La Nina to last until early autumn says Bureau of Meteorology

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
January 6 2022 - 11:00pm
The La Nina weather event is correlated with heavier rain in eastern Australia, such as this paddock near Bacchus Marsh, Victoria.

The current La Nina weather phase, correlated with above average rainfall for many parts of Australia, is set to continue until at least early autumn according to the Bureau of Meteorology.


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.