Wet spring forecast with 50pc chance of La Niña

The Bureau of Meteorology has this week issued a La Niña watch, declaring a 50 percent chance of the weather pattern known for bringing spring and summer rain to the east and north of Australia. ..Read More

Beef Central, 17/09/2021

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 15 September 2021

Rainfall throughout the past week was largely confined to the south west and south east corners of the continent, with the heaviest falls in south west Western Australia and Tasmania…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, 15/09/2021

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 8 September 2021

Rainfall was widespread across the continent through the week, with light to moderate falls recorded through most of the agricultural regions, except in Queensland…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, 08/09/2021

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 1 September 2021

The most significant rainfall over the past week was confined to the south west and south east areas of the continent, and north east Queensland. Only light falls fell in some of the adjoining agricultural regions…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, 01/09/2021

Seasonal climate outlook Sep-Nov 2021

Rainfall for spring is likely to be above median for south-east WA, the NT, SA, Queensland, NSW, Victoria and eastern Tasmania. Much of the eastern States show a greater than 80 percent chance, as does eastern parts of the NT and SA…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, 26/08/2021

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 25 August 2021

Rain in the past week fell in the south east of the continent and the far south west of Western Australia. Widespread moderate falls were recorded in the eastern half of New South Wales, eastern Victoria and Tasmania…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, 25/08/2021

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 18 August 2021

Rainfall for the week fell mainly in the south west and south east regions of the continent…Read More

Beef Central, 18/08/2021

Negative Indian Ocean Dipole likely to continue into spring

A negative Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) event, which increases the chances of above average winter–spring rainfall for much of southern and eastern Australia, is likely to continue into the southern hemisphere spring…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, 17/08/2021

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17 Sep 2021 (updated 10am daily)
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Live export feeder steer prices ex Darwin (c/kg liveweight)


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