East coast hits maximum levels of confidence from BOM for above average winter rain

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated May 27 2022 - 4:17am, first published 3:30am
ODDS ON: The odds are well and truly in favour of a wetter than average winter for eastern and central Australia.

EASTERN Australia's big wet shows no signs of abating, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issuing its winter climate update with an extremely strong forecast for above average rain for nearly all the eastern third of the country.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 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.