A father, mother and baby elephant seal made out of gingerbread dough

Decorations in progress and an expeditioner Q&A Read more

Painting showing wildlife and tallships with garden cove visas

The Macca team joined the ANARE Club, Russian Embassy and Progress station… Read more

A moulting king penguin chick walks towards the camera half covered in down

A veritable nursery of baby birds Read more

Two people standing at the top of hill with the sea, station and plateau behind them

Rare calm weather on Macca for a chance to get out and about Read more

Two expedioners on yoga mats watching a yoga tutorial on screen and replicating the pose

A bit of R&R with some bendy expeditioners Read more

An IRB pulls up to the beach at Green Gorge. King penguins and elephant seal pups line the beach

Re-supplying the field huts leads to a fun trip Read more

An orca in the water with water coming out of its blowhole

Spring brings forth an embarrassment of wildlife Read more

Chef standing over paella pan on stove stirring up rice

Expeditioners were kept entertained this week with a delicious Spanish… Read more

Three tradesmen putting up a chicken wire wall in the Mess

The musically talented get us toe tapping at a live music gig Read more

The fuel drum is loaded into the stretcher by keen members of the search and rescue team

Search and rescue training Read more

A large elephant seal harem with around 50 adult females and 30 pups lie on the beach in the snow.

Macca expeditioners get out and about Read more

Roll of dark moody cloud over the ocean

Macca shares some of the photogenic meteorological wonders of their skies Read more

A young elephant seal pup lies on the beach as snow falls through the photo

Spring deliveries at Macca Read more

A Hooker's sea lion chasing a gentoo penguin through the tussocks

Teeming with amazing wildlife Read more

Station buildings Hass House and Cumptons Cottage with roofing debris on the ground.  Large metal container placed on roof material to hold it down

Winds gusting 150km/h caused some damage to the station’s mess hall, but… Read more

Expeditioneer sitting in front of the scoreboard and dartboard

This week at Macca we delve into the world of amateur darts Read more

Vista of snow covered mountains and lake in Argentina

Our proud papa, Alex, celebrates his new family Read more

Three expeditioners standing behind the lamb spit, shoulder to shoulder with beers in hand and big grins on their faces.

Theme night at Macquarie Island Read more

Four expeditioners standing around a large box marked return to Australia, polar medical unit

This week the Macca team film and edit their 48 hour film for this year Read more

Four lay surgical assistants in training in theatre

Dr Mal gives homage to our lay surgical volunteers Read more

a dog is lying next to a penguin on the beach

Reflections of the natural environment at Macquarie Island Read more

Dentist equipment on trays

Dr Mal gets a taste of fruit bread and finds himself in the dentist chair… Read more

Sea lions on the tussock grass

A weekend getaway with the Three Amigos Read more

Historical photo of the research station from 1948

A history lesson from Macca Read more

An expeditioner dressed up a seal lying on the beach

This week at Macca we see what the crew got up to on Midwinters Day Read more

Expeditioner holding a baby onesie at the table.

Papá to be — our SFTO Alex waits in anticipation of becoming a dad for the… Read more

a cake made to resemble an albatross on a nest

Macca enters the World Albatross Day Cake competition Read more

A close up of a Hooker's Sea Lion swimming and looking directly into the camera

This week at Macca we are discussing the Hooker's Sea Lions on the… Read more

An expeditioner doing push ups on a ridge near a waterfall

Push ups and penguins, the Macca team get buff on the push up challenge Read more

A young wandering albatross looks up at the father lovingly with the ocean in the background

Our wildlife ranger tells us about one of her favourite monitoring… Read more

Looking down at snowshoes being worn by a ranger

Problem solving with a design solution to a particularly ‘sticky’ problem Read more

Gentoo penguin on a sandy beack

Getting to know the penguins at Macca Read more

Group of expeditioners gathered around flag poles

ANZAC Day at Macca Read more

a man wearing a wedding dress plays darts

This week we focus on some of life’s essentials; keeping connected, our… Read more

Two expeditioners on a grassy walking track

Field training, formal dinners, Easter, rec trips, and learning something… Read more

Group photo of four expeditioners

Field travel training and an interview with a BOM Met Tech Read more

Dart board

Station life at Macquarie Island: the game of Macca-opoly and getting to… Read more

Two helicopters in flight over the station

The new expeditioners at Macca Read more

Two watercraft heading ashore from the icebreaker ship

Resupply underway at Macquarie Island Read more

long, rolled up rope and rusty oil drum on the shore

Marine debris clean up at Macca Read more

Chef cleaning kitchen walls

Getting ready for resupply Read more

two expeditioners in boat

Summer cruising at Macquarie Island Read more

Portrait Antarctic doctor outside office door

What it’s like to be the doctor on Macquarie Island Read more

Noctilucent cloud

Rare sightings from the Bureau of Meteorology Team at Macquarie Island Read more

Degraded vegetation on First knoll on Doctor’s Track, 2010

Vegetation recovery, 10 years on Read more

Three expeditioners standing on large rock stack

Australia Day celebrations at Macquarie Island Read more

Coastal mountain view of penguin colonies

Get to know Mel, the Macca Wildlife Ranger Read more

Royal penguins adults and chicks

Get to know the Chef on Macca Read more

Grazed vegetation nearly to the ground

Vegetation recovery on Macquarie Island Read more

Santa arrives on Christmas day at Macqurie Island station in a sleigh

Christmas on Macca Read more