Friday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms this evening with possible hail. Saturday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots east of King Island early in the morning. Winds turning westerly 15/20 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres, decreasing to 2/4 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 10/15 knots tending northwesterly 15/25 knots during the early morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots tending westerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Fri 16:07 EST
19:20 EST Despite the Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey pushing privatisation incentives, Tasmania's Liberals are sticking with their pre-election promise of not selling public assets, for this term at least.