Five people in the tussoch grass doing push ups, dressed in evening gowns and suits.  A man behind, wearing a Hawaiian shirt holds a fishing rod aloft,

Sporting colour to brighten people's spirits Read more

Two expeditioners squatting next to a solar panel in the field

How to cover 91 kms of walking on the Big Green Sponge. Read more

A group shot of people dressed up for a party, some holding an oversized picture frame, all smiling to camera

The preparation and fun of Midwinter celebrations Read more

A women shrugs and smiles at camera, with five dice all showing three on the table in front of her

Sub-Antarctic Yhatzee rivalry Read more

A view of the buildings on station.  The mountain behind has been lit orange by the sunset.

A sparky tells us about his 'emotional' weather experiences Read more

A man in all weather gear and a backpack stands on the snowy ridge of a mountain.  The sea and another snow capped mountain can be seen in the background.

Ridding the island of unwanted waste Read more

Two men sit next to a hole they have dug in to the grassy hillside.  One is lowering a seismometer in to the hole as both smile to camera.

It's citizen science time for the team at Macca. Read more

Storm clouds gather over a shoreline. Petrels and sea lions can be seen in the shallow water.

A poetic tale of life on an island Read more

A fur seal sitting on a tussock looking back over its shoulder to the camera

The rhythm of life on station Read more

A group of brightly dressed expedtioners on a tussock covered hill all joined together by ropes

A few sojourns off station keep the expeditioners busy. Read more

A man in bright yellow cold weather clothing, gloves and a bright hat holds his hands up to camera and smiles

The station 'celebrity' chef tells all about life on station Read more

An expeditioner resting in the grassy tussocks against a large pointed rock with the sea and blue sky behind it

A never to be forgotten trip out to the far reaches of Macca Read more

Three people crouched near the wooden steps on to a beach looking at two curious king penguins who are close to the camera.

What exactly do we do down here? Read more

A group of elephant seals lying on the beach

The Doctor's perspective of Macquarie Island Read more

Four expeditioners pose outside the office

Field training underway at Macquarie Island Read more

An expeditioner stands on a grassy hill surrounded by sea.  Two large birds can be seen flying just of the shore.

Where’s Brian, Macca brewing and grey petrel monitoring Read more

5 men stand behind a work bench facing camera and smiling

Settling in to the new normal Read more

A line of expeditioners in hi-vis and wearing masks pull a fuel line in from the water to the shore.  A supply ship is visible just off shore.

Refuel, resupply and International Women's Day Read more

An expeditioner driving a green tractor during resupply activities, waves to camera.  The sea can be seen behind him.

The population more than doubles with the new arrivals Read more

A large shed with wooden walls and a corrugated room, set up with dining tables covered in white table cloths, loungers facing a large white screen on the wall and a snack table in the  foreground

Ensuring COVID safety and a meet and greet with a plumber Read more

A bright green Aurora lights the dark sky.  The lights of a boat on the water are reflected in the water.

Expeditioners get clever to create more space on their busy walls Read more

Inside the mind of the comms guy Read more

Arvid and Finn about to take on an up hill hike

The Macca team take a few walks in the park and of course see amazing wildlife. Read more

Expeditioner standing at the top of a hill in his hiking gear, smiling to camera

Meet Scott, our project sparky Read more

Four expeditioners posing in front of some royal penguins

Getting to know our expeditioners better as the season draws to a close Read more

Two royal penguins embracing in a hug with their heads

Photographers on island show off their images in the name of friendly competition Read more

A bright green Aurora in the night sky

We find out a little more about our enthusiastic first timer, Jamie. Read more

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