A trough is causing a band of rain stretching from northern WA into the southern NT and western SA. Brisk southerly winds are bringing showers to southern WA. Onshore winds are triggering the odd shower along the NSW and QLD coasts. Mostly clear elsewhere under high pressure.
00:56 AEST The Queensland government has announced plans to release 145,000 megalitres of water into the Flinders River by the end of the year, with irrigators and mining companies competing for allocations.