Ballarat breakfast report: January 20


A shower or two will clear today but temperatures won't reach much higher than 23 degrees, according to the weather bureau.

The fire danger will be low to moderate which is very good news for those still working to battle blazes in the Grampians and other areas.

This week is expected to remain mild until Friday, when 31 degrees is forecast.


Homicide police will today continue their investigation into what happened to Deer Park man Ricky Lee Ganly.

Yesterday police hauled his Magna sedan and a body from the bottom of a flooded Avoca mine.

Mr Ganly, 48, was last seen in Deer Park in April last year


Ballarat firefighters are continuing their efforts to help battle blazes in the Grampians.

Crews are being bussed in and out each morning and night as a new shift takes over. 


There was a minor disruption to the 6.05 Wendouree to Southern Cross service this morning. Coaches replaced the train on this service. No other services are listed as having problems.

Call 1800 800 007 for more information.



Two Ballarat men will today be recognised for their efforts in helping a man following a car crash last year.

Today's breakfast report.

Today's breakfast report.