Tag Archives: Waikerie

Not-so-little corella problem in spotlight

Not-so-little corella problem in spotlight

LITTLE corella populations are on the rise this year in one Riverland council area, with the pest birds damaging local ovals and greenspaces and harassing local property owners.

30 births a year: Waikerie midwifery shortage tied to numbers… LESS BABIES, LESS STAFF

THE relatively low number of babies born at Waikerie Hospital – believed to be around 30 last year – could be impacting the facility’s ability to retain midwifery staff and its chances of resuming birthing services.

Family stranded as outdoor cooking leads to $300,000 damage bill… Fire destroys Waikerie home

A FIRE thoroughly gutted a home in Waikerie on Monday, causing an estimated $300,000 damage and leaving a local family stranded – while fire crews were hard-pressed battling the blaze and ordering passers-by away from the scene.