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Thursday June 30, 2016

Con-front-ing conditions for SA, VIC and NSW

16:18 EST
A gusty cold front has brought gusty winds and showers to southern SA, western VIC and southern NSW.
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Weather bureau forecasting early start to northern Australia's wet season

ABC image 15:46 EST
Northern Australia has an above average chance of experiencing an early start to the wet season according to data released today by the Bureau of Meteorology.
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Capital City Election Day Weather Promises

14:15 EST
It's going to be a mixed bag of weather around the country on Saturday as voters head out to decide who next we can make fun of in cartoons, watch being interviewed on a brisk dawn walk, or hear them say 'jobs and growth' again and again.
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Mallee students use songs to build community resilience through drought

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A program involving writing and recording songs is helping students deal with the effects of drought on rural communities.
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Disaster funding sought for NSW village flooded three times in six years

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Cash grants and loans are being sought for residents in a small central New South Wales village, hit by their third flood in six years.
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Wednesday June 29, 2016

Help is arriving for Tasmanian dairy farmers as they deal with flood aftermath

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Three weeks after the worst flooding in living memory in Tasmania, help is arriving on farms facing a long recovery.
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Rains and wetter weather pattern bring dam relief to farms in New South Wales

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Farmers are enjoying the rain break in the season across New South Wales which is kicking along their crops and growing valuable pasture, and filling farm water storages.
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Coffs-Pittwater bluewater classic forced to move to Queensland for 2017

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Storm damage to the Coffs Harbour marina is behind an iconic offshore yacht race moving to the Gold Coast.
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More alpine joy on the way

13:11 EST
Recent good snowfalls across Australian resorts are about to be freshened up by another snow-producing cold front, right in time for the weekend.
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The late June arrival of Jack Frost for NSW

09:55 EST
Looking back over the month, it has certainly been one of contrasts over New South Wales.
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Flood-damaged key rail line weeks away from repair

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It could be another month before a key Tasmanian rail service, the Western Line, can be re-opened after flood damage.
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Tuesday June 28, 2016

As much of Australia chills, Darwin sweats

18:00 EST
The cold fronts that have frozen southeastern Australia haven't had the gas to push far enough north to cool Darwin, with heat records for the NT capital.
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Tips to stay warm in winter: Feeling cold is all about perception, health scientist says

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As residents in New South Wales emerge from under the rug after their , the question on the blue lips of many is what's the best way to stay warm? While many may feel their insides are rapidly chilling, Dr Ollie Jay from the University of Sydney said little was happening to our bodies internally and the cold was all due to "perception".
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WA winter starting cold in south, warm in north

13:24 EST
So far this winter Western Australia has been divided, unseasonably cold in the south and hot in the north.
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BlazeAid: Plans to expand disaster help to include pest management help for landholders

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A national disaster volunteer group wants to expand its services to assist landholders with their pest management.
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Queensland weather: Parts of south-east colder than Granite Belt as temperatures drop

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The big chill has hit Queensland's south-east coast, which was colder this morning than the Granite Belt and Darling Downs.
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Monday June 27, 2016

Canberra shaking and shivering

15:48 EST
After a few cold mornings, the cold days have now started in the ACT.
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Light snow falls in Blue Mountains, NSW Central Tablelands

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Snow has fallen across large parts of NSW, including the Blue Mountains, parts of the NSW Central Tablelands, and in the Barrington Tops National Park near Gloucester.
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Sydney's cold outbreak almost over

12:55 EST
Sydney's run of cold weather has continued today but when can we expect it to warm up? Considering last autumn was the warmest on record the past few wintry days have been a shock to the system for many.
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Snow season arrives in Snowy Mountains, as resorts reach out to new markets

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Two weeks into the official snow season and the Snowy Mountains have finally had a decent dusting.
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Outback Yacht Club set to launch near Longreach

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When you think of sailing, a cattle station near Longreach in outback Queensland is perhaps the last place that would come to mind.
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NSW weather: Day of widespread snow brings joy to ski fields, warnings for motorists

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Snowfalls has begun to clear after a day of widespread falls across the Blue Mountains, Central Tablelands and alpine regions of New South Wales.
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Farmers, scientists call for bipartisan leadership to help agriculture adjust to climate change

