Heavy rain likely as part of late season tropical front

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated May 5 2022 - 9:44pm, first published 9:00pm
OUTLOOK: Sunrise over the Thomson River floodplain just west of Longreach on Saturday. The region is in the midst of one of its wettest seasons in years with more set to fall next week. Photo by Sally Gall.

A late burst of tropical moisture is set to deposit significant volumes of rain over eastern Australia next week, with Queensland likely to see the heaviest falls.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is Fairfax Ag Media's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his ten years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector. Away from work, he is a keen traveller, having spent his long service leave last year in Spain learning the language.

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