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Cloud over the eastern interior and northwest within troughs is not generating any rain. Patchy cloud along the QLD coast in onshore winds is causing the odd light shower. Cloud over WA's southwest near a trough is bringing only the odd very light shower.

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Neighbours in Need program organises visitors for farmers who need a friendly chat

08:22 EST

It is no secret life on the land can be isolating at times, and when drought bites it can be even harder for farmers to take time off from the farm.

Longer days to follow spring equinox

11:26 EST

Australia has made it through the depths of winter and will experience more daylight than darkness for the next six months.

Drought conditions in Australia spread north as Indonesia feels the bite of the big dry

10:35 EST

The drought in Australia is having an impact on its neighbours, with 5 million people in Indonesia suffering from an extended dry season.