Farmers celebrate rain as Tasmania braces for downpour to continue

Farmers celebrate rain as Tasmania braces for downpour to continue

Posted May 11, 2018 05:43:34 Photo: Farmer Tim Lyne celebrates the rain. His 40-megalitre dam was completely empty just last week. (ABC News: Edith Bevin) Related Story: Time to rug up — south-east Australia is about to get cold, wet and windy Fifth-generation east coast farmer Jack Cotton says Thursday’s …

Victoria braces for wild winds and rain as weather warnings issued for NSW, ACT and SA

Victoria braces for wild winds and rain as weather warnings issued for NSW, ACT and SA

Updated May 11, 2018 13:08:33 Photo: Ethan, 3, frolicked in the snow and sunshine at Dinner Plain. (Supplied: Dinner Plain Alpine Village) Related Story: Evacuations and flash floods after violent storm, record rainfall hit Hobart Related Story: Live: BOM warns of damaging winds for the east as Hobart clean-up continues …

NT braces for new taxes as GST shortfall forces Government to raise revenue

NT braces for new taxes as GST shortfall forces Government to raise revenue

Posted April 06, 2018 15:19:14 New taxes are likely to be announced ahead of this year’s Northern Territory budget, as the Government struggles to plug a hole created by a $136 million drop in GST payments next financial year. Key Points New taxes and savings measures are likely to soon …

Ingham braces for second major flood, as clean-up begins further north in Queensland

Ingham braces for second major flood, as clean-up begins further north in Queensland

Updated March 28, 2018 09:15:43 Photo: A major flood warning has been issued for the Herbert River in Ingham, north of Townsville. (Facebook: Wendy Marini) The town of Ingham in north Queensland is facing its second major flood in three weeks, as the severe weather event in Cairns moves down …

Tiwi Islands Football League grand final postponed as region braces for cyclone

Tiwi Islands Football League grand final postponed as region braces for cyclone

By ABC staff Updated March 15, 2018 19:29:12 Photo: The Tiwi Islands Football League grand final has been postponed, but the Northern Territory Football League grand final is expected to go ahead at this stage. (Supplied: Jack Bullen) The Tiwi Islands Football League grand final has been postponed as residents …