Spring has brought unseasonal hot and cold temperatures to Queensland and Tasmania.
In Tasmania on Thursday, temperatures .
Other areas across the state also experienced chilly weather, with Tunnock and Bushy Park recording -5C and -2C respectively.
While Tasmania froze, Queensland continues to swelter, with 37C recorded in Mount Isa on Wednesday and t.
The state's Rural Fire Service says there is a severe fire danger in the western parts of the state's Channel Country.
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18:14 EDT Rockhampton, Queensland's largest abattoir, is running again for the first time since cyclone Marcia tore through the region two weeks ago.