East to northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Kowanyama in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Northwesterly below 1 metre offshore. Weather: Scattered thunderstorms. Outlook Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Northwesterly below 1 metre offshore. Weather: Scattered thunderstorms, becoming less likely in the morning. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Winds up to 35 knots possible depending on movement and development of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Gillian. Seas: Seas and swell up to 2m. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms, more frequent offshore north of Kowanyama.Issued Thu 05:51 EST
17:43 EDT The Federal Agriculture Minister says he's working hard to finalise arrangements for the new concessional loan scheme.