In his role as Senior Diesel Mechanic, Shane Rollins has been associated with ANARE over a number of years and has visited all four stations, as well as Commonwealth Bay and Heard Island. In addition to completing his own workload to an exceptional standard, he spent a great deal of time helping other areas such as the rebuilding, scientific and meteorological programs. His outlook and enthusiasm was a great inspiration to others and contributed in a very real way to the overall success of the expedition.