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Cloud over southern parts of SA and most of VIC and TAS with a frontal system is triggering storms and areas of heavy showers. Speckled cloud over southern parts of WA ahead of a front is also causing showers. Skies are otherwise clear under a broad high pressure ridge.

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Ski resorts recovering nicely after early-week snow loss

13:58 EST

Australia's ski resorts will be looking good this weekend despite heavy rain eroding the natural snow base earlier in the week.

The future of snow: why machines will have a bigger role to play

12:47 EST

While a fresh blast of snow blanketed Australia's alpine resorts over the weekend, the season started with much less promise.

How do we keep track of record snowfalls in Australia? It all happens at remote Spencers Creek

12:40 EST

Snow depth measurements taken at a remote location in the Kosciuszko National Park have kept track of the Australian snow seasons and charted record-breaking snowfalls for more than six decades.