Point Stuart Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|July 2015 Average||18.0||31.6|
|July 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Jul 1996-2003 Average Total||1.4||0.5 day(s)|
|Jul 1996-2003 Wettest Total||8.2||2003|
|Jul 1996-2003 Wettest 24hr Total||6.0||29th 2003|
|Jul 1996-2003 Driest Total||0.0||1996|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||767.4||63 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1995-2009 Average Total||825.3||52.1 day(s)|
Darwin-Daly, Northern Territory
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.