There is no clear trend for either wetter or drier conditions through winter, while in the short-term WA and NSW should get good rain.
WILD winds, increased fire danger and the chance of some rainfall are expected across the next few days
The NSW floods will see a cleansing flush of water head down the Barwon-Darling River system and have also bolstered inland dam levels.
Pastoral regions of the state - particularly the north west region - can expect heavy rain and thunderstorms tomorrow (Friday), as thunderstorm activity developing near the WA border moves east.
The strong La Nina event has led to the coolest summer for the nation as a whole in 10 years, however it was around the long-term average.
The seasonal outlook came with the caveat that skill is low in autumn, but farmers hope above average rain forecasts are on the money.
Southern Queensland has remained in somewhat of a rain shadow during the current La Nina event, but there may be rain on the way.
The La Nina event is breaking down but farmers hope it has one last kick left and can help deliver good opening rains in the autumn.
The Ceduna weather radar is about to undergo a significant upgrade to provide the wider community with more reliable and up-to-date weather information.