North to northwesterly 10/20 knots turning north to northeasterly during the afternoon. Winds inshore becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Up to 1.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, up to 2.5 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable up to 10 knots during the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Up to 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, up to 2.5 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Thu 05:01 EDT
17:43 EDT The Federal Agriculture Minister says he's working hard to finalise arrangements for the new concessional loan scheme.