Saturday Mostly clear. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Monday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||29||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 23||72||ESE 29||57|
||21||27||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 22||70||ESE 22||61|
||19||25||10%||-||Nil||ESE 14||72||E 16||53|
||13||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 11||69||NE 14||38|
||18||31||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 15||73||ESE 16||37|
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).