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.
11:34 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.