Wool market rises for second week as annual recess spurs buyers on.
NSW is the headline act but many parts of eastern Australia can expect good rain in the next eight days with two fronts sweeping through.
Life in NSW will continue as "normal" for the moment with NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian stopping short of announcing new restrictions at her Thursday morning media conference.
Another national record was broken for first-cross ewes online last week while global uncertainty is continuing to impact the retail market.
Some wool growers may be considering a move out of the industry but those that have already made the move say there is a lot to think about.
Opinion: In this week's The Gauge, CWA national president, Tanya Cameron, said the CWA supports changes that make quad bikes safer.
The federal government is being called on to suspend the need for wool growers to pay their levies and instead pay the shortfall for them.