Newcastle Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|July 2015 Total||15 0.0||0 day(s)|
|July 1998-2014 Average Total||60.7||11.3 day(s)|
|July 1998-2014 Wettest Total||203.9||2011|
|July 1998-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||56.8||22nd 2011|
|July 1998-2014 Driest Total||6.6||2003|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||839.2||86 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1998-2014 Average Total||745.9||81.3 day(s)|
Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
Labor, Greens slam Agriculture White Paper for lack of strategic vision or climate change consideration
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his government "wants to back people who are prepared to back themselves", and that a newly released vision for Australian agriculture will do just that.
The Federal Government has released the long awaited Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, which it had promised to deliver within 12 months of the 2013 election.
Sydneysiders awoke to the coldest morning since last winter on Saturday and more cold mornings are on the way.