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Farmers and agricultural scientists say they're disappointed that neither major party has outlined a clear strategy for agricultural climate change adaptation in the 2016 election campaign.
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Sunday June 26, 2016

Tasmania floods: Recovery money targets farmers, small businesses

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Interest-free loans for up to two years are among extra flood assistance detailed for Tasmanian farmers and businesses.
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Lorinna residents still relying on barge after floods cut road access

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Almost three weeks after the devastating floods in north-west Tasmania, there is still no road access for the small community of Lorinna.
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Mild wake up for the Northern Territory

12:52 EST
From southwest WA to the eastern seaboard, overnight temperatures plummeted well below average on Sunday morning.
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Wintry weather across the nation

10:49 EST
Cold snap across the nation reminds Australians we do have a winter.
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Temperatures plummet in southern Queensland as Brisbane shivers through coldest morning of year

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Brisbane has shivered through its coldest morning of the year with temperatures dropping to below zero in parts of southern Queensland.
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Sydney, other parts of NSW shiver through cold, frosty morning

09:54 EST
Sydney has recorded its coldest morning of the year as temperatures dropped to 5.6 degrees Celsius in the city centre early on Sunday.
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Cold weather: Icy morning for NSW as wild winds ease, bureau says

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Icy and windy weather is blasting parts of the NSW central-west and Blue Mountains, although strong coastal winds are easing, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.
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Saturday June 25, 2016

Cold front delivers for boardriders

13:47 EST
After a slow start to the snow season and a week of small to no surf, an intense cold front has brought some happiness to snowboarders and surfers in Victoria and New South Wales.
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Above average rainfall for WA

13:39 EST
Parts of WA have been receiving persistent showers in recent days, propelling some locations well past their monthly average.
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Gale-force winds hit southern Queensland, as temperatures drop across state

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South-east Queensland has been lashed with gale-force winds overnight, cutting power to tens of thousands of properties, as temperatures plummeted across the state.
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Men caught in Midlands floodwaters plucked from swollen creek by helicopter

10:33 EST
Two men are lucky to be alive after entering a flooded creek in Tasmania's midlands, authorities say.
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Snowfalls, heavy rain recorded across New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania

00:25 EST
Parts of New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania were blanketed in snow, as a cold snap moved across the south-east coast.
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Friday June 24, 2016

Melbourne weather: BoM warns of icy winter blast as snow hits Victoria

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Victoria is in the grip of a cold snap, with snow falling across the state and Melbourne bracing for a wintry weekend.
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Tasmania weather: Snow expected in Hobart, flood warnings for northern rivers

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Tasmanians are experiencing a winter cold snap with snowfalls expected in southern and central parts of the state, while flood warnings remain in place for rivers in the north.
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Adelaide weather: City gripped by cold snap, emergency crews on alert

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Adelaide has escaped predicted wild overnight weather conditions but the city is still gripped by a cold snap that could see hail in some parts today.
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Chilly weekend for southeast QLD

13:25 EST
While the talk is all around snow in New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania; what does this cold front mean for Queensland? Out of this system, areas around Warwick, Inglewood and Stanthorpe may pick up a few showers this afternoon or evening.
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Widespread frost across the southeast

13:02 EST
A high pressure ridge will develop quickly in the wake of the front that brought snow to VIC, TAS and NSW today, causing a cold snap overnight.
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Residents of WA town experiencing coastal erosion optimistic after seawall withstands rigorous testing

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Residents of a seaside hamlet in Western Australia are optimistic about the future of their properties after a seawall under construction survived rigorous testing during recent wild weather.
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Weekend weather: East coast shivers through cold snap

09:06 EST
Snow is forecast for parts of the east coast today as a cold front continues to bring low temperatures, rain and potentially damaging winds.
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Con-front-ing conditions for SA, VIC and NSW

16:18 EST

A gusty cold front has brought gusty winds and showers to southern SA, western VIC and southern NSW.

Weather bureau forecasting early start to northern Australia's wet season

15:46 EST

Northern Australia has an above average chance of experiencing an early start to the wet season according to data released today by the Bureau of Meteorology.

Capital City Election Day Weather Promises

14:15 EST

It's going to be a mixed bag of weather around the country on Saturday as voters head out to decide who next we can make fun of in cartoons, watch being interviewed on a brisk dawn walk, or hear them say 'jobs and growth' again and again.