- Skyrocketing beanies caused by winter
We're now past the shortest day of the year and well into winter, so just how wintry is it in southeastern Australia? A weak cold front has just clipped Victoria and southeastern New South Wales, bringing with it frequent showers and fresh winds.
- Either humid or calm - tricky month for drying clothes
So far this winter much of southeastern Australian has either been too humid or too calm for the washing to dry as fast as it would normally at this time of year.
- SA Power Networks paid $18.5m in compensation for December blackout
A new report shows SA Power Networks paid more than $18.
- Dry season in Western Australia forces Wheatbelt farmers to sell off sheep
The lack of winter rain over much of Western Australia has left many crops to wither and pasture to dry out, with Wheatbelt farmers in particular being forced to sell their sheep.
- Late start to winter in Tasmania
Winter has finally arrived in Tasmania this week after dry and record-breaking warm start to June in Hobart.
- Rain drenches Perth but fails to bring many desperate WA farmers relief
A cold front over the southern half of Western Australia has dumped more than 60 millimetres of rain on Perth, and has given some struggling farmers a boost, but has failed to reach all agricultural areas desperate for a drenching.