This week at Mawson

  • Emperor penguins in front of icebergs

    21 September 2018

    Another working week at Mawson flies by, and it's lovely to see some sunshine again!

  • Group of people standing together around a pole.

    14 September 2018

    A team head to Ledingham hut to perform some checks and maintenance, as well some sight-seeing and penguin-spotting.

  • 2 penguins in front of a striated iceberg

    7 September 2018

    More visits to Auster, a Chinese banquet, clear night skies full of stars and the Ledingham team leave station.

  • Parent and chick in front of a group of penguins

    31 August 2018

    We smash the all-time monthly windrun record and get back to Auster to visit our friends the penguins.

  • A man ready to climb a mast

    24 August 2018

    Blizzard is finally over and August wind run record is in the bag

  • A man at work in the kitchen

    17 August 2018

    A constant blizzard all week means we're still locked inside and Brett shares the details of his leathermaking skills

  • The weather balloon successfully launched

    10 August 2018

    Weather enforces indoor activities which is good for the Antarctic 48 hour Film Festival.

  • A blizz tail over where the road was.

    3 August 2018

    The weather keeps us all station bound and working... come back sun!

  • 2 penguins beak to beak

    27 July 2018

    We can't get enough of our Emperor Penguin neighbours!

  • Walking into the sunset.

    20 July 2018

    This week there has been a visit to Marcy hut, a bread making cookery class and a walk on the sea ice in near perfect conditions.

  • Ice crystals on the window with sun in background

    13 July 2018

    Auster Rookery found, jade berg visited and cold weather phenomena explored this week at Mawson.

  • A group of men in front of the Proclamation Point plaque

    6 July 2018

    Midwinter swim completed and a successful trip through to Colbeck Hut and Taylor Rookery

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