Mackay Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|July 2015 Total||0.4||2 day(s)|
|July 1960-2014 Average Total||39.6||10.0 day(s)|
|July 1960-2014 Wettest Total||269.2||1988|
|July 1960-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||169.8||5th 1988|
|July 1960-2014 Driest Total||0.0||2007|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||659.2||88 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1960-2014 Average Total||1240.2||98.8 day(s)|
Central Coast, Queensland
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.