North west weather radar in 2019 federal budget

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated March 26 2019 - 12:49pm, first published 7:15am
Australia's weather radar network, such as this one at Terrey Hills in Sydney, will be boosted by four new stations in Queensland. Picture - Tony Walters.

Six weeks on from the disastrous rain event in north west Queensland, the federal government has announced there will be $28 million in next week's budget for a weather monitoring package that includes four new weather radars for Queensland.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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