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Speckled cloud in the wake of a strong cold front is generating gusty cold showers and the odd thunderstorm over TAS, VIC and southern parts of NSW. Thick cloud with a low pressure trough is producing isolated showers and the odd thunderstorm over southwestern parts of WA.

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Fresh dusting of snow to the southeast

17:23 EST

A cold front has brought snow to the Alps of New South Wales, priming a good weekend to hit the snow fields.

Young and in drought: why farmers and young entrepreneurs stay on in regional and remote Australia

14:07 EST

There's rarely a time when the world's driest continent is not faced with a drought.

Australian Ski resorts going under cover

13:02 EST

Australia's ski resorts are finally becoming covered by fresh, natural snow, a result of the first decent cold blast in a few weeks.