SW to NW 5/10 knots, increasing to 10/15 knots during the late morning. Winds becoming N to NW 10/15 knots during the afternoon and increasing to 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 0.7/1 metre. Rain areas developing. Outlook Thursday: N to NW 15/20 knots, ahead of a 15/20 knot S to SW change early morning. Winds decreasing to 10/15 knots during the late morning or early afternoon. Seas: to 1 metre. Rain easing. Outlook Friday: W to SW 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Winds tending S to SW and increasing to 20/30 knots during the evening.Issued Wed 04:36 EST
11:34 EST A provision to let cattle from drought and fire-affected properties into some National Parks and reserves was voted through the Queensland Parliament last night and immediately condemned by the Federal Government.