wind, meaning some great aurora shots and building activity begins again outside

  • Two Emperor Penguin feet in close up

    2 September 2016

    This week we celebrate spring with beautiful weather meaning a trip to Ledingham's Depot and lots of emperor penguin chicks at Auster.

  • a hut made of multicoloured yellow and pink panels with a green roof

    26 August 2016

    This week at Mawson we celebrate a win with the darts team triumphant in the inter-station darts competition.

  • two large rocks in a line on a glacier

    19 August 2016

    This week we celebrate National Science Week, enjoy a 48 hour film and extreme sports film festival and start spring cleaning the plateau huts and routes.

  • Pokemon dancing at Mawson

    12 August 2016

    This week at Mawson we played Pokémon Go and renovated the medical suite bathroom.

  • A small collection of buildings on the water edge with Mountain ranges in the background.

    5 August 2016

    This week we had ideal weather for a search and rescue and walks on Welch Island.

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