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Marooned in a red sea

Tuesday, 6th March, 2012

BIG THRILL: Max Day (3) watches the SES helicopter take off after dropping food supplies at his home on Calindary Station north of Broken Hill. BIG THRILL: Max Day (3) watches the SES helicopter take off after dropping food supplies at his home on Calindary Station north of Broken Hill.

 By Gayle Hogan

Helicopters have been flying to station properties to deliver food to isolated families and to check on livestock after last week’s flooding rain.

The Livestock Health and Pest Authority (LHPA) has been helping livestock in distress, with a number of sheep moved from flooded paddocks near Ivanhoe yesterday.

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