man's back wearing a movember t-shirt with another man in yellow survival clothing at the antarctic circle sign

Renaming November for a good cause Read more

Close up of a man wearing a beanie, sunglases and hoodie

Interview with an Aircraft Engineer Read more

Two woman both holding a large key

Operations continue, whilst handing over to the new team Read more

Four woman jumping with excitement next to the Antarctic Circle sign

The new winter team arrived... at least some of them Read more

Close up shot of two emperor penguins showing their colour

The vagaries of Antarctic weather means we're still waiting for… Read more

A box of weather instruments covered in snow

As winter draws to an end Davis looks to break some weather records Read more

A long table set ready for a night of feasting

The circle of life continues here at Davis as we prepare for the next team… Read more

A man and a Hagg parked on a rocky and snowy hill

Winter is definitely over as seabirds return to their breeding grounds Read more

A man drills the sea ice in front of a red vehicle

One of our weekly tasks here at Davis is drilling the frozen ocean Read more

4 people walk through untouched snow in the sunshine

A group walk to the not-so-often visited Taaffe Ridge Read more

A emperor penguin climbing through the rafted ice to Davis station beach

Seals spotted, emperor penguins come to visit and a busy works program… Read more

A picture of a grey ship amongst the sea ice with blue skies

Our third and final installment in Mick's local history series Read more

Two Southern giant petrels with wings spread as they stake their territory

Time for the annual visit to Hawker Island to check the bird monitoring… Read more

A small convoy of Hagglunds with a snow plow and sled on the sea ice

First trip of the season successfully accomplished! Read more

A pregnant Weddell seal lying on some sea ice.

The seals are finally returning! Read more

A view across a snowy landscape toward the lights of some distant buildings, just visible through the fog from the sea ice

A busy week with the Antarctic Film Festival, National Science Week and a… Read more

The author and his wife smiling for camera

Another local history chapter Read more

Long acoustic moorings lying on the floor of a warehouse

Acoustic moorings deployed at Davis Read more

An open seal hole in sea ice

Winter Weddell seal surveys continue Read more

A beautifully decorated birthday cake

Spend some time with the Bureau of Meteorology Read more

A view across a snowy landscape towards an orange sunrise.  A group of people can been seen watching the sunrise in the dusk.

The sun comes back and we explore some local history Read more

A lake visible in the distance of a snowy landscape

Perfect weather for a trip off-station Read more

A man is scooping reformed ice out of an ice hole pool with ice sculptures around it.

On a perfect winter day, we take our Midwinter dip. Read more

A group of people posing for a picture around the Davis Station sign

Happy Midwinter from all of us here at Davis station! Read more

A blizzard scene with a small hut visible through the blowy snow

The Hägglund/field travel training team gets blizzed in at Platcha hut Read more

New internal engine parts organised neatly on a metal workbench, ready for installation.

What keeps the station diesos busy? Read more

A group of people walking a stretcher up a hill

Learning some basics of search and rescue Read more

A group of people setting up vehicle winching systems in front on a row of tractors

Teamwork and a sturdy winch pave the way for sea ice travel Read more

2 men working an IV station

The station LSA team have their regular training session to refresh their… Read more

A group of people around a long dining table.

Some go walkabout... and all feast. Read more

A woman stands in a wave of frozen water against a sunset

Planning for the sea ice opening and some passersby cause excitement Read more

A group of expeditioners gather around the flagpoles at Davis Station for the Anzac Day Dawn Service

Anzac Day celebrations, a pink moon and survival training completed for all Read more

A row of quad bikes covered in snow

A bit of TLC after months in the elements Read more

Aurora over station

Weather extremes at Davis Read more

Field tent lit up at night

Survival training completed! Read more

A man stands in a hut prepares a weather balloon for inflation at a small table.   Large doors are open and the Antarctic landscape can be seen behind the man.

It's all about the weather at Davis Read more

A panoramic shot of the sea ice forming at the edge of a bay with clouds gathering overhead reflected in the ice

Update on the week's activities at Davis station Read more

An aerial image looking down on to a group of colourful sheds and buildings situated on a snow smattered land surrounded by water

Another resupply is over and the new wintering team settles into station Read more

Looking out across a bay, in the middle of which sits a barge driving a load of cargo to shore

A seamless station handover Read more

A large red and white ship sits out in a bay with icebergs on the horizon

We welcomed the MPV Everest to resupply the station and change-out the… Read more

Vibrant orange sunset sky. The Australian flag atop the flagpole and Davis fingerpost sign are silhouetted against the sky

The last week of peace and quiet Read more


Our Senior Met Observer, Damien, runs you through the final phase on… Read more

Containers sitting on the shore line.  Bergy bits visible in the sea

The end is near! Final preparations for resupply and return to Australia Read more

A group of small buildings in the foreground with the sea and ice bergs in the distance

You've got mail! A look at one of the world's most remote post… Read more

A panoramic of the melted water in the tarn with a short jetty and pipes leading in to it.

Recipe for making water at Davis Read more

Selfie of expeditioner in beanie and sunglasses with ellie seal in the background

Surveys and monitoring continue on station Read more

Expeditioners in a group photo on the outside deck, some with Santa hats on.  Text on photo reads 'From all of us here at Davis station, Merry Christmas.  73rd Anare 2019-20, 428 days and counting

Celebrating Christmas and New Year's at Davis Read more