A front is bringing strong, cold, showery winds to TAS, southern SA, VIC and far southern NSW. Showers are falling as snow to 400 metres in TAS, 700 metres in VIC and 900 metres in NSW. A trough is generating patchy light rain in western WA. A high is keeping the rest mainly dry.
13:02 EST Australia's ski resorts are finally becoming covered by fresh, natural snow, a result of the first decent cold blast in a few weeks.