This week at Mawson

  • A line of people climbing up Mt Hordern through the snow

    12 January 2018

    Ops normal at Mawson this week with everyone enjoying the fine weather, including our climbers who report in on their Mt Hordern trip.

  • A group of people sitting around a long table eating lunch

    5 January 2018

    Happy New Year from sunny Mawson!

  • A group of 27 people stand in front of a brown building. The photo is set in a Christmas greeting card

    22 December 2017

    This week we send our merriest Mawson Christmas greetings to our families, friends and loved ones; and bid a short term farewell to our Seabird team.

  • A man putts the golf ball on sea ice.

    15 December 2017

    This week at Mawson some of the summer crew were put through their paces and Horseshoe Harbour hosted an inaugural golf tournament

  • A man holds on to a rope climbing up a rock face.

    8 December 2017

    This week we hear about the first time observations of a photographer new to Antarctica; and the exhilarating experience of climbing a mountain peak at Mawson.

  • A yellow Hägglunds drives along the sea ice with a mountain range in the background.

    1 December 2017

    This week we hear about a unique ‘Happy Feet’ moment for a lucky few; and not such a restful night’s sleep for one expeditioner at Mawson.

  • An ice cliff edge of the Antarctic plateau meets the sea ice.

    24 November 2017

    This week Team Seabird got to work on the sea ice along the Mawson coastline; and a Sunday walk provided a humbling experience for new Antarctic expeditioners

  • Two white snow petrel birds fly in unison over rocks.

    17 November 2017

    Two plane loads delivered the summer team to Mawson this week - our population doubled overnight!

  • An emperor penguin and a skua on sea ice.

    10 November 2017

    This week we wrapped up the winter season and turned our attention to the wonder of the upcoming summer at Mawson

  • A boulder is suspended in the frozen ice of the plateau

    3 November 2017

    This week we hear about an Antarctic road trip and some spooky kookies came out at Mawson.

  • A close up of ice crystals that look like diamonds.

    27 October 2017

    This week we observe miniature ice sculptures around station and we are once again entertained by chick antics at Auster rookery.

  • Blue glacier cliffs with a big blue sky in the background

    20 October 2017

    This week we are treated to photos of our icy environment and hear about one perfect day.

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