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About ACCESS Regional

Australian Community Climate and Earth-System Simulator (ACCESS). Based upon the UK Met Office Unified Model system. ACCESS R is the regional numerical forecast model operated by the BoM. It is run twice daily (00Z and 12Z) and provides forecast data out to 72 hours with a horizontal resolution of 37.5km and 50 vertical layers.

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Severe storms and heatwave to end the week in NSW

11:24 EDT

Severe thunderstorms and a severe heatwave will affect parts of NSW during the second half of this week.

ACCC recommends immediate overhaul of insurance in northern Australia as costs soar

10:34 EDT

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says government intervention is needed to bring down high insurance prices in Northern Australia, recommending the abolition of stamp duty on home, contents and strata insurance products.

Extreme heat wipes out almost one third of Australia's spectacled flying fox population

10:27 EDT

An extreme heatwave in far north Queensland last month is estimated to have killed more than 23,000 spectacled flying foxes, equating to almost one third of the species in Australia.