Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Up to 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon.Issued Wed 05:10 EST
13:54 EST A provision to let cattle from drought and fire-affected properties into some National Parks and reserves was voted through the Queensland Parliament last night and immediately condemned by the Federal Government.