With the storm season just around the corner the QLD Premier has urged Queenslanders to be prepared at the Get Ready Queensland Week (8-14 October 2018) launch in Brisbane.
From 17 September 2018, eligible community groups and charities located across Aurizon’s operations can apply for cash grants of up to $20,000 through the latest round of Aurizon’s Community Giving Fund.
With much of southern Australia experiencing a combination of above average temperatures and below average rainfall in 2018, large parts of the country face above normal bushfire potential over the coming months.
The Bureau of Meteorology is currently monitoring a system which is likely to deliver a weekend of variable and potentially dangerous weather to New South Wales and the ACT.
The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has released the latest State Seasonal Update, which indicates NSW received welcome widespread rainfall throughout August 2018; however 99.8 per cent of NSW remains in drought.
Queensland communities will receive $14.3 million under the 2015-18 National Partnership Agreement on Natural Disaster Resilience to help them better prepare for natural disasters.
The Bureau’s ENSO Outlook has been upgraded from INACTIVE to El Niño WATCH.
Winter crop production is forecast to fall in 2018–19 to 38 million tonnes, with canola and chickpeas forecast to decrease, while wheat and barley production is forecast to increase.
The Bureau of Meteorology has released its 2018 Winter Outlook, with warmer and drier than average conditions expected across large parts of the country.
Thirty farmers ride through central Sydney on horseback to raise awareness of the impacts of climate change on rural Australia.