Tasmanian Visible Satellite/Lightning
Tasmania Satellite Notes
Patchy low cloud in the east and southern parts of TAS under a high pressure ridge is only bringing some light patchy showers. Skies are clearer in drier air in the north and west.
There have been a few hiccups along the way but the school garden at St Francis' Primary School in Hughenden continues to grow despite the on-going drought.
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.
Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.