Wednesday: Southerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms. Thursday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around dawn, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms.Issued Wed 22:17 EDT
17:43 EDT The Federal Agriculture Minister says he's working hard to finalise arrangements for the new concessional loan scheme.