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About ACCESS Global

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.

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When size does matter: Drought forces new rules for hay trucks

11:56 EST

When the clock strikes midnight tonight, longer and higher hay loads on trucks will be allowed on state roads to take animal feed to farmers.

Embattled dairy farmer's social post gets supermarkets to implement 10-cent drought levy on milk

11:12 EST

Woolworths has responded to calls from the dairy industry by announcing it will increase the price of its milk by 10 cents a litre as part of a new special drought relief milk range.

Drought conditions in Australia spread north as Indonesia feels the bite of the big dry

11:03 EST

The drought in Australia is having an impact on its neighbours, with 5 million people in Indonesia suffering from an extended dry season.