Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud crossing southeastern parts of the nation with a cold front is generating showers, particularly about northern parts of TAS. Cloud moving over the QLD coast and northeastern parts of the Top End with moist southeasterly winds is producing isolated showers.
A Royal Flying Doctor Service aircraft has been forced to land on Rottnest Island with two patients on board because of the thick fog in Perth.
As the mercury plunges Canberrans can be forgiven for wanting to stay indoors, but those brave enough to weather the elements have been greeted by a winter wonderland.
The Federal Government has released the long awaited , which it had promised to deliver within 12 months of the 2013 election.