Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots north of Innisfail during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Innisfail. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.Issued Fri 05:03 EST
07:24 EST The Federal Agriculture Minister rejects criticism from the Labor Opposition that the Government's drought assistance package is a 'failure'.