Australian Marine Weather Warning Summary
|Thu 10:00 EST||NSW/ACT||Strong Wind Warning for the Hunter Coast, Sydney Coast and Batemans Coast|
|Thu 10:00 EST||Qld||Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning|
|Thu 10:23 CST||SA||Coastal Wind Warning for South Australian Waters.|
|Thu 10:06 EST||Tas||Gale Warning for all coastal waters except Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay and Channel where a Strong Wind Warning is current|
|Thu 10:12 EST||Vic||Gale Warning for Port Phillip, Western Port & West, Central, Central Gippsland & East Gippsland coasts|
|Thu 04:00 WST||WA||Strong Wind Warning for Perth Coast, Bunbury Geographe Coast, Leeuwin Coast, Albany Coast, Esperance Coast and Eucla Coast|
Strong, biting northerly winds have left Victorians shivering, as apparent temperatures plunge up to 10 degrees below actual temperatures.
Hunter graziers, buoyed by high cattle prices, are beginning to address a backlog of farm work that has built up during tough times.
The owner of a quarry which allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 Grantham flood says a safety bund appeared to be man made and may have been built without his knowledge.