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All aboard with Olaf

What's it really like to spend your days all at sea?


After the cyclone

Resilience and determination are two words that spring to mind in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi in north Queensland.


Quarantine boat check

Peak holiday periods are a busy time for quarantine officers stationed in northern Tasmania.


Tea please

It's amazing how many cups of tea come out of just one plantation.


Science kids in the bush

A wildlife refuge in the foothills of the Barrington Tops, about three hours north of Sydney, has been a holiday playground for a group of young city kids and their parents getting to know their natural environment.



Latest hires satellite photo

Latest hires satellite image (click for larger image)

Todays Synoptic chart

Today's Synoptic chart (click for larger image)

Yesterday's Temperature & Rainfall
Minimum: Perisher, NSW 2.4°C
Maximum: Bourke, NSW 26.4°C