Australia Satellite Notes
Thick cloud across southern WA with a low and trough is producing areas of rain. Low cloud over eastern VIC and TAS in moist onshore winds is bringing a few light showers. Skies are generally clearer elsewhere under a high, leading to mild temperatures after a cool morning
Two central Victorian councils have raised concerns about a revised floodplain management strategy for the state.
Dungog Council is getting on with the job of building a replacement bridge for one in the tiny community of Torryburn that was washed away in recent floods.
Drought-ravaged outback Queensland councils fail to qualify for federal funding, vow to challenge ruling
Three councils in outback Queensland are fighting to access new federal drought funding, even though they have been drought-declared by the State Government for years.