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Global Forecast System. The operational numerical weather forecasting model run by NCEP. The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based. Forecast data from the GFS is available out to 180 hours at full resolution and 16 days at a reduced resolution.

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Cute, cuddly and freezing cold: joeys, wombats nursed back to health thanks to volunteers

19:39 EST

Winter in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales is very cold and if you are a small mammal whose mother has just been killed then your chances of survival are very slim.

'Life finds a way': Outback residents capture drought experience, as part of town exhibition

19:36 EST

Dry cracked earth, an emaciated kangaroo and a blossoming romance in an isolated paddock are some of the images that will exhibit in western Queensland to raise awareness for the drought.

WA convoy delivers much-needed hay to drought-stricken NSW farmers

17:14 EST

A convoy of trucks has rolled into the regional NSW town of Condobolin to deliver hay to more than 200 drought-affected farmers.