Australian Community Climate and Earth-System Simulator (ACCESS). Based upon the UK Met Office Unified Model system. ACCESS G is the global numerical forecast model operated by the BoM. It is run twice daily (00Z and 12Z) and provides forecast data out to 240 hours with a horizontal resolution of 80km and 50 vertical levels.
09:14 EST The organisers of an appeal in Queensland's west say the local community is becoming "drought fatigued" but it is still vital to raise awareness of how city people can help drought-affected towns.