Variable 5/15 knots tending east to southeasterly in the early afternoon and increasing to be generally 10/15 knots but reaching 20 knots in the far east. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far east during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far east. Swell: Easterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending north to northeasterly during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the evening. Swell: Easterly 2 metres.Issued Fri 05:10 EST
07:24 EST The Federal Agriculture Minister rejects criticism from the Labor Opposition that the Government's drought assistance package is a 'failure'.