Australian Community Climate and Earth-System Simulator (ACCESS). Based upon the UK Met Office Unified Model system. ACCESS G3 is the global numerical forecast model operated by the BoM. It is run four times daily and provides forecast data out to 240 hours with a horizontal resolution of approximately 12km and 70 vertical levels.
14:22 AEST Alice Springs sits at the centre. Geographically, the town is roughly 1500 km equidistant from both Darwin and Adelaide. Culturally, it demarcates 'up north' from 'down south'. And meteorologically, at 23 degrees latitude, it separates the tropics from the mid-latitudes, marking the general limit for the reach of southern cold-fronts.