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Australia Satellite Notes

A band of cloud extending from northern WA to the Tasman Sea with a trough is generating patchy rain about northern WA, southern NT, and a few showers and storms over northeast NSW and southeast QLD. onshore winds are directing a few showers over southern SA, VIC and TAS.

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Banking royal commission: Youi insurance left storm victims exposed to lead dust and mould

15:49 EST

A young family was left without a proper roof, exposing three children and their pregnant mother to lead dust, after insurer Youi failed to repair their roof for a year and half after a hailstorm.

Cyclone energy dissipates rapidly in northern hemisphere

13:56 EST

After an incredibly active week of typhoons, hurricanes and tropical storms in the northern hemisphere, the atmosphere has settled down noticeably this week.

Veteran mayor steps aside as drought takes toll on rural community leadership

13:38 EST

Drought is taking its toll on communities across the nation and in many cases the ripple effects will continue to be felt for years, including in local economies and community leadership.