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.
17:18 EST There are concerns that the first ever National Campdrafting Championship, to be held in southern Queensland late next month, could become the latest casualty of the drought.