Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud crossing southern WA with a gusty cold front is bringing showers. Cloud running along the NSW and southern QLD coast with a brisk southerly change is triggering showers. Patchy cloud over SA, TAS and VIC in cold air is only causing the odd light shower.
Origin Game III, the decider, is on tonight at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.
Canberra has chilled below freezing every morning this month, and a few days have been quite cold as well.