Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north and east, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.
Monday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during 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.
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Agriculture white paper: Drought relief, dams key focus of Coalition's blueprint for rural Australia
More money for dams, extra drought relief and measures to boost the returns to farmers from sales at home and abroad are part of the Federal Government's long-awaited blueprint for agriculture.
Following a strong cold front which swept over southeastern parts of the nation yesterday, cool air settled under clear skies over parts of the sunshine state.
The Federal Government's White Paper on the Competitiveness of Australia's agriculture sector, to be released on the weekend, will drive long-term agricultural policies.