Links

Links

WEATHER

Bureau of Meteorology
www.bom.gov.au
Queensland Forecast
www.bom.gov.au/weather/qld/forecasts.shtml
Cane firing forecast
http://www.bom.gov.au/cgi-bin/wrap_fwo.pl?IDQ10004.txt
Daily rainfall
http://www.bom.gov.au/cgi-bin/wrap_fwo.pl?IDQ60129.html
Cyclone warning page
www.bom.gov.au/weather/cyclone/
Climate information
http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/
SILO
www.bom.gov.au/silo/
Tide Times
www.ntf.flinders.edu.au/TEXT/TIDES/tides.html
Weatherzone
http://www.weatherzone.com.au

Farm Lobby Groups

NFF (National Farmers Federation) www.nff.org.au
QFF (Queensland Farmers Federation) www.qff.org.au

Sugar Organisations

 
Queensland Sugar www.queenslandsugar.com (marketing)
BSES Ltd www.bses.org.au (research)
SRDC www.srdc.gov.au (research & development)
SRI www.sri.org.au (research & development)
CSR Ltd www.csr.com.au (millers)
Bundaberg Sugar www.bundysugar.com.au (millers)
Mackay Sugar www.mkysugar.com.au (millers)
Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists www.assct.com.au
New South Wales Sugar www.nswsugar.com.au (NSW Sugar)

Federal Government Bodies

 
DAFF (Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forrestry) www.daff.gov.au

Queensland Government Bodies

 
DPI (Department of Primary Industries & Fisheries) www.dpi.qld.gov.au

Employment

 
Skills telegraph www.dpi.qld.gov.au/skillstelegraph/

SEARCH ENGINES

Popular International Search Engine

 
www.google.com
www.dogpile.com
www.metacrawler.com
www.search.com
www.altavista.com
www.excite.com
www.looksmart.com
www.yahoo.com

Australian Search Engines

 
www.anzwers.com.au
www.webwombat.com.au
www.goeureka.com.au
www.altavista.com.au
www.yahoo.com.au

Image Search Engines

 
www.altavista.com.au
Ditto
Multimedia

Specialty Searches

 
www.boardreader.com
Finds message board postings for all over the Web on topics such as arts and antiques, computers, outdoor recreation, sports and travel.
www.compinfo-center.com
When you need details on a technology or a component down to the geek level, search here and you'll get plenty of info.
www.completeplanet.com
This site says that is public directory gives you access to over 100,000 databases and search engines.
www.digital-librarian.com
Here you'll get a librarian's view of the best links for both mainstream and offbeat research. It's also useful for academic topics.
www.invisible-web.net
This site covers a range of areas such as business, legal, medical, technical and other specialised data.
www.itools.com
You get to search among research topics and language tools at this site. You can try the translating tools for 15 languages, legal dictionaries, a computing terms dictionary, and even a thesaurus tool that can help you solve crossword puzzles.
www.ixquick.com
Carry out meta searches using combinations of popular sites that you pick and choose.
www.magportal.com
You can search through a huge archive for specific magazine articles, or browse topics like 'small business' or 'recruiting'
www.researchville.com
This one-stop shop lets you search breaking news from wire services and newspapers. You can also tap into research sites for medical and educational topics.
www.searchenginecolossus.com
Here you'll find links to regional search engines in 196 countries
www.singingfish.com
Search international sources for audio and video clips.
www.infobel.com/teldir
Here you'll find links to Yellow Pages and White pages, etc. from more than 170 countries.
www.vivisimo.com
This unusual ad-free, highly useful search tool queries multiple search sites and organises the results by type of document
www.vroosh.com
This Canadian metasearch site lets you search news topics, online auctions, MP3s and books.
www.xrefer.com
This British site gives you everything from art history facts to academic topics to music terms