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Cloud building over WA ahead of a strong cold front is causing showers in the southwest to increase. Cloud over southeastern Australia is mainly high jetstream cloud and is not bringing any rain. Patchy cloud on the north QLD coast in moist onshore winds is bringing a few showers

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Asking for help key to surviving drought depression, western Queensland grazier says

07:37 EDT

A Western Queensland grazier who has overcome depression says he will not allow the current drought to drag him back into the dark days of negative thinking.

Hunter residents sweat through record warm spell

07:26 EDT

Hunter residents have had their first real taste of summer, with Newcastle recording its longest October warm spell on record.

Hopes new weather stations for Canberra's wine region will reduce disease

06:43 EDT

Canberra's winemakers are hoping new weather stations will provide more reliable data for the region.