Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud crossing southeastern parts of the nation with a cold front is generating showers, particularly about southern parts of VIC and northernwestern parts of TAS. Low cloud with a weak front over the far southwest is producing the odd isolated shower.
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).