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Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Mackay in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the morning. Winds turning easterly during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots tending southeasterly before dawn. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southerly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Tue 15:53 EST
17:25 EST Farmers say Australia urgently needs a new national plan for drought, after Agriculture Department figures reveal less than half the funds allocated for Commonwealth concessional loans schemes .