Conditions throughout April have continued to reflect the seasonal events that have dominated recent months.  Northern and Eastern Australia show high levels of growth and biomass accumulation, a result if a strong wet season and high levels of rainfall along the eastern seaboard. 

However, in Western Australia, drought conditions in the southwest are extending eastward towards the Nullarbor and north into the Pilbara reflecting the low rainfall and high temperatures that have characterised the summer and autumn period.

For more localised information including regional level overviews, users are encouraged to explore the Cibo Labs Regional Comparison. This tool provides regional data that may show the impact of localised weather or fire events. A further level of detail for individual properties is available for users who have created an Australian Feedbase Monitor account, which can be accessed both through the MyMLA portal or through the Cibo Labs website.

The Cibo Labs National Comparison can be used to freely access these layers ( to view the most recent images from a national, state or catchment level. Users can also access past images to compare national changes in Pasture Biomass or Ground Cover.  This tool can complement the Australian Feedbase Monitor which can also be created within the Cibo Labs Web Site