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Bright 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Low
  • Sunday
    Jul 5
    Max UV Index:
    2
    icon 11°C
    Frost then sunny
    Wind:
    9am - N 4km/h
    3pm - NNW 5km/h
    Chance of rain:
    40%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Monday
    Jul 6
    Max UV Index:
    2
    icon 10°C
    Late shower
    Wind:
    9am - NNE 5km/h
    3pm - N 6km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Tuesday
    Jul 7
    Max UV Index:
    2
    icon 13°C
    Cloudy
    Wind:
    9am - E 2km/h
    3pm - NW 3km/h
    Chance of rain:
    30%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Wednesday
    Jul 8
    Max UV Index:
    2
    icon 13°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - ENE 4km/h
    3pm - NNE 4km/h
    Chance of rain:
    30%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm

Sun Protecting Tips

Protect yourself in five ways from skin cancer

  • Apply SPF30+ broad spectrum water resistant sun-screen liberally to clean, dry skin, atleast 15 minutes before being exposed to the sun, and reapply at least every two hours when outdoors.
  • Put on a broad-brimmed hat that shades your face, neck and ears.
  • Wear sun protective clothing that covers as much of your body as possible.
  • Seek shade
  • Wear wrap-around sunglasses

Avoid going outdoors unprotected between 10am - 3pm when ultraviolet radiation is the strongest.

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Federal Government unveils long-awaited plan for Australian agriculture

07:23 EST

The Federal Government has released the long awaited , which it had promised to deliver within 12 months of the 2013 election.

Labor, Greens slam Agriculture White Paper for lack of strategic vision or climate change consideration

15:45 EST

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.

Farmers welcome Agriculture White Paper's vision for the future

15:42 EST

Farm groups have welcomed the Federal Government's plan for Australia's agricultural future, particularly tax reforms and changes to Farm Management Deposits (FMD).