Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud associated with a pair of troughs are generating areas of rain over far northern TAS and VIC, and showers over southeast SA. Cloud over coastal QLD and southwest WA in moist onshore winds is causing a few showers. Skies are clearer elsewhere due to a high.
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.
Farm groups have welcomed the Federal Government's plan for Australia's agricultural future, particularly tax reforms and changes to Farm Management Deposits (FMD).
The Federal Government has released the long awaited , which it had promised to deliver within 12 months of the 2013 election.