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.
19:20 EST Despite the Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey pushing privatisation incentives, Tasmania's Liberals are sticking with their pre-election promise of not selling public assets, for this term at least.