Saturday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.
Monday Sunny. Patchy fog about the Upper Hunter in the early morning. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog about the Upper Hunter. Patches of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. High (70%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Wednesday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning. Light winds.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||18||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 3||86||E 9||56|
||7||17||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 4||85||ENE 8||62|
||4||18||70%||-||Slight||SSW 4||75||ESE 7||55|
||5||17||70%||1-5mm||Slight||WSW 3||75||SE 7||61|
||6||18||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 2||86||ENE 8||57|
||6||16||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 4||84||S 7||66|
||5||13||80%||1-5mm||Slight||ESE 18||84||SE 20||65|
||10||18||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 9||72||ENE 13||57|
||10||17||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 10||81||ENE 13||64|
||12||17||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 2||76||ENE 13||71|
||6||16||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 5||86||S 7||66|
||1||16||80%||< 1mm||High||E 2||100||SE 11||61|
||3||18||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||SW 3||76||SE 7||56|
||6||17||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 3||80||S 7||61|
Labor, Greens slam Agriculture White Paper for lack of strategic vision or climate change consideration
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his government "wants to back people who are prepared to back themselves", and that a newly released vision for Australian agriculture will do just that.
The Federal Government has released the long awaited , which it had promised to deliver within 12 months of the 2013 election.
Farm groups have welcomed the Federal Government's plan for Australia's agricultural future, particularly tax reforms and changes to Farm Management Deposits (FMD).