Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower later tonight. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Cloudy. Patches of frost about higher ground in the early morning. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely from the late morning. Snow falling above 1400 metres. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning.
Monday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1200 metres. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about higher ground. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day.
Wednesday Mostly sunny morning. Areas of morning frost. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Light winds.
Northeast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||12||30%||< 1mm||Slight||SE 14||76||E 12||60|
||7||13||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 24||71||SE 19||61|
||2||11||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||SE 12||83||ESE 10||62|
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).