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Drought concessional loan scheme to be reopened within days, says Federal Government drought co-ordinator

07:28 EST

A new "drought coordinator" working on the border of Victoria and South Australia says the next round of drought concessional loans will be opened within days and funding boosts will be announced for a list of service providers.

Police caution drivers as snow covers Tasmania again

07:15 EST

Tasmanian Police are urging drivers to be selective about where they travel today, with snow falling again to about 100 metres in the state's south and 400 metres in the north.

Volkswagen removes website references on ability of Multivan people mover to cross floodwaters

07:07 EST

Volkswagen Australia has removed all information from its website on the ability of one of its vehicles to cross flooded roads, after concerns from a Queensland MP and the RACQ over the claims.