A team of seven men and seven women sit in the green tussock

Reflections on a winter at Macca Read more

A black browed albatross sits on a nest on the edge of a steep cliff

Spying on four breeds of magnificent albatross Read more

a pair of gentoo chicks sit on a nest, one with beak open

Moments in time, captured at Macca. Read more

18 Elephant seal weaners are lying in front of a wooden fence and building

A whole lotta love at Macca Read more

Two male elephant seal bulls clash with waves in the background

The pace of life at Macca accelerates Read more

A green bottle lays on a black pebble beach

A message in a bottle washes up at Macca Read more

A balck and white gentoo penguin with orange feet sits on a nest with two chicks

Something different happens every day at Macca Read more

A brown elephant seal pup lays on its back sleeping

Nature abounds at Macca Read more

A woman wearing a cap has make up on her face to look like a facial injury

Going over the edge at Macca Read more

A dark brown, furry, newborn elephant seal pup lays on the sand

Time to call the carpenter at Macca Read more

Three men and one woman stand in a line dressed in green hospital scrubs

A plumber, chef, electrician and meteorology observer walk into… Read more

a white kelp gull flies with open wings against blue sky

Macca’s aviators on show Read more

A series of huddled brown penguin chicks along a coastline

Fifty thousand chicks and counting Read more

Two women have a layered cake in front of them and are looking at photos of elephant seals

A masterpiece is created at Macca Read more

A large male elephant seal with a scar down it’s back is laying flat on the beach

Contenders stake their territory at Macca Read more

A group of people are sitting around pizza boxes discussing ideas

A film festival comes to Macca Read more

A close up of a Maquarie Island cabbage leaf covered in snow with sunshine glowing through

It’s the little things. Read more

A brown fluffy King Penguin chick is feeding from the beak of an adult King penguin

Public displays of care at Macca Read more

A crumpled clear plastic water bottle with label still attached

Confronting junk at Macca Read more

An elephant seal is hiding behind green blowing tussock, only its nostrils can be seen

Explore Macca through the eyes of the expeditioners who call it home Read more

A woman in camouflage jacket is standing in front of a wandering albatross

Rangers take on the elements out in the field Read more

A man crouches next to a computer server housed in a small hut

The joy of monitoring modern technology Read more

7 people stand on the foreshore with the red Aurora Australis in the background.

A met observer shares his passion Read more

Nine people in various fancy dress stand in front of a rock near an elephant seal, a woman stands on the rock with a life ring around her neck

A swim in the Southern Ocean, a hot spa, and a long feast. Read more

The leg of a person is standing in a field of buzzies

Midwinter ode and greetings from Macca Read more

one person stands at a whiteboard, another at a radio console and a woman sits at a table in front of maps

Search-and-rescue for a dummy expeditioner Read more

two people pull a large blue plastic drum out of a swamp of brown kelp

The wild west gets a clean-up, and practising a skill we hope to never use. Read more

A pink sunrise over a rocky outcrop and horizon

A plumber feels lucky to be at Macca Read more

A woman stands in an apron holding a pair of tongs with a sausage

A new Party at Macca Read more

Five people are looking over the edge of a platform as two people tie knots to a structure

A Station Leader goes over the edge and a birthday is celebrated Read more

four people wear hiking gear ready to go on a hike

Training on the Big Green Sponge Read more

Thousands of king penguins surround a rusted metal structure on a beach

ANZAC spirit and a 100 year milestone at Macca Read more

Nine brightly dressed people are standing in the grassy tussocks of Macquarie Island

Hot cross buns and chocolate treats — but not a bunny in sight Read more

A Giant petrel attacks a fluffy brown King penguin chick creche

Skies filled with auroras and persistent petrels Read more

a woman in a life jacket sits at the tiller of a red inflatable boat

Expeditioners go on a boating trip and a visitor drops into Buckles Bay. Read more

Two people are restocking a yellow tub with a red helicopter nearby

End of a busy resupply and beginning of the 72nd ANARE season Read more

The waste accumulated on station waiting to be loaded onto the ship for Return To Australia

We are all in resupply mode still but the end is nigh! Plus some… Read more

Ali Dean waving to the ship from the Ham Shack on Macquarie Island

Here at Macca we begin resupply and take a look at the Postal Officer role… Read more

A limpet moving around in a rock pool at Macca recently

This week at Macca we look into the many rock pools at low tide. Read more

A wandering albatross flying for the first time on Macquarie Island

Mel shares her thoughts about the wildlife she monitors Read more

Stilbocarpa at Brothers Point. Very common across Macquarie Island

From the camera of Ranger in Charge Chris Read more

Royal penguin at Macquarie Island

The locals wonder what we are up to Read more

A group of swimmers preparing for the Australia Day swim — plus the observer, there to check for any hazards

How we spent Australia Day on Macca Read more

The red round flower head of Acaena Magellanica

One of the stickiest plants on Macca Read more

Norbert — call sign VK0AI — in the Ham Shack on the top of Hut Hill making contact with ham operators around the world.

What goes on in the Ham Shack Read more

Green Gorge hut showing a tank outside the hut with pipe feed outside the hut

Even on the Green Sponge water is sometimes hard to find… Read more

Two ellie seals on the beach at Macca with superimposed Christmas Hats

Holiday happenings on Macca Read